Estero, FL Travel Tips
Florida is at the top of the list for vacationers due to its many beaches, parks, attractions, events, and festivals. There’s plenty of entertainment for families year-round. With online reservations available from Vacation Home Rentals, you can book homes for rent in Estero, FL, by owner that are near all area activities. Choose from condos, villas, cozy cottages, or luxury rentals in Estero, FL, and save by choosing a rental versus a hotel. Houses for rent in Estero, FL, come in all shapes and sizes, with a variety of amenities to suit your family’s every desire. Select a home to rent with a pool or Estero rentals with access to a fitness center, tennis courts, or playground.
There are several neighborhoods with homes for rent in Estero, FL, to make your vacation one of comfort and convenience. Check out Estero beach rentals near Bonita Beach Park and Grandezza. One area with Estero, FL, rentals is Coconut Point. Rentals in Estero, FL, include luxury condos near Coconut Point Mall. The area features retail stores, entertainment, restaurants, theaters, golf courses, and beaches.
In the Grandezza neighborhood, wake up each morning in your condo overlooking the lake. Use the Olympic-sized pool, tennis and bocce courts, or clubhouse and be just a short distance from the golf course. Tee off at one of two 18-hole public courses, Stoneybrook Golf Club and Villages of Country Green Golf Course, for a day on the greens.
Estero is home to many attractions offering a wide variety of outdoor entertainment. Estero Bay Preserve State Park features hiking, biking, bird-watching, boating, fishing, and picnicking. Like Estero Bay, the Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. A 2.25-mile boardwalk winds its way throughout the park for wildlife, bird, and habitat observation.
The Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve
has 11,000 acres to explore both above and below water by paddle-boat, canoe, or kayak. Spend the day enjoying the sun and collecting seashells at Lovers Key State Park. Or visit Mound Key Archaeological State Park, thought to be an ancient ceremonial site. The park is accessible only by boat.
Take the self-guided or ranger tour of the pioneer settlement at Koreshan State Historic Site.
You can also go fishing, boating, and hiking or plan a camping trip. Canoe rentals are available to explore the waterways.
Only 20 minutes away in Fort Myers, visit the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Explore the lab, gardens, and museum filled with hundreds of exhibits, artifacts, and inventions.
The Annual Coconut Point New Year’s Weekend in December features an arts and crafts festival. Listen to live music and see artwork including paintings, jewelry, ceramics, sculptures, and photography. The event is free. More into the performing arts? Bonita Springs will have your toes tapping in March at the two-day Bonita Blues Festival
held at Riverside Park.
For three weeks starting in January, the Edison Festival of Light in Fort Myers features the Mutt Strutt, Crafts on the River & Vintage Market, Grand Parade, a classic car show, and Discovery Village. Fort Myers also hosts the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park
for spring training.
Just 40 minutes away, enjoy the great outdoors and cool temperatures of February at the two-day World Wetlands Day at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. In Naples, 30 minutes from Estero, see the Naples National Art Festival at Cambier Park.
In March, the Naples Craft Beer Fest, Naples Flower Show, and Annual Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade will keep your family busy. There’s more to come in May with Blues, Brews & BBQ at Tin City, scheduled for two days on the waterfront with food, brews, and bands.
Florida’s weather is an important consideration when planning your vacation. Keep in mind that June through August is the hottest season and sees lots of rain. Fall and spring have mild temperatures, making them great times to book your stay with Vacation Home Rentals, while temperatures turn colder in November through January.