Situated on the Gulf Coast, Fort Myers has beaches for days. But while many in this part of Florida know it best as the home of the international airport, there is a lot more to this small city than just another Southern spot to catch the sun on the sand. Two of the country’s greatest innovators made winter homes here, and one of its isles inspired a Jimmy Buffett hit – if you need just a couple impressive endorsements. The sights here run from the educational to the naturally spectacular to the mind-bogglingly weird – and here are a few of the best.
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