Category Archives: Points of Interest

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Sanibel Island Lighthouse

When you’re vacationing in the stunning Sanibel Island area, there are plenty of things for you to discover. Spend your days enjoying the white sand beaches of Sanibel Island, explore the local boutiques staffed by the friendliest artisans, and indulge in incredible seafood from right off the coast. While you’re in the area, you simply can’t miss out on the... Read More »


sanibel island vacation activities

Where Can You See a Good Concert or Show in Sanibel?

If you are looking for a Florida vacation destination that perfectly blends luxury and comfort, look no further than Sanibel. You’ll have access to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the state, and they’re not nearly as crowded as in popular tourist destinations like Miami or Panama City. No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something exciting, from fresh... Read More »


Thankful

3 Things Sanibel is Thankful to Have

Sanibel Island has plenty to be thankful for. This natural paradise boasts a beautiful coastline that attracts surfers and sailors alike. Some of the world’s largest seashells have also been found on the beaches of Sanibel Island. The level of biodiversity in the area is incredible, and Sanibel is renowned for Florida birdwatching. Here are a few other things Sanibel... Read More »


Ding Darling Days 2014

Upcycle! At “Ding” Darling Visitor and Education Center

Come join the fun at the Upcycle! Art Festival Wednesday April 1st and Thursday April 2nd from 9am to 4pm daily. This event features over 20 artists showcasing their designs made out of recycled materials. There will be a silent auction, entertainment, artist demonstrations and crafts for the kids. Read More »


Christmas Sanibel Island

Sanibel Lighthouse

Check out our newly painted lighthouse all decked out for Christmas! Read More »


Sanibel Historical Museum

There is a new addition to our local historical village.  Last Friday one of Sanibel’s early landmarks called Shore Haven was loaded on a barge from its bayfront location and moved up the bay to the end of Dixie Beach Road.  Then Tuesday night it was trucked to the Sanibel Historical Museum off Dunlop Road.  Of course this necessitated the power company dismantling... Read More »


Letter Carrier Food Drive

This annual event is tomorrow Saturday, May 12 and is the largest one day food drive in the nation.  Locally our food collected is donated to the Harry Chapin Food Bank. So now is the time to clean out your kitchen cupboards and donate any non-perishable food you find.  Just set it out next to your mailbox and volunteers and... Read More »


Wanee Music Festival

Had a fantastic time last week at the Wanee Music Festival.  The music was better than ever this year.  We rented an RV and met up with family and friends for a very memorable time.  Check out this review: http://www.glidemagazine.com/hiddentrack/review-and-photos-wanee-festival-2012/  Already looking forward to next year’s event! Read More »


Wanee Music Festival

We are off tomorrow to the Wanee Music Festival in north Florida.  Looking forward to good music and a good time with good friends! Find out more about the festival at www.waneefestival.com Read More »


Captiva Bank

Bank of the Islands has officially opened its new branch on Captiva next to the US Post Office.  It is a full service branch offering all banking services including loans and an ATM.  Captivans can now bike to the bank instead of driving to Sanibel…a real plus with the seasonal traffic as bad as it is now. Read More »