Lee County, Florida
The largest county in Southwest Florida is nestled along the Gulf of Mexico, featuring 50 miles of sandy white beaches.
But that is not the only reason to love it here!
Everything You Need And Want In One Place
Our beautiful and diverse area has long been referred to as a tropical paradise by residents and visitors.
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A vast array of Accommodations are available throughout the county offering short and long-term rentals, on and off the water, and a broad price range.
Lee County’s rich history includes the Edison and Ford Winter Estates which contains a historical museum and a 21 acre botanical garden on the adjacent sites of the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford beside the Caloosahatchee River. There are many other historical homes, art galleries, museums – like the IMAG History & Science Center, Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, and more. Or visit The Butterfly Estates for something really different.
Explore several local community and state parks including Lovers Key State Park which was voted in the top ten in the country. We even have a dog park.
If you appreciate sports, Lee County is the spring training headquarters for the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins. Fort Myers hosts the Mighty Mussels which is a Minor League Baseball team of the Minnesota Twins. Hockey fans can cheer for our own professional minor league ice hockey team, the Florida Everblades.
Reserve a Cruise and watch Manatee floating about as Dolphins jump in the wake of the boat. There are Romantic Sunset Cruises also available.
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Lee County has over 100 Golf Courses and offers year-round tennis. We also offer a wide range of fishing options with both fresh water and saltwater. Our Boca Grande area is known as the “Tarpon Fishing Capital of the World”. Rent a boat, explore Pine Island Sound and stop off for some real island food at Cabbage Key.
Cape Coral, the largest city in the county with over 180,000 residents, is home to the Sunsplash Family Water Park, Eagle Skate Park, and Strausser BMX Sports Complex. Gator Mike’s Family Fun Park provides Go-Karts, Miniature Golf, Paintball, Batting Cages, an Arcade, Wall Climb, Ax Throwing, Ropes, and Zipline.
Spend some exciting water time on Fort Myers Beach on a Jet Ski or Banana Boat or enjoy breathtaking views as you Parasail over the water. Or, just relax or Swim in the Gulf waters at one of our beautiful beaches. Shelling on Sanibel Island is very popular as they line the beaches in abundance.
We have the ultimate in water exploration. The Great Calusa Blueway is a 190-mile water trail developed by Lee County Parks & Recreation. It sports over 80 access points and is perfect for those who Canoe, Kayak, or Paddleboard. Launch and rental facilities are plentiful and guided tours are available. This is nature at its best as you could see hundreds of birds, fish, and underwater mammals.
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Lee County offers a wider variety of prime residential properties than just about any other tropical area of the world. Whether you prefer a private residence or a waterfront, high-rise condominium with a great view of our spectacular sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico, this is the place to find some of today’s most desirable coastal Real Estate.
You will enjoy living in an area with unique fauna and flora, a huge variety of Restaurants, and an abundance of Schools, including institutions such as Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida SouthWestern State College, Nova Southeastern, ITT Technical Institute, Hodges University, and many more.
Local Entertainment venues offer everything from local talent to international superstars.
Health facilities abound, spearheaded by our largest employer, Lee Memorial Health System.
Our Airports, Page Field, and Southwest Florida International Airport provide convenient access to national and world travel.
Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 55°F to 91°F and is rarely below 42°F or above 94°F.