Explore Southwest Florida’s beautiful nature as well as historical museums.

Edison & Food Winter Estates

The Edison and Ford Winter Estates contain a historical museum and 21 acre botanical garden on the adjacent sites of the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford beside the Caloosahatchee River in southwestern Florida.
Location: 2350 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: 239-334-7419

Lakes Regional Park

Lakes Regional Park is a 279-acre public park. The park features a freshwater lake, miniature train rides, playgrounds, Fragrance Gardens, paved biking/walking paths, water-feature playgrounds, food concession, bike/boat rentals and picnic pavilions.
Location: 7330 Gladiolus Drive Fort Myers, FL 33908
Phone: 239-533-7575

Manatee Park

Manatee Park is a non-captive warm water refuge for the Florida Manatee. Optimum viewing months are late December, January, and February when the gulf temperature is below 68F.
Location: 10901 State Road 80 Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone: 239-229-0619

Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

3,500-acre park offering wildlife, a butterfly garden & boardwalk trails through the wetlands.
Location: 7791 Penzance Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33966
Phone: 239-533-7550