Visit Fort Myers - Best of Fort Myers

Located in southwest Florida, Fort Myers, is also known as the “City of Palms”. A small town with a rich culture and heritage to it. The town is exceptionally artistically bent, with a great legacy of art and culture. The whole city is replete with museums, galleries, art houses, theatres etc. It goes without saying that Fort Myers has an affinity towards art, in all its shapes and forms. Fort Myers is a treat for connoisseurs of arts of all sorts.

Fort Myers has beaches and many parks all over, which makes it a highly family friendly place. There are lakes and ponds wherein one can fish and luxurious malls, with all sorts of branded stores and outlets. There are quirky shops and lanes, which sell souvenirs and gifts, that are unique to the place.

There is the touch of history with fountains and estates dedicated to Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Apart from its rich culture and history that it holds, Fort Myers is also known for its pristine white beaches and the deep water beaches that it allows for. Fort Myers is also the commercial centre of Florida and a major tourist spot in Florida. 

Fort Myers Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Fort Myers tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: UTC -7
  • Currency: American Dollar (USD)
  • Electricity and Internet: Standard output is 110-120V. WiFi connectivity is present almost everywhere and cellular connectivity provides 3G and 4G services.
  • Languages: Predominantly English speaking population.
  • Security: Dial 911 or emergencies.
  • Tipping: Tipping is highly appreciated everywhere on good service but is not compulsory.

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Facts and Stats for Fort Myers*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fort Myers

    Know the pollution level of Fort Myers before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 86.11 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 66.67 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35.42 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 52.78 (Moderate)
  • Fort Myers: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fort Myers for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fort Myers.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 61.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.62 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.92 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.15 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.92 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fort Myers - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.76 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.18 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.29 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.3 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 74.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.39 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fort Myers

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fort Myers

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.71 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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