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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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  • We were here several times during our visit and noticed tourists and locals alike doing all sorts of activities or just enjoying the sunset with a glass of wine. Great location on a beautiful island. 
  • $6.00 fee is paid upon entering. No fee for leaving. Relatively new causewy and places to pull off and sight see or picnic or fish. Always a nice crossing to Sanibel. 
  • Wow! If you go to the area and don't go across the causeway you are missing a great view! No matter if you go over it in the daytime or at night, you are in for a real treat!