8 days in Fort Myers & Sanibel Island Itinerary

8 days in Fort Myers & Sanibel Island Itinerary

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Fort Myers
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Sanibel Island
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Fort Myers

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Myers: Marco Island (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key) and Siesta Key Rum (in Sarasota).

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fort Myers road trip planning app.

Trenton to Fort Myers is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Trenton in September, with highs in Fort Myers at 90°F and lows at 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Fishing Charters & Tours
Edison and Ford Winter Estates ©
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
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Siesta Beach

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, take a memorable drive along Sanibel Causeway, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pond Apple Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach, then kick back and relax at Captiva Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Captiva Chapel By-The-Sea.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sanibel Island day trip tool.

You can drive from Fort Myers to Sanibel Island in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Sanibel Island sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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J.N. ©
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
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Sanibel Causeway

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