Fort Myers offers an exceptional quality of life, an active lifestyle, beautiful beaches, year-round sunshine, and thriving arts and culture scene.
With fantastic weather and beautiful surroundings, residents like to be outside and on the move. From pristine beaches and lush parks to outdoor restaurants and events, there is always something to do. Whether you are an adventure seeker that wants to go deep-sea fishing or kayak the Caloosahatchee River, or someone more into museums and opera, Fort Myers has year-round attractions to keep your body and your mind active. Enjoy easy access to wildlife, hiking, biking and paddling at various national, state and local parks.
Fort Myers is also home for Spring Training. Residents can get up close as they watch the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Stadium and the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium take on other major league teams of the Grapefruit League. The Florida Everblades is a minor league hockey team affiliated with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Winder is a small North Georgia town located about 1-1/2 hours east of Atlanta. The gem of this community is Fort Yargo State Park, which was named for the 1792 fort built by settlers. Amenities include camping, cottages, the 260-acre Marbury Creek Reservoir with swimming beach, boat rental, hiking and biking trails, picnicking and mini-golf. Spend the afternoon shopping in Downtown Winder, complete with antique, craft and furniture shops and a variety of restaurants and coffee shops. The Winder Cultural Arts Center is an artistic haven with both visual and performing arts, and golfers love playing at the par-72 Chimneys Golf Course.
For more information on Winder, GA, visit Explore Georgia.
Only 1-1/2 hours away, Atlanta offers a diverse variety of things to do with personality, adventure and unforgettable experiences. Test your adventurous side with outdoor fun at one of the city’s many green spaces, dig into ATL’s deep culture through historic sites and museums, feel the soulful vibe of local musicians across the city or stroll through endless neighborhoods filled with unique shops. Whatever you choose, you’re in for a trip of a lifetime.
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