We all have different feelings about traveling right now. When you’re ready, we hope you feel safe, inspired, and excited to join us on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.
Those glancing at a map of Florida in search of the state’s most secluded spots know to steer clear of the South Beach clubs and tourist-stuffed theme parks. But where do you go from there? Shift your gaze southwest. Florida most brilliantly reveals its natural side over on its less-trafficked Gulf Coast, particularly near The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.
With so much nature to explore — from pristine white-sand beaches to wildlife-packed nature preserves — you won’t have a problem social distancing, but you may need a little guidance. Here’s where to start your search for that true secluded Florida getaway.
1. Lovers Key State Park
Most visitors to the expansive Lovers Key State Park never make it past the beach. And there’s nothing wrong with that — it’s easy to maintain six feet of space along the two-mile stretch of sand. But for more serious solitude, an excursion into the park’s mangrove forests should be at