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Thomas Edison & Henry Ford Winter Estates
Location: 2350 McGregor Blvd. · Fort Myers, FL 33901
Hours: Open Daily 9:00am – 5:30pm
Visit the Edison & Ford Winter Estates - a world class, historic destination honoring the innovation and creativity of two of America’s most influential individuals – Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.
Visitors can enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, beautiful gardens, Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Estates Museum. The newly restored Edison buildings include the Main House, Guest House and Caretaker’s House. The 1929 historic landscape is evident throughout property, including the award winning Moonlight Garden. The 15,000 square foot (air conditioned) Estates Museum has an impressive collection of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits that inspires imagination and encourages exploration. National Register Historic Site and Winner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Stewardship Award of a Historic Site.
The Complete Estates Tour offers a complete orientation and self-guided Audio Tour of the historic homes, gardens and laboratory of the Edison and Ford families as well as the Museum.
Audio Tours, available in English, German, French, and Spanish, give visitors the opportunity to experience the Edison Ford Estates at their own pace. Maps highlight areas throughout the 20 acre site with historical information.
Terms & Conditions:
- All purchases are subject to credit card approval and billing address verification.
- We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made including but not limited to lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets.
- Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.
Fresh Fruit & Champagne
A great way to celebrate your arrival and other special events, including birthdays, anniversaries and engagements.
Soar over beautiful Fort Myers Beach! Price is per person, with a maximum of six adventurers. Choose your ride, from astonishing views and easy dips to thrilling, soaking free falls. This is safety you can trust with experienced USCG captains on Coast Guard inspected vessels. Learn more at www.paradiseparasail.com
Guided Segway® Tour of FMB
Enjoy a fun and easy tour of Fort Myers Beach on a Segway® – a device its inventor Dean Kamen calls "the world's first self-balancing human transporter." Dynamic stabilization technology makes Segway easy to use. One ride voucher per person; children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. (No refund for unused vouchers.)
Breakfast @ The Tiki Bar
Start the day right with eggs, hash browns and toast with bacon, sausage or ham and a non-alcoholic beverage. (Price is per person, adult or child.) Breakfast is served from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Fun & Sun Package
The beach awaits! Head out equipped with the essentials - two oversized towels and a bottle of sunscreen in your choice of SPF.
Lighthouse Tiki Bar
Prepay to save on good times on-premises at our world-famous Tiki bar. $20 buys $25 in Tiki Bucks. Nightly entertainment features some of the area's best beach bands. Our menu includes salads, subs (with Boar's Head meats), club wraps, veggie wraps, our own Macho Monkey Burgers, Home Wrecker Hotdogs and the world's best pizza.
Yucatan Beach Stand
Prepay to save on food and drink at our adjacent property: $40 buys a $50 gift card. Enjoy live entertainment every night. Our full menu features everything from burgers, beach and bar food to fresh fish, prime rib and rack of lamb. Walk over for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert or carry-out.
LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST - Lighthouse Favorites
CRUISES, TOURS AND DESTINATIONS
The Big "M" Casino Ship at Moss Marine offers day and evening Las Vegas style casino gambling cruises: (239) 765-7529
Edison Ford Estate tours near downtown Fort Myers feature 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum: 239-334-7419
Everglades Adventure Tours showcase the cultural history and diverse wildlife of our fragile environment; all tours include a thrilling Everglades air boat ride: (239) 405-2060
Sanibel Island is a great way to spend the day; it's famous for shelling, shopping and art galleries. Sanibel and Captiva offer 15 miles of unspoiled beaches, 22 miles of bike paths, 50 types of fish, 230 types of birds and 250 types of shells.
FISHING, BOATS AND RENTALS
Adventure Watersports on Fort Myers Beach rents Wave Runners, kayaks and sail boats; or enjoy a guided dolphin tour around the island. Reservations are recommended: (239) 849-6342
Away We Go! Rents family vacation essentials including baby equipment, beach gear, mobility aids and more: (239) 454-2974
Fish Tale Marina offers boat rentals, kayak rentals, fishing charters, dolphin tours and sightseeing excursions: (239) 463-4448
Getaway Marina near the north end of Fort Myers Beach offers boat rentals as well as half day, full day and private fishing charters: 1-800-641-3088
The Key West Express is the fastest, most exciting way to get to Key West; a fun 3 ½ hour boat ride each way: (888) 539 2628
SHOWS AND SPORTS
The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on the campus of Edison Community College is a 1,753 seat facility featuring Broadway quality plays, nationally known artists, musicians, comedians and more: www.bbmannpah.com
Fort Myers has two major league teams who travel to the area for Spring Training. The Boston Red Sox play at JetBlue Park and The Minnesota Twins play at Hammond Stadium. Both stadiums are an easy drive from Lighthouse Inn. Click the links above to check out the Spring Training schedules for both teams.
The Florida Everblades play professional hockey. For team info and schedule, see: www.floridaeverblades.com
Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Racing & Poker is located in Bonita Springs: www.naplesfortmyersdogs.com
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