I am going to drive towards Fort Myers from Miami Intl. Airport in late September and would like to take some stops enroute. My current plan is to pick up a hire car at the airport on Saturday night, stay overnight close to the airport and set off early on Sunday morning. My first stop would be at Shark Valley, where I'd like to hire a bike for an hour or so. Then I would carry on to Big Cypress Gallery, Oasis Visitor Centre and maybe take a look at Big Cypress National Preserve before carrying on towards Fort Myers.
Is this doable in one day or is it just too ambitious? I travel on my own, so don't have to consider bored children/spouse. I will end up in St Pete Beach eventually and would like to stay overnight close to Sanibel Island on Sunday night, hence my plan to stay overnight close to Fort Myers (as I can't afford accommodation on the island itself). An alternative would be to stay overnight in Naples and head to Sanibel early on Monday morning - this may give me more time to spend in the various attractions on the road and maybe would be a better option?
Thanks very much for any advice local travellers can give me.