DAYTRIPS – THINGS TO DO IN CAPE CORAL
Seasonal amusement park with 14+ acres of waterslides, a lazy river & kids’ water play area.
Only open between March 9 – September 29, 2019
NAPLES ZOO at Caribbean Gardens
The zoo has about 70 species, though not all of these are on display at any given time. The main path is about a mile long, and winds past the main animal exhibits through a tropical jungle like garden first planted in 1919. Primates in the zoo are housed on islands in a man made lake, and can be viewed from catamarans when visitors take the Primate Expedition Cruise.
The Edison and Ford Winter Estates
The Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers contain a historical museum and 21 acre botanical garden on the adjacent sites of the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford beside the Caloosahatchee River in southwestern Florida.
Farmers Market, Cape Coral
Visit Farmers Market in Cape Coral Saturdays between 8 am -1 pm. They sell home made bagels, marmelade and fruit like oranges, grapefruit, strawberries etc. Lots of veggies.
Adress: Club Square Downtown Cape Coral SE 47th Terr & SE 10th Pl.
Discover the natural heart of Florida on a narrated 90 minute eco-tour. Experience the thrill of seeing alligators, birds, perhaps deer, wild hogs, wild turkeys, Sandhill cranes and more, often coming within a few yards. Travel through four different ecosystems including Telegraph Cypress Swamp. Our guides will enhance your experience with their commentaries. Get back to nature and enjoy the excitement of a true wilderness adventure.
CORKSCREW SWAMP SANCTUARY
A boardwalk of a little over 3 km (1.9 mi) length provides walking access through pine flat-woods, wet prairie, stands of pond cypress and bald cypress, and marsh ecosystems within the sanctuary. American alligators and cottonmouth snakes are also inhabitants of the sanctuary.
J.N ”DING” DARLING WILDLIFE REFUGE
The J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System, located in southwestern Florida, on Sanibel Island in the Gulf of Mexico
Manatee Park, Fort Myers
During the wintertime the Manatees is looking for warmer water. You can see many of them at the Manatee park. The waterfront park providing paved trails, up-close views of manatees, an amphitheater & kayak rentals.
Adress: 10901 State Road 80 (Palm Beach Blvd.)