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15 Reasons SW Florida Is The Best Family Vacation Spot In The U.S.

Life is all about balance, aka equal parts exploration and relaxation. You and your family CAN have it all on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.

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Welcome to Southwest Florida, where the beaches are beyond beautiful.

Think you know Floridian life? Think again! It's time to take an insider's peek at the amazing offerings of Southwest Florida.

Think you know Floridian life? Think again! It's time to take an insider's peek at the amazing offerings of Southwest Florida.

1. The weather is practically perfect year-round.

And those epic sunsets over the Gulf Coast will never get old.

2. No matter where you dine, the freshest seafood is always available.

And that is a FACT.

And that is a FACT.

3. The kids will love stocking up on their seashell collections.

Which will be perfect for decorating your bathroom once you return home.

Which will be perfect for decorating your bathroom once you return home.

4. You can get super close with all the locals.

"Nice to meet you, sir."

5. An afternoon boating excursion will never disappoint.

Because you never know what kind of wildlife you'll see.

Because you never know what kind of wildlife you'll see.

6. You can get your exercise on while taking in the uncommon sights.

Kayaking in Florida > kayaking everywhere else.

7. You can have a little quiet time absorbing massive amounts of arts and culture.

History! Museums! Oh my!

History! Museums! Oh my!

8. Once you set foot into the eclectic beachside shops of Fort Myers Beach Times Square, you'll never want to leave.

"Yes, I'll take one of everything, please."

"Yes, I'll take one of everything, please."

9. Spending a few hours on a scenic nature walk will heighten all your senses.

Get ready to reacquaint yourself with the great outdoors.

10. Renting bicycles to pedal around town will bring a smile to everyone's face.

Sanibel offers over 20 miles of family-friendly bike paths!

Sanibel offers over 20 miles of family-friendly bike paths!

11. There are thrills for the adventure seekers of the family.

Like this most epic boat ride ever.

12. And there's always a venue with live local music.

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13. Southwest Florida offers truly unique experiences.

An Everglades day safari will leave everyone fascinated for days.

An Everglades day safari will leave everyone fascinated for days.

14. And sunshine will always equal bliss.

Just don't forget the sunscreen!

Just don't forget the sunscreen!

15. Plan accordingly, because those soft and sandy beaches are ready for the whole fam!

You'll never want to leave.

You'll never want to leave.

In Southwest Florida, there's something for everyone. The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated to the max.

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