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Its that time of the year again! SunSplash is opening this weekend here in Cape Coral! Enjoy 14-acres of water slides, pools and fun 
Enjoy the the day drifting along on the Main Stream River Tube Ride.Thrill at the high-speed excitement of such scream-worthy slides as the Cape Fear, Fun-L-Tunnel, Zoom Flume and 457-foot Electric Slide & Power Surge. Free fall 5 1/2 stories down three distinctly different speed slides – the Thunder Bump, Terror Tube, and X-celerator. Let the little ones enjoy the water at the Tot Spot, grab a summertime snack at the Calypso Café or simply soak up the sun in a lounge chair poolside—there’s fun for everyone! opening this weekend at 10:00 A.M. 3/14/2015 For more information: SunSplash

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With our year around warm tropical weather and beautiful sunny days, Cape Coral is the perfect place to enjoy a bike ride. With this in mind, The city of  Cape Coral has created seven bike routes with distinctive signage, informational maps and kiosks highlighting the dozens of landmarks, facilities and recreational activities you can take in on your ride.  Enjoy your ride with more than 90 miles of interconnected bike routes bordering nature preserves, scenic canals, marinas, golf courses and the expansive Caloosahatchee River. Yet another reason Cape Coral is awesome!  Take a look at the bike map to find your route for your next ride! Need a bike? Cape Coral has you covered on that as well. Bike Rentals
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The Cape Coral Historical Society and Museum is keeping local history alive through chronically the history of this unique city. While the museum is closed throughout July and August, it will soon reopen as a prime resource for Cape Coral's history. Everyone you encounter through the historical society and museum is friendly, knowledgeable and willing to answer any questions you may have about the museum exhibits or local history. The museum also hosts several special programs throughout the year including monthly presentations and field trips.    The museum was originally houses in the clubhouse at the Cape Coral Country Club, but in 1977, it was moved to the Four Freedoms Park where it was used as a multi-functional facility. Later in 1983 the…
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Slate's, located at 4820 Candia Street in Cape Coral, is bringing New Orleans flavor to Florida. The restaurant offers a comfortable, classy setting that makes diners feel welcome and at ease. Anyone who visits Slate's can expect fast, enthusiastic service along with delicious, generously portioned meals.    Favorites at Slate's include gumbo, crab and corn beignet, New Orleans Alfredo, sandwiches, salads, specialty cocktails and more. The zesty aroma of classic New Orleans spices will greet you as you walk into the door, and the exuberant jazz music completes the Big Easy experience. Whether you are hungry for the classic comforts of chicken and dumpling or the Cajun flare of a traditional New Orleans dish, you will be delighted by the flavor Slate's…
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Whether you are looking for a creative date night idea or a fun outing with friends, The Painted Couch offers a fun, unique experience that allows you to explore your artistic side. Don't worry about bringing brushes -- Cape Coral's hybrid art studio and wine bar will provide everything you need to enjoy the experience. From practiced artists to complete beginners, everyone will have fun creating artistic masterpieces at The Painted couch.    There are event art parties and social sessions which are great for celebrating birthdays, holidays, baby showers, bridal showers, fundraisers and more. You will amaze yourself by tapping into your inner artist and creating stunning works of art while you relax with your friends. The Painted Couch also provides a…
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Cape Coral's Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve allows visitors to find a natural oasis right in the heart of the city. The Four Mile Cove is a must-see for any nature enthusiasts or anyone seeking a relaxing environment. As you walk along the scenic trail, you can take in the beauty of mangrove trees and the sparkling waters of the nearby river. Raccoons and otters playfully search for crustaceans along the bank and the chatter of birds greets you along your stroll. The preserve is also rents kayaks on the weekend, which are ideal for someone seeking an outdoor adventure. The Four Mile Cove is also home to a war memorial which features an Iwo Jima monument along with additional military memorials.    The Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve is a great…
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With a fully renovated course boasting a challenging 9-hole layout, Hunters Run golf course offers a fun, unique experience for the whole family. Originally established as Cape Coral Executive in 1961, the course underwent major renovations in 2008, when it was renamed Hunters Run. The course has been revamped to offer golf enthusiasts an engaging, but accessible playing experience. Hunters Run is Cape Corals one and only executive golf course, offering several different golf passes that range from annual passes to monthly passes.    Hunters Run is also proud to provide guests with friendly service offered by a dedicated, welcoming staff. A fully-stocked Golf Shop allows players to select from a range of high-quality golf apparel and equipment. The…
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Cape Coral Waterfront Real Estate

Cape Coral is often thought of as a paradise and with the natural beauty found in the one hundred square miles that is the city, and it’s not hard to understand why. Cape Coral boasts over four hundred miles of beautiful, winding canals, both freshwater and saltwater.  Owning a piece of this waterfront real estate gives you the deed to your own personal piece of paradise.

What Type of Cape Coral Waterway Property is Right for You?

Both saltwater and freshwater canals are equally beautiful, but each will offer different opportunities for enjoyment.  Either way, you get the perk of enjoying your waterfront SW Florida real estate without the busy tourist traffic that comes with beachfront property.  But the activities

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bluehm_480As a experienced buyer's agent for many years I've seen just about every mishap that can be made when buyers are in the process of buying a home. Many mistakes can be fixed but there are some buyer's mistakes that can't be and can cause a buyer to lose their dream home and even worse lose their escrow/down payment money. So without further ado, I give you one of the biggest buyers mistakes:

Changing your Credit history before you close on a home! Picture this if you will,a very happy home buyer one who has been pre-qualified for home loan. Their credit is good without any large out standing debt and the have a excellent debt to income ratio. The Buyer and their agent find the perfect home and have their offer accepted on the home. The contract is turned

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dogsplayinwater_704 It’s that time of the year again, Lab Fest this November 10, 2012 from 9-1:00 at the Four Freedoms Park. The 7thannual Lab Fest is sponsored by our friends Anita and Lou Simmons owners of the Cape Dog Bakery and the Cape Coral Parks and recreation. The Lab fest raises money for Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida and the Wagging Tails Dog Park in Cape Coral. It’s a celebration of Labrador Retrievers and also all dogs. So bring out your Labrador retriever and your non Labrador Retriever four legged doggie friends and join the fun!  You don’t have to have a dog to attend either. Come on out and enjoy the huge crowd favorite of seeing the dogs jumping and swimming and playing in the water. Oh and let’s not forget the other crowd favorite... petting and

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