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Discover exciting area attractions, explore the island on an eco-adventure, or plan ahead for upcoming annual events. Our Staff Picks blog will help you make the most of your stay on Estero Island.

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Make a Day Trip to the Everglades

May 06, 2019

Beautiful coastal mangroves, marshes, and pine flat woods will create the perfect backdrop for whatever fun activities your family will get up to. Hop on a few bikes to check out Shark Valley, Snake Bight Trail, and the Long Pine Key Nature Trail. Or, sign up for a guided boat tour through the water to spot alligators and other wild wonders in their natural habitat. If you forget your "sea" legs, some of southern Florida's most beautiful and diverse landscape is best seen on your own two feet. Go for a leisurely walk on trails like the Flamingo, Pine Island, and more. No matter what you do, the Everglades are bound to be a beautiful adventure.