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Challenge app gives opportunity to win prizes, explore local attractions

By Staff | Jul 5, 2022

The new Fort Myers Discovery Challenge app gives residents and visitors a unique way to discover arts, historic and nature attractions throughout Lee County.

Launched by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, the free mobile challenge app includes about 100 attractions, some offering discounts on admission and exclusive deals to participants.

“From inspiring art galleries and breathtaking nature preserves to varied historic sites, there is so much to discover in our area,” VCB Executive Director Tamara Pigott said. “Both longtime locals and first-time visitors can participate in this challenge and discover all the hidden gems Lee County has to offer.”

Included in the 100 participating locations AR Workshop Cape Coral, Art in the Cape, Cape Coral Art Center, Cape Coral Museum of History, Cape Coral Utility Box Art Project, Cultural Park Theatre, Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve, Jaycee Park, Rotary Park Environmental Center and Yellow Fever Creek Preserve.

Additional locations around the county include the Alliance for the Arts, Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, Fort Myers Beach Art Association & Gallery, Gasparilla Island Lighthouse, Koreshan State Park, Randell Research Center & Calusa Heritage Trail, Sanibel Historical Museum and Village and Williams Academy Black History Museum.

Visit visitfortmyers.com/challenge to download the app to any mobile device. The app can be used to check-in at participating locations to earn points toward a variety of prizes, including:

• Fort Myers Tervis Tumbler (15 check-ins)

• Fort Myers specialty T-shirt (30 check-ins)

• A chance to be entered into a drawing for a stay at the Luminary Hotel & Co. in downtown Fort Myers (50 check-ins)

The challenge will end on Dec. 20, 2022.

For the complete list of locations and prizes in the challenge, please visit https://www.visitfortmyers.com/challenge.