9 days in Fort Myers & Dayton Itinerary

9 days in Fort Myers & Dayton Itinerary

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Fort Myers
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Dayton
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Fort Myers

— 4 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Everglades Day Safari. Step out of the city life by going to Stump Pass Beach State Park and Crescent Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort Myers: Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) (in Sanibel Island) and Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary And Rehabilitation Center (in Punta Gorda).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fort Myers trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Fort Myers. In October, daytime highs in Fort Myers are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to fly to Dayton.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

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Dayton

— 4 nights

Gem City

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F. Kettering, inventor of the automobile self starter.
Get outdoors at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carillon Historical Park and Dayton Art Institute. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Glen Helen Nature Preserve, see the interesting displays at America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co., steep yourself in history at Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Dayton National Cemetery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dayton trip planner.

Getting from Fort Myers to Dayton by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Myers in November; daily highs in Dayton reach 52°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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