Sunny beaches, dozens of outdoor activities, and a thriving nightlife and shopping scene combine to make Fort Myers an ideal getaway for New Yorkers of all stripes. Planning your travel from New York to Fort Myers is easy when you use Orbitz.com to locate the best air ticket fares, hotel rates, and rental car prices.
New York City is served by three major airports. LaGuardia Airport in Queens offers flights directly to Fort Myers on JetBlue and Delta airlines. LaGuardia is easy to reach on the city bus line or by taxi or private car. If you drive to the airport, both short-term and long-term parking is available for your vehicle at a rate of $33 a day. Among many other dining options, you can grab a cup of coffee at Dunkin' Donuts or a burger at Five Guys in the terminal prior to your flight.
From John F. Kennedy International Airport, travelers can reach Fort Myers on nonstop flights from JetBlue. The airport is accessible by taxi, bus, and subway. Additionally, AirTrain service connects the airport to the Long Island Railroad and the city subway system. Drivers may wish to take advantage of airport parking, priced at $33 a day, or long-term economy parking about 4 miles from the terminal for just $18 a day. Dining at the airport is easy, whether you choose a sandwich from Panini Express or a sit-down meal at an establishment like O'Neal's Restaurant. Both JetBlue and United offer nonstop service from New York to Fort Myers from Newark Liberty International Airport, located just outside New York in northern New Jersey. Newark can be reached via New Jersey Transit or by AirTrain, as well as by taxi or private car. Airport parking near the terminal costs $33 a day, and parking in the economy lot 3 miles away costs $18 a day. The airport features a number of food options, including Subway, Starbucks, and Jamba Juice.
This waterfront town in the southwestern part of Florida offers something for everyone. Enjoy a sunny day at the beach, take the family to a local museum, play a few rounds of golf, or simply take advantage of the fine shopping, dining, and nightlife options available.
Visitors arrive at South Florida International Airport, located to the south of the city. From the airport, you can pick up a rental car, hire a taxi, or hop aboard LeeTran bus number 50 to access the rest of the area. Many area hotels also offer shuttle service to and from the airport for guests. If you'd prefer your own transportation during your stay, use Orbitz.com to book your rental car along with your air ticket and save. Consistently warm weather makes Fort Myers an attractive winter destination for New Yorkers seeking to escape the cold. Low temperatures in the coldest months of December, January, and February rarely drop below 50ÂºF, while highs are generally in the upper 70s. Summer weather is very hot and often rainy, with temperatures frequently soaring past 100ÂºF. Those who enjoy fishing may want to visit during the months of April through June when the region sees the world's largest migrations of tarpons.
The beach is accessible from Estero Boulevard, and with a saltwater fishing license, you can even enjoy fishing from the beach's many docks and piers. To explore the region on your own, rent a kayak and paddle through hundreds of miles of back bays, creeks, and rivers. Golf enthusiasts will delight in the more than 50 courses in the Fort Myers region. Visit the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre for an incomparable evening of live entertainment and a meal, and after dark, you can spend some time at the casino or dancing at one of the city's many nightclubs.
With a slower pace, warmer weather, and a number of activities fit for kids and adults of all ages, Fort Myers offers the perfect getaway from cold New York City winters. When you plan your trip from New York to Fort Myers, you can save time and money by using Orbitz.com to locate the best deals on flights, hotels, and rental cars.
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