THE BUTTERFLY ESTATES

THE BUTTERFLY ESTATES Gardens and Conservatory This beautiful Downtown Fort Myers River District attraction features a glass Butterfly Conservatory with cascading waterfalls, lush tropical nectar gardens, and butterflies and is a delightful to visit. It is also home to The Florida Native Butterfly Society Conservatory, an organization whose mission is to protect and raise the Florida…

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Best Live Music in Fort Myers

BY GINA BIRCH FORT MYERS LOCAL EXPERT Nothing completes a great night out, quite like live music. You'll find some kind of live music at almost every beach bar and island restaurant. You'll also find it outdoors at many of the areas premier shopping and dining destinations. But it's mostly background, which serves an entirely different…

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Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium

RHZ/GETTY IMAGES   You'll see a wide range of animals native to Florida at the Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, including bald eagles, alligators, hawks and owls. There are also daily shows and animal demonstrations, as well as touch tanks and fossils that kids will enjoy. Allot one to two hours to enjoy tours of…

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How to Have the Perfect Day at Ginnie Springs

Dive in and explore a mesmerizing underwater world at Ginnie Springs! A year-round destination, this amazing park boasts an exciting array of water activities the whole family will enjoy. Discover what lies beneath the surface of the 72-degree water. Regardless of the weather, the temperatures of the spring water remain the same. Encounter underwater wildlife. Embark…

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