Best Local Attractions
31 Produce & Mining Co.
Now picking Blackberries, Mulberries, Lychee, Mango, Papaya, Strawberries & Various Citrus! We have lots of fun things for the family to do from showing kids how fruit and vegetables are grown while being able to pick your own food to take home to cook. Go mining for gems and fossils and finish the day up with some ice cream while sitting on the front porch! Call for an appointment for your field trips, group tour + Birthday Parties. Summer Special: 1 gem panning bag, 1 animal food cup, 1 cup ice cream for $8! We also have a cafe for breakfast and lunch starting at 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. We now have a farm animal petting zoo & Tree Nursery. No admission charges and food is available for feeding. Open every day 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
18672 State Road 31, Alva
HeadPinz Entertainment Center
Bowling, Dining and Fun in Southwest Florida – HeadPinz is the place for bowling and good old family entertainment. With 3 locations, HeadPinz is the premier entertainment, dining and meeting facilities in SW Florida. HeadPinz takes the guest experience to a whole new level. State of the art bowling, giant game zone, exclusive VIP lanes and Nemo’s Sports Bistro await you. At our Ft Myers location, we also have Pinboyz, which takes you back to the early days of bowling. So for the ultimate in games, food and great times, HeadPinz is the place to be. HeadPinz Entertainment Centers are the perfect places for a family outing, birthday parties, corporate event, special celebration or just a fun night out with friends.
Visit www.headpinz.com for all the details.
14513 Global Pkwy. Fort Myers • 239-302-2155
1899 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral • 239-574-3611
8525 Radio Lane, Naples • 239-455-3755
IMAG History & Science Center
The IMAG History & Science Center is a family-friendly destination featuring interactive exhibits, aquariums, activities, and history displays for all ages including a 3D theater and virtual reality experience. The IMAG mission is to use the lenses of history and science to help people understand and explore the rich culture and habitat of Southwest Florida through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and its history and arts. A visit to the IMAG History & Science Center nurtures curiosity, innovation, discovery, and fun which is why we say, “Discover Your Fun… at the IMAG!”
2000 Cranford Avenue, Fort Myers
Shop top designer and brand name outlet stores including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, H&M, abercrombie kids, carter’s childrenswear, OshKosh B’gosh, Janie & Jack, Justice, Tommy Hilfiger kids, and many more! Enjoy free kids events in WINK Playland such as Kids Crafts, Science Saturday, Family Yoga and Kids Day. The excitement continues when you race your friends to the top of any of our 16 Rock Climbing FunWalls. Additional information and party packages are available on the Miromar Outlets website. Miromar Outlets is located at exit 123 off I-75 between Naples and Fort Myers, across from the Miromar Design Center. Store hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Pirate Cruise at Salty Sam’s Marina
The Pieces of Eight is a magnificent 65 ft. replica Spanish galleon pirate ship pillaging and plundering the Gulf of Mexico from the shores of Fort Myers Beach. Pieces of Eight, an authentic pirate themed cruise is looking for buccaneers young and old to experience a real-life pirate voyage back through the Golden Age of Piracy. The pirate cruise ship sails from Salty Sam’s Marina in Fort Myers Beach. Learn more and book your pirate adventure online.
The Shell Factory & Nature Park
Since The Shell Factory opened in 1938, the “kitschiest, coolest, wildest, wettest, tastiest, craziest place in Southwest Florida” has entertained the young and young-at-heart. Full-day family amusements include Scallywags Fun Park and Mini Golf, Soaring Eagle Zip Line, Carousel, arcade games, Hunts Pizza, 50,000 square feet of shopping and more. The evolving restaurant offers a good ole’ Southern comfort food menu, an outdoor dog-friendly bar and live entertainment. The Nature Park is home to over 400 critters, many rescued, whose care is sustained by The Nature Park Environmental Education Fund, a 501(c)(3).
2787 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
Have an epic summer at Sky Zone! Stay cool all summer long with our new Sky Zone Memberships that give you exclusive member benefits and daily jumps at one low monthly price. Grab some air on our sprawling wall-to-wall trampoline courts or conquer our newest ways to play like our Rock Climb Wall, Zip Line, Wipe Out Course, Trapeze & Swing or become a pro at our Sky Zone favorites like our SkyJoust, Warrior Course, Warped Wall and Dodgeball! Enjoy our Toddler Times, Sky Camp & Birthday Party Packages! Beat the heat and fly high at Sky Zone this summer! Sky Zone is following all CDC, local and state guidelines to ensure everyone has a safe and healthy family fun experience!
14181 S. Tamiami Trail, Ste. 140, Fort Myers
Broadway Palm’s main stage reopens on Aug. 20, 2020, and runs through Aug. 14, 2021. Show prices range from $48 to $73 with group and children’s prices available. Performances are Tuesday through Sunday evenings (no Tuesday evening performances May through October) with select matinees. The 2020-21 season includes Dean Martin Variety Hour Aug. 20 – Sept. 26; Mamma Mia Oct. 1 – Nov. 14; Holiday Inn Nov. 19 – Dec. 26; Happy Days the Musical Dec.31 – Feb. 14; On Your Feet Feb. 18 – April 10; A Bronx Tale April 15 – May 22; Beehive: The 60s Musical May 27 – June 26; and Grease July 1 – Aug. 14.
Broadway Palm, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
Sun Splash Family Waterpark
The Cape Coral water park is home to more than 14 acres of attractions for visitors of all ages including the Electric Slide, Cape Fear, Lazy River and Pirate’s Cove. More adventurous visitors will enjoy three heart-pounding speed slides including the Thunder Bump, Terror Tube and X-celerator. Sun Splash will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Mondays and Wednesdays) through Aug. 9 then weekends only through Sept. 27. Sun Splash is owned and operated by the City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation Department. For hours, ticket information, directions to the park, and information on birthday party packages and group outings, visit the Sun Splash website.
400 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral