Cape Coral is full of beaches, canals, sun and fun! If you need a break from the beach there are also lots of things to do including splash parks, boat tours, fishing, museums, breweries/distilleries and outdoor adventures. Whether you are planning a family vacation, couples trip or an outing with friends this location has it all.

Don’t know where to start? We did the work for you and picked some of our favorite attractions and activities in Cape Coral. So pack your bags and start booking!

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Top Attractions in Cape Coral, Florida

Gator Mike’s Family Fun Park

This theme park offers tons to do! They have everything from rock climbing to zip lining to go karts,  mini golf and more. There is even an arcade for all those brave parents out there! Need a snack? They have that too! The park can also accommodate groups, parties and special events.

Cape Coral Boat Rentals 

This family-run business offers unique outdoor experiences in Cape Coral. You will have the opportunity to explore canals, scenic islands and beaches with these rentals. There is nothing more incredible than experiencing nature and all its beauty firsthand. Along with detailed instructions you will also get maps to help navigate the waters. The booking is easy and the service is top notch.

Gulf Coast Kayaks 

Gulf Coast Kayaks will guide you through discovering all the natural beauty of Cape Coral. They offer kayak rentals/tours, kayak fishing, ecotours and paddle board rentals. Explore the mangroves and local aquatic preserves – there is simply nothing better! So get ready to unplug and set out on your next water adventure.

Eight-Foot Brewing

Love a local craft beer? This is your next vacation destination. This brewing company offers uniquely funky, sour, and experimental style beers. They strive to be extraordinary not only by providing a great product but also by  educating on the art of brewing.

Banana Bay Tour Company 

Banana Bay Tour Company offers high quality ecological tours. The Dolphin Nature Cruise and sunset cruise are popular tours and for good reason there is nothing better than learning about creatures in their natural habitat. The guides are experienced and interesting – they definitely keep you engaged! Make sure to check their website for all their offerings!

Cape Coral Museum of History

History buffs unite! The Cape Coral Museum of History offers a unique look into the history of the area. They do this in an exciting way through museum exhibits, programs and archives. There are three buildings and three beautiful gardens to explore. This is a great day trip!

Wicked Dolphin

Wicked Dolphin is a cool local distillery that makes delicious small batch spirits. They offer tours that take you through the whole distilling process. However, no tour is complete without a tasting! You will get to sample the goods and then stroll through their gift shop at the end.

Beach Buddy Tours – Fishing Buddy Charters 

Fishing is an art and what better place to perfect it than on vacation in the Sunshine State? This awesome local company offers all kinds of fun activities on the water and sand including sightseeing boat tours, shelling tours, dolphin tours and various types of fishing excursions. Nature is the best vacation buddy that’s for sure!

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

Sun Splash Waterpark is fun for everyone! Cool off in their giant lazy river or check out the thrilling water slides. They also offer cabana rentals if you want to beat the heat. There are also some good casual options for food and drinks. This park is a must-visit for families! You will end up spending all day here and no one will be bored!


Hi, I'm Jen and I love to travel, go to the beach and write about all the places I have visited. I also have a bucket list of places I can't wait to try! I've visited Cape Cod every summer since I was a kid and now enjoy traveling to all great beach destinations, including Florida! I have worked in the travel industry for all of my career. I love sharing my experiences of different restaurants and places and helping travelers find the best fit for them!

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