Southwest Florida includes the Lee Island Coast with the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches to the natural Everglades to Lake Okeechobee to the Florida Keys

Includes Monroe, Collier, Hendry, Lee, Glades, Charlotte Counties

Southwest Florida Region Map
Upcoming Events in this Region

December 24, 2018

Location: Fort Myers, Florida

Enjoy Christmas island style this Christmas Eve on a dolphin cruise from Adventures in Paradise. See dolphins while you cruise out to visit with Santa where he will be waiting with gifts for all the children.

January 12 - 13, 2019

Location: Cape Coral, Florida

This festival has been serving as the top cultural festival for Lee county since its conception in 1985. Here you can listen to music to music from all different genres and be immersed in a world of art.

January 26 - 27, 2019

Location: German-American Social Club, Cape Coral, Florida

This is event is a celebration for the entire family. Enjoy delicious seafood as well as other local foods, arts and craft vendors, and live music.

February 1 - 3, 2019

Location: Downtown Fort Myers, Florida

Head to Fort Myers for the biggest art festival in Southwest Florida! This waterfront festival offers amazing art of all kinds from artists all over the country. You'll also find great food, fun activities for the whole family, and plenty of opportunities to meet the artists.

February 16 - 17, 2019

Location: Sanibel Island

This festival brings together amazing artists from all over the country. Bid on amazing one-of-a-kind art works as you walk through the tree lined art show. All proceeds go to support the arts in the local community and beyond. 

February 22 - 24, 2019

Location: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Fort Myers, Florida

Love Greek food? This is the best place to get the most authentic Greek food in town! In addition to delicious homemade food, you will also find carnival rides and games for the kids, dance performances, live music, raffles, and much more!

March 2, 2019

Location: Fort Myers Regional Library Campus, Fort Myers, Florida

Meet lots of famous authors of both adult and children's literature and attend talks to learn about their process here at Florida's largest reading festival! You will also find plenty of activities for readers of all ages!

March 2 - 26, 2019

Location: Sanibel, Florida

Attend one the area's best events for classical music to support local musicians and all kinds of classical music throughout the month of March!

March 9 - 10, 2019

Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida

This festival celebrates delicious local shrimp! It will also include a parade, an exhibition, a Queens Pageant and a shrimp-eating contest!

Website Listings

Ahana's Bombay Grille serves healthy Indian food with a few vegan and vegetarian options. A bistro style restaurant with food cooked fresh daily. 

Bahia Bowls Açaí Cafe is an açaí cafe with healthy, fresh food options. Vegan and vegetarian friendly with dishes for everyone. 

Bayfront Health Port Charlotte has provided over 80 years of health care services for the people in the Southwest region of Florida. Bayfront's staff are highly-trained physicians that provide care in over 25 specialties. Their top of the line technology makes it one of the only hospitals in the area with a New Vision medical stabilization program for people with drug, alcohol, and health-related issues.

Go taste a bit of Korean culture at this food truck. You won't regret it!

Cafe Nutrients is a plant based restaurant offering a variety of dishes. Organic health cafe with great vegan choices. 

Canine Cove has different sections for large and small dogs. It also has great amenities such as picnic tables, benches, and dog fountains. All fun for the whole family!

This hospital's origins can be traced back to 1916 when a group of community leaders set aside $300 and donated lumber from the dismantles courthouse to build the first hospital in Fort Myers.

Charlotte County seeks to provide safe and well maintained, fully accessible parks, athletic fields, beaches, playgrounds, boat ramps, and fishing piers. 

Natural foods selection that is vegan friendly. Plenty of protein choices to choose from to go with the great entrees available. 

More than 100 stores make up this great shopping destination. Kids will find lots of enjoyment from the carousel and the fun events held throughout the year while adults enjoy browsing the stores and the huge variety of dining options.

A mix of dining, shopping, salons, kids entertainment, and more make this outdoor mall the perfect destination for anyone looking for a good time. Catch a movie at the Regal's Hollywood Theaters after your grand day of shopping for even more fun.

Collier County offers unique options for physical recreation, beachside enjoyment, and community driven activities for all comers. Enjoy all these draws as well as the extensive array of sports programs and see what makes Collier so special.

Key West's natural foods market and organic cafe. Serving vegan and vegetarian options, as well as some gluten-free meals. 

Delicious Raw is a unique juice bar with healthy raw options. Vegan and vegetarian friendly!

DePoo Hospital's goal is to unite families, friends, and neighbors by showing them the value that DePoo Hospital provides to them. As the community's only hospital, DePoo plays a critical role in Key West.

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.

Come enjoy outdoor activities in one of Florida’s most essential symbols: the Everglades. Glades county offers 40 miles of Lake Okeechobee trailheads, as well as 60 miles of Caloosahatchee and 52 miles of canoeing trails on Fisheating Creek. High school football is also huge in the city of Moorehaven, as well as recreational squash and tennis.

Complete fishing guide service docked at Port O Call Marina in beautiful downtown Naples, Florida. We run Fishing Charters out of Naples and Marco Island and offer half day, 6 hour or full day trips.

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.

Soul food on wheels! They serve mac n' cheese, fried chicken, brisket, ribs and more.

Hendry County offers a wide number of options for down to earth entertainment. The Big Cypress Indian Reservation is host to historic museums and recreation, a large number of festivals offer annual events of many varieties, and the town of Clewiston is host to a large number of parks and sport activities. Look out for the Hendry Athletic Complex as well.

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. 

A British inspired all day breakfast and lunch cafe with vegan and vegetarian options available. Laid back in a casual pond-enhanced setting.

John R Wood, Island Real Estate Inc. serves the Southwest Florida area. The John R. Wood network extends across all of Southwest Florida including Sanibel Island, so you are certain to have access to our expertise no matter which area you choose. Our Sanibel realtors are well acquainted with Sanibel Island real estate because they are also residents of Sanibel. Because we share the Sanibel and Captiva Island lifestyle, we are uniquely equipped to help you find your perfect Sanibel home.

Lee County boasts a number of diverse locations for park goers to enjoy the great outdoors. Visit a number of Preserves, watch or play a game of baseball, and later cool off at a Swimming Pool.

This is an organic cafe with healthy food dishes for everyone. Delicious plant-based vegan options and vegetarian friendly.

Loving Hut is an Asian inspired vegan cuisine restaurant dedicated to health, compassion, and sustaining the planet. They have several locations in Florida and are always growing!

Mercato is the perfect center for entertainment and shopping in Naples. It is an open air market where you can find everything you're looking for. In addition to all the great shopping and dining you will also find a Silverspot Cinema.

This scenic and ocean based area of Florida features 22 parks and beaches that comprise more than 100 acres from Stock Key to Key Largo. Beautiful beaches and a taste of historic Florida make Monroe County a great travel destination.

Within walking distance from downtown, this dog park features many amenities. It has two off-leash areas for larger and smaller dogs as well as shade and benches.

Starting off as one of the first food trucks in the area, Organically Twisted is now a fun organic restaurant with a lot of great Vegan options. They are constantly evolving their menus but keeping the same great organic ingredients. 

The Pine Island Chamber works to support and promote the many businesses of Pine Island while being a place where tourists and locals can find information on the businesses and happenings taking place on the island.

Port of Key West offers deepwater port activities of Cruise Ships and Navy vessels and includes cruise berths at Mallory Square, the Navy’s Outer Mole Pier, and the privately owned Pier B at the Weston Resort and is one of the nations busiest ferry port. 

Shop for books and so much more while you browse the shop presided over by bookstore cat Kitty-Wan Kenobi. Tons of events make this a great part of the community.

A create your own Asian stir fry restaurant with vegan and vegetarian options available. Enjoy your fresh Asian cuisine in an energetic atmosphere. 

This is a health focused cafe with delicious food options that are organic and 100% vegan. It was founded to educate people of proper nutrition and diet. 

A fun twist on BYOB: Build Your Own Bowl! Delicious healthy food with plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. 

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.

The Cafe is a mostly vegetarian restaurant made with fresh ingredients. Vegan and gluten-free options available as well. 

Enjoy the best of Florida here at The Village Shops On Venetian Bay, where you will find lots of shopping and dining options right on the water. This open air shopping center is about more than just getting your shopping done. Here you get a wonderful experience in the ideal Florida destination too.

True Food Kitchen is a health driven restaurant with dishes for everyone. Vegan options available and vegetarian friendly. 

Vegan Kitchen is locally owned and 100% vegan. The healthy and unique meals are inspired by Asian cuisine. 

Naples' Waterside Shops is a peaceful place to get all your shopping done in a peaceful environment. Here you will find great amenities and food options to make your shopping day as enjoyable as possible. 

Known as NBC-2 on air, WBBH-TV is a NBC affiliated television station licensed to Fort Myers, Florida.

WFTX-TV is a Fox-affiliated television station serving Fort Myers and Naples, Florida.

This station is owned by Florida Gulf Coast University and is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) -member television station. It is licensed to Fort Myers, Florida.

A CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Fort Myers, Florida, United States and also serving Naples and Cape Coral.

WRXY-TV is a Christian owned-and-operated television station serving Fort Myers and Naples, Florida that is licensed to Tice. 

WXCW-TV is a CW-affiliated television station serving Fort Myers, Florida that is licensed to Naples, Florida.

WZVN-TV is an ABC-affiliated television station serving Fort Myers, Florida that is licensed to Naples.