Category: Activities

Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Southwest Florida

Best places for paddle boarding in Southwest Florida

Stand up paddle boarding is not just one of the best full body workouts, it’s also a great way to enjoy the water.  Southwest Florida is a fantastic place for paddleboarding with lots of options to enjoy the beautiful beaches and estuaries and view nature from the water. After trying paddle boarding for the first …

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WaveRunner Dolphin Tour: the Most Exciting Dolphin Tour in Fort Myers Beach

Dolphin Waverunner tour in Fort Myers Beach

Dolphin watching is definitely one of the favorite things to do for anyone living in or visiting Southwest Florida. There are lots of places where you can watch dolphins from Sanibel to Naples from dolphin cruises to watching these playful animals from the Fort Myers or Naples piers. But if you’re looking to get really …

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Best Egg Hunts and Family Easter Events in Southwest Florida 2022

Easter events in Southwest Florida

From glowing easter egg hunts, Easter parades and Easter coconut hunts to breakfast with the Easter bunny and Easter dolphin cruises celebrate Easter in Southwest Florida by joining in one of these fun Easter family activities! We have included the best Easter events in southwest Florida for families in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples and …

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Best Things to Do With Teens and Tweens in Fort Myers

Defy Fort Myers

If you’re looking for the best things to do with teens in Southwest Florida you will find lots of great options here for teens and tweets. Teens and tweens can be a tough crowd to entertain. Not only are they notoriously hard to impress, but they’re often stuck between childhood and adulthood – too grown …

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Service Project Ideas for Kids in Southwest Florida

humane society adopting dogs

No matter how old your kids are it’s always a great idea to get your family involved in the community. Service projects are a great way to teach your kids empathy while also showing them the importance of giving back to their community. Whether your kids want to help other local children, the environment, or …

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Best Nature Hikes for Families in Southwest Florida

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Best Nature Hikes for Families in Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida is home to so many wonderful nature preserves full of interesting plant life and animals. While these parks offer may a variety of learning experiences for kids, hiking as a family can often be tricky. That’s why I’ve outlined the best nature hikes for families in the area. Each of these hikes are …

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10 Fun Seashell Crafts To Do With Your Kids This Summer

Melted Crayon Seashells Shell crafts to do with kids

Wether you’re a local or just visiting Southwest Florida collecting shells at the beach is always a favorite past time, so I’m sure you probably have tons of seashells lying around. Put some of those awesome beach finds to good use this summer by making some adorable crafts with your kids. There are so many …

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Great STEAM Summer Camps In Southwest Florida

From robotics and video game design to awakening your child’s inner artist with painting classes there are many options in Southwest Florida when it comes to summer camps that promote STEAM learning (in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). Here are some of our favorite options for STEAM camps in Fort Myers, …

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$1 Summer Movies in Southwest Florida (2018)

$1 Summer Movies at select Regal Theaters in Southwest Florida

One dollar to see a movie in the theaters? Yes, please! We look forward to Regal theater’s Summer Movie Express each year at Gulf Coast Town Center and Bell Tower Shops (see all locations). It’s especially an affordable way to cool off in the summer and keep kids entertained while school is out. It’s also …

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Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps: Inspiring Kids To Learn About Engineering And Robotics

As summer approaches I worry about summer slide and about making sure that my kids stay engaged and entertained while they learn new things. My son is obsessed with LEGO® bricks and I was really thrilled when we found about Bricks 4 Kidz®. He attend one of their camps and in his words had the …

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