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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers

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  • Guided walking tour lead by a local

  • Learn about the town’s founders and history

  • Departs from a central location

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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers
From US$13.78
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Historic Walking Tour of Fort Myers
From US$13.78
Overview

See Fort Myers charm with a local on this guided walking tour. Learn about the town’s founders and how a frontier fort transformed into a city as you explore. There are several shady spots and benches to stop at for a break during the excursion. The tour departs from a central location in downtown.

What to Expect
Delight in the fascinating facts and poignant anecdotes of your local guide while you amble down the historic avenues of Fort Myers. Listen to the comical stories of the town's founding fathers and their ambitions. Follow your guide as you learn about the first settlements and the original fort, along with their personal insight into the legacies of iconic figures that turned Fort Myers into a haven for its residents. Take a break on benches and enjoy several shady spots along the way. Admire the tenacity and stubbornness of the founders on this delightful and personable walking tour of Fort Myers.

Meet your professional guide at 10:30am for this 1.5-hour tour at the Franklin Shops, located at 2200 First Street in downtown Fort Myers. Discover the history of this revitalized frontier fort as you stroll through the beautiful streets.
Reviews (19)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour

This past Friday morning a group of us signed up for the historic walking tour of Old Fort Myers. It was delightful. Our guide, Seth, led us on a 90+ minute tour of fun facts and highlights of the downtown area. It was well worth...More

Thank momtaxi50
Reviewed 20 August 2018
Fort Myers History Made Fun!

The tour was informative, interesting, entertaining, and a great way to get familiar with the Downtown Historic River District. Seth, the tour guide, keeps you engaged and interested, the entire 90 minutes!

Thank Hmarg1
Reviewed 27 June 2018
Enjoyable and informative

It was fun to learn about the history of Ft. Myers and Seth our tour guide knew a lot that he shared in an entertaining way. Not too much walking which was good because it was hot, but enough places to stand or sit in...More

Thank Jaklin H
Reviewed 12 June 2018
Great way to get to know a city

A wonderful tour conducted by a local (which is a rarity in Florida). Seth was great and had so much information at his fingertips. Definitely recommend this tour as a great way to familiarize yourself with this lovely place.

Thank Jetfuel_for_Blood
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Better than the bus!

Awesome tour led by Seth, who carried on despite a cold. 90 minutes of walking went by quickly....even the weather cooperated! Loved the anecdotes, historical details, architecture....and finding so many new places to go back and explore. Looking forward to bringing my neighbors back for...More

Thank CLP1012
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