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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  • August 14, 2017
    So nice -- lots of people fishing & just relaxing. We stopped one night to watch sunset & it was just perfect!! LOVE IT  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Love the views as we're driving over the bridge & causeway to the island. Enjoy seeing the seagulls fly along side. But always sad when we're headed the other way.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Crossing the bridge affords great scenic views, anticipation of fun times ahead, and a big drop in the stress level of our everyday lives! We love Sanibel Island, and the Causeway provides a great tra...  more »

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