Category Archives: Travel

View Wildlife

Normally Wildlife Drive in Ding Darling is closed on Fridays. But tomorrow it will be open to bikers and walkers as part of the Ding Darling Days activities. Great opportunity for birding animal viewing without all the vehicular traffic. Advertisements

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Ding Darling Days

 Celebrate the week at Ding Darling. Here are some of the puppets from the show this past weekend.

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VOTE TODAY FOR SANIBEL AS #1 Best Birdwatching USA TODAY CONTEST

Best Birdwatching – USA TODAY’s poll You can usually vote every day. Please post on FB, Twitter, Email. Vote link below. Sanibel currently #4. Need your help. ūüôā Spread the word! http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-birdwatching/

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day

The Ding Darling Wildlife¬†Refuge will celebrate National Public Lands Day¬†on Saturday, September 27, 2014.¬† There will be a re-think/recycle craft display, guided hiking, a film, and other free activities. Admission to Wildlife Drive is free for everyone all day, from … Continue reading

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Good News

Recently released figures indicate that people still like us a lot. Lee County, through their tourism consultant, reported that the tourism tax collections (which reflect occupancy levels) for the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel continue record-breaking increases. The first … Continue reading

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Sanibel is Blooming

 Poinciana trees are colorful this time of year!

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Sanibel & Captiva Islands

 Just another day in paradise!

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Upcycle Art Fest on Sanibel

Paintings on palm fronds, jewelry from recycled soda cans, a sculpture from a reclaimed tree stump, pillows from cloth scraps, bowls of recycled paper and fabric, abstract wall hangings from re-purposed gadgets, and magnificent sculptures from old bicycle tires: Upcycle! … Continue reading

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Interesting Cruises in our Area

Both Captiva Cruises and SCCF are offering new cruises this year. Captiva Cruises will be cruising to the Tarpon Lodge and the Calusa Indian Mounds. They will leave at 10 AM on Tuesdays from McCarthy‚Äôs Marina on Captiva and travel … Continue reading

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Birdwatching

¬†All the cold weather up north has brought down¬†lots of birds.¬† If you haven’t been through Ding Darling recently, you should go. Bird-watching is at it’s best right now.

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