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Edison Park

Fort Myers, FL
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Ranked #17 of 54 Attractions in Fort Myers
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Outdoors
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Edison park, is a very nice place. Very relaxing, beautiful place to take pictures. And also is very interesting, you learn a lot.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I like all the way they explain every thing, outside green are is been take a good care. Clean, the employees are nice but is a little pricy just to walk around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The grounds are meticulously taken care of. They homes historical significance has been maintained well. Although you can't go in the homes they've set it up so you can easily view the life style they loved. The mature trees and view are spectacular. Worth seeing as family or couple, or even alone. They offer guided tours or audio tours.

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Burlington, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

A 'Must Do' when visiting the Fort Myers area. The buildings, grounds and museum are wonderful. Try to get there early in the day as there is so much to see and do. We attended a vintage car show there in February.

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santa rosa, california
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The park includes the summer homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford on the Calusahatchee River. The houses were somewhat interesting. But you can't go inside.. which might have made the place more interesting. The most interesting aspect for me was the variety of exotic plants, trees and shrubs throughout the estates. The estate has a beautiful setting. It's worth... More

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Lafayette, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The site emphasizes Edison and is quite a history lesson. The grounds are lovely although I was disappointed to realize that we weren't going to go into the homes as it was a bit nippy out. Instead, we had views of the interiors from the wide verandas that were sufficient. We opted not to have a tour guide because of... More

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Vonore, Tennessee
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115 reviews 115 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We were visiting Fort Myers and our friends took us to see the Edison & Ford houses in the Park after dark. Admission was $15/person but well worth the fee. Mr & Mrs. Edison,dressed in period costume, greeted us and welcomed us to their home. The entire park is decked out in beautiful seasonal lights. The houses are all trimmed... More

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North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Edison Park is a beautiful area in Fort Myers ..The main entrance is on MacGregar Blvd at the lady of the fountain..Edison Park has some of the loveliest homes and the Edison Park Elementary School..The Edison Home..Ford estate is close with parking on the Edison Park side..

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Cape Coral, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

It is great to visit the estates and take a trip to the past. Whenever family's or friends visit the Fort Myers area. This is a definite place to visit. This is also a great place to take children greater than 8 to really enjoy the tour.

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Fort Myers, Fl, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Residents live in Edison Park because of its beauty and history. The blue car was donated by a dear friend that I have know for many years of my life. Fort Myers is very fortunate to have this in the City. It draws visitors from far and near. It is taken very good care of. The plants and trees are... More

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