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 Southwest Florida Road Trip Among Historic Attractions

Are you considering taking a Southwest Florida road trip tour this Fall? Be sure to add these historical Southwest Florida places to your itinerary. Located on Sanibel Island the Sanibel Historic Museum and Village takes you back in time to the early pioneer days, when things were much different on Sanibel than they are today.


Sanibel Historic Village Caretaker’s Cottage

Enjoy collecting beautiful shells? Then don’t miss the daily beach walks offered by the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, where you can collect some Conch, Junonia, Lightning Whelk, Cockle, Scallops, Murex, Tulip, Olive, and Coquina shells to add to your collection.

Sanibel Shelling

Sanibel Shelling

When your Southwest Florida road trip takes you off island, be sure to stop by the Edison & Ford Winter Estates Museum, which is located directly on the Caloosahatchee River. Here you can enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The 1929 historic landscaping throughout the property includes the award winning Moonlight Garden, including many gorgeous Banyan trees.


Banyan Tree Located at Edison Ford Estates

Hungry yet? Luckily you are not far from historic Downtown Fort Myers restaurants where you can refuel for the next leg of your Southwest Florida road trip tour.

Ford's Garage

Ford’s Garage

For some more ideas on Florida travel take a look at these six new locations recently added to the State of Florida’s National Register of Historic Places.

While visiting during your Southwest Florida road trip tour, perhaps you would like to view property for sale in Sanibel, Fort Myers or the surrounding area? Connect with Broker Kelly Halle and the team at SBL Realty Group by submitting the contact form below:

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