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Beach Shell Inn: Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

August 10, 2016
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Enjoy the sounds of your favorite artists directly in the heart of paradise. Located just a walk away from your door at Beach Shell Inn is one of the country’s most popular music festivals—The Island Hopper Songwriter Fest! Now in it’s third year, the Island Hopper Songwriter Festival returns to Fort Myers Beach from September […]

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Fishing on Fort Myers Beach

July 25, 2016
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It can very well be said that Fort Myers Beach was settled first and foremost by the fishing industry. The first inhabitants, the Calusa Indians who had control of South Florida for centuries certainly lived off the riches of the sea, as evidenced by the large shell mounds in our area.  Fishing and diving for shells was […]

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Summer on Fort Myers Beach

July 09, 2016
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A stroll down the beach at sunset on Fort Myers Beach! Summertime on Fort Myers Beach brings with it that wonderful carefree atmosphere with fewer crowds and no lines at your favorite eateries, but with that same beautiful beach and golden sunsets! From the Beach Shell Inn there is nothing more beautiful than to take […]

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Shopping on Fort Myers Beach: Santini Marina

June 30, 2016
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Beach Shell Inn has the great good luck to be located in the middle of the island so all the fun activities and shopping in the North are easily accessible and all the fun activities in the South end of the Island are quickly accessed as well. One of the great shopping centers of the island is […]

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Fourth of July on Fort Myers Beach

June 14, 2016
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Sun, Sand, Sparklers and Summer fun! It’s time to start thinking about summer vacation plans, and when better to celebrate the hottest, sunniest months of the year on the most patriotic day of the year. From sunrise to sunset, make the most of July 4, 2016 when you stay with us on the sandy shores […]

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Fort Myers Beach Live Music

May 27, 2016
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Fort Myers Beach is home to some of the best nightlife in Southwest Florida. Get out on the town and soak up the sounds of amazing live and local music. Our premier location places you in the heart of the Fort Myers Beach Music district. From rock to reggae, classic rock to classical, there is […]

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Springtime Means Turtle Time!

May 15, 2016
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If you are planning to visit Fort Myers Beach during the months of May through September, be aware that during this time of the year, the turtles rule the beach! It is during this period of time that sea turtles begin coming ashore to lay their eggs. 2-3 months after the mother has left her […]

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HDR image from Fort Myers Beach in Lee County, Florida during sunset along the beach and fishing pier. HDR photos created using Photomatix Pro HDR Software.

Origins of Fort Myers Beach

April 29, 2016
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As you enjoy your Fort Myers Beach vacation at the Beach Shell Inn you will no doubt see many place names that are more Spanish in nature and you might wonder to yourself how they came to be, as this area was settled mostly by Anglo- Americans in the 19th Century. Southwest Florida was first […]

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Bay Oaks Recreational Campus

April 11, 2016
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Your days in the sun full of fun are not only to be found on our sandy beaches by Beach Shell Inn!  After you’ve spent your time on the beach and venture out to our beautiful island’s cultural spots of interest, delicious restaurants and of course, wander around Times Square, we invite you to take […]

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Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

March 22, 2016
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This April, celebrate a decade of filmmaking and fun at the 10th Annual Fort Myers Beach Film Festival. Attracting independent film fans, filmmakers, distributors, locals and visitors since 2006, The Fort Myers Beach Film Festival remains one of the most beloved spring events on Fort Myers Beach. The festival runs April 20 through April 24, […]

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