Fort Myers has landed on a list of the best places to live near the beach in the country, according to a report by U.S. News & World Report, eclipsed by only two other Florida locations and spots in Hawaii, California and South Carolina.
The national magazine reported Fort Myers was No. 6, while Melbourne was No. 1 and Sarasota was No. 3, with the most access to the ocean, sand and sunshine as well as being a great place to live. Rounding out the top five were San Diego (No. 2), Honolulu (No. 4) and Charleston, South Carolina (No. 5).