Travel to Fort Myers from Worldwide Destinations
Southwest Florida International Airport provides the quickest and easiest way to get to the Fort Myers area. The airport welcomes over eight million passengers throughout the year and is served by directs flights from Canada and Europe, as well as many good connections from cities throughout the USA.
Alternatively, choose flights to Punta Gorda or Venice airports to the north, or Naples Municipal Airport to the south to land near the region around Fort Myers. Page Field Airport is another smaller airport located in Fort Myers just minutes from the city; private and chartered flights are possible from here, as well as scenic flight tours.
Where to Stay in Fort Myers
The Fort Myers area encompasses several cities and a stunning coastline running along the Gulf of Mexico. This excellent location gives you several accommodation options once your flight has landed. Drive to the coast and stay by the beach on islands such as Sanibel, Captiva and Estero, where you can find luxury resorts and comfortable hotels with uninterrupted views of the Gulf.
Fort Myers City and North Fort Myers offer accommodation near some of the historic and family-friendly attractions in the region. If you are visiting on business, stay near Southwest Florida International Airport in one of several hotels that come with professional conference facilities.
Fly with Your Family to Fort Myers
Cheap short-haul flights from other destinations in Florida make Fort Myers an accessible destination for families exploring the state. Travel here from Orlando or Key West and visit all the family-friendly attractions in the region. The Shell Factory and Nature Park in North Fort Myers offers a fun park with bumper boats, a museum with a vast collection of shells and animals for children to meet. The Imaginarium Science Center encourages children to engage with science through interactive exhibits and colourful displays.
Activities in Fort Myers Once You Have Landed
A flight to Fort Myers is also a ticket to adventure. Head to the coast or hop on a boat for hours of fun on the water. Kayak through the mangrove swamps of JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge and keep your eyes peeled for feeding dolphins and gentle manatees. Speed across the waters of the Gulf of Mexico on a jet ski, or take things at a slower pace on a stand-up paddleboard. Back on dry land you can choose between teeing off on world-class golf courses or simply relaxing on picturesque golden beaches. With plenty of options for eating out in Fort Myers there’s plenty to keep you occupied.