101 Things To Do

While Staying At The Outrigger Beach Resort

  1. Have a Florida Picnic - Stop in at one of our many fresh fish markets, ask them to steam some shrimp, stop in at 7-11 grab a six pack (your choice) and grab a piece of sand. This is picnicking - Fort Myers Beach Style!
  2. Design and paint your own t-shirt or beach bag with our many Florida stencils and fabric paint.
  3. Play cards while sunning on our sundeck or in the shade of our tiki huts.
  4. Decorate a sand dollar at our Guest Service Center on the beach and enjoy a free poem of "The Legend of the Sand Dollar".
  5. Learn how to be a pirate on the Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise.
  6. Visit the winter homes of long time friends, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison.
  7. Take a dreamy afternoon sail with an expert.
  8. Take an exciting manatee cruise. If you do not see one, you do not pay!
  9. Take a trolley ride from one end of our island to the other for only 50 cents.
  10. Start the day off with a round of golf at one of the fabulous courses in the area.
  11. Take a dolphin tour on a waverunner.
  12. If it's time for church, there are many within walking and trolley distance.
  13. Take an airboat ride in the Everglades.
  14. Watch your favorite team while enjoying your favorite beverage at the Tiki Bar.
  15. Have lunch "poolside".
  16. Take a walk in our natural estuary and see the marine life in the protected mangroves.
  17. Build a magnificent sand castle.
  18. Stores Galore at Tanger Factory Outlet.
  19. Take a euphoric parasail ride and get your toes dipped in the Gulf.
  20. If you are so inclined, join the many happy couples who have taken their wedding vows on our beautifully romantic beach or renew your vows.
  21. Plan and enjoy a fun barbecue with family and friends at our picnic area.
  22. Treat yourself to a beautiful sunset view while enjoying the delicious fare at the Gulfshore Grill.
  23. Take a "day trip" of shelling and snorkeling to a remote island.
  24. Take a bike ride on the beach.
  25. Baseball Baseball Baseball! Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox enjoy our beautiful winters for spring training. Feed the frenzy complete with sunshine, cold beer and hotdogs while your friends at home are shoveling!
  26. Grab your camera at sunrise or sunset and catch on film a memory that will last a lifetime.
  27. We have the perfect, expansive beach to "fly a kite".
  28. Hunt for all sizes of sand dollars as the sun comes up.
  29. Take your watch off! Forget you have one!
  30. Take a fun-filled day cruise to the home of the "Cheeseburger in Paradise" song - Cabbage Key!
  31. Go "glow" bowling with the family or friends.
  32. Pass some time at our Guest Service Center on the beach decorating a jewelry box in the afternoon breeze.
  33. Play a friendly game of beach volleyball.
  34. Take a cruise on the "Big M" casino boat and win some extra "mad money".
  35. With the help of Guest Services, personalize a picture frame with your sea treasures found on the beach.
  36. Just do absolutely nothing lounging by our pool.
  37. "Catch a wave" on our boogie boards and skim boards.
  38. Florida Wine? Taste the delightful tropical fruit wines of Eden Vineyards and Winery.
  39. Interested in learning about our turtles? Visit the Guest Service Center for information on Turtle Time.
  40. Watch the dolphins "play" just off our beach in the early morning and at dusk.
  41. Spend some time with your metal detector searching for treasures the Gulf may have washed up and buried in the sand.
  42. Take a guided nature walk at one our our famous beaches.
  43. Events! Events and More Events! Enjoy the beach while attending the Sand Sculpting Festival, Shrimp Fest, Taste of the Beach and Mango Mania are just a few!
  44. Try out different suntan lotions from the Gift Shop.
  45. Enjoy a day of deep sea fishing with friends and family on one of the many charter boats on the island.
  46. Take a romantic sunset dolphin cruise.
  47. Ding Darling - what is in a name. Explore this beautiful bounty of birds at the Ding Darling Bird Sanctuary.
  48. Get your thrills on one of our two water slides in the area.
  49. Rent a scooter or electric bike and "cruise" the island.
  50. If it's St. Patrick's Day, join the group in our "frontyard" to watch the parade and then join the crowd for our delicious corned beef and cabbage special of the day.
  51. Play a game of Bean Bag Toss on the beach.
  52. Take a murder mystery train ride.
  53. Call your friends and describe your beautiful surroundings.
  54. Socialize with other guests on our sundeck.
  55. Listen to a local "favorite" greet the sunset by blowing a conch shell.
  56. Put your headset on and work on an awesome tan.
  57. Explore the shorelines under your own power. Rent a paddle boat!
  58. Take a spin with the dolphins on a jetski.
  59. Take a short drive to the Seminole Casino and play the slots while "cashing in" on the great food and drink.
  60. Take part in our many holiday activities, such as Easter Egg Hunts, Thanksgiving Dinner, and our children's Halloween Parade.
  61. Dig your toes into our powdered sugar sand beach.
  62. Relax for the day in style on our Adirondack chairs.
  63. Fill a day with a cruise to a remote island for shelling and sunning.
  64. Take an intriguing kayak tour along miles of tropical waterways.
  65. Friendly natives…our locals love their island and love to share with our tourist/new friends!
  66. Spend the day at Miramar Factory Outlet. Dine in one of their six restaurants and shop in just a few of +150 stores.
  67. Alligators Alligators Alligators! Tour different eco-systems at the Babcock Wilderness Adventure.
  68. Learn to play…Scuba, Sailing, Fishing all fun activities can be learned here!
  69. Enjoy a scrumptious dinner just across the street at Charley's Boat House where the 55 item salad bar is never ending.
  70. Take a tennis lesson or just play for "fun" at the Bay Oaks Recreation Center on the island.
  71. Enjoy floating in the Gulf on one our rafts.
  72. Relax the day away on our padded cabanas.
  73. Relish in the gorgeous sunsets from our Tiki Bar.
  74. Go "night" snapper fishing.
  75. Play a game of frisbee golf on the beach.
  76. Go to Key West for the day on a fast ferry.
  77. Play a game of beach horseshoes.
  78. Enjoy your favorite "foo foo" drink at our Tiki Bar.
  79. Toss the football around or enjoy a friendly game on the beach.
  80. Have a refreshing swim in the peaceful Gulf.
  81. Sit amongst our palm trees and read a novel.
  82. Spend an evening at Times Square and enjoy a stroll on the beach pier.
  83. Go backwater fishing and enjoy your "catch" for dinner.
  84. Shop at Guest Services for memorable souvenirs and special gifts for your loved ones.
  85. Throw a line in right off our our beach and catch breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  86. Visit our neighbor island Sanibel and explore the incredible shells at the Shell Museum.
  87. Feel like a game? Borrow one from our assortment kept in our front office for your enjoyment and fun.
  88. Instead of walking in the moonlight.  Try kayaking by the moonlight.
  89. Take a romantic stroll on our beautiful beach at sunset.
  90. Sit back and enjoy a delicious ice cream treat from our Deckside Café.
  91. Visit our fabulous library to see an awesome shell collection and enjoy free internet connection.
  92. Have an early morning jog on our breathtaking beach.
  93. Sit on the beach and count the "dolphin sightings" just off the beach.
  94. Rent a sailboat.
  95. "Rock" away on our deck to our fabulous entertainment.
  96. Mount a horseshoe crab on a piece of genuine driftwood at our Guest Service Center while enjoying your favorite beverage.
  97. Escape to a secluded beach at "Lover's Key" complete with a picnic lunch.
  98. Take a brunch or dinner scenic cruise.
  99. Take a tour of the Everglades with a "conchologist".  No kidding!
  100. Times Square/New York City doesn't have cobblestones in colors of sand and water.  Nor does it have Palm Trees and outdoor eating - year round.  But ours does!
  101. Print your boarding pass at our guest computer center in the front office.  Before you leave, reserve your room for your next visit.  Vacations are better when you have one to dream about.

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