Thomas Edison and Henry Ford's winter estates were located in Fort Myers, the commercial center of Lee County, Florida. There are lots of museums dedicated to them and they are the main attractions. In accordance with the United States Census Bureau, Fort Myers has a total area of 105km2, which is 40.4 square miles. Fort Myers offers a variety of activities such as boating, tropical gardening, fishing, and golfing. In addition, Fort Myers is known as one of Southwest Florida's "best places to live" for family fun and a peaceful lifestyle. There is also an airport, RSW airport, which was completely rebuilt in 2005 to serve this rapidly growing city. Fort Myers got its reputation for palm trees in the 1800s. Visitors come from all over to see palm trees that are 75 feet tall! This city is called the "City of Palms", and now I understand why. Tourists are also drawn to downtown Fort Myers. Downtown Fort Myers features a variety of shops, clubs, restaurants, and more. People of all ages live here. Fort Myers maintains its position as the county's youngest city with an average age of 32. Due to its young population, the city radiates fun, energy, creativity, and growth. It can be seen in the parties that are held in town and the renovations of its buildings. There are also a number of old people, usually retired making it a great diversity in the city. Fort Myers is also where Henry Ford and Thomas Edison had their winter homes, making Fort Myers hold lots of history. Beach lovers will love Fort Myers. Overlooking the Caloosahatchee river at Centennial Park and the Fort Myers Yacht Basin, homebuyers will find their dream beachfront home on Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach, or Sanibel Island. Fort Myers is great for families, for example it has museums, hiking trails, beaches, and rock wall climbing. There is also paddling and splashing in the fountains. There are so many things to do in Fort Myers you will never be bored.


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