Come celebrate the Christmas spirit at the 28th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The parade is held on Saturday, December 3rd and starts at Salty Sam's Marina and will pass though Matanzas Harbor and the first two canals of Siesta Isles. We participated in the parade in 2014 aboard a … [Read more...] about FMB Christmas Boat Parade – Join in the festivities!
Fort Myers Beach
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island, a little barrier island about 7 miles long. It's also home for Blue Turtle and crew. It's a small quaint little town with gorgeous sugar sand beaches and lots of activities from water sports and boating to bike riding and fishing.
Below you will find all the blog posts that we've tagged as 'Fort Myers Beach.'
Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach is always a blast. This marks our third year attending and this year was no different. We had planned to take Blue Turtle to Matanzas Bridge on the North end of the island to anchor for the weekend, but our generator currently isn't working since we have the … [Read more...] about Yar! It’s Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach!
If you live in the southwest Florida area, then you no doubt heard about the storm and tornado that came through last night. Winter storms like his one around here are rare and tornadoes in the area even rarer. Normally, we are always on alert for hurricanes during hurricane season and can relax in … [Read more...] about Winter storm aftermath and damage
Every year Randy and I both take the week between Christmas and New Years off. Things typically slow down in the corporate world and my clients are usually out of the office celebrating the holidays with their families, and with Corey being out of school it makes it a great time for us to get away. … [Read more...] about Post Christmas trip to Keewaydin Island
Randy and I first attended the Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival last year. Our friend, Mary Kay hooked us up with pirate costumes and we all went out. It was a blast and we decided then that we wouldn't miss this event again. This year, we decided to get off the dock and take Blue Turtle just … [Read more...] about Fort Myers Beach 10th Annual Pirate Festival
So, Shrimp Festival on Fort Myers Beach was actually last weekend, but it's been very busy around here and so I'm finally getting around to updating the blog. Better late than never, right? This time of year is always so crazy for us because it's peak season and spring break around here. It's also … [Read more...] about Shrimp Fest 2015 on Fort Myers Beach
As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, we had the upcoming wedding of Randy's father and April. This past week has been one busy, but fun-filled, week spent visiting with Randy's aunts, uncles and cousins. We had Randy's sister and brother-in-law stay with us on the Blue Turtle, while the rest … [Read more...] about Family fun time on Fort Myers Beach
As some of you may know, my parents are about a week away from completing their Great Loop journey aboard their 38' Marine Trader, Island Time. The Great Loop is the circumnavigation of Eastern North America, a continuous waterway connecting inland lakes and rivers with the Atlantic Intracoastal … [Read more...] about Great Loopers headed to Fort Myers Beach!
This weekend, we attended the 9th annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival, a weekend-long celebration of everything about being a pirate. Everyone was decked out in their pirate-y best and plundered the beach to attend events, booths, contests, hear live music and more. Thankfully, our friend Mary … [Read more...] about Pirates invade Fort Myers Beach
This past weekend was Shrimp Fest on Fort Myers Beach. For two days the island gets bombarded with folks who come for the parade and festivities. Last year we attended the parade which was earlier in the day. This year, the plan was to go down to Times Square (where the arts and crafts booths and … [Read more...] about Shrimp Fest 2014 on Fort Myers Beach