On the way to Sanibel, Fl

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We left bright and early on St. Patty’s day to fly to Orlando, Fl. After we arrived in Orlando we rented a car and drove to Fort Myers, Fl. That was a long, boring drive, but worth every mile once we arrived in Fort Myers/Sanibel Gateway area. We checked into the La Quinta/Sanibel Gateway hotel (aka: just off the island and about half the price), threw our bags in our room and headed out to Sanibel Island—just a few miles away. Sanibel Island is a prime location for sea shell hunting.

We arrived on the island around 7 p.m., right before sunset and drove straight to Lighthouse Beach. It is so beautiful. We didn’t find any seashells to keep, but the scenery was stunning.

FYI: All the following images were taken with my iPhone so it’s not up to my standard quality, but it’s “good enough” :)

Alan making the drive to Fort Myers, Fl:

So pretty…….

Alan and I at the lighthouse……..


I’m also posting photos to twitter on what I see along the way. Be sure to follow me




  1. Deb…have a wonderful time! My family is heading there for our Spring break…in about a month. Don't miss Ding Darling….best birding ever! :^)

  2. Oh, I am a bit jealous! Enjoy your trip and the warmth :)

  3. Hi Deb—glad to see you got there without any problems. Have fun and enjoy the warmth!!!

  4. Momma Fargo says:

    You two are a marvelous couple. Beautiful pics…now seriously, I think next time you take a great trip, you need to put me in your suitcase.Puhlease!