Not only is this city the commercial center of Lee County, it is also known as the gateway to southwestern Florida. Both Thomas Edison and Henry Ford had winter homes here, and it is named after Colonel Abraham Myers. It is a popular tourist destination, and visitors come from all over to see the beaches, history, and more.
The Braille and Talking Book Library is a library dedicated to providing reading materials to blind and visually impaired residents. Its headquarters is located in Daytona and it has nine subregional locations in Coca, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Clearwater, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, and Lake Worth to serve residents throughout the state.
Canterbury School, the only true independent, college-preparatory school in Fort Myers, is where students are immersed in strong academics and co-curriculars, all within a safe and welcoming environment. Canterbury School provides a rigorous college preparatory curriculum dedicated to academic excellence within an atmosphere emphasizing character, leadership and service. We strive to prepare students for success in the most demanding post secondary institutions and professions.
Eagle News, the student media group at Florida Gulf Coast University, represents the diverse voices on campus with fairness. Members are committed to reporting with accuracy and truth encouraging conversations about issues that concern the on-campus community.
Edison Mall is one of Southwest Florida's best shopping destinations. It has over 150 stores and restaurants including most of the classic mall stores and so much more. Events held throughout the year will always keep you coming back for me.
K3 – 8th grade Christian School, a ministry of First Assembly of God. FMCS works with the home and the church to academically train and spiritually nurture students to become productive citizens in society and impact others for Jesus Christ.
Green Cup Café in Fort Myers offers quality food for customers and a laid-back environment. There are vegan, gluten-free, and paleo menu options available. Green Cup Café has smoothies, made-to-order salads and wraps, vegan ice cream and more.
You'll find a little bit of everything at this fun outdoor shopping center. Stores containing everything from clothes to electronics, great dining, and tons of entertainment: it's all here. Don't forget to catch a movie at the Regal Cinemas movie theater.
Hangar 41 Winery & Brew Shop is much more than a winery. It helps those who want to get into the wine and beer making business by selling supplies. Since it is a winery and brewery, there are a lot of options for customers to enjoy.
Imaginarium Hands-On Museum & Aquarium is located in Fort Myers, Florida. A day of hands-on activities will keep everyone entertained. Live Animal Encounter, Virtual Reality, "Sea to See" touch tank, Stingray feeding, Theater-in-the-tank along with other aquarium exhibits, science stations, and much more.
Originally known as the Downtown Farmers Market, the River District Farmers Market is located in Fort Myers and is known for its local foods, craft-made items, and baked goods. The market is open every Thursday year-round, from 7:00 a.m until 1:00 p.m.
Exceptional shopping and fine dining make up the The Bell Tower Shops, an outdoor shopping center in Fort Myers. Come for the upscale shopping, return for the events throughout the year and the various dining options.