Things to Do on Sanibel and Captiva Islands – Archives


The Society of American Travel Writers awarded the J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge their prestigious "Phoenix" award. The purpose of the Phoenix Award is to give appropriate recognition for  Individuals or Organizations actively involved in conservation,  preservation, beautification and anti-pollution campaigns which further  the growth and appeal of North American travel destinations. J.N. "Ding" [...]

2017-08-18T16:31:28-04:00December 13th, 2012|Captiva Island Hotels, Home, Things to Do|

Sherman’s Travel Named Sanibel Island, Florida a Top 10 Family Beach

Sanibel Island is a Top Family Beach Destination The following is what Sherman's travel wrote about Sanibel Island... "Nearly 15 miles of seashells are yours for the pickin’ on Sanibel Island, known as one of the country’s top destinations for this family-friendly activity. This family beach destination on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico has all the [...]

2017-05-03T20:01:31-04:00November 1st, 2012|Home, Things to Do|

2012 E Awards for Local Sanibel & Captiva Island Travel-Related Businesses

The purpose of the E Awards is to recognize those employees within the hospitality and allied industries who positively impact a visitor or resident’s experience in Lee County. Who is eligible to be nominated:  Employees who work in hospitality and allied industries in Lee County. Who can nominate:  Anyone who experiences exceptional customer service and who [...]

Sanibel Library is an All Star!

The Sanibel Public Library has been named a '5 Star' library by the Library Journal. This is their highest 'star' rating. The Library Journal Index is a national rating system designed to recognize  and promote America's public libraries, to help improve the pool of  nationally collected library statistics, and to encourage library  self-evaluation. Congratulations to [...]

2012-08-22T13:37:39-04:00August 22nd, 2012|Captiva Island Hotels, Things to Do|

Sanibel Island Makes Top 10 Family Beaches List

Sanibel Island Makes Sherman's Travel Top 10 Family Beaches List ShermansTravel Editorial Staff Sanibel Island was rated #10 on Sherman’s Travel list of top 10 U.S. Family Beaches! Ahhh . . . the family beach vacation. It’s as all-American as apple pie, a time-honored tradition where some of the best childhood memories are made. [...]

2012-05-31T08:04:04-04:00May 31st, 2012|Captiva Island Hotels, Home, Things to Do|

‘Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island, Joins National Register Of Historic Places

Courtesy of the Island Sun 'Tween Waters Inn Island Resort commemorated the official historic designation of the storied Captiva Island Resort Sunday, May 20. The resort was officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places on December 15, 2011, according to Alissa M. Slade, chief of the bureau of historic preservation and deputy state [...]

Voters pick Walker House top residence on Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island's Walker Guest House won the favor of online voters as the top residential building in Florida during a month-long campaign by the Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). "I think it is good for the island," said Joyce Owens of AIA Florida. "It serves as a nice reminder that there is [...]