The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, 1159 Causeway Rd., Sanibel Island, FL 33957 (tel. 239/472-1080; fax 239/472-1070; www.sanibel-captiva.org), maintains a visitor center on Causeway Road, as you drive onto Sanibel from Fort Myers. The chamber gives away an island guide and sells a detailed street map for $5. Also for sale are books, such as a shelling guide and a collection of menus from the islands' restaurants. Phones are available for making hotel and condominium reservations; check the brochure racks for discounts in summer and the month of December. It's open Monday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm. Another great resource for area information is www.fortmyerssanibel.com.
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