Fort Myers Tourism

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 15 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 85 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 60 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 65 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40 (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 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.89 (Low)
    • Drug offense 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.89 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Fort Myers - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Fort Myers is 150.18 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 40.78 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.43 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.29 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.15 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 64.94 (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 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35 USD

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

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