Quick facts about Cape Coral, FL
- Founded by Leonard and Jack Rosen in 1957, Cape Coral is the state’s most populous city between Tampa and Miami. It is also the third largest city in Florida, following behind Jacksonville and Tampa
- Cape Coral is a peninsula located on the gulf coast of Florida, surrounded by the Caloosahatchee River and Matlacha Pass. Also known as Waterfront Wonderland, it is home to over 400 miles of navigable waterways, more than any city in the world! You can break it down to 156 miles of fresh water canals, 222 miles of salt water canals and over 31 miles of shoreline
- Forbes currently ranks Cape Coral the best city for job growth this year! Woohoo! Top this off with low cost of living, no income state tax, beautiful weather year long, waterfront real estate and miles of beach coastline, Cape Coral sure is a desirable area for residency
- Snowbirds aren’t the only ones finding homes in Cape Coral! Cape Coral holds the largest population of burrowing owls in Florida. Burrowing owls got their name from residing in little holes dug out by other small creatures like squirrels or dogs.
Cape Coral Attractions:
Sun Splash Family Waterpark | Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve | Cape Coral Yacht Club | Water Sports | Cape Coral Farmers Market | Banana Bay Tour Company Day Tour | Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library | Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery
Best Places to Eat in Cape Coral!
- Nevermind “Awesome Bar & Eatery” – Good ‘ole American culinary with a twist. They are also known for their “rocktails” and local and craft brews.
- Fish Tale Grill By Merrick Seafood -serves locally fresh seafood and was voted best seafood restaurant in “Best of Cape Coral 2013”. Get anything from seafood platters to New England lobster rolls!
- Boat House Tiki Bar & Grill – located right on the Caloosahatchee River which provides an awesome view of the sunset! They’re known for their “Hook & Cook”, where you catch it and they’ll cook it! Very festive restaurant serving fresh seafood along with live music.