Island Living

Why I love living and raising my family on Sanibel Island

Jim & Susan Move To Paris!

April Fools! However, the McCallion’s ARE going to France soon for a family trip!

Sanibel Sports & Activities

What’s there to do here? We list a few Sanibel Sports & Activities that are popular for islanders and visitors alike.

Did You Know There’s A Sanibel Island Fishing Club?

The Sanibel Island Fishing Club has been a big part of the Sanibel Community for more than 30 years!

Why We Don’t Fear Alligators On Sanibel

A number of people who are looking for homes here share with us their worries and fears of alligators on Sanibel. I hope this helps reduce these concerns.

Sanibel Community House Renovations Finished!

We’re extremely excited to see the newly renovated building, which is scheduled to re-open this month!

Local Day Trips Every Sanibel Resident Should Take

As residents of Sanibel, there are a number of local day trips you should take advantage of! Here are a few of our suggestions.

McCallion Holiday Reflections

Looking back on our first Luminary Night and island holiday experience, I can’t help but to get a little sappy and emotional!

Have You Seen Sanibel’s Wild Side?

Where else can you watch ospreys and reptiles from your back porch, and bike a few miles to a nature preservation or the beach to capture images of rare pelicans and other wildlife?

What’s different about North Captiva?

We have a lot of customers ask about North Captiva and how it differs from Sanibel and Captiva Island. Here’s what you need to know!

[Video] Don’t miss out on this adventure

Looking for adventure? We share one of our family’s favorite island activities in our latest video blog.