Virtual Vacay: #5

Photo from Mote Marine Aquarium


Sure, you’re thinking that you “otter” be here at Ocean’s Reach — and we couldn’t agree more — but until it’s safe to do so, we thought we’d send a few last virtual vacation ideas your way.

Southwest Florida is all about connecting with nature and wildlife, and there are a number of delightful “digital” ways in which to do so!  » Read more

Virtual Vacay: #4

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“Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!” — Thomas Edison

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” — Henry Ford


The Edison and Ford families left an incredible legacy in Fort Myers,  » Read more

Virtual Vacay: #3


The Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens features one of our favorite tropical landscapes.  As it originated as a botanical garden in 1919, more than 50 years before animals were introduced there, the zoo’s exhibits feature wildlife animals surrounded by gorgeous trees and exotic plants.

Take a look for yourself and enjoy their great assortment of live and pre-recorded videos.  Live videos are posted at 9:15 a.m.  » Read more

Virtual Vacay: #2


Enjoy a “bird’s eye view” of tropical life through the Flam Cam from Everglades Wonder Gardens!

Watch the flamingos and their friends as they share the pond and go about their day.

Morning is the best time to visit, when the birds are waking up and having breakfast.

Click here to join them!


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Virtual Vacay: #1


Have you about had enough of Netflix these days?

We thought we’d send a digital dose of Vitamin D your way this week and highlight a few ways you can take a virtual vacation of your favorite destination.

What better way to start off than with a reminder that you can escape to the beach at Ocean’s Reach anytime you’d like with our popular panoramic beach cam?  » Read more

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