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Fort Myers River District

First Street, Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33902
+1 239-226-0006
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Love the River District!

Lots of places to eat and walk around. Cobblestone streets give you an old time feel. A lot of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
boyzmama
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Fort Myers, Florida
Walkable Downtown Fort Myers

Twice per month there are special events such as "Art Walk" and "Music Walk" that draw a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
770ralphg
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Fort Myers, FL, United States
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
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“art walk” (47 reviews)
“music walk” (40 reviews)
“bike night” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 23:00
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First Street, Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33902
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+1 239-226-0006
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of places to eat and walk around. Cobblestone streets give you an old time feel. A lot of history can be seen. There are many types of restaurants to choose from. There are indoor and outdoor seating places. Often there are festivals and they...More

1  Thank boyzmama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Twice per month there are special events such as "Art Walk" and "Music Walk" that draw a lot of people downtown. There are many restaurants to enjoy as well

Thank 770ralphg
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this district for meals, once at the Lodge and once at the Ford Garage. We went inside a couple of shops but they were a little expensive for us so didn't bother going further. On saying that it is a nice clean place.

Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to check out the small shops and restaurants in the historic district. Apparently the parking is free on Sunday which is great because the thing we realized was that most shops are either completely closed on Sunday or close at 5pm ;( Thinking that...More

1  Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We think the downtown area, especially the river district is a great place to go. You can find nice restaurants there, of various levels, from cheap to expensive. Beautiful area to relax in.

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I feel like we were taken back in time with Thomas Edison. There is great restoration and historic buildings. Parking can be a bit of a problem, but there is always one. If you enjoy a short walk, you can window shop,...More

1  Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Is a good place to spend a few hours looking in quaint shops and getting some good food. They have street performers playing music. Not a bad way to spend a couple hours.

1  Thank tybarrett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all driving down McGregor Blvd Going toward the river district is beautiful with large palm trees on each side of the street.Then go bu the Edison house towards downtown.The downtown looks clean and new with brick lined streets.Take a couple whips down main...More

Thank bigrjboxer
Reviewed 10 July 2017

great place to eat and entertainment. Spend a lot of time downtown to work, eat and play. Looking forward to all the new and upcoming changes.

Thank jencast60
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice ares with some stuff to do around there like Joe's crab shack. Scenery is very nice. You can watch the boats maybe have a little picnic. Def good for taking pics!!!

Thank angela C
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hicksychick
9 February 2017|
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Response from Irene M | Reviewed this property |
FMB is not close to downtown Fort Myers. If it is just bars you are looking for, FMB has a ton that you can stroll to without having to drive. If you really want to head downtown, I suggest using Uber as that would be the... More
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news2notice
1 February 2017|
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Response from maricoin | Reviewed this property |
Hi ,I'm not sure at what exact location the trolley stops are but they in many spots downtown.I'm also not sure if it still is but it used to be free and they would tell about the different locations while you rode.My best... More
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JupiterFarmer
8 January 2017|
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Response from jimbo5454 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , we were just down there at dusk and later and had no problem . We are an over 70 couple so as long as you do as your suppose to do as far as jewelry , money etc. I would recommend it though , lights , restaurant... More
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