For anyone who has ever gone on spring break before, the key a tight budget. Planning things to do that are not only fun, but inexpensive. Fort Myers is full of low cost activities, especially as the beach is less than thirty minutes away Of course, that is always depending on traffic. And anyone who has traveled to Fort Myers during Spring Break, well the traffic just is part of the Spring Break experience. Along with plenty of beach time, here are some quick places to eat. Of course, you can’t come to Fort Myers, and not go to a Boston Red Sox Spring Training game.
Places to See on Spring Break in Fort Myers:
The Red Sox Spring Training
2201 Edison Av., Ft. Myers, FL
With the Red Sox coming in town, games begin February 25th at 1:05, and lasts until April 4, 2009. Check here for a list of all the Red Sox Spring Training games.
Tickets can be bought online or at the stadium. Tickets range from $10 for standing room to $46 for a seat at home plate. Get your tickets at the game or order online before you head out for your spring break.
We’ve never had a problem getting tickets, although we usually don’t go for the most sought out seats. Make sure to bring extra cash to eat a good ole hot dog, cola and drink. There is nothing more fun that eating at the stadium while you want the game.
Also, check the Red Sox Spring Training site, to see when they have special events after the games.
Fort Myers Beach
Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL
For anyone heading out for Spring Break, they know all too well staying on a budget. Fort Myers Beach is the most economical beach in the Fort Myers area. Not only can you get cheap parking, but there are plenty of affordable places to eat, including McDonald’s.
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905
The Calusa is a 100 mile acre, which includes a nature center plus planetarium. The museum offers history of Florida’s animals, including exhibits on snakes, manatees, alligators and crocodiles.
Local Places to eat on Spring Break:
If you are on a budget, there is no better place to eat than the Golden Arch. Not only will you eat a burger, but you can stay on a budget. Which we all know can be difficult if you are a college student. If you are saving your money, it helps to know there is always a McDonald’s nearby.
Iguana Mia Mexican Restaurant
4329 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
Mexican is always a favorite with large crowds. If you’re hungry after a day at the beach, head over to Iguana Mia for a fabulous Mexican dinner.
Sonny‘s Real Pit Barbecue
American, Barbecue, Family/Casual
5980 Winkler Rd, Fort Myers
Barbecue is another favorite, especially if you are on Spring Break in Fort Myers, FL. Not only is the meal great, but the leftovers are even better!