What to Do around The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village
Collected by Westin AFAR
In Southwest Florida, located on the beautiful Gulf Coast, is Cape Coral. This small town is filled with a variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment that will keep you coming back—all surrounding the sparkling emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
1380 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33907, USA
For a full evening of entertainment in Fort Myers, visit the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. The venue features Broadway-quality productions accompanied by a live orchestra and delicious table-service dinner. The Prather family has been involved in...
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905, USA
Tour this butterfly house in Cape Coral to observe all four stages of the life cycle, from caterpillar to cocoon to beautiful butterfly. As soon as the butterflies lay their eggs, the staff releases them into the surrounding gardens, allowing...
544 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33990, USA
Full of charm and residential character, the Cape Coral Historical Society showcases the city’s history in three separate buildings. In the Gulf American Land Corp. Building, guests can learn about the area’s Native Americans...
1800 NW 28th Ave, Cape Coral, FL 33993, USA
Take advantage of southwest Florida's beautiful weather and landscape by playing a round of golf at Coral Oakes Golf course. This 18-hole, Arthur Hills–designed, championship course includes large TifEagle greens, contoured fairways, eight lakes,...
1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA
Florida’s nature is alive and well at this wildlife refuge, located on the north side of Sanibel Island. Rich with mangroves and seagrass, the protected, subtropical habitat is home to more than 230 species of birds as well as alligators,...
2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33916, USA
Discover Southwest Florida’s unique natural and man-made environments at the Imaginarium Science Center! Kids become explorers who dig for real fossils at the Dinosaur Discovery Exhibit, attempt to play ball in 45mph winds in the Hurricane...
1242 SW Pine Island Rd #17, Cape Coral, FL 33991, USA
For a souvenir with personal value, visitors can show off their artistic sides by putting paint to canvas at The Painted Conch, a hybrid art studio and wine bar. Even those less confident in their artistic ability will feel comfortable under the...
5505 Rose Garden Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33914, USA
Explore the gorgeous landscape of the west coast of Florida at the Rotary Park Environmental Center by walking the 97-acre Nature Trail. You'll see a variety of native animals and wildlife, right along the Gulf Coast. The 4,200-square-foot...
1940 SW 9th Ct, Cape Coral, FL 33991, USA
Come discover the essence of Palmetto-Pine Country Club in Cape Coral, Florida. This magnificent private golf course is a creation of the renowned golf course architect, Arthur Hills, and was cut through a serene area of pine trees in 1969....
2350 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33901, USA
Though this historic site was the winter retreat of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, it's clear that neither man was exactly relaxing while staying here—the buildings and grounds are filled with evidence of their busy minds and hands. There's...
The Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve in Cape Coral, Florida is a 4,500-ft. walking trail through mangroves, marshes, and lush greenery. There is a nature center at the trailhead. Kayak rentals are available for exploring the mangrove tunnels by...
1225 SW 53rd Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33914, USA
Cruise the lovely waters of Southwest Florida aboard a 44-foot yacht named Boadicea. You'll watch the sunset as dolphins trail the end of the boat. Watch them jump, swim, and soar through the air as you relax with a tropical drink and snack on the...
400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33991, USA
Cool off at Sun Splash Family Water Park! If you dare, ride Cape Fear, the team ride that takes you from a 30-foot-high platform through a dark tunnel, down 215 feet to a splash finish. Other thrills include the Fun-L-Tunnel that drops you 30 feet...
7400 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908, USA
Miniature golf is always a good time, but when you add a castle, enchanted forest and some waterfalls into the mix, the game becomes much more of an experience. The 18-hole course resembles a park, with duck ponds (and ducks), and lush, tropical...
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral, FL 33904, USA
The Yacht Club and Beach in Cape Coral is a low-key and family-friendly facility that has hosted leisure travelers and locals since 1958. They club includes an in-ground pool and newly renovated fishing pier on the Caloosahatchee River. Other...
35 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL 33909, USA
Have fun in the beautiful Florida sunshine at Mike Greenwell's Family Fun Park. The park includes a 19-hole mini golf course, a go-cart track, paint ball, batting cages, a giant indoor arcade, fish feeding pond, a playground, and more. Mike...
4820 Leonard St, Cape Coral, FL 33904, USA
The Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library in Cape Coral includes thousands of items donated by local veterans, from as early as WWI and WWII to the present day. Gallery tours are available as well as open discussions with veterans concerning...
Fort Myers, FL, USA
Getting out on the water is, of course, one of the best ways to experience Cape Coral. For the perfect day, Sail SWFL offers sightseeing cruises captained by experienced boaters, during which it’s typical to spot playful dolphins jumping in...
1410 SW 6th Pl, Cape Coral, FL 33991, USA
Cape Coral has nearly 40 parks, both large and small. One standout is the Strausser BMX Sports Complex, which, in addition to hosting BMX Motocross events, has a playground, a picnic area, and softball fields. Brought your boat? There's a boat...
3192 Matecumbe Key Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955, USA
The Calusa were a tribe of Native Americans who lived on Florida's southwest coast and sustained themselves with fishing instead of agriculture. Named for this group, the Calusa Queen is a tour boat operated by a captain who's a U.S. Coast Guard...
11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero, FL 33928, USA
Many visitors come to Cape Coral for its laid-back coastal vibe and its proximity to nature. But for those who want some big city entertainment, there's plenty to be had at Germain Arena. From concerts by nationally and internationally renowned...
9501 Thunder Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33913, USA
Billing itself as "one of the best firepits in southwest Florida," The Pit at Six Bends is memorable not just because of its firepit, but because of the locals crowded around it. Set in front of a Harley-Davidson dealership, motorcycle-loving...
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