Sanibel Causeway, Sanibel Island

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Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
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Spanning the San Carlos Bay, Sanibel Causeway connects Sanibel Island to Florida's mainland at Fort Myers. Newly rebuilt in 2007, the bridge is accessible to both cars and bicycles. The 4.5-km (2.8-mi) drive across offers unmatched views of the bay, with opportunities to pull over and snap photos periodically. Two man-made islands connect the three separate bridges making up the causeway. Stop at one of the islands for a quiet place to have a picnic. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Sanibel Causeway and many more Sanibel Island attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sanibel Island trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Just driving in is fun,the anticipation of getting to island,pelicans flying eye level to your car fishing.But really its much more then the route in.For us we love to stroll at night,watching the... 
    Just driving in is fun,the anticipation of getting to island,pelicans flying eye level to your car fishing.But really its much more then the route in.For us we love to stroll at night,watching the...  more »
  • the causeway in of itself is beautiful. The 3 miles goes very quickly. It is no fun in the dark and rain although so plan wisely. As is the case in most of Sanibel, the traffic is awful so be... 
    the causeway in of itself is beautiful. The 3 miles goes very quickly. It is no fun in the dark and rain although so plan wisely. As is the case in most of Sanibel, the traffic is awful so be...  more »
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  • Can be very busy, but a cool place to hang out. As of 3/22 I think it's $6 to cross the bridge, free to come back.
  • We love this place. It is only $6 and one of the few "bus friendly" places that is near the water. A great place to spend the day or just for some Sundowners. It does get a bit crowded around sunset, but it is worth it.

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