Celebrate World Oceans Day!

This Friday, June 8th, celebrate World Oceans Day at Ding Darling, where complimentary activities include a guided beach walk, upcycled crafts, and an assortment of fun and educational films.   » Read more

Highlights of the special event will include earth-friendly, upcycled crafts to take home and a ranger-led beach walk and clean-up at the refuge’s Perry Tract, accessible from Gulfside City Park. All clean-up participants receive a 10 percent discount coupon for the Refuge Nature Store.

All Summer Long!


If you can’t make the Guinness World Record attempt that we highlighted yesterday, don’t fret, you can still celebrate seashells all summer long!

Make your reservation for a stay at Ocean’s Reach  » Read more this summer and collect as many seashells as you’d like!  When you’d like to learn more about the fascinating creatures that inhabit these shells, just plan to spend time with experts from some of our local nature attractions.

Break a Guinness World Record!

This is your chance to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title!

Join the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau in celebrating the 3rd annual National Seashell Day by volunteering to be a part of our GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt at the Largest human image of a seashell!



Date:  Thursday, June 21, 2018 (Rain or Shine)

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Oh, The Thinks You Can Think!

“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters come together for an unforgettable and colorful musical caper!

In Seussical, Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and JoJo, a little boy with a big imagination.   » Read more

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