When thinking of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers immediately comes to mind. This city and its airport are located within perfect reach of most of the Southwestern region in Florida. It is a popular region amongst tourists, thanks to its gorgeous weather and amazing beaches. From Fort Myers, you can reach all great sights in the nearby counties by car, which you can easily rent straight from the airport.
One of the main attractions in Fort Myers are the winter estates of Edison and Ford. These historical buildings include award-winning gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab, and the Inventors Museum. You can tour the grounds and learn everything there is to know about the well-known inventors. If you’re a history fan, then you’re from being done sightseeing in Fort Myers! For example, you can also visit Burroughs Home & Gardens, which is a well-preserved historic home and one of the oldest in all of Fort Myers!
If you’re travelling with kids, you can have some fun time at the Imaginarium Science Center with its hands-on science exhibits. There, you can become a TV weather forecaster, run through a rainstorm, or see the sea life. It will keep everybody entertained for hours.
Staying in The Sunshine State obviously means you have to visit the gorgeous beaches. Fort Myers Beach is a great beach suitable for families. If you’ve got family members that have are keen on water sports adventures, then Fort Myers Beach is an excellent option as well. While the others relax, you can go jet skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, or water skiing in the meantime. However, if you feel like you’ve seen enough of the local beach and are looking for a different environment, hop into your car and drive to Sanibel Island. There are a few beaches around here, such as Captiva Beach. Sanibel Island has pristine white sands with a lot of beautiful shells to pick up and is the perfect romantic stop to enjoy some quality time while the sun sets over beautiful Florida.
When renting a car for your Fort Myers journey, book with us at Orbitz to find the car that suits your adventure style best. With us, you can find great deals on anything from SUV’s for the whole family to compact cars. We’ve got you covered, no matter what your plans are!