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Located on the northern shore of the Caloosahatchee Intracoastal Waterway, North Fort Myers offers visitors the perfect blend of town and country. Experience true southern ambiance with ancient moss-draped oaks, gracious horse farms and tropical riverbanks. In addition, the area is home to a delightful array of interesting shops and local restaurants.
Here a variety of activities and attractions can fill your days with fun. Inland nature trails offer a great opportunity for horseback riding, a unique way to explore the landscape and observe area wildlife. If you're ready to hit the water, fishing, boating and charters are available at nearby marinas.
No visit would be complete without a stop at the exciting ever-new Shell Factory, which houses the world's largest collection of shells and coral. Kids will be fascinated by the seaside treasures found there. The area also boasts the southernmost winery in the nation and Caloosahatchee Regional Park, with hiking and camping along the river.
A frequent visitor to our area waters the Sea Cow, or Manatee, remains one of nature's shyest and gentlest mammals. The species originated 65 million years ago. Now these endangered animals are attracted upriver by warm inland waters and often can be seen in this natural setting. The best way to observe the gentle Manatee is aboard a tropical river tour, or visit the Lee County Manatee Park.
Babcock Wilderness Adventures Swamp Buggy Tours takes you on a unique voyage through the beautiful woods and wildlife populated waters of the Cypress Swamp. You'll see alligators, Florida panthers, deer, wild turkey and boars in their natural settings.
This tropical river paradise has activities for everyone to enjoy and it's all just a short hop from our famous Gulf of Mexico beaches.
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