Living in Florida is a quite a blessing.

With over 200 sunny days each year, you can count on feeling the sunshine when you live in a beautiful city such as Cape Coral.

Are you interested in learning more about what to see, do, and eat while in Cape Coral?

Read on to discover 7 local tips for living in Cape Coral.

1. Living in Cape Coral, You Must Experience the Sunset Celebration

One of the many perks of spending time in Cape Coral is the Sunset Celebration.

On the first Wednesday of every month throughout October to April 40-50 food trucks are parked for tasting the best of local cuisine.

The Sunset Celebration is great for both arts and crafts and experiencing local dishes from popular Cape Coral restaurants.

2. Cape Coral Yacht Club

Do you love boating?

The Cape Coral Yacht Club features a fishing pier and a boat marina. The marina has approximately 89 slips. There are slip rentals that last for the day or the entire year if you are interested in keeping your boat there.

A fuel dock by is also present to pump gas into your boat to extend the length of your water adventure or refill after a meal or drink at the Boat House Tiki Bar & Grill.

A boat launch and trailer parking is also available for you to take your boat out for a spin on the weekends.

Tennis and Swimming

Members enjoy playing tennis and swimming with friends daily.

The tennis courts are open from Monday until Friday from 8AM-9PM.

Stop by the Olympic-sized heated pool for some more exercise opportunities all year round.

3. Cape Coral Farmers Market

If you want to buy fresh, local food, take a trip to the farmer’s market at one of three locations:

·         Downtown at Club Square on Saturdays from 8:00am – 1:00pm, October through May.

·         The Shops At Surfside on Tuesdays from 1:00pm – 6:00pm, year round.

·         Cape Harbour on Saturdays from 8:00am – 1:00pm, May through September.

The highest quality produce and more is sold here. Enjoy taking a trip with friends and family to the farmers market for all your essentials.

You can cook a delicious fresh dinner with the local produce you by.

4. Breweries & Distilleries

Beer drinkers, rejoice!

There are plenty of local beers to try at local breweries, including the likes of Cape Coral Brewing Co. and Big Blue Brewing.

Have fun with a local rum!

The Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery is one of the local favorites we recommend.

Plan a group outing with your neighbors to learn more about this forward-thinking business that has been named one of the top ten craft rum distillers, as ranked by USA Today.

With excellent reviews, you’ll have a fantastic time enjoying the award-winning brews found at this distillery.

5. Sun Splash Family Waterpark

Living in Cape Coral is fun with the kids, too.

Something for you to take the kids to during the sizzling summer months is the Sun Splash Family Waterpark.

Spend some time soaking up the rays as you lounge in this waterpark as your kids enjoy playing.

A fun day splashing around in the water with the family is complete after you all enjoy visiting this waterpark in Cape Coral.

6. Fishing Charters

Another local favorite is taking a fishing charter, where you can explore the waters of the Gulf of Mexico in the hands of an expert fisherman.

Charters offer you the trip of a lifetime to experience fishing with a genuine guide, who will ensure that your time out on the water is spent wisely.

You’ll likely come back to shore with plenty of fish for dinner and will learn a lot about local fishing, in case you choose to stay and buy a home (and boat).

7. Rotary Park Environmental Center

Want to learn about Cape Coral’s native habitat and species, and experience it as it was before development? Spend time at the Rotary Park Environmental Center.

The park appeals to all ages. Enjoy the natural backdrop of large hanging trees while looking up to see if you can spot an Osprey, Bald Eagle or any of the other amazing birds that call this area home.

The walking trails are also wonderful to spend some quality time outdoors.

Looking for a House in Cape Coral?

Let us at Carney Properties help you find the perfect Florida property.

Living in Cape Coral is an enjoyable experience with tons of local activities for the whole family to enjoy together.

Our realty listings are constantly updated for you to search through and find your forever home.