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Fort Myers, FL!

With some pending free flights with Southwest Airlines and an exasperation with our cold, cloudy weather, Mo & I put together a pre-anniversary vacation trip to Florida.  Since the Twins play their Spring Training games in Ft. Myers, it made for a nice destination for someone who hasn’t stepped outside of Orlando when in Florida.

Because our travel options were limited by the time we were able to nail down our reservations, we decide to fly in and out of Ft. Lauderdale, since we needed to rent a car anyway, and that would allowed us to travel Alligator Alley and to drop by a beach on the Atlantic side as well.

Monday, we made a nice leisurely drive in our Nissan Versa rental car from the Ft. Lauderdale airport to our hotel in Ft. Myers.  We saw glades that seemed to go on forever!  We made Hyatt Place Ft. Myers/at The Forum our “home” for the week.  Working off of a recommendation, we went to The Prawnbroker Restaurant for a delicious seafood supper.

Tuesday was game day.  (details here)  Following the game, we took off for Ft. Myers Beach to enjoy the vista at sunset.


you get an idea of the water temperature from the expression on Mo’s face

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