The driving distance from Miami, Florida to Fort Myers, Florida is:

156 miles / 251 km

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Driving distance from Miami, FL to Fort Myers, FL

The total driving distance from Miami, FL to Fort Myers, FL is 156 miles or 251 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Miami, Florida. It ends in Fort Myers, Florida.

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Located in the west coast of Florida Fort Myers is the gateway to Sanibel Island, an island known for its lighthouse and shelling activities. Travel and Leisure magazine named it as one of the 10 Best U.S. Shelling Beaches.

Shelling beaches are everywhere in Sanibel Island but your best bet would be the beaches from North Captiva to the Lighthouse. The 120-year-old Sanibel Lighthouse is a historical landmark and wildlife refuge of the island. There is a wheelchair accessible boardwalk that leads to the lighthouse however the lighthouse is not open to the public.

Nature enthusiasts may want to visit Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. This 6,300 preserve has alligators, 245 species of birds, alligators, endangered West Indian manatees and more. According to the locals Wildlife Drive in Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge may have one of the best places to view the amazing west coast sunset.

Another place to visit is the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum where you’ll learn about shells and mollusks through exhibits and free workshops.

Miami, Florida

City: Miami
State: Florida
Country: United States
Category: cities

Fort Myers, Florida

City: Fort Myers
State: Florida
Country: United States
Category: cities

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