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Top Things to do in November on Sanibel & Captiva

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30 Oct 2018
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November on Sanibel and Captiva Islands is a dream. The weather settles down to a comfortable temperature with average highs of 81° and average lows of 62°. The lower humidity that comes with November weather truly makes this one of the best times to visit the islands. So pack up your bags, reserve your vacation rental and start planning your trip around these top things to do on Sanibel and Captiva in November.

Annual CROW Taste of the Islands

Date: November 11th, 2018

The best event on Sanibel and Captiva Island is back for another year! The Annual CROW Taste of the Islands offers delicious food and live music, with all the proceeds benefitting a great cause. CROW stands for Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, which provides care and treatment for injured, ill, and orphaned wildlife through state-of-the-art veterinary care.

Guy grabbing tacos from a food truck

All the food is catered by local restaurants, so you can expect fresh fish and island specialties. Admission to this can't-miss event is just $7 for adults and kids 12 and under are free. The delicious food can be sampled with the purchase of CROW Bucks.

Thanksgiving Sunset Dolphin Cruise

Date: November 22nd, 2018

What better way to celebrate togetherness than with a sunset cruise? Gather up the family and bring a bottle of wine, the Thanksgiving Sunset Dolphin Cruise is the perfect to end the evening. The waters around Sanibel and Captiva offer excellent dolpin watching, and your sure to see flocks of birds heading for their evening roosts. 

The Sunset Dolphin Cruise is just $29 per person, and the Captain and First Mate will tell excellent tales of the first inhabitants of the islands. This cruise makes for excellent pictures, and may even be your annual holiday card. 

More Sanibel & Captiva Activities

Want more? Check out our guide to activities on Sanibel & Captiva Island.