If you love to laugh (and show of hands, who doesn’t?) and you find yourself in Fort Myers, Florida this September, be sure to check out the great Jerry Seinfeld’s stand-up show.
The legendary comedian will be performing live in Fort Myers this September, and you are invited to join in on all of the laughter. Located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Fort Myers is the perfect destination for a long weekend trip. After catching the Seinfeld show, you will want to stick around and enjoy the miles of coastline and endless sunshine of this tropical paradise.
Here is all that you need to plan the perfect trip to Fort Myers and its environs:
The king of comedy will be visiting Southwest Florida for a one-night exclusive engagement that you will not want to miss. Jerry Seinfeld will showcase his stuff in a stand-up comedy performance on Friday, September 6 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at Florida Southwestern State College. Tickets are on sale now and start at $70. The fun will kick-off at 7 p.m., but due to popular demand, he will go on again at 9 p.m.
WHAT TO DO
While you are visiting the beautiful Fort Myers area, there is so much to do. You will want to be sure to take advantage of the many entertainment options of this stunning region. Sun lovers will delight in the many beaches that dot the landscape. Fort Myers Beach is where you want to be for all of the action.
If you prefer a quieter vibe, head over the bridge to Sanibel and Captiva Island or to the nearby Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park.
For a more upscale beach experience, Naples has you covered. The Naples area also boasts some of the region’s best shopping opportunities with its broad mix of retail destinations. Be sure to leave time to check out the Miromar Outlet Mall, Coconut Point Mall, and a variety of high-end boutique offerings.
WHERE TO STAY
There is no shortage of fantastic hotels near Naples, FL. The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa is conveniently located in the quaint town of Bonita Springs. This sprawling resort features a vast swimming complex with four pools, three waterslides, and a lazy river. The on-site Stillwater Spa is the perfect place to feel all of your troubles melt away while the spacious guestrooms provide the ideal escape. This resort is within easy driving distance of the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, making it a convenient choice for your weekend of fun.
If you want to stay within a stone’s throw of the Barbara B. Mann, there’s the Hilton Garden Inn Fort Myers. This lovely hotel is just a few blocks away. With free Wi-Fi and parking, and a 24/7 fitness center, it’s got all the amenities you expect. The on-site restaurant and lounge offer a decent menu to satisfy your appetite or unwind with a drink after a long day.
WHAT TO EAT
No trip to the Gulf Coast is complete without sampling some of its delicious seafood offerings. Coconut Jack’s Waterfront Grille delivers a picture-perfect setting with its tiki room vibe and waterfront location overlooking the Back Bay. Enjoy specialties such as the coconut shrimp basket, Gulf grouper, lobster roll, and more. Be sure to save room for a piece of the famous key lime pie drizzled with a sweet raspberry sauce.
For a more upscale option, head on over to the Figs Grille. This French and Mediterranean inspired cuisine is an excellent choice to celebrate your time in Florida. Popular dishes include the ahi tuna, the filet mignon, the chicken tagine, and a variety of fresh pasta dishes. An extensive wine and cocktail list is the perfect complement to the diverse menu.