A few of the many places to check out:
Rotary Park: Set on 97-acres of land this park is home to a 9-acre dog park, an observation tower, nature trails, an environmental center, playground, and a summer camp for children.
Four Freedoms Park: This 3.2-acre park overlooks the Bimini Basin and is perfect for a beautiful sunset picnic. The park offers a beach area, fenced in playground, and a multipurpose recreational facility for children of all ages.
Eagle Skate Park: This is Southwest Florida’s largest skate park, featuring 27,000 square feet of ramps, rails and pipes. Located in Central Cape Coral the park is open seven days a week to all bicyclists and skateboarders.
Yacht Club: Features a sandy beach, grand ballroom, fishing pier, Ford’s restaurant, community pool and several beach pavilions. Head out on the first Wednesday of every month and take part in a sunset festival, complete with music, drinks, food, dancing and tons of fun.
Caloosahatchee River: Named after the Calusa Indians, the Caloosahatchee River flows 75-miles from Lake Okeechobee down to the Gulf of Mexico. The water is home to an abundance of wildlife including manatees, otters, dolphins and stingrays.
Four Mile Cove: Covering 365-acres of land, this is one of the largest preserved green-spaces in Cape Coral. Visitors can rent kayaks and paddle through unspoiled wetlands or walk on the boardwalk through tropical mangroves. Keep an eye out for local wildlife!