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Beautiful Drive (s) in Sanibel Area

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Beautiful Drive (s) in Sanibel Area

Are there any beautiful drives before or on Sanibel Island?

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Sanibel is not very large but the first thought is Wildlife Drive in the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge. Bring your binoculars and check out lots of water birds especially at low tide. Driving out to Captiva gives you nice Gulf views and some interesting mansion viewing.

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The drive along McGregor Blvd from downtown Ft. Myers is lined with palm trees for the first 7 miles or so. Probably not worth driving out of your way to see though. The palms were first planted by Thomas Edison and the city has continued the tradition.

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Oh, we will love looking at the mansions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks!

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How interesting, and he is an individual that I really admire and appreciate. Did he live in the area?

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The drive over the causeway to Sanibel is beautiful.

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Every drive on Sanibel is beautiful!!

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Yes, Edison was a winter resident. You would probably enjoy a visit to The Edison and Ford Winter Estates. He continued his electric research here at first but closed that lab and opened a rubber research lab.

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Oh yes, The Estates sound great! Thanks so much. We have been to the Ford Museum in Detroit and saw Edison's workshop there. ...really enjoyed it.

Are there any particular streets for mansions that we shouldn't miss?

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Lots of mansions on the drive into Captiva.... love driving from Sanibel onto Captiva... the view at Blind Pass is spectacular on a sunny day!

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