*With an Introduction to The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel by the Lee County Visitor and Conference Bureau* Days Out Around Fort Myers is a delightful compendium of things to do in and around Fort Myers. Aimed at visitors and residents who want to see at a glance what Fort Myers has to offer, each chapter is dedicated to one of the city's top attractions. Read a detailed description of each destination, along with directions, photographs, prices and additional activities, before choosing the perfect day out around Fort Myers to suit your needs. With beaches, museums, boardwalks, state parks, historic homes and tropical gardens galore, there's something for everyone to enjoy from the age of three to 103! Do you kw where you can experience a simulated hurricane, watch the latest news about Mars exploration or hire a cae for just $5 an hour? Have you ever seen an otter at play, spotted a rare ghost orchid or hand-fed a giraffe? Covering 15 top attractions from downtown Fort Myers to Naples and the Everglades, this handy guide book to southwest Florida has all the answers in each well laid-out chapter. Entertainingly written by a Fort Myers local, it is brimming with information and ideas to make all your Days Out Around Fort Myers a memorable success!
Gillian Birch is a freelance travel writer and, whenever possible between trips, she enjoys life in Florida. As the wife of a Master Mariner, she has traveled extensively and lived in some exotic locations all over the world, including the Far East and the Republic of Panama. Her love of writing meant she kept detailed journals which are a valuable source of eye-witness information for her many published magazine articles and destination reviews. Describing herself as having endless itchy feet and an insatiable wanderlust, she continues to explore Florida and further afield, writing about her experiences with wonderful clarity and attention to detail. She has published several travel books and ebooks, all available on Amazon under her name. Gillian is proud to be the Florida Editor for BellaOnline, and a member of the International Travel Writers' Alliance and the Gulf Coast Writers' Association. Learn more about her writing as YourTravelGirl at: www.gillianbirch.com