Probably the most famous tourist attraction in Fort Myers is the Edison Ford Winter Estates. Inventor Thomas Edison began ... More
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Probably the most famous tourist attraction in Fort Myers is the Edison Ford Winter Estates. Inventor Thomas Edison began wintering along the Caloosahatchee River in 1886. In 1916, Edison's friend Henry Ford built his winter home, Mangoes, next door. Both are open to the public and include Edison's botanical gardens and laboratory (just as Edison left it), the largest banyan tree in Florida and a museum. Guided tours are required. Admission is USD12 for adults, USD5.50 for children. The historic electrical boat river tour costs an additional USD4.
The Hampton Inn & Suites® Fort Myers Colonial Boulevard is conveniently located between I 75 and US 41 and also
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Get up close and personal with Florida's wildlife on a daylong Everglades Day Safari. Guides lead small groups by airboat,
van, riverboat, and on foot. Lunch (with alligators!) is included. Reservations and pre payment are required. The Safari can ...
Walk among live oaks and lush gardens, relax in a rocking chair on the veranda as you watch the river
roll gently by, but first, join Mona and Jettie Burroughs as they share the history and colorful tales of ...