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Getting ‘Lost’ in the Islands: Southwest Florida a Perfect Place for Couple’s 24-hour Getaway

Our journey off the beaten path starts where the road ends on Captiva Island at McCarthy’s Marina, known as the city dock before the Sanibel Causeway was built.

5 Boat Tours to Check Out on Sanibel Island

Looking to explore the waters this summer? We've compiled a quick list of Sanibel Island's top boat tours to check out.

The Travel Channel Ranks Sanibel Beaches as the Best in Florida for Fun in the Sun

Take a peek at the five hottest beaches in the Sunshine State.

Family Vacations for All: Multigenerational Travel Growing in Popularity

What is especially exciting about summertime is the hunt for opportunities to travel with not only our children but also with our parents.

Riding the Islands: Bicycles Offer an Appealing Alternative to Sitting in Traffic

Two-wheeled beach cruisers today can be spotted in dedicated road lanes, paved or natural trails and in select spots on the beach itself.

Mystery of Palmetto Island: Our Backyard on the Water is Full of History and Surprises

Since 1976, Rob and Phyllis Wells have owned and run the historic island’s operations, and you may have figured out that today the island is known around the world as Cabbage Key!

Sanibel Island Mayor Signs Proclamation Honoring West Wind Inn for 50 Years of Hospitality Service

West Wind Inn traces its Sanibel founding to April of 1968, and consistently ranks today as one of Southwest Florida's top island resorts among user-generated travel review sites.

Win 50 Free Vacations Throughout 2018 in West Wind Inn 50th Anniversary Contest

West Wind Inn of Sanibel Island, Florida has launched a yearlong celebration of its 50 years of outstanding island hospitality with its "50 Cheers for 50 Years" promotion.

Travel ‘Back in Time’ on SCCF Cruise Up the Caloosahatchee

While not exactly the small steam launch in the 1951 Bogart and Hepburn classic film The African Queen, it's still a leisurely drift up SWFL's most significant river, the Caloosahatchee.

Cayo Costa, Turtle Beach Enjoyable All Year Long

There are a few area campgrounds that offer a chance to camp by the beach, an activity that can be enjoyed throughout the year.

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