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Halfway between Fort Myers and Tampa

To reach the midway point from Tampa to Fort Myers, you would drive for about 1 hour, 2 minutes or roughly 64 miles from Fort Myers to the halfway stop.

The exact coordinates of the midpoint are:

27° 13' 17" N
82° 26' 54" W

The best place to meet based on recommendations from Trippy members is Sarasota.

The location closest to the exact midpoint would be Osprey.

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Where can we meet in the middle?

Some of the best places to meet are:

Gulf Gate Estates
4 miles from the halfway point
Siesta Key
6 miles from the halfway point
7 miles from the halfway point
8 miles from the halfway point
Hillview St
8 miles from the halfway point
4 miles from the halfway point

Where's the best hotel to stay halfway?

Here are some local accommodations near the midpoint:

The Ritz Carlton
Sarasota, FL

(941) 309-2000
Comfort Inn Sarasota
Clark Rd./I-75 exit 205 5778 Clark Rd. Sarasota, FL
Country Inn Suites Sarasota
5730 Gantt Rd Sarasota, FL
Bentley's Resort Hotel
1660 S Tamiami Trail Sarasota Osprey, FL
Holiday Inn Express Siesta Key
6600 S Tamiami Trl Sarasota, FL
Where's the best place to eat?

If you're meeting up with someone, here are some local restaurants in the area:

Sarasota Brewing Co
6607 Gateway Ave Sarasota, FL

(941) 925-2337
Mr. Beery's
2645 Mall Dr Sarasota, FL

(941) 343-2854
Evie's Tavern On the Range
4725 Bee Ridge Rd Sarasota, FL

(941) 377-9300
Big Top Brewing Company
6111 Porter Way Sarasota, FL

(941) 371-2939
Old Packinghouse Cafe
987 S Packinghouse Rd Sarasota, FL

(941) 371-9358
What are some things to do in the area?

If you're new to the area, here are some of the local activities and attractions to check out:

Siesta Key Beach
948 Beach Rd Sarasota, FL

(941) 861-5000
Siesta Beach
Sarasota County, FL
Cock & Bull
975 Cattlemen Rd Sarasota, FL

(941) 877-1262
Beach Club
5151 Ocean Blvd Sarasota, FL
Myakka River State Park
13208 State Rd 72 Sarasota, FL

(941) 361-6511
Find places to stop on a road trip

Want to plan out your whole trip? Get the full driving directions for a Fort Myers to Tampa road trip, or go to the main page to find other halfway points.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Fort Myers to Tampa. Or get a full Fort Myers to Tampa flight plan.

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