Estates Receives TripAdvisor Award of Excellence



Chris Pendleton, President & CEO
Lisa Sbuttoni, PR/Marketing Director
Edison & Ford Winter Estates awarded Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvior

Fort Myers, FL (June 28, 2011) The Edison & Ford Winter Estates was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. The award honors top-rated lodging businesses, restaurants and attractions as reviewed by travelers.

The Estates received the Certificate of Excellence as a result of consistently receiving excellent ratings from visitors and maintaining an average rating of four or higher out of a possible five as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria included the volume of reviews and how recently they have been submitted by TripAdvisor travelers.

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates is a world renowned cultural and educational resource honoring the innovation and creativity of two of America’s most influential individuals – Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Visitors to the Estates will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings and gardens including Edison’s Botanic Research Lab and the Estates Museum with programs and special exhibit.

The Estates is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Estates is the winner of the 2009 National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures” at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. For additional information call 239-334-7419 or visit the web site at