My Magical Florida: Fort Myers (Part II)

Fort Myers Yacht Basin is on Jay Coyle's list of favored stops. Part II of Coyle's "Little Loop" from our October 2011 issue.

October 11, 2011


The author’s ride, Anhinga, at rest.

Fort Myers Yacht Basin (239-321-7080) is on my short list of favored stops. It’s a public facility that delivers reasonably priced dockage and friendly service without an attitude. The dock office serves as a gathering place for cruisers and resident boaters to jawbone. It’s a short walk to downtown, and there are a number of decent dining choices. If you have the time, visit the Edison and Ford Winter Estates — it’s worth the cab fare. Here you will find the botanic research laboratory where Thomas developed rubber tires for Henry’s cars.

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