Why Cape Coral?
10 Reasons you should visit Cape Coral
Cape Coral is the largest city in Lee County, Southwest Florida. Running on over 400 miles of extensive canal networks and a home to several indigenous species of birds and mammals, the city has been ranked as one of the best cities in the U.S. by several leading magazines, such as Forbes and Times.
So if you’re planning your New Year’s resolution on which new city to visit, where to relocate to, where to retire or where to go party this year, here are 10 reasons why you should visit Cape Coral:
1. It’s the “Waterfront Wonderland”
That’s what this city is popularly known as! Cape Coral is the Venice of the U.S. It has the largest number of navigable waterways in the world. Imagine the number of boat rides and cruises you can avail, and head on straight to the Gulf of Mexico through the Caloosahatchee River of the Matlacha Pass. Book a weekend condo and head out here to enjoy the best waterfront living!
2. Plenty of Festivities
Whether it’s Christmas, New Years, Oktoberfest or 4th of July Fireworks, Cape Coral never sleeps! It offers several festivities all year round. Furthermore, the city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the southwest. If you admire diversity, then Cape Coral awaits you!
3. Soak Up the Sun
Did you know that beach living is good for health? According to various medical and health experts, living near a beach brings peace and tranquility to the mind and soul, while the sun provides enough Vitamin D to keep your bones strong and keep you safe from depression throughout your life. If you’re looking to get away from the busy and highly mechanized urban life, then come down to Cape Coral.
4. Buy a Property in a Jiffy
As compared to Naples, Cape Coral is much cheaper. Florida’s low tax rates and property tax exemptions provide a fledgling real estate market. Click here to find how low the property rates in Lee County actually are. From apartments to family condos and villas, Cape Coral’s got them all.
5. Budget Friendly
It’s not just the houses that are cheap in Cape Coral, it’s everything else. As a tourist paradise, the city offers high quality goods at affordable prices. Furthermore, Cape Coral is one of the most small-business-friendly cities in U.S. So if you’re planning to retire in a peaceful and serene beach city, purchase budget-friendly premises and start a small business, then Cape Coral is where you should be.
6. Fun Things to Do
Boredom never really happens in Cape Coral. Here are some of the millions of things you can do at Cape Coral:
- Take a walk along the famous Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve or the Rotary Park
- Play a game of golf in any one of the seven golf courses
- Participate in the Great Local Theater at Night
- Check out the Arts Festival, Art Galleries and over seven museums
- Admire the diverse wildlife, such as the burrowing owls, the manatee, the gopher tortoises and plenty more!
- Enjoy a fun filled day at the Sun Splash Family Water park
- Be a part of the Cape Coral Yacht Club and the Art Club and enjoy several privileges
7. Low Crime Rate
Cape Coral has one of the lowest crime rates in southwest Florida. A 2013 FBI report ranks Cape Coral as the 2nd safest city in the U.S. No need to be afraid of getting mugged here!
8. Best Education System
Planning your/your kids’ education has never been easier than at Cape Coral. Home to the Southwest Florida University and the Florida Gulf Coast University, the city offers high quality education, as regulated by the Lee County Department of Education.
9. For All Extreme Sports Fans
All its safety does NOT make Cape Coral a boring place! For all biking enthusiasts, the city has hosted several BMX Motocross Championship Contests at the Strausser BMX Sports Complex. The Sea Hawks Club provides a landing strip and airfield for radio-controlled airplanes and helicopters, if you’re into flying competitions.
10. The Best Cuisines
Cape Coral offers some of the best cuisines you’ll ever come across. Pignoli, Rumrunners, Nelly’s Taste of Greece and Dante’s Coal Fired Pizza are some of the few names to mention. Whether you enjoy seafood, continental, American, Greek, Italian, Chinese or ANY type of food, check out Cape Coral’s amazing eateries!