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Our Guide to the Perfect Cape Coral Staycation

Jul 19, 2017 01:33PM ● Published by Kevin

The scenery at the Westin in Cape Coral. Photo courtesy of Dawn Treader via FeedMagnet.com

Cape Coral is great all year round, but specifically in the summer, it's is a great place to spend some time.

From parks and beaches to fine dining and plenty of local events, Cape Coral has tons of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path. Here are just some of the activities you can explore this summer and beyond on your Cape Coral "staycation."

Beaches & Parks

Yacht Club Community Park - Cape Coral  FL

Yacht Club Community Park

The Yacht Club was built in 1958 and is one of the original landmarks of the City. Located directly on the Caloosahatchee River in a beautifully landscaped setting, the Yacht Club Communi... Read More » 

Four Freedoms Park - Cape Coral FL

Four Freedoms Park

Four Freedoms Park and Recreation Center is nestled on 3.2 acres overlooking Bimini Basin. The park is located off of Cape Coral Pkwy between Coronado Pkwy and Santa Barbara Blvd. The par... Read More » 

 

Yacht Club Community Pool - Cape Coral FL

Yacht Club Community Pool

The Yacht Club Community Pool, located on the grounds of the Yacht Club Community Park, is open to the public 7 days a week from 10am until 5pm, weather permitting, and beginning June 7 t... Read More » 

 

Bernice Braden Park - Cape Coral FL

Bernice Braden Park

This 10 acre linear park is located at the foot of the Cape Coral Bridge. Spanning on both the north and south sides of Cape Coral Parkway, Bernice Braden Park offers spectacular views of... Read More » 

 

BMX Boat Ramp - Cape Coral FL

BMX Boat Ramp

The BMX Boat Ramp provides access to an extensive fresh water canal system south of Pine Island Road, which has several lakes in it including Alhambra Lake, Lake Kennedy, Saratoga Lake, S... Read More » 

For a full list of area parks, beaches, boat ramps and more, click here.

Exquisite Dining Options

Marias Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant - Cape Coral FL

Maria's ​Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant

Maria's authentic Italian fare is prepared using family recipes that have been passed down generation to generation. Only the freshest and finest ingredients compose each dish as it is ha... Read More » 

 

Courtesy of Fathoms Restaurant  Bar

2017 Dining Guide for Cape Coral Living

We hand-picked some tasty restaurants, pubs, and assorted restaurants for your tastebuds' pleasure in the Cape Coral area. Read More » 

Don't Forget Your Drink!

The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar  Grill - Cape Coral FL

The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill

“Come by land or by sea”, The Nauti Mermaid is your favorite local hangout bar and grill set in a tropical paradise. Join us by car as you take a sunny Florida drive or jump in your boat ... Read More » 

For more exciting nightlife options, click here.

In Case You Need to Stay

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village - Cape Coral FL

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village

Discover a luxury getaway at The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village. We're pleased to be the only luxury hotel in Cape Coral; located just 13 miles from Fort Myers, FL, our resort... Read More » 

Live Music This Month at Cape Cabaret

Rod Stewart Tribute - start Jul 21 2017 0700PM

Rod Stewart Tribute: Jul 21, 2017 7:00PM

George Orr looks like and sounds like ROD STEWART but he’s a lot funnier. His quips and jokes between songs are witty and entertaining and in fact, it’s hard to say whether he is a bette... Read More » 

 

Elvis  More Hits - start Jul 22 2017 0700PM

Elvis & More Hits: Jul 22, 2017 7:00PM

Even the most die-heart ELVIS fans applaud our “ELVIS and More” tribute show starring DAVID MORIN. The uniqueness of this show is that half of it is all ELVIS and other half is best musi... Read More » 

 

Frankie Valli Tribute  More - start Jul 28 2017 0700PM

Frankie Valli Tribute & More: Jul 28, 2017 7:00PM

WILLIAM CINTRON is an extraordinaire talent and is best known for his superb vocals of FRANKIE VALLI. He is equally gifted and can duplicate the voices of Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Engl... Read More » 

 

Chicago Tribute Show - start Jul 29 2017 0700PM

Chicago Tribute Show: Jul 29, 2017 7:00PM

CHICAGO was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. During their career, they racked up 5 No. 1 albums, 21 Top 10 Singles, 11 No. 1 Singles, 5 No. 2 Grammy Awards, Grammy... Read More » 


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Cape Coral Local Guides staycation entertainment things to do
  • 2017 City Championship

    10/22/2017
    07:00AM

    All golfers are invited to join us for the 2017 Re/Max Realty Team Cape Coral City Championship g...


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    10/22/2017
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    10/22/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    10/23/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Amelia Earhart

    10/23/2017
    10:00AM — 11:10AM

    This one‐woman show will examine the life and last flight of famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart, who ...


  • Amelia Earhart

    10/23/2017
    10:00AM — 11:10AM

    This one‐woman show will examine the life and last flight of famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart, who ...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    10/23/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • YOGA in the PARK! Traditional Yoga

    10/24/2017
    08:30AM — 09:45AM

    Traditional Yoga class focuses on breathing, stretching and postures. Modifiable for all ages and...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    10/24/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Fight for the Right!

    10/24/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    The women’s suffrage movement was born out of a convention held in Seneca Falls, New York, in 184...


  • Fight for the Right!

    10/24/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    The women’s suffrage movement was born out of a convention held in Seneca Falls, New York, in 184...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    10/24/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Compassionate Cannabis Clinic

    10/24/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Presentations and Demos from Trulieve, Knox, Surterra, Aphria,Curaleaf, 3 Boys Farm, Grow Healthy


  • Ballroom Dancing

    10/23/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    10/30/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    11/06/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...