The winter home to such notable Americans as Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, Fort Myers is a city with a long and colorful past, and today offers a vibrant social scene, exquisite weather and picturesque urban planning. Known as the "City of Palms," Fort Myers is an American paradise.

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau is the official resource of travel information on the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel area (including Fort Myers, Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Fort Myers Beach, Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral, Pine Island, Boca Grande, North Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres).  Visit www.FortMyers-Sanibel.com (available in Spanish, German and French), to explore videos, slideshows and interactive maps, as well as to find additional information about accommodation facilities, dining, outdoor activities, attractions, events and shopping.

Call 800-237-6444 or visit www.FortMyers-Sanibel.com/Guide/ to order a free, handy, pocket-sized Traveler’s Guide to the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel to help you plan your trip and get around while you’re here. Throughout the guide, you’ll find practical tips and insider information on where to go and what to see, as well as best bets selected for their outstanding qualities or distinctiveness.

The official Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Website offers a history of area, provides data on the accommodations and attractions and offers plenty of information for visitors. The Chamber of Commerce can be contact by mail at 2 310 Edwards Drive, PO Box 9289, Fort Myers, Florida 33902. And by phone at 239-332-3624 or Toll-Free at 800-366-3622.