Tag Archives: Travel and Tourism

Christmas on Sanibel

 Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from sunny Sanibel. Advertisements

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Captiva Triathlon

September is just around the corner and that’s when the triathlon is scheduled. There will be three children’s races on the 13th, which will be short distances for the traditional races – swim, run and bike. The adult races will … Continue reading

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Attention Hikers

I just read that the Indigo and Cross Dike Trails in Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge were closed starting this week so they can be resurfaced. This maintenance will reduce erosion and enhance visitor access. The trails are scheduled to reopen … Continue reading

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Things to do at Ding Darling

There are some new programs that started in January at the Refuge. The plan is to run them through the end of April. The programs are free. They start at 8:30 and last anywhere from a half hour to two … 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’s 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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Fly Into Sanibel

 The snow birds are returning!

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Happy New Year

 Wishing you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year from Sanibel and Captiva Islands!

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New Ding Darling Video

The Ding Darling National Wildlife Preserve has a new video. The project was made possible by a marketing grant from BP-Amoco. It and a shorter, 30-second version will be broadcast in the off-season via in-room hotel networks and Comcast media buys. … Continue reading

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Shell Museum Reopens

 The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum was closed for a couple of weeks for remodeling and it is now open again.  In addition to new flooring, painting and lights, they updated the entry area and store museum and also installed hurricane grade … Continue reading

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