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Where Can You See Sanibel Wildlife?

While Sanibel Island is known for its shelling opportunities, there’s so much more to be discovered here. Some of the most popular Sanibel Island attractions include strolling down the white sand beaches, sampling the fresh local seafood, and getting up... Read more

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What is the Weather Like in Sanibel Island, Florida?

Sanibel Island is the ultimate vacation destination if you’re looking for a Florida getaway. You’ll be able to experience all the fun in the sun you expect from the Sunshine State, but you’ll avoid the huge crowds you find in... Read more

Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum

Sanibel’s Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is undergoing an extensive six-million dollar renovation that will improve upon the already fascinating facility that is a one-of-a-kind museum experience. The museum opened in 1995 and has been a must-do site for visitors to the... Read more

Edison Ford Winter Estates

Although many southwest Florida attractions close for some of the summer months or have limited summer hours, the Edison Ford Winter Estates is in full swing for the summer and has a number of special programs to attend. The Edison... Read more

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Shell App

The Shell Museum can now make your shelling experience a digital one with its recently launched “Shell App.” Imagine strolling the beach and coming upon a shell you have never seen before. Now one quick photo can identify the shell... Read more

Bailey’s General Store

Bailey’s General Store has been an Island fixture since 1899 when Frank Bailey Sr. started the Sanibel Packing Company to provide groceries and supplies to Island residents. The business operated on a wharf on San Carlos Bay where mail boats... Read more

Fun at the Shell Museum

Shell Museum The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is a busy place in the summer, with many activities directed to visiting families. The museum is open seven days a week and offers a different program daily in its “New Day, New Adventure”... Read more

Excellent Fishing on Sanibel and Captiva!

Fishing, Fishing, Fishing! Come Experience Excellent Fishing on Sanibel and Captiva If you have already booked a trip to Sanibel, or planning to, consider adding a fishing excursion to your next trip. There are so many fishing guides and fishing... Read more

Yolo Watersports

Who’s ready for some fun? Yolo Watersports has been in business since 1987, offering fun and adventure to those who want some excitement in their vacation. Yolo Watersports is located on Captiva and offers activities such as banana boat rides,... Read more

Historical Village and Twilight Talks

One of the most interesting sites to visit while on Sanibel is the Historical Museum and Village. Sanibel Historical Museum and Village was founded in 1984 with a mission to preserve and share Sanibel history. The story of Sanibel is... Read more



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