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Unique Tours Around Sanibel Captiva
"Unique Tours Around Sanibel Captiva"
Unique tours around Sanibel Captiva. Check out Captain Bob’s Excellent Adventure for guided airboat tours through the Everglades, one of many unique tour opportunities around Sanibel Captiva.
If you’re staying on Sanibel or Captiva Island, you already know about the beautiful beaches for swimming, boating, or just lounging around. If you’re looking for something to do that doesn’t involve water or sand, consider taking a short trip to the nearby mainland for a different type of Florida vacation with one (or all) of these unique tours around Sanibel Captiva.
If you’re a history buff, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to take a trip to the Edison and Ford Winter Estates to learn about how Thomas Edison and Henry Ford altered American industry as well as the city of Fort Meyers. The estate offers a variety of tours and tour lengths and features a museum, a laboratory, a garden, and even a tour specifically for “young inventors,” making this a great place to tour for groups of all ages. Stay all day or just stop in for a quick visit.
Looking for more history? Then check out the historic Burroughs Home. Built in 1901, this home is the only remaining original home in the River District of Fort Meyers. Take a tour to learn not only the history of the house but also of Fort Meyers during the turn of the century, including which famous Americans stopped by the home during its heyday. Be sure to make a reservation for lunch on the dance porch if you have 5 or more people on your tour.
If you’re looking for an all ages outdoor adventure, check out Captain Bob’s Excellent Adventure for a guided trip to the Everglades. On this half day tour, you’ll ride a small airboat deep into the swamps of the Everglades where you’ll see wildlife in their natural habitat. You’ll also get the opportunity to see and hold a variety of the Everglade’s inhabitants. A full day tour option is also available and includes a canopy walk, lunch, a boat cruise, and a wildlife drive. Choose either option for a family friendly trip you’ll never forget!
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