Hidden Jewels of the Lee Island Coast
Small towns, great fishing, and funky shops make for a fun getaway on Florida's western shore.
Article by Tanner C. Latham
A Taste of Old Florida
Originally a shrimping and fishing village, Matlacha experienced an artistic revolution about seven years ago, led largely
by Leoma. Today, shops and galleries line the main drag like cups of sherbet, their fluorescent colors revealing the lighthearted
spirit that saturates the town's 1 square mile.