For prime boating in Fort Myers, consider the exceptional waterfront community of Palmetto Point. Described by some as a “boaters’ paradise”, the highly desirable community is home to some large estate homes with direct gulf access.

Palmetto Point- Prime Fort Myers Boating Community

Tied to the region for generations, it’s said Thomas Edison found true inspiration in his Florida estate. According to reports, Edison first visited Fort Myers in the late 1800s under doctor’s orders to spend the chilly season in a warmer climate.

Edison found Inspiration in his Florida Estate

Statue of Thomas Edison in Old Fort Myers

Complete with gardens, a museum and historic homes, the Ford & Edison Winter Estates provide the perfect excuse to take a stroll back in history. Located along McGregor Boulevard in Downtown Fort Myers, the estates combine to form one of the nation’s most visited historic home sites.

Rediscover History at the Ford & Edison Winter Estates