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Fort Myers is the gateway to the southwest Florida region, a major tourist destination and a popular place to live for retirees. The winter homes of Thomas Edison (Seminole Lodge) and Henry Ford (The Mangoes), which are both primary tourist attractions in the region, are located on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers.
For the golfing enthusiast, the Fort Myers area (Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, Lehigh Acres, Sanibel Island and Venice) is home to over 50 of southwest Florida’s renowned 130 public and private golf courses. Great weather combined with the scenic and challenging nature of these courses makes the area an excellent stop for the vacationing golfer.
The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium has a museum, three nature trails, a planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries, a gift shop, and meeting and picnic areas.
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Facts About Fort Myers
- Regional Population: 53,015
- Time Zone: America/Kentucky/Monticello
- Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
- Local Currency: USD
Page Fld (FMY)
Southwest Florida International (RSW)
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- North Fort Myers
- 2 mi
- Cape Coral
- 7 mi
- Fort Myers Beach
- 14 mi
- 15 mi
- Sanibel Island
- 16 mi
- Captiva Island
- 21 mi
- Bonita Springs
- 22 mi
- Punta Gorda
- 23 mi
- Port Charlotte
- 27 mi
- 35 mi