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Things to see in Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast Attractions


Unlike the glitzy Gold Coast, Florida's Gulf Coast attracts nature lovers and those looking for a peaceful resort retreat or perhaps a golfing or shelling holiday. The beaches are renowned for the vast amount of shells to be collected. There are numerous protected scenic areas and wildlife refuges in this part of Florida, including the Lee County Manatee Park, where tourists can view the endagered manatee in their natural habitat.

Naples and Fort Myers are popular cities to use as travel hubs and offer a sprinkling of good sightseeing, including the former homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and the impressive Southwest Florida Museum of History, all in Fort Myers. Just north of Fort Myers the Shell Factory and Nature Park showcases the area's celebrated shells and fossils, and just south of the city the Koreshan State Historic Site attracts visitors with its odd history and pretty scenery. Beautiful Floridian landscapes can be enjoyed at the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, and the Clam Pass Recreation Area, all near Naples, among many other places!



Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Famous inventor, Thomas Edison, and his friend, automobile magnate Henry Ford, both spent dozens of winters in the city…

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Fort Myers

Billed as 'Florida's tropical island getaway', Fort Myers Beach is a haven for visitors seeking a relaxing…

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Koreshan State Historic Site

In the dying years of the 19th century a former Civil War surgeon, Dr Cyrus Teed founded a pioneer settlement on the…

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Lee County Manatee Park

A sighting of an endangered West Indian manatee, a shy and lumbering walrus-like creature whose numbers are dwindling,…

read more


Marco Island

Measuring just over six-by-four miles (10km by 6km), Marco Island is a bustling, full-service holiday community on the…

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Naples

The sophisticated city of Naples lies on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The central area preserves…

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Sanibel and Captiva

Those who are searching for the tranquillity of the beach will delight in the Florida Gulf coast resort island of Sanibel,…

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Shell Factory and Nature Park

The beaches along this stretch of the Florida coastline are renown for their seashells. It contains one of the largest…

read more


Southwest Florida Museum of History

The Southwest Florida Museum of History chronicles the history of Southwest Florida, from the Paleo Indians through the…

read more

 


Things to see in Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast Attractions


Unlike the glitzy Gold Coast, Florida's Gulf Coast attracts nature lovers and those looking for a peaceful resort retreat or perhaps a golfing or shelling holiday. The beaches are renowned for the vast amount of shells to be collected. There are numerous protected scenic areas and wildlife refuges in this part of Florida, including the Lee County Manatee Park, where tourists can view the endagered manatee in their natural habitat.

Naples and Fort Myers are popular cities to use as travel hubs and offer a sprinkling of good sightseeing, including the former homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and the impressive Southwest Florida Museum of History, all in Fort Myers. Just north of Fort Myers the Shell Factory and Nature Park showcases the area's celebrated shells and fossils, and just south of the city the Koreshan State Historic Site attracts visitors with its odd history and pretty scenery. Beautiful Floridian landscapes can be enjoyed at the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, the Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, and the Clam Pass Recreation Area, all near Naples, among many other places!



Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Famous inventor, Thomas Edison, and his friend, automobile magnate Henry Ford, both spent dozens of winters in the city…

read more


Fort Myers

Billed as 'Florida's tropical island getaway', Fort Myers Beach is a haven for visitors seeking a relaxing…

read more


Koreshan State Historic Site

In the dying years of the 19th century a former Civil War surgeon, Dr Cyrus Teed founded a pioneer settlement on the…

read more


Lee County Manatee Park

A sighting of an endangered West Indian manatee, a shy and lumbering walrus-like creature whose numbers are dwindling,…

read more


Marco Island

Measuring just over six-by-four miles (10km by 6km), Marco Island is a bustling, full-service holiday community on the…

read more


Naples

The sophisticated city of Naples lies on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The central area preserves…

read more


Sanibel and Captiva

Those who are searching for the tranquillity of the beach will delight in the Florida Gulf coast resort island of Sanibel,…

read more


Shell Factory and Nature Park

The beaches along this stretch of the Florida coastline are renown for their seashells. It contains one of the largest…

read more


Southwest Florida Museum of History

The Southwest Florida Museum of History chronicles the history of Southwest Florida, from the Paleo Indians through the…

read more