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Top store recommendations from locals

History Museum
“20 Acres of historic buildings and Gardens.It has hundreds of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits. Open 7 days a week. ”
  • 122 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Very small place but VERY BIG FOOD! You have to stop at least once on your trip. They have amazing cinnamon rolls smothered in icing and pecan rolls too. My husband LOVES their biscuit sandwich: eggs, cheese, sausage (homemade patties) or bacon, tomato....deliciousness!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“Family fun for when you can't go to the beach. Some of the many attractions include a zip line ride, bumper boats, a nature park, and more. Gigantic gift shop and a bar. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place is a quaint little cafe where you cam get a great breakfast or sandwich for lunch!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bennett's is a where the locals go to grab a sandwich, a cup of coffee, or a donut (try the maple bacon!).”
  • 20 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Delicious food in the cafe located in Jerry's supermarket. Their benedicts are delicious and enjoy it in the well-forested area around the supermarket.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“If you’re craving amazing ice cream, go to Love Boat! It’s made fresh on Sanibel, and sold in select cafes around!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Department Store
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“This is our favorite shopping spot. It's a couple miles OFF THE ISLAND. But I put it on here cause we frequent it so much!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“This is the perfect local dive bar that's always packed. On Sundays they have a great morning cocktail hour..where all the motorcycle bikers show up..and they have a decent happy hour!! This place also has a small liquor store if you want to bring your party home.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Go check out the history of the Calusa Native Americans and then step into space with this captivating planetarium!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cinema
“Close to Parker Lakes and while waiting for your movie, or after your movie, plenty of shops and dining to keep you busy.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Aquarium
“If you like science, animals, and nature this is the place for you. Fun for the whole family. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Cafe, Coffee, Bakery, Deli and Groceries, DeRomo's is an interesting mixture of Italian-inspired selections with nice outdoor seating located in at the high-end small shopping plaza "Promenade At Bonita Bay".”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a must for everyone that stays in Bonita Shores! It's our neighborhood Ice cream place offering like 60 flavors of homemade scooped ice cream, malts, shakes and lots more. Walking distance from the property and worth it :)”
  • 12 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“CVS is the only pharmacy on the beach. It's located right by Santini Plaza. It's a good place to pick up all your meds or things you forgot to bring on your trip. This store is super convenient..but a little more expensive than Wal-Mart or Target.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Store
“Great homemade rum with distillery tours and free samples, with a small gift shop. ”
  • 12 locals recommend