We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers

Highlights
  • Guided walking tour lead by a local
  • Learn about the town’s founders and history
  • Departs from a central location
More
Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers
From $13.78
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travelers
Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers
From $13.78
Overview
See Fort Myers charm with a local on this guided walking tour. Learn about the town’s founders and how a frontier fort transformed into a city as you explore. There are several shady spots and benches to stop at for a break during the excursion. The tour departs from a central location in downtown.
What to Expect
Delight in the fascinating facts and poignant anecdotes of your local guide while you amble down the historic avenues of Fort Myers. Listen to the comical stories of the town's founding fathers and their ambitions. Follow your guide as you learn about the first settlements and the original fort, along with their personal insight into the legacies of iconic figures that turned Fort Myers into a haven for its residents. Take a break on benches and enjoy several shady spots along the way. Admire the tenacity and stubbornness of the founders on this delightful and personable walking tour of Fort Myers.
Meet your professional guide at 10:30am for this 1.5-hour tour at the Franklin Shops, located at 2200 First Street in downtown Fort Myers. Discover the history of this revitalized frontier fort as you stroll through the beautiful streets.
Reviews (20)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fascinating history tour of "downtown" Fort Myers

I learned a great deal about the history of Fort Myers. It was absolutely fascinating, fun and informative. Do it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carolkhaff
Reviewed October 30, 2018
Great tour

This past Friday morning a group of us signed up for the historic walking tour of Old Fort Myers. It was delightful. Our guide, Seth, led us on a 90+ minute tour of fun facts and highlights of the downtown area. It was well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank momtaxi50
Reviewed August 19, 2018
Fort Myers History Made Fun!

The tour was informative, interesting, entertaining, and a great way to get familiar with the Downtown Historic River District. Seth, the tour guide, keeps you engaged and interested, the entire 90 minutes!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hmarg1
Reviewed June 27, 2018
Enjoyable and informative

It was fun to learn about the history of Ft. Myers and Seth our tour guide knew a lot that he shared in an entertaining way. Not too much walking which was good because it was hot, but enough places to stand or sit in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jaklin H
Reviewed June 11, 2018
Great way to get to know a city

A wonderful tour conducted by a local (which is a rarity in Florida). Seth was great and had so much information at his fingertips. Definitely recommend this tour as a great way to familiarize yourself with this lovely place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jetfuel_for_Blood
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines