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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 19, 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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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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Fort Myers Beach Best Breakfasts

March 04, 2016
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  It is said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day— why risk starting your day off on the wrong side of the bed when there’s a handful of amazing breakfasts to be had on Fort Myers Beach. So kick back, grab a mimosa and check out our picks for the best […]

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Take a Swing at Southwest Florida’s Best Spring Training Games

February 24, 2016
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Like the snowbirds that flock to the Fort Myers Beach area for warm weather and sunny skies during the winter, there are a number of major sports teams that take advantage of Southwest Florida’s gorgeous winter and spring temperatures. Fort Myers, located just on the other side of our beloved bridge is the off seasonal […]

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Best Happy Hours on Fort Myers Beach

February 16, 2016
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When you’re on Island Time, every hour is happy hour. From sun up to sunset, you’ll always be able find your happy place, especially when you’re on Fort Myers Beach. Estero Island is home to more than a handful of bars and restaurants that offer amazing specials even during the high season. Check out our […]

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A Floridian Utopia: Visit Koreshan

January 26, 2016
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To many Fort Myers Beach visitors, the word “utopia” comes to mind when our island’s name is mentioned. Local history will tell you that snowbirds and tourists are not the only individuals that feel this way about stunning Southwest Florida. One of the most interesting local groups of pioneers were the Koreshans who established a […]

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