Millions of people in the United States struggle with a substance use disorder in silence. There’s absolutely no reason you don’t deserve support and care from a team of professionals to help you get better. Once you’ve overcome addiction, your brain and body will be in better shape, and there are so many fun sober activities in Fort Myers that you might have been missing out on.

1. Koreshan State Historic Park

This site has a fascinating history, but it’s also just a great place to go camping, boating, and fishing in stunning scenery.  

3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero, FL 33928
239-992-0311
https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/koreshan 

2. Manatee Park

There are two animals associated with sunny Florida — the American alligator and the adorable manatee. You can visit them in their natural habitat and relax in the company of these gentle creatures.

10901 Palm Beach Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33905
239-690-5030
https://www.leegov.com/parks/parks/manateepark 

3. Murder Mystery Dinner Train

Suspend your disbelief and step into a different world with a trip on a murder mystery dinner train. Sober activities can be pure fun!

2805 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33966
239-275-8487
http://www.semgulf.com/ 

4. J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Walking in nature is one of the best ways to stay healthy and remain in awe of the world around you. If you feel bored, visit a beautiful park — you’ll get into the habit of seeking solace in healthy pursuits instead of substances.

1 Wildlife Drive, Sanibel, FL 33957
239-472-1100
https://www.fws.gov/refuge/JN_Ding_Darling/plan_your_visit/hours.html 

5. Cayo Costa Beach

Fort Myers is famous for its beaches, and Cayo Costa is truly magnificent. You can get your endorphins going by swimming or just soak in the sun. 

Captiva, FL 33924
941-964-0375
https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Cayo-Costa 

6. IMAG History and Science Center

Nothing cures boredom quite like gaining knowledge. If you’re looking for some intellectual stimulation, the IMAG History and Science Center is a fantastic spot. There’s lots to see, and the exhibits change frequently.

2000 Cranford Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33916
239-243-0043
http://www.theimag.org/ 

7. Fenway South Park

Spring training is an awesome way to see some baseball action for a fraction of the cost of a game. The best time to catch these practice sessions is during March.

11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33913
https://www.mlb.com/redsox/spring-training/ballpark 

8. Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

There are so many activities and exhibits that it’s easy to spend hours in the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. There’s a museum, an aviary and lots of walking trails to keep you occupied.

3450 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33905
239-275-3435
http://www.calusanature.org/ 

9. Defy Fort Myers

Let off as much steam as you like at Defy Fort Myers adventure zone for kids and adults alike. It’s got trampolines, a trapeze, dodgeball courts and foam pits — what better way to exercise and have loads of fun at the same time?

9370 Dynasty Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33905
239-344-8244
https://defy.com/locations/defy-fort-myers/ 

10. Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve

As one of Florida’s most well-preserved wetland habitats, this preserve has hundreds of species of birds and plants to see. During the rainy season, the preserve looks picturesque as it fills up with water, and you access it using raised wooden trails. 

7751 Penzance Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33966
239-533-7550
https://www.sloughpreserve.org/ 

Have fun while continuing sobriety with this list of great things to do in Fort Myers.

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