9 days in Fort Myers Beach & Sanibel Island Itinerary

9 days in Fort Myers Beach & Sanibel Island Itinerary

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9 days in Fort Myers Beach & Sanibel Island Itinerary

Start: Fort Myers, Florida
Drive:  30​min
1
Fort Myers Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Sanibel Island
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Fort Myers, Florida

1
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Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fort Myers Beach day trip planning tool .

Fort Myers to Fort Myers Beach is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March in Fort Myers Beach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lovers Key State Park ©
Lovers Key State Park

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Sanibel Island Farmer's Market has been added to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sanibel Historical Museum and Village and The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pond Apple Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach, enjoy the sea views from Sanibel Island Lighthouse, and get outside with Whitney's Bait and Tackle.

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Sanibel Island is just a stone's throw from Fort Myers Beach. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Blind Pass Beach Park ©
Blind Pass Beach Park
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Sanibel Historical Museum and Village ©