Excursion in Cape Coral

Sunsplash Water park

If you like to get wet and you love waterslides, you may let off steam at SunSplash Family Water park. On 15 tropical acres this is a fun paradise for all water rats right in the center of Cape Coral. In this huge fun park it is all about the cool wet! You can enjoy this wonderful refreshment on numerous waterslides, in all kind of pools and in real pipes. In-between you are invited to relax on sun islands and terraces. Volleyball-fans amuse themselves on an artificially applied beach. Here kids and adults enjoy a day of games and fun! In total there are 12 wet and dry attractions at your disposal. Coffee-Shops and Snack-Bars take care for your physical well-being.

Entrance fees: Children $ 6.50 / Adults $ 8.50
Opening times: Mid March to mid October, 7 days a week from 10 a.m.
Address: 400 Santa Barbara Approximately 4.5 miles – 10 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 574-0558
Further info: Sun Splash Waterpark Cape Coral

 

Mike Greenwell’s Family Fun Park

Pure entertainment for families with children: Go-Kart-track, mini-golf, paintball, playgrounds, shopping arcades and of course batting cages for baseball.

Address: 35 NE Pine Island Road Approximately 5.5 miles – 10 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 574-4386
Further info: Mike Greenwell's Bat-A-Ball & Family Fun Park

 

Eco-Park (Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve)

Located a Caloosahatchee this park is a green gemstone right in the center of Lee Island Coast, offering pristine canoe- and kayak tours, a 1 mile long hiking trail through mangrove forest and marshland, a quite picnic-area and a visitor’s center.

Address: S.E. 23rd Terrace Approximately 2.5 miles – 7 minutes driving time from our house.
Telephone: 549-4606
Further info: Eco Park Four Mile Cove

 

Rotary Park

Environmental Center This is the latest park in Cape Coral and offers on an area of approximately 200 acres mangrove-wetlands and an original seedling nursery. A covered terrace, plastered bikeways, a dog’s park, nature trails and a lookout invite the guests to stay.

Address: 5505 Rose Garden Road Approximately 4 miles – 10 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 549-4606
Further info: Rotary Park

 

Yacht Club Community Park

An excursion for the whole family: Here you can relax at the beach or pool, have a tennis match (5 courts), play racquetball or shuffleboard or do some fishing.

Address: Dolphin Drive Approximately 5 miles – 10 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 574-0806
Further info: Yacht Club Community Park

 

Freedoms Park

Located at Bimini-Bassin this park is the oldest one in Cape Coral. During the season here you can rent boats.

Address: 4818 Tarpon Court Approximately 2.5 miles – 6 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 574-0804
Further info: Four Freedoms Park

 

Cape Coral Historical Museum

Discover the fascinating history of Cape Coral. The Museum was established by The Cape Coral Historical Society to preserve the history of Cape Coral and Southwest Florida. Originally, the building was the clubhouse at The Cape Coral Country Club. Then in 1977, it was moved to Four Freedoms Park and used as a multi-functional facility. In 1983 the Historical Society moved the building to Cultural Park for the establishment of the Museum. Here you will also find a huge collection of shells and fossils, exhibitions that change at regular intervals, as well as a very impressive slide show.

Opening times: We, Th, Su from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., closed in July and August.
Address: 544 Cultural Park Approximately 5,5 miles – 13 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 772-7037
Further info: Historical Society Museum

 

Cape Coral Arts Studio

Enjoy year-round fine arts, crafts classes and workshops for all ages. The studio also includes fine arts gallery, one-day Florida art tours, gift shop, art supply store, annual special events and more. There is a shop where you can purchase articles that you need when working as an artist. The exhibits in the gallery change on a monthly base. The studio offers tours to art events in all of Florida, furthermore art camps for children and youngsters, workshops and special events.

Address: 4533 Coronado Pkwy Approximately 3 miles – 6 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 574-0802
Further info: Cape Coral Arts Studio

 

Cinema

Marquee Movie Theaters Marquee Cinemas - Coralwood 10 houses 10 cinemas under one roof.

Address: 2301 Del Prado Boulevard Approximately 3.8 miles – 8 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone for cinema info: 239-458-2490
Further info: Marquee Cinemas Coralwood 10

 

Theater

Cultural Park Theatre Company

Address: 528 Cultural Park Boulevard Approximately 4 miles – 8 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 772-5862
Further info: Cultural Park Theater

 

Library

The Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library is the primary library for Cape Coral, as well as one of the three regional libraries serving Lee County. It houses the system's humanities collection, including the 34 volume Dictionary of Art. It also has a large meeting room, a word processor and typewriter for public use, microform magazine archives and printers, and a busy youth services program. The library offers programs for adults and children, including story times.

Address: 921 SW 39th Terrace. Approximately 3 miles – 10 minutes driving time from our house.
Telephone: 542-3953
Further info: Cape Coral Lee Country Public Library

 

Looking for German and Bavarian traditions?

Then you should visit the German-American Social-Club: Oktoberfest, garden parties, fairs featuring shooting matches and carnival parties inclusive!

Address: 2101 Pine Island Road Approximately 6.5 miles – 12 minutes driving time from our house
Telephone: 283-1400
Further info: German American Social Club

 

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