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Sanibel Causeway, Sanibel Island

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Spanning the San Carlos Bay, Sanibel Causeway connects Sanibel Island to Florida's mainland at Fort Myers. Newly rebuilt in 2007, the bridge is accessible to both cars and bicycles. The 4.5-km (2.8-mi) drive across offers unmatched views of the bay, with opportunities to pull over and snap photos periodically. Two man-made islands connect the three separate bridges making up the causeway. Stop at one of the islands for a quiet place to have a picnic. Work out when and for how long to visit Sanibel Causeway and other Sanibel Island attractions using our handy Sanibel Island family vacation planner.
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  • The bridge goes up steeply, there is such a wonderful panorama. But this cost, to come to Sanibel you paid $6
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  • This Causeway is so much more than just a lovely bridge. It is the only way to cross the San Carlos Bay from Fort Myers to the Sanibel and Captiva Islands. It is clean and well maintained, and it was ...  more »
  • Located between Sanibel and Fort Myers this stretch of land offer nice sun and shade for relaxing, reading and a grate view of both cities. We use it as a start for bike rides to Sanibel so we don't h...  more »