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Bonita Springs

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Beaches · Kayaking & Canoeing · Water Sports
Bonita Springs is a city in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 43,914 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is located on the northwest coast of the county.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 41.0sqmi, of which 35.3sqmi is land and 5.7sqmi (13.95%) is water.The city is located on both Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The area referred to as Bonita Beach is located on a road-accessible barrier island (Little Hickory Island) that lies between the Gulf of Mexico and Estero Bay. The Imperial River flows through the downtown district of the city and empties out into Estero Bay.ClimateThe city lies in the tropical climate zone, having a mean January temperature of 65°F. Hurricane Wilma made landfall south of Bonita Springs on October 24, 2005. On September 9-10, 2017, Hurricane Irma, at the time a slow moving category 3 storm, passed over the southwest coast of Florida. The eyewall / eye passed overhead in Bonita Springs. Many structures were damaged or destroyed and the city experienced significant flooding.
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Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Beach
Barefoot Beach Preserve
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Bonita Springs Public Beach ©
Beach
Bonita Springs Public Beach
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
All Water Excursions ©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
All Water Excursions
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Bonita Springs

Miromar Outlets between Naples & Fort Myers ©
Factory Outlet
Miromar Outlets between Naples & Fort Myers Estero
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Koreshan State Park ©
State Park
Koreshan State Park Estero
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours Chokoloskee
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Billie Swamp Safari ©
Safari
Billie Swamp Safari Clewiston
4.0
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Bonita Springs

Little Hickory Beach Park
Beach
Little Hickory Beach Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Bonita Springs Riverside Park ©
Park
Bonita Springs Riverside Park
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Bonita Springs Dog Park ©
Park
Bonita Springs Dog Park
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track ©
Casino
Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Bonita Springs

Tangerine Coastal Market ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Tangerine Coastal Market
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes
Victoria's ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Victoria's
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Pottery As Art ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Pottery As Art
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Flamingo Island Flea Market ©
Flea Market
Flamingo Island Flea Market
3.2
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in Bonita Springs

Everglades Wonder Gardens ©
Garden
Everglades Wonder Gardens
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Bonita Springs

Golf Safari Mini Golf ©
Golf Course
Golf Safari Mini Golf
3.4
Duration: 2 hours

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