What makes Sanibel perfect for families?
Of all the things to do on Sanibel, they almost always include being family-friendly! Shelling is a must and the pool is a dream for them, but what else makes Sanibel special for kids?
Now you may know Ding Darling is kid-friendly, but did you know how many printable workbooks they have online? There’s plenty of things for your little one to get excited before you go! Printable worksheets, the Wilderness Explorer Activity Book and Activity Guide are all accessible from your fingertips! When you arrive, visit the Education Center and find lots of hands-on activities for the kids to participate in! What better way to learn about wildlife than to explore it?!
Take a trip back in time at the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village. Before phones and tablets, there was a small community with simple school houses and the infamous Bailey’s General Store. If you visit Bailey’s often, your children may be amazed at how much the store has grown since it’s origin.
Introduce them to the Bubble Room’s assorted dessert menu. Driving to Captiva can be one of the most exciting parts of your trip as you truly feel like you are going to visit the end of the world, but don’t forget to make a stop at the Bubble Room. One of the greatest reasons this is so fun for kids is that it is decorated to the T with something for everyone! Your servers will always be ready to point you in the right direction for your perfect piece of cake!
Spend a day on the water! Adventures in Paradise is a guest favorite because they have a wide variety of cruises you can take the whole family to enjoy! Visit a remote barrier island, a sunset & dolphin cruise, shelling & lunch cruise and many more! Your children will never forget the experience they have on the water and seeing the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.