Southwest Florida offers a first-class quality of life that continues to attract new residents and retain young minds. With quick access to Interstate 75 and U.S. 41, the Skyplex property puts all the attractions of the region within easy driving distance.
The charming stretch of Florida’s West Coast where Lee County is located has more than 590 miles of shoreline and 50 miles of white-sand beaches, including more than 100 barrier and coastal islands. The warm Gulf of Mexico waters, averaging 78 degrees annually, and pristine beaches are recognized on national and international levels for their shelling, bird watching, sand sculpting, water sports and more. Boating, fishing and water sport enthusiasts and paddlers can take advantage of miles of coastal and inland waters.
People also like to visit Southwest Florida for its many sporting opportunities and Lee County is the host to almost every type - from little league to major league baseball. Some of the best facilities in the country are found here - from outdoor stadiums to state-of-the-art, multi-sport indoor facilities. Fort Myers is the Spring Training home of the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins baseball teams. Fans can enjoy minor league hockey and baseball teams, arena football, as well as college athletics. In addition to the many traditional sports, there are numerous parks and venues for special events unique to the region such as canoe and kayak trails, archery and ranges, swimming and more.
Florida is known for great golf and Southwest Florida is part of that reason! There are more than 150 golf courses available all year-long for visitors and residents to enjoy. Lee County has a mix of new and revered courses with different layouts and settings, many part of upscale subdivisions that offer golfers a plethora of choices.
Lee County offers many cultural and historical experiences and a diverse arts community. Residents and visitors can enjoy national tours or artists in concert, community theaters, explore museums and historical homes, browse art galleries or take your family to one of the many local festivals.
Dine and entertain at more than five large shopping complexes and hundreds of restaurants, all just within 15 miles of the Skyplex property. Visitors can indulge in a variety of shopping – from colorful galleries, flea markets, open-air outlet malls and high-end retailers. You can also enjoy local beach or waterfront and ethnic specialty restaurants or head to the River District in downtown Fort Myers for all types of dining and nightlife.
These are just some of the reasons that make Southwest Florida a highly desirable area to live, work and play!