The News Press

News-Press.com: Southwest Florida News

News-Press.com is Southwest Florida’s #1 source for news and entertainment. On their website you will find the latest news, beach information, dining information and much more! Stafford Cleveland founded The Fort Myers Press in 1884. In 1931 it became the The News-Press when it merged with the Tropical News. The News Press has a long […]

Sanibel Island Veterans Day

Thank You Veterans!

Island Inn would like to say thank you to all those who have served and those who serve today.

Taste of the Islands, Sanibel Island

Sanibel Islands “Taste of the Islands”

Sanibel Islands “Taste of the Islands” is back for its 29th year Sunday, November 21, 2010 from 12pm-5pm at Sanibel Community Park! Admission is $5 at the gate and children under 10 are free.

Blue Heron Fishing Sanibel

Great Blue Heron Fishing

Check out a picture of the Great Blue Heron snapped by Island Inn guest Ty Shimko. That’s one unlucky fish!

Great Blue Heron in Flight

Great Blue Heron

Wow! What a magnificent bird! This picture of a Great Blue Heron in flight was taken by Chris Dunwody as the bird flew over the Gulf.

iloveshelling.com

iloveshelling.com is an awesome shelling blog that is complete with great write-ups on shelling beaches and experiences, spectacular shell pictures, great shell craft ideas and lots more. It is a place for shelling enthusiasts to share their findings and shelling stories. If you love shelling or simply appreciate the beauty of these remarkable works of […]

Passing of Sanibel Icon Mr. Sam Bailey

“Sanibel was forever changed by Sam Bailey’s life and Sanibel will never be the same with Sam Bailey’s passing.”

Tarpon Bay Explorers Touch Tanks

Visit the Tarpon Bay Explorers Touch Tanks and aquarium displays…..

Hiking at J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge has three popular hiking trails The Indigo Trail, The Wulfert Keys Trail and The Shell Mound Trail….

Sand Dollars

Sand dollars can be found on most all the beaches of Sanibel Island. They are loved by shell collectors for their intricate designs, symmetrical shape and beautiful colors.

Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Visit the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, you”ll be glad you did……

Junior Sailing Program to be Launched

The Sanibel Camber of commerce has teamed up with Heidrick and Company Insurance and Risk Management Services, the Captiva Islands Yacht Club and ’Tween Waters Inn Island Resort….

Win a Free Photo Seminar Tour at The “Ding”!

The J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is adding a new event to the final day of its annual “Ding” Days celebration….

Beach Attendance up for June

Beach attendance on Sanibel Island Beaches were at record highs this past June. Up 24 percent, the beaches saw more than an $80,000 dollar increase in revenues for the month of June.

Sanibel Island Fishing Dramatically Improved

Starting June 29, 2010 the US Army Corp of Engineers will be reducing the flow from St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries from 3,000 cfs to 450 cfs.