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Fort Myers, FL 33913
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New Homes for Sale in Fort Myers Florida
Otherwise known as The City of Palms for its palm-lined streets, Fort Myers, Florida is the historical, commercial and governmental center for Lee County, Florida. GL Homes offers Marina Bay in Fort Myers. There are many reasons to buy a home in Fort Myers, from the thousands of shopping opportunities to the year-round outdoor activities you can enjoy.
Reasons to Buy a Home for Sale in Fort Myers, Florida
Shopping in Fort Myers
Thousands of shopping possibilities exist in Fort Myers. In Downtown Fort Myers, you'll find the newer shops including clothing and jewelry boutiques, art galleries, antiques and sidewalk cafes. The larger shops, malls, and outlet plazas are a short drive away on Tamiami Trail (US41). Bargain hunters will love the abundance of area flea markets. The Downtown Farmers’ Market is a treat for people who like to buy their food fresh. Those with a green thumb will appreciate the plants, palms, fruit trees, and flowering shrubs also available for purchase.
Arts & Entertainment in Fort Myers
Multiple generations can enjoy the museums of Fort Myers, including the Imaginarium, a hands-on museum and aquarium and the Southwest Florida Museum of History. There is also the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, host to a museum, aviary, planetarium and nature trails. Sports fans won’t be disappointed either. Fort Myers is the spring training home of both the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins. History aficionados will appreciate touring or visiting the winter estates of both Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
Dining in Fort Myers
Fort Myers is rich with dining options, especially fresh seafood. Beef lovers have options for grade A prime beef in both American and Japanese-style steak houses, and burger places are abundant as well. Italian, Asian, American and Mediterranean restaurants are also plentiful. The majority of Fort Myers area restaurants are as laid-back as the rest of the city, so families are usually welcome everywhere.
Outdoor Recreation in Fort Myers
There’s no shortage of parks and recreation areas in Fort Myers. The pristine white beaches, gateway to several islands, including Sanibel and Captiva, attract people from all over the world. On the waterways, you can find fishing, swimming, jet skiing, windsurfing and more. If you’re into sailing and boating, the Yacht Basin offers all the guidance, supplies, dockhands and skippers that you’ll need to rent a boat or dock your own. Tweens, teens and daring adults will appreciate the Fort Myers Skate Park with a wood half pipe and galvanized steel ramps for skateboarding. For those aching for a taste of the North, the Fort Myers Skatium offers ice skating.
Golf in Fort Myers
Fort Myers features over 50 public and private golf courses. The highly rated municipal Eastwood golf course is one of the best-known local courses. This par 72 layout challenges even the pro golfer with 87 strategically placed bunkers and water play on 10 of the 18 holes. For the golfer working on his or her game, many pro golfers live in Fort Myers and give lessons in the area.
Schools in Lee County
The Lee Country School District is the ninth-largest district in Florida. It has 114 schools grades K-12. There are 44 elementary schools, 16 middle schools, 13 high schools, as well as 13 special centers and 21 charter schools. The School District of Lee County is an “A” grade district, designated by the State of Florida Department of Education.
Special Events in Fort Myers
The city of Fort Myers is proud to host numerous special events throughout the year for residents and tourists alike.
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