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It's hard to stay away from the draw of Sanibel Island. The beautiful blue tones of the Gulf of Mexico, the sun shining, and miles of sandy beaches for young and old to enjoy. Many people who rent vacation homes in Sanibel Island often choose...

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Every so often, you might see some wildlife just looking out the window.  Turtles, marsh rabbits, and...cats?

Yes, Southwest Florida (and Sanibel and Captiva) have felines roaming about.  Some may very well be domesticated and savvy enough to be outdoors part of the day and...

sanibel island sea turtles

Sea Turtle Season has wrapped up for 2020, and it has been an incredible year (when everything else was going wrong)!

From April until Halloween, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) located, marked, and monitored a record number of nests on both Sanibel and Captiva.  It...

Bicycles near beach path

One of the most popular activities on Sanibel (that’s NOT on the beach) is biking on the various trails (officially “Shared Use Paths”) on Sanibel Island, many of which are parallel to the streets of the city.  They began in 1976 with a 2 ½...

Jerry's

We’ve talked about the wildlife on the islands and some of our tourists coming to watch our native and migrating birds.  But some live on the island year-round and entertain shoppers every day of the week.  For over 35 years, Jerry’s Plaza has been home...

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