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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Fort Myers Tours for you

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

  • Save 7% Influential Women of Fort Myers Walking Tour
    Influential Women of Fort Myers Walking Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Meet the remarkable women of Fort Myers on this 1.5-hour walking tour. While taking in the gorgeous streets of Fort Myers, en...

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  • Save 7% History and Eco River Cruise
    History and Eco River Cruise 2 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Relax on this 90-minute cruise on the M/V Edison Explorer along the Caloosahatchee River. Learn about the unique history of F...

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  • Save 7% Sunset River Cruise from Fort Myers
    Sunset River Cruise from Fort Myers New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Relax and enjoy a beautiful sunset during this 90-minute cruise on the M/V Edison Explorer along the Caloosahatchee River. Le...

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  • IMAG History and Science Center Admission Ticket
    IMAG History and Science Center Admission Ticket New on TripHobo

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    IMAG offers, between 1 and 6-hour fun for all ages to discover the wonders of science and history providing a large, open env...

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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 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 82.14 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 42.86 (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 45 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 61.36 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 35 (Low)
    • Drug offense 63.64 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.09 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.82 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 59.09 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fort Myers - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Fort Myers is 176.4 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 52.53 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 85.18 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.75 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.16 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.27 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.25 (High)
    • 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 27.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.86 USD

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

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