Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW stands for "Regional South-West") supports the communities of Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Estero, Marco Island and Sanibel Island. RSW sees more than 8 million travelers each year making it the second busiest single-runway airport in the United States. It houses the Lee Country Port Authority offices of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry.
Depending on the time of year you are traveling the crowds and attractions will be vastly different. Starting in February, Major League Baseball's Boston Red Sox start their Spring Training games at jetBlue Park at Fenway South in Fort Myers. Go catch a game and get access to current players and and future stars that is unmatched once the grueling 182 game MLB season in April.
If Baseball is not on your agenda, you may enjoy Thomas Edison's and Henry Ford's Winter Estates. This living museum has something for everyone. The grounds are absolutely breathtaking and emaculatly landscaped 21 acre estate. See the spectacular banyan trees, lush greenery, and ponds around every corner. The recently restored Edison Main House, Guest House, and Caretaker's House and the Ford House are truely a site to see, peeking into the past and imagining the way they spent their days.
Leave time to visit the Islands and beaches along the gulf coast or take a trip to Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve to enjoy an Everglades adventure on the guided trail walks to take in the nature and beauty of the Southwestern Florida region.Southwest Florida International Airport