Gaming and Entertainment
Although Lee County’s best attractions are its natural ones
, the area also offers dozens of opportunities for man-made entertainment, whether you’re here on a romantic getaway, family vacation or spring break trip. So soak up the local arts and culture
, dine at local restaurants
, and be sure to hit up the exciting attractions below.
Family Friendly Entertainment
Race go-karts, hit some home runs at the batting cage, challenge your friends to mini-golf, grab a paintball gun or hit a high score in the arcade. This multi-faceted family attraction is owned by local baseball legend Mike Greenwell.
Slip and slide at this fun waterpark, located in Cape Coral. If you have the courage, be sure to take a trip down Cape Fear, a 215-ft slide through a darkened tunnel.
This expansive indoor/outdoor amusement park features a wide assortment of games, rides and attractions including mini golf, roller coaster, go-kart tracks, bumper boats, classic midway rides and much more.
Fort Myers is a great sports town, especially for baseball fans. Local sports attractions include:
Boston Red Socks Spring Training
Every year in mid-February, Major League Baseball teams begin their spring training. The Boston Red Sox Spring Training headquarters is at City of Palms Park in Fort Myers, making the city a popular destination for Red Sox fans wanting to get a glimpse at the team as they get themselves in shape for the season.
The Minnesota Twins also host their spring training in Fort Myers, at Hammond Stadium. If you’re a Twins fan, be sure to check it out.
You might not normally associate Florida with a sport that’s usually played in the country’s more frigid regions, but ice hockey has a large and loyal following all across the state. For any hockey fans visiting Lee County, be sure to catch a Florida Everblades game.
Don’t miss the chance too see some top-notch baseball at Hammond Stadium. The Fort Myers Miracle are the Class-A Advanced minor league affiliate of the Minnesota twins and their games are fun for the whole family.
Casinos and Gaming
Place your bets! The Fort Myers Beach area offers several thrilling venues for casino entertainment and gaming, including:
Place your bet on the speediest pooch at Lee County’s only greyhound track. Open every day starting at 9:45am, admission is only 2 dollars during live racing season and free the rest of the time. Parking is also free and there’s a poker room to keep the excitement going between races.
Open 24/7, this deluxe casino features blackjack, slots, live-action poker and more. Grab a New York style meal at the 1st Street Deli or relax with a cocktail at the Zig Zag Bar.
Experience Vegas-style Casino gaming on a 6-hour fun cruise complete with all-you-can-eat buffet and all your favorite casino games including craps, roulette, blackjack and slots (which, word has it, are the loosest in the state!).
For more information on your planning your Fort Myers Vacation, visit the Ultimate Island Guide
for ALL of your Ft. Myers Beach
vacation and holiday information needs. You can find information on Fort Myers activities, attractions, fishing charters, sailing and motor boat charters, restaurants, bars and more.