Ft. Myer’s wintertime weather is a delightful mid-70s F. March to May is also a popular time to visit. If you’re traveling here towards the end of January and first two weeks of February, check out the Edison Festival of Light, which includes the largest nighttime parade in the Southeast. ArtFest is also held during January along Ft. Meyer’s festive downtown riverfront.
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Situated on three miles of pristine beachfront property this resort offers an exhilarating retreat from the ordinary.
Ft. Myers boasts more sunny days than any other city in Florida – quite a feat for a state with some of the warmest weather in the country.
The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is the country’s only museum devoted exclusively to shells and mollusks.
Thanks to the area’s carbonized bamboo along the Caloosahatchee River, Thomas Edison found a long-lasting filament for his light bulb. Visitors can still view Edison’s original home, and botanical gardens turned museum in Ft. Myers.
Around 2000 royal palm trees line McGregor Blvd., thanks, in part, to Mr. Edison, who planted 200 or so palm trees here during the late 19th century.
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