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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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  • It was fun driving over the causeway that connected the islands...we went to Sanibel Island this way.  more »
  • It's not really fair to fault the causeway. Just remember to stay on the island because every time you leave, it's $6.00 toll to get back across.  more »
  • The causeway is an awesome stop along the way to Sanibel Island. It is beautiful and usually has calm waters on either side depending on wind conditions. Water is always beautiful blue and fishing is ...  more »