Bokeelia is near many of Fort Myers’s attractions. Two of the places not to miss are the marvelous Gasparilla Island and the remarkable Sun Splash Water Park. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find nearby Bokeelia are the Alison Hagerup Beach Park and McCarthy's Marina.
Savvy travelers in Bokeelia, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will appreciate the nearby museums and theaters. Step inside the many fascinating exhibit spaces such as the Fort Myers Historical Museum and the Charlotte County Historical Center in Port Charlotte.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and make the most of the local natural destinations. Go for a walk in one of the parks and gardens, which include Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda, the Cedar Point Environmental Park in Englewood and the Bayshore Live Oak Park in Port Charlotte. To catch a glimpse of the local wilderness drive out to the J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel and the Don Pedro Island State Park in Placida. Watch as the birds wheel overhead, skim rocks in the shallows and enjoy some sunshine at nearby the Stump Pass Beach State Park in Englewood, the Port Charlotte Beach Park in Port Charlotte and Turner Beach in Captiva.
If golf is your passion, visit the Fort Myers Country Club. It's a perfect way to get out and enjoy the outdoors.
Sports fans vacationing in Bokeelia should get tickets for Lee County Sports Complex - Hammond Stadium to see the Fort Myers Miracle doing battle with visiting teams. On match days the stadium becomes a sea of navy, red and white, as crowds come together to get behind their beloved team.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider staying close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa, the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village and the South Seas Island Resort, Captiva are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.