Cape Coral is a laid-back beachfront town on Southwest, Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast. Whether you’re a regular beach goer, a nature fanatic or an adventurous explorer, Cape Coral will fill your needs. A few things that Cape Coral takes special pride in is its Sun Splash Family Waterpark - the perfect venue for a day trip with the family, its annual Oktoberfest celebration, and its unusually large population of burrowing owls, which are celebrated at the Annual Burrowing Owl Festival. On top of these, another item that one should add to their Cape Coral to-do list is to visit its extensive collection of historical military primary sources, tanks, weapons, and more at the Southwest Florida Military Museum and Library.
While there are many special activities to do in Cape Coral, there are tons of exciting everyday activities as well. Well-known for being a golfer-friendly community, Cape Coral takes care of its golfers by giving them access to seven plus golf courses locally and in neighboring cities, many of them public courses. Cape Harbour is a friendly place to walk through and shop, dine, or admire amazing harbor views. Nature lovers will want to hang out at the Sirenia Vista Environmental Park, or the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve. At the Sirenia Vista Environmental Park there are many opportunities to spot manatees as well as great spots to fish. The Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve is the perfect spot to hike or kayak.
A few especially unique features about Cape Coral are its BMX motocross sports complex, and a park specially designed for aeronautical enthusiasts to fly their remote controlled planes and helicopters. Cape Coral has some of the best restaurants in the area with a wide variety of selections from fresh seafood, to rustic flatbread pizza, to authentic Greek meals. Its relaxed and friendly environment as well as its wide range of activities make Cape Coral the perfect place to vacation, spend a warm winter, or live year-round.