Cape Coral Florida

Cape coral, Florida
Cape coral, Florida

Cape Coral Florida has more miles of canals that any other city in the world, even Venice. This neighbor to Fort Myers enjoys more than 350 sunny days a year, helping to prove why Florida is the Sunshine State. Located along the Gulf Coast, Cape Coral is a laid-back town where fun in the sun is the order of the day. From fishing and shelling to beachcombing and beachside restaurants, Cape Coral has everything you need for a relaxing vacation.

Water Sports & Canals

Water Sports & Canals
Water Sports & Canals

More than 400 miles of canals wind through Cape Coral, many connecting with the Intracoastal Waterway. With so much water, there’s no reason to stay back on land. A host of outfitters and marinas are based in Cape Coral Florida, which can equip you with the gear and guide you need for some fun on the water. Padding is always popular on Cape Coral Florida waterways, especially along the Great Calusa Blueway, This water trail, marked with GPS coordinates, stretches for nearly 200 miles. Of course paddling is just the beginning of the options. Charter fishing also is popular, as the redfish, tarpon, and other fish are biting. If you want the ride without the fishing, that’s no problem as well. Plenty of captains offers sightseeing trips that include a stopover for shelling on a tiny island. The waters of Cape Coral also set the stage for motorized adventures like powerboat rides and jet skis.

Beaches

With 400 miles of canals, it’s not a surprise that Cape Coral Florida has an abundance of beaches to enjoy. When you add in the quick trip to Fort Myers, there options for spending time at the shore multiply. In Cape Coral itself, one of the most popular beaches is the Yacht Club Community Park Public Beach. With 634 feet of beach access, you won’t have to worry about the crowds. The park also features picnic pavilions, a fishing pier, and a public pool. The beach at Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park is a fantastic place for swimming as well as hiking and bird watching.

Cape Coral Florida Hotels

Cape Coral Florida Hotels
Cape Coral Florida Hotels

After a morning on the charter boat or a lazy afternoon on the beach, you’ll need a place to stay once the sun begins to sink below the horizon. You’ll be in luck since Cape Coral has several options for overnight accommodations. Vacation rentals are readily available in all seasons, as are Cape Coral’s hotels. Two different hotels are found within Cape Coral: the Holiday Inn Express Cape Coral Fort Myers Area and Hampton Inn & Suites Cape Coral. Both are fully modern hotels with spacious guest rooms and a long list of amenities. The outdoor pools are perfect for enjoying the Florida sun, Cape Coral style.

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