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Hi visiting Sanibel next month. Will most buisnesses/restros be open? Also, which is nicer Sanibel Inn or Seaside Inn. And how is the weather/water temps in October. And any recommendation on a day/cruise trip. Thanks!

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Next month I think you will find everything open for business again and the weather should be very pleasant with temps mid 60's to mid 80's. Water should be in the 80's

Haven't stayed at either of your mentioned locations so wait for somebody else to chime in with their advice on that.

Cruises The 'Thriller' is a must www.sanibelthriller.com

also www.captivacruises.com and www.sanibelislandcruiseline.com

Have a great time

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Yes, everything should be open in October. September is the slowest month on island and tha tis why things are closed good time for remodeling and vacations for business owners to get ready for the busy season. October is a great time. Nice temps, gulf still nice as well. I enjoy October a lot. Still hurricane season though so you never know.

Here are the average temps


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Everything will be open again in October. Sanibel Thriller is closed right now and so is Traders, Grama Dots, Twilight and Hungry Heron.

Captiva Cruises is open now with sunset , dolphin, shelling or sailing cruise. reservations required. Takes off from McCarthy's Marina on Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva. Sanibel Thriller will re-open early October.

Sanibel Inn is a larger complex located on East Gulf and Lingren. Seaside Inn located further East and is a smaller, more intimate property. Good reviews on both places The weather will be beautiful in October. I think October and May are the nicest weather month here.

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