See & Do Blog

You’re bound to want to do something when you get a vacation rental in Fort Myers Beach. Our See & Do Blog will help you find the best activities to do and attractions to see in the greater Fort Myers area.

If you’re looking for a fun family activity to do at the beach or on the mainland, visit the ACTIVITIES category. If you’re looking for an interesting place to go see and visit, go to the ATTRACTIONS page. Want to know a bit more about our BEACHES? Go there! Got food on your mind, see which restaurants there are for DINING. Planning a trip around a popular festival, visit our EVENTS category.

It’s time to SEE & DO more in Fort Myers Beach.

Come to Fort Myers Beach and do all the activities and see all the attractions on your next Florida vacation.

What is the Fort Myers Boat Show and What Should You Expect?

If you’re planning a vacation and are researching things to do in Fort Myers, you’re in luck! There are tons of fun family-friendly activities for your whole group to enjoy, no matter what you’re interested in. You have to take... Read more

Take a Guided Kayak Tour Through the Mangrove Estuary in Fort Myers

One of the best things about Fort Myers Beach is the breathtaking nature. There are tons of fun outdoor activities in Fort Myers Beach that the whole family will love, even if they think they’re “indoor people!” To make the... Read more

Venture into the Everglades on These Day Trips!

If you’re searching for things to do in Fort Myers, you can’t miss out on exploring the Everglades! This incredible section of Florida is home to some of the most fascinating nature you’ll ever see, and we’re very lucky to... Read more

Top Fort Myers Walking Tours

If you’re researching family activities in Fort Myers, why not embark on a walking tour? There’s no reason not to get a little exercise on your vacation, but with a walking tour, you also get to learn about all the... Read more

Know the Ins and Outs of Fishing in Fort Myers for Your Next Vacation

On your next stay in a Fort Myers vacation rental, you’ll want to spend as much time as possible soaking up the Florida sunshine. But you don’t want to spend your entire day just laying around on the beach. Doesn’t... Read more

What to Expect When You Explore the Six-Mile Cypress Slough Preserve in Fort Myers

If you’re looking for outdoor activities in Fort Myers, you’ll want to learn more about the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve. This natural wonderland is a staple of Fort Myers that the whole family can enjoy. If you are looking... Read more

Make a Reservation for one of these 4 Unique Sunset Cruise Experiences in Fort Myers

Looking for a sunset cruise in Fort Myers? You will not need to look far! Fort Myers is ripe with opportunities to take a sunset cruise. Bring your beloved, take the kids, or just go it alone and enjoy a... Read more

Get Up Close and Personal at Manatee Park in Fort Myers

Manatee Park in Fort Myers is a place that demands a visit while you’re on vacation. Located off of Palm Beach Boulevard, this park is a great place for catching sight of the Florida Manatee. You can do more than... Read more

3 Tasty Seafood Restaurants for the Whole Family in Fort Myers

When you’re staying in one of our vacation rentals in Fort Myers, Florida, you’ll have a ton to take advantage of. From the stunning beaches to the unique shopping and the welcoming locals to show you around, there’s a little... Read more

Scuba Dive Like a Professional in the Gulf of Mexico on Your Next Fort Myers Vacation

If you’re planning a trip to Fort Myers Beach, there is a fun activity for everyone in your group to enjoy. You might want to spend your days relaxing on the beach, sampling local seafood at a fantastic restaurant, or... Read more

Cycling in Southwest Florida and Fort Myers Beach

When you’re on vacation, it can be hard to remain active. The big temptation is to lounge around on the beach and stuff your face with as much indulgent food as possible. While you should definitely make time for relaxation... Read more

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

When you’re planning your vacation to the Fort Myers Beach area, you might be wondering about the best things to do near Fort Myers. Luckily, there’s something for everyone in your group to enjoy. Whether you have a history buff, a... Read more

3 Cute Cafes for a Breakfast Bite

When you’re planning your vacation in Fort Myers Beach, you’re in for a treat! No matter what your interest, you’ll find it right around the corner. There are plenty of interesting historical sites and breathtaking nature preserves for you to... Read more

Places to Golf in Sanibel

While you’re enjoying your Florida vacation, you might want to get out the door early and experience a world-class game of golf. Luckily, there are several great golf courses near Fort Myers Beach in the hidden gem of Sanibel. You... Read more

You Can’t Come to Fort Myers Beach Without Stopping in Sanibel

By staying in one of our Fort Myers Beach rentals, you have access to one of Florida’s most well-kept secrets: Sanibel. This area is an absolute haven for nature lovers, featuring incredible wildlife, breathtaking beaches, and stunning shores that the... Read more

The 4 Fabulous Beaches of Sanibel

When you are planning your Florida vacation, surely you plan to spend plenty of time at the beach. Luckily, Sanibel is full of incredible shoreline for you to discover, and it’s all just minutes away from our vacation rentals in... Read more

Stone Crab Season in Southwest Florida

Florida is well-known for its year-round, world-class seafood. People travel from all around the world to try the state’s shrimp, salmon and crab. What many don’t know is that it is the only state that offers stone crab dishes. While... Read more

Florida’s Baseball Spring Training Season

Fort Myers Beach has a wide range of attractions. While most people will think of swimming and other watersports in Fort Myers Beach, baseball fans know the area is also host to the Spring Training Season. Even if you aren’t... Read more

3 Romantic Restaurants for You and Your Sweetie

Fort Myers Beach is the perfect vacation destination for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway. There are tons of activities for you and your sweetheart to enjoy, from taking a sunset stroll along the beach to exploring the incredible history and... Read more

3 Fantastic Events to Experience Every February in Fort Myers

Fort Myers Beach is the perfect vacation destination if you’re looking to get away this winter. You can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life on the shores of Fort Myers Beach, and even in the wintertime, there are... Read more

7 Golf Courses in North Fort Myers

Fort Myers Beach is famous for three things: its beautiful beaches, its watersports on the gulf, and its groundbreaking golfing. Of course, there are other things like baseball, restaurants, and shopping too. But this article is all about golf! We... Read more

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Dinner and a show? The Palm Dinner Theatre is one of the most enjoyable attractions near Fort Myers Beach. This spectacle of a theatre has offered awe-inspiring shows and lovely dinners for guests for decades. And now, you can take... Read more

4 FUN FLEA MARKETS For Your Shopping Frenzy

If there’s one sure way to get a feel for the place that you’re visiting, it’s by visiting the local flea markets and antique shops. Flea markets offer a fun and interesting way to experience the things that make a... Read more

Restaurants for a Thanksgiving Meal in Fort Myers Beach

Are you looking to enjoy Thanksgiving in Fort Myers Beach? If so, you’ll be surprised to find that quite a few restaurants will be keeping their doors open. We’ve compiled a list of three great places to choose for Thanksgiving... Read more

What’s the Difference Between Boarding, Surfing, and Sailing?

If you’re searching for the perfect destination for your next Florida vacation, look no further than Fort Myers Beach. You can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy yourself without experiencing the crazy crowds of areas like... Read more

5 Fun Fall Events in Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach is an underrated Florida vacation destination, but it holds all the fun in the sun you expect from your beach getaway. You won’t have to deal with as many crowds as there are in cities like Tampa... Read more

Watersports, Marinas, and Charters in Fort Myers Beach

Think of literally anything you enjoy doing in the water – chances are there’s a place at Fort Myers Beach to help you make a splash. You’ll find secluded beachfront trails, high octane motorsports and everything in between. It’s all... Read more

Kitesurfing, Canoeing, and Kayaking

The beach is Lee County’s No. 1 outdoor attraction. It attracts tens of thousands of people to Fort Myers Beach every season. The glorious glow of the sun, the soft-textured sands, and the many Lee County Beach activities for all ages are... Read more

Florida’s Best Sand Sculpting Event

There’s no shortage of beautiful sandy beaches on the Gulf coast of Florida. Naturally, at some point, you’re going to see a magnificent sandcastle – or be tempted to make one yourself! The state boasts a great number of sand... Read more

Gaining Speed on the Water with Offshore Boat Races

Offshore powerboating is back and better than ever in Fort Myers Beach. Grab the kids, grab the grandparents, and get everybody out for a rip-roaring good time along the Gulf of Mexico waters. What are the offshore boating races all... Read more

Deep Sea Fishing at Fort Myers Beach

Summer travelers to Florida have a special advantage; they can handle Florida’s sometimes unruly summer heat. As beautiful as Florida is, it can get toasty. This is especially so if the wind is flat and you are out on the... Read more

3 Popular Day Trips to Experience in the Everglades

The Everglades National Park is stupendously large, filled with intricate natural creeks and channels, weaving and coursing through just a portion of the 8,000 square miles of the Florida Everglades. So you are staying at one of our rental condos... Read more

Seize the Opportunity to Visit the Everglades Wonder Gardens During Your Fort Myers Vacation

The Everglades Wonder Gardens is one of Bonita Springs’ top attractions, and an alluring sight to see for all ages. There are special discoveries hidden in this museum and gardens attraction to entrance the youngest of your group and offer... Read more

The Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers Beach and their History

Fort Myers Beach has a fascinating history. From its gulf-faring run-in with plundering pirates to its centuries of Spanish control, the area is rife with intriguing and far-reaching cultural stories. Some of our most inspiring American history comes from two... Read more

What to Do at the Beach Besides Swim and Look for Shells

The beach is Lee County’s No. 1 outdoor attraction. It attracts tens of thousands of people to Fort Myers Beach every season. The glorious glow of the sun, the soft-textured sands, and the many Lee County Beach activities for all... Read more

4 Ways to Enjoy the Beaches Near Fort Myers

If you’re traveling to Fort Myers Beach, you are bound to hit one of the beaches. Everyone knows that the beaches are Lee County’s No. 1 outdoor attraction. Fort Myers isn’t home to one main beach, though. If you stay... Read more

Partner News & Announcements

Dream Foundation logoDistinctive Beach Rentals is pleased to announce our partnership with the Dream Foundation. The Dream Foundation serves terminally ill adults in their last months of life by providing Dreams that offer inspiration, comfort and closure. Our owners have partnered with us and the Dream Foundation to offer free accommodations to Dream recipients and their families. We are honored to be a part of this program.
Slumber Safe logoDistinctive Beach Rentals, Inc. is proud to announce that we are in compliance with the registration requirements contained in Ordinance 16-001 with the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department. All of our properties have been inspected and passed by the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department and carry the Slumber Safe recognition for you and your family's safety.
Fort Myers Beach town logoDistinctive Beach Rentals, Inc. is pleased to announce that all of our properties are registered with the Town of Fort Myers Beach in accordance with Ordinance 18-001 and carry a Town registration number.