Refuge celebrates ‘Ding’ Darling Days October 16-22

Refuge celebrates ‘Ding’ Darling Days October 16-22

This year for the 22nd Annual “Ding” Darling Days, Oct. 16-22, J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island adds new daily theme days to the calendar, plus character meet-and-greets on Family Fun Day. The Island Inn is located 2 miles from “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge.

Sanibel Island Shared Pathway

Sanibel Island Path Updates Nearly Complete

Construction on major updates to the Sanibel Island shared pathway are nearly complete. Popular with both residents and visitors, the pathway is a great way to explore the Island and get around.

Captiva Triathlon

Beautiful and Restful Rooms by the Beach Available for Triathlon Weekend

The Island Inn on Sanibel has rooms and cottages available for the upcoming Captiva Triathlon on Sunday, September 18th. The Inn, which is offering a 10% discount during this time, has select accommodations for all competing triathletes and their families.

Tarpon Fishing on Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island Tarpon Fishing

Tarpon bring fisherman to Sanibel Island year after year to experience the thrill of the catch. Come down to Sanibel Island and enjoy a fishing experience you will never forget!

Ding Darling Refuge Sanibel Island

I-Nature Trail at J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

I-Nature Trail at J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is breaking ground on the technology front with the roll-out of the new i-nature trail.

Born Photo Shoot on Sanibel Island: Island Inn

Born Shoes Photo Shoot at the Island Inn

Born Shoes, the leader in comfort fashion footwear, selected the Island Inn for its photo shoot for the Spring 2012 Line – Infinite Summer.

Born Shoes, which are 100% hand made from natural products, chooses locations that have the same natural, earthy feel as their shoes. This is Born’s third photo shoot in Southwest Florida, and it will not be their last hosted by the Island Inn.

Island Inn's Beach

Sanibel Sea School

The Sanibel Sea School is a great hands on way to learn about Sanibel Island’s marine ecosystem.

Last Year's Winning Photograph

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Photography Competition

Like Mollusks? Enjoy photography? Well, your in luck! Sanibel Island’s Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is holding a competition on who can capture the best photograph of a live mollusks.

Sanibel Island Beaches Top the Charts

Sanibel Island Beaches Top The Charts!

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the beaches of southwest Florida are among the nations cleanest. See video of the report here!

Traditions on the Beach Review

Eric Taubert from the The Southwest Florida Barometer wrote a great review of Traditions on the Beach. See the video blog below the review excerpt.