Cape Coral Florida Real Estate -Local Attractions/Pro Sports
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Ave., Ft. Myers. Nature exhibits, laser light shows and more. 239-275-3435
Cape Coral Historical Museum, 544 Cultural Park Blvd, 239-772-7037
Children's Science Center, 2915 N.E. Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral. Kids of all ages can learn about match, science, the environment and technology. 239-997-0012 or www.cyberstreet.com/csc.
Everglades Day Safari, Full-day Everglades tours. Buses leave daily from Ft. Myers. 239-472-1559.
Everglades Wonder Gardens, 27180 Old U.S. 41, Bonita Springs. See a large collection of Florida wildlife including panthers and hawks. 941-992-2591.
Ft. Myers Skatium, 2250 Broadway, Ft. Myers. 239-461-3145. Ice and in-line skating, live music, snack-bar and more.
Friendship Lanes, 1899 S.Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, 239-574-3611
Greenwell's Bat-a-Ball Family Fun Park, 35 NE Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral, 239-574-4386
Naples/Ft. Myers Greyhound Track, 10601 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs. Live Greyhound racing, plus simulcating of dog, hose and harness racing from around the country. 941-992-2411
Parks and Recreation, 239-573-3128
Shell Factoy/Waltzing Waters, 2787 . Tamiami Tr., N. Ft. Myers. Exotic shells, coral and other souvenirs, plus the dazzling "Waltzing Waters" show twice daily. 239-995-2141
Sunsplash Family Waterpark, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral. Southwest Florida's only family waterpark with waterslides, flume-rides, volleyball courts, food..Everything you need for a day in the sun. 239-574-0557
2004 Annual Report-Sun Splash and the Yacht Club Aquatics were recognized among the best in the nation, receiving a 5-star audit rating by the StarGuard Lifeguard Training Program. This is the highest award that can be earned by an aquatic faciity. These two Parks and Recreation facilities are the only two aquatic facilities in the three-year history of this auditing firm to reach this high level of excellence.
Thomas Edison and Henry Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd., Ft. Myers. Visit the Riverfront homes of these world-famous next-door neighbors. Tours daily. 239-334-3614
Yacht Club Community Park of Cape Coral, 239-574-0806
Yacht Club Aquatic Programs of Cape Coral, 239-542-3903
Youth Programming of Cape Coral, 239-574-0743
We're not quite major-league yet,(except during the spring.) however, top-flight pro sports are available in Southwest Florida year-round. And if you're a major-leaguer only, it's a short drive to Tampa, Miami or Orlando.
Below is a list of the pro teams that play in our area.
Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox spring training home is City of Palms Park in downtown Ft. Myers, 2201 Edison Ave. For ticket information call 239-334-4700
The Twins spring training base is the 7,500 capacity Hammond Stadium at the Lee County Sports Complex, 14100 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft. Myers. for ticket information call 800-33-TWINS
Ft. Myers Miracle
The Ft. Myers Miracle are the Class A Minor League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. The play their home games at Hammond Stadium at the Lee County Sports Complex once Spring Training is concluded. For tickets call 239-338-9467
Minor league hockey has caught on in a big way in this area. The Florida Everblades are part of the East Coast Hockey League and often play before sell-out crowds at Teco Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy.(off Interstate-75) in Estero. For tickets call Ticketmaster at 334-3309
The Florida Firecats are Southwest Florida's newest sports franchise, and a member of the AFL 2 Arena Football League. You can see their high scoring excitement at Teco Arena