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The Fort Myers Beach Activities Families Will Love

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Planning a trip to Fort Myers with your family this year? Then you’re in luck, because the area has something for everyone.

The trick is to do your research ahead of time to find the perfect activities for you and your family. That way, you can please even the pickiest family member.

Your daughter loves fishing, your son always wants to be in the water, and you want a little romantic time alone with your husband or wife.

No worries, there are Fort Myers beach activities for everyone.

Water Sports

Some people like to go to the beach, throw down a towel, and just relax. Others like a little more action. If you’re in the latter camp, then water sports might be a good option for you.

You can choose from water skiing, jet skiing, parasailing, kite surfing and more. For a slightly more relaxed time on the water, look into kayaking, canoeing, or paddle-boarding.

Fishing Trips

For many people, there’s nothing better than a day spent fishing. There are plenty of guides and tours available for fishing in and around Fort Myers.

You can catch sea trout, snapper, redfish, snook, and much more.

Don’t worry if you’re inexperienced! Your captain will show you the ropes. You can learn about everything from baiting the hook to cleaning your own fish.

If you have a good day, you’ll have plenty of fresh fish for dinner. It doesn’t get any better than dining on fish that was caught the same day.

The Matanzas Pass Preserve

Looking for a little relaxation away from some of the more exciting Fort Myers beach activities?

Then take a walk in the Matanzas Pass Preserve. It’s free to the public, and the 60-acre preserve is pure, unspoiled beauty.

It’s a great place to go when the beaches are packed and you need a little escape.

The Sanibel Island Lighthouse

This historic structure has been around since 1884, and it’s worth paying a parking meter to see. The lighthouse may be old, but it’s still fully functional.

There’s also a pier and walking area where you can stretch your legs and enjoy the beach.

Grab A Bite On The Beach

Remember that romance we mentioned earlier? Well, there are plenty of great restaurants right on the beach. You can enjoy a sunset with your husband or wife while the kids crash after a big day.

As you may have guessed, you’ll probably want to try the seafood. You’ll have options ranging from grouper and mullet to stone crab and shrimp – and it’s all delicious!

Ready To Choose Your Fort Myers Beach Activities?

You’ve probably got a few ideas about what you’d like to do at this point. If you’re planning a vacation, then now’s the time to make reservations and find rentals.

So give us a call at Fort Myers Wind and Water Sports.

Whether it’s parasailing, jet skiing, or even dolphin tours, we’ve got it all. Reserve your spots now to make sure you make the most of your time in Fort Myers!