Vacation Packages in Fort Myers
Presentation of Fort Myers
Located in southwestern Florida on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, Fort Myers is a great destination for short breaks as well as longer vacations. As well as the beautiful white sand beaches and nature reserves, visitors to Fort Myers are also attracted by its superb golf courses and deep-sea fishing; the downtown area has also recently undergone a renovation and offers an array of new shops, galleries, clubs and restaurants. The city also boasts a thriving theater scene with a range of repertory companies offering live performances for all ages to enjoy. Fort Myers offers a range of accommodation to suit all budgets, from luxurious beachside hotels to family friendly rental apartments: get in touch with eDreams to discover the best possible flight to Fort Myers.
Things to know before visiting Fort Myers
Fort Myers is quieter than the bustling resorts of eastern Florida and offers a relaxing vacation where you can really get close to nature. Some of the most popular beaches are those of Fort Myers itself and on Sanibel Island, which is also home to the J N “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The ambiance is friendly, relaxed and informal: T-shirts, shorts and flip flops are acceptable to wear everywhere, although you may opt to pack smarter clothes for evenings out. With golf, sea fishing, watersports, horse riding and tennis on offer, Fort Myers is perfect for active vacationers, so book with us today.
What is the weather in Fort Myers?
Fort Myers enjoys a balmy subtropical climate with plenty of sunshine all year round. Visitors seeking winter sun will not be disappointed with winter high temperatures of around the mid to upper 70s while between March and May, the mercury rises to the high 80s. If you’re seeking a quiet vacation, spring is a good time to pick as the weather is warming up while the resorts are still fairly quiet. The busy summer season is popular with families and sees sizzling highs of around the low 90s, although this is also the season when you are most likely to catch a rain shower. Fort Myers is a year round holiday destination so, whatever time of year you’re planning your vacation, speak to us for the best prices for a flight from Los Angeles to Fort Myers.
What to visit around Fort Myers?
The stunning natural environment of Fort Myers is a prime draw for visitors: surrounded by both fresh and salt water, the area is home to several nature reserves where you might be lucky enough to spot species such as dolphins, great white egrets, hawkish ospreys and manatees. One of the best way to get close to nature is to take a trip to the nearby islands, some of which are uninhabited and only accessible by boat.
From March to May, sports fans can catch some big league action as the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox move south to Fort Myers for their spring training. The “City of Palms” was first popularized by figures such as Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and history buffs will be fascinated by a visit to their imposing winter estates. Before booking your flight from New York to Fort Myers, contact us for great deals on vacation getaways.
What to eat in Fort Myers?
Whether you’re planning an al fresco lunch by the beach or a fine dining experience in a high end restaurant, Fort Myers has an array of eateries and bars to suit all tastes. As you would expect in a coastal town, fresh seafood takes center stage on many menus: watch the sun go down while dining on crab buckets and stuffed shrimp at Joe’s Crab Shack or relax with a classic burger at Burgerque LLC. Sample some traditional southern cooking at the Farmers’ Market Restaurant; don’t forget to sample the local specialty of Key Lime Pie. To be authentic, this classic dessert must be made from Key Limes, a small yellow skinned lime with just the right balance of acidity and sweetness. For the tastiest deals on your all inclusive vacation, consider eDreams the first choice for travel packages to Fort Myers.
Things to bring from Fort Myers
Downtown Fort Myers offers an excellent selection of shops and it’s a charming idea to bring friends and relatives gifts specific to the area: you might also want purchase a few souvenirs for yourself. Head to Kelly’s Shell Shack in nearby Naples for a wide selection of beautiful local shells or why not look out for jellies, wines and juices made from locally grown oranges and other fruits? Echo Vintage Books and Records is a bookworm’s dream while Sundance Orchids offers a dazzling array of orchids and bromeliads. While planning your shopping trip, it’s a good idea to contact eDreams for the best vacation package deals to Fort Myers.