Fort Myers Tourism

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. 

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Fort Myers

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

    • Air Pollution 31.67 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.89 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 65 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 38.46 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Fort Myers for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fort Myers.

    • Burglary and Theft 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.62 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 38.46 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 30.77 (Low)
    • Drug offense 60.71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.93 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.64 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 58.75 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.18 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 52.89 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.64 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 74.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.03 (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.

  • 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 36.61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.57 USD

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

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