If you fall in love with the area, which we are confident you will – you may want to find out more about the local area and some of its colorful history.
There is a wealth of local history and the different museums in and around Pine Island provide an interesting record of local life dating back to to the pioneers who first settled in the area. There is The Sanibel Shell Museum as well which offers an interesting look at a subject which is of great local interest; given how great the area is for shell collectors.
You have the Imaginarium Science Center; The Edison and Ford Winter Estates. There are some points of real interest that may surprise and will no doubt deepen your appreciation of the area and its contributions, and increase your understanding of how people in the area have lived throughout the ages.