Lehigh Acres is a community situated just inland from Fort Myers in the South Central Gulf Coast area of Florida. Self catering accommodation in Lehigh Acres is in a great position from which to enjoy the Gulf Coast, the city of Fort Myers and the recreation on offer nearby, or it’s the perfect place to simply relax.
Whether you want a holiday of relaxation, or one full of activity, or perhaps even a combination of both, self catering accommodation in Lehigh Acres makes a great choice. Suitable for families, friends or couples there is a varied selection of accommodation in Lehigh Acres, many of which come with their own private swimming pool. The relative peace and quiet, and great weather, makes this the ideal place for relaxing.
When you want to get out and about, self catering accommodation in Lehigh Acres is well positioned to enjoy the best of the South Central Gulf Coast. There are many fabulous beaches nearby and numerous top class golf courses if you love your golf. Fort Myers has all the shops and supermarkets you will need, plus restaurants, attractions and entertainment.
Being about 12.5 miles (20km) from Fort Myers means this city is easily accessible from your Lehigh Acres self catering accommodation. There are several tourist attractions in the city along with plenty of entertainment. Two of the top attractions are the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, where you’ll find the homes themselves, a museum and gardens. Other attractions include the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium that includes a museum, planetarium, aviary, butterfly house, nature trails and picnic areas.
There are several state forests within easy reach of your self catering accommodation in Lehigh Acres, plus the Big Cypress National Preserve is just a little way to the south, and south of that are the famous Everglades.
A subtropical climate and warm weather all year round makes self catering accommodation in Lehigh Acres the perfect year round getaway. Though the wet season is during the summer this remains the most popular time to visit accommodation in Lehigh Acres when daily average high temperatures are between 31 and 33C (89 to 92F). But the rest of the year is lovely too and often warm enough for enjoying swimming and many other outdoor activities.
The Southwest Florida International Airport is the closest for flights to Lehigh Acres, at around 12 miles (19km) distance. Although international there are no flights to here directly from Europe and the rest of the world, so flights would need to be taken to a major US city first then a connection to Fort Myers. Alternatively you could fly directly to Miami or Tampa and rent a car for the drive from there, however this is over 2 hours drive away.