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  • Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Fort Myers FL
  • Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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    Fort Myers Beach,

    Florida

    Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce

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      7 miles of pure paradise

      For generations Fort Myers Beach has been a favorite vacation destination for visitors from the U.S., Canada and around the world. Our visitors return often because they love our beautiful beaches. They also love our lifestyle: laid-back, friendly and fun! Fort Myers Beach is an island destination that offers a Florida vacation experience that is increasingly hard to find. Our beaches are wide, beautiful and inviting; but our visitors also love our wide variety of owner-operated accommodations, shops and restaurants.

      All our accommodations on the island are either on the beach or a short walk away. Would you enjoy a Margarita and grouper sandwich from an open-air restaurant on the water, or would you prefer a well-prepared steak or fresh local caught shrimp in an elegant restaurant?

      Unwind and chill or be as active as you like. Explore by kayak our pristine back bay, home to the largest population of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin in the world. Take in one of the many local sightseeing cruises and enjoy our spectacular Gulf of Mexico sunsets. See the beach from a parasail, hike though shaded mangrove trails, or bike along our beautiful beach.

      Fishing? We've got that! Cast from our pier or along our back bay, hire a local fishing guide or take a private fishing boat. Explore a Native American civilization thousands of years old at our historical Mound House museum.

      Get retail therapy in one of our many boutique shops and galleries. Gather treasures from the sea on our wide, sandy beach. There is something here for everyone.

      Fort Myers Beach is fun, family and pet friendly!

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      Sarasota

      Sarasota () is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. The area is renowned for its cultural and environmental amenities, beaches, resorts, and the Sarasota School of Architecture. The city is located south of Tampa Bay area, north of Fort Myers and Punta Gorda. Its official limits include Sarasota Bay and several barrier islands between the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2019 Sarasota had a population of 58,285. In 1986 it became designated as a certified local government. Sarasota is a principal city of the Sarasota metropolitan area, and is the seat of Sarasota County. Long the winter headquarters of the Ringling Brothers Circus, many landmarks in Sarasota are named for the Ringlings. The Sarasota city limits contain several keys, including Lido Key, St. Armands Key, Otter Key, Casey Key, Coon Key, Bird Key, and portions of Siesta Key. Longboat Key is the largest key separating the bay from the gulf, but it was evenly divided by the new county line of 1921. The portion of the key that parallels the Sarasota city boundary that extends to that new county line along the bayfront of the mainland was removed from the city boundaries at the request of John Ringling in the mid-1920s, who sought to avoid city taxation of his planned developments at the southern tip of the key. Although they never were completed in the quickly faltering economy, those development concessions granted by the city never were reversed and the county has retained regulation of those lands. The city limits had expanded significantly with the real estate rush of the early twentieth century, reaching almost 70 square miles (180 km2). The wild speculation boom began to crash in 1926 and following that, the city limits began to contract, shrinking to less than a quarter of that area.

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