Article's Author: SFL Style contributor
Publish date: Thursday, January 05, 2017
If you're looking for a close getaway from Miami Beach with family and friends on weekends or holidays, Fort Myers, Florida is the ideal destination. Situated on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River this gateway to south Florida has everything for visitors to see and do.
Made famous for their beautiful white, sandy beaches, the coastline of Lee County offers pristine beaches for shell collecting, sun bathing, swimming and colorful sunset strolls.
Fort Myers also has plenty of attractions to entertain you, and your guests during your stay. Take a step back in time by visiting the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. If you're looking for more history, the Fort Myers Historical Museum has amazing artifacts for you to peruse dating back to the early south Florida settlers. The area also has its share of welcoming restaurants, cafes and eateries ideal for dining alfresco.
Entertainment is also in abundance with the local casino and dinner theaters. The Broadway Palm combines an award-winning dining experience with quality entertainers. You'll also find legendary stars gracing the stage at the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall.
Whether this is your initial trip or you're a seasoned traveler, you may want to make your reservations at the Lighthouse Resort Inn and Suites. Set a short distance from the Gulf of Mexico, the Lighthouse Resort Inn and Suites offers huge rooms set in a peaceful setting. If you’re looking for fun and excitement or to mingle with the other guests, head to the poolside Tiki bar. Here you’ll find some of the best bands and live nightly entertainment. From spacious standard rooms to equipped kitchen suites, you’ll find rooms to suit most any lifestyle. If you don't want to leave home without your furry family member, they also welcome pets under 15 pounds.