Local Info

LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, is well known for its 50 miles of beach shoreline, quality of life, eco-friendly attitude and natural beauty. More sun than clouds, swaying palm trees and gentle breezes off the Gulf of Mexico are all signature trademarks of an area billed as “The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.” To the west, the area is blessed with more than 100 barrier islands, including world-famous Sanibel and Captiva. Inland, the county is laced with rivers and other waterways, rural byways and historic cities and towns. More than 600,000 people from around the world have found Lee County a highly desirable place to live. And it’s all not far from Jamaica Bay.

Arts, Culture and History
Edison-Ford Winter Estates, Calusa Heritage Trail, museums, performing arts, galleries

Climate
Subtropical, 350 days of sunshine every year, average temperature 83°

Dining & Shopping
Lifestyle centers, waterfront dining, malls, trendy bistros, national chains

Education
Colleges, universities, technical training, public and private institutions

Outdoor Adventures
Beaches, shelling, bird watching, water sports, fishing, state & county parks, golfing

Sports
Championship golf courses, MLB Spring Training, East Coast Hockey League, arena football

Transportation
Southwest Florida International Airport, Page Field Airport, I-75, U.S. 41, LeeTran Bus Service

For more information, visit the official Lee County website.