Water, wining and dining in Fort Myers

  BY GINA BIRCH FORT MYERS LOCAL EXPERT You might think with all of the water that surrounds Fort Myers that there would be lots of dinner cruises. There ARE lots of cruises but not all provide a full dining experience. However, upscale and/or casual dining is almost always accessible on the docks before, or after…

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20 pet-friendly things to do in SWFL

    Lauren Kummer, Naples Daily NewsPublished 8:37 p.m. ET Feb. 21, 2017 | Updated 7:30 a.m. ET Feb. 22, 2017         (Photo: Lauren Kummer/Naples Daily News) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Your family books some tickets for vacation but you're concerned about leaving one of the most important family members behind. Fortunately for you, if you're headed to Southwest Florida you don't…

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BOUTIQUE THRIFTING IN FLORIDA

  MARCH 18, 2018 BY ALLISONTHRIFTS Calling all thrifters: If you like bargains, make your way to southwest Florida. Goodwill alone has 29 stores in the five counties that cover the resort towns of Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Naples, Cape Coral, Fort Myers and Sanibel. But only one of these stores is a Goodwill boutique, where the…

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6 Gardens that Grow on You in Fort Myers

Wake up and smell the palm trees – and the lemon trees, water lilies and dozens of other tropical vegetation thriving in Southwest Florida’s botanical gardens. Beyond the shell-filled beaches and crystal-clear waters, there’s a greener kind of beauty awaiting you offshore. Take a stroll through these six, sun-drenched gardens you absolutely have to visit.…

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