Historical Tours

Burroughs Home:   

  • Tuesday-Friday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.,
  • open for self-guided tours. $4.
  • Guided living history tours of this Victorian home are offered by appointment only. $6.
  • Also available for private functions.
  • Near the banks of Caloosahatchee River, downtown Fort Myers. 332-6125.

Koreshan State Historic Site:

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday: 1 p.m., tours.
  • Special tours available on request.
  • Open daily 8 a.m. to sundown. U.S. 41 at Corkscrew Road, Estero. 992-0311.

Edison-Ford Winter Estates:
Tours available:

  • Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday: noon-5:30 p.m.,sm_edisonford
  • features special exhibit, „Historic Landscapes of Florida,“
  • highlights 27 historic gardens throughout Florida;
  • a guided walking tour of the Edison and Ford homes;
  • Edison’s botanical garden and laboratory,
  • and a self-guided tour through the artifact museum.
  • $12, adults; $5.50, children.
  • Monday-Friday: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,
  • enjoy a relaxing river cruise aboard a replica of Edison’s electric launch for $4. 2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers.
  • Check the Web site: www.edison-ford-estate.com. 334-7419.