Fort Myers has long held a special place in the hearts of travelers that take time on the beach seriously. This captivating, scenic and laid-back city on Florida’s coast has a way with inviting moments that welcome guests to come to make the most of nature, time spent on the water as well as options to shop and dine in style. Wonderfully, Fort Myers is also a place filled with as opportunities to savor those moments taking it in and relishing doing absolutely nothing at all when you’re in need of destressing. While the relaxing, unwinding and enjoying the view are sure to please, Fort Myers is also an important place amongst travelers with a heart for baseball. Whether you’re a super fan or find observing games fascinating, a trip to JetBlue Park will be well worth your time when you’re in town.
The Best of Baseball in Fort Myers
JetBlue Park, officially known as JetBlue Park at Fenway South, is the official spring training center for the infamous Boston Red Sox and sits just on the outskirts of the city. It’s sprawling dimensions and pro-league status have helped JetBlue Park at Fenway South stand out as one of the premier training centers in the entire state of Florida. Many would say it provides a healthy dose of competition for equally impressive training facilities that are primarily located in Arizona. It is often noted that JetBlue Park at Fenway South comes with the dimensions and aesthetic of Fenway, but was designed to incorporate a wonderful Florida feeling and vibe that’s hard to beat.
A Unique Aesthetic at JetBlue Park
JetBlue Park in Fort Myers constitutes 106 acres of land in Lee County and enjoys easy interstate 75 access as well as room for future development which often excites fans. The exterior of the main complex that crowns this ballpark features ultra-modern architecture that includes a collection of stunning roof canopies that tower above the ground and are often a highlight to observe. While the dimensions of the field itself were designed to mimic Fenway Park, the Green Monster at JetBlue Park is proud to feature a frame that’s six feet taller than the original. Seating at JetBlue Park is often described as better than at Fenway thanks to the omission of view-blocking poles and pillars at this facility, making it easier to enjoy a game. JetBlue Park also hosts a vast souvenir and apparel shop, perfect for fans looking to pick up just the right momento. Whether you’re looking to tour the facility or simply take in a game, a trip to JetBlue Park in Fort Myers is a great way to top off a trip to Fort Myers.
Enjoy Your Surroundings to the Fullest
Making your way to Fort Myers, Florida is a fantastic opportunity and those that enjoy time at JetBlue Park will find that the fun is enhanced even further! When you’re excited to savor every moment of your stay, a trip this way comes with the added benefit of keeping visitors of JetBlue Park close to even more to explore. Get ready to discover something exciting, new, and even savory when you add the following inviting stops to your itinerary and work at creating lifelong memories along the way.
Casa Lupita Café
Whether you’re looking to gear up for a JetBlue Park experience or require some savory bites after the fun, a stop at nearby Casa Lupita Café is sure to please the palate. Located at 13120 Westlinks Terrace, Casa Lupita Café is open to the dining public daily between 10:00 am and 9:00 pm making it a great choice whether you’re in the mood for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This laid-back and friendly establishment is popular amongst guests looking to indulge their cravings for staple Mexican fare. From enchiladas and burritos to street tacos and soups, visitors will find a bit of everything they’re looking to enjoy here.
Flag Pond Preserve
If you’re excited to follow up on your baseball adventure with some time admiring the best of nearby nature, Flag Pond Preserve is a great option. Recently purchased by the state to become an undeveloped and protected preserve, this destination doesn’t have trails but does provide options for viewing from the parameter. From this vantage point, it’s possible to bird watch and butterfly spot until your heart’s content. Enjoy a tranquil moment appreciating a place that a focus of both conservation and preservation. The Flag Pond Preserve can be accessed off of Daniels Parkway.
Fort Myers Brewing Company
Take time to unwind after a day of fun by trying local labels and flavors at the Fort Myers Brewing Company. Situated at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, the Fort Myers Brewing Company is a fun and welcoming stop where you can sample the best and most innovative regional brews while also enjoying live music most days of the week. Taproom tours are available upon request and nearby food trucks provide plenty of options for pairing your beverage with just the right plate. Settle in for some savory fun when you put Fort Myers Brewing Company on your agenda.
Book a Stay Today
Enjoy every minute of your getaway to Fort Myers and make sure you have accommodations to match by booking a stay with the help of the team at Luxury Vacation Rentals. Contact us today for more information and to start planning.