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True, traveling confessions of a self-guided guy

True, traveling confessions of a self-guided guy

I know how this conversation is going to go, but it's always nice to keep your options open. I'm standing at the information booth at the visitor center of the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers (edisonfordwinterestates.org), mulling over the relative advantages of a guided tour over wandering the grounds unescorted — a lone wolf, a traveling renegade. Yeah, I like the sound of that — because, hey, I'm a self-guided guy. Given the choice, and tourists have more and more of them nowadays, I invariably go it alone. It happened twice on a recent road trip to Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva islands: At the Edison-Ford homes and again at the J.N....

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