There"s a splash of fun for everyone at Sun Splash Family Water Park! The 12-acre family facility owned and operated by the City of Cape Coral"s Parks and Recreation.
They are located at 400 Santa Barbara Blvd in Cape Coral. Adult admission is 9.95. Children are 7.95. Open March through October. For more information visit their website (V) or call at: 941-574-0557
The southernmost winery in the United States, it offers tastings of its products, including tropical carambola wine. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. No admission. Wine tasting is $2.50 a person. 19709 Little Lane, Alva. Call 728-9463.
For more information about Eden Vineyards of Florida Estate Winery, visit their website or call (941)728-9463; and www.floridaestates wines.com (813) 996-2113
Gambling enthusiasts may find themselves drawn to the nonstop action found here. There are video gaming machines, low-stakes poker (the pot is limited to $10), bingo, restaurant and bar. Free shuttle service throughout Southwest Florida. The casino is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call (800) 218-0007.
Live greyhound racing and simulcasting - broadcast via monitors in the building - of dog, horse and harness racing from around nation. Now offering poker. Free grandstand admission. Children under age 18 are welcome with an adult. Address: 10601 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, off Interstate 75 Exit 18. Open year round - rain or shine. Call for schedule and admission (changes seasonally), 992-2411 or 540-2254. For race results, call 992-7877.
Open daily: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., includes shells from around the world, bumper boats, video arcade, miniature golf, Florida fossils, jewelry and collectibles, glass blowing, and live animal display at the Octagon Animal Showcase. The Shell Factory, U.S. 41, North Fort Myers. 995-2141.
Features a collection of Florida wildlife including panthers, hawks, deer and wild boars. Admission: $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 3-12, free for children ages 2 two and younger. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Last tour leaves at 4 p.m. 27180 Old U.S. 41, downtown Bonita Springs. Call 992-2591.
Located at 2915 NE Pine Island Road in Cape Coral. Offers many exciting hands on learning opportunities for young children. Hours: M-F from 9:30 to 4:30 and Sat and Sun from noon to 5pm. Call 941-991-0012 for more information.
Daylong nature tour to Cabbage Key and Cayo Costa State Park. Location: 16499 Porto Bello St., Bokeelia. Cost: $25 nature cruise, $15 children under 12. Cayo Costa Ferry roundtrip to Cayo Costa, day or overnight $20 adults, $12 children. For more info call: 941-283-0015.
The attraction offers free 20-minute tours of its citrus processing plant November through April. Retail store offers a variety of juice and gourmet foods. Free samples available and gifts. Reservierung are required for groups of 15 or more. Open daily 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Corner of Ben C. Pratt-Six Mile Cypress and Metro Parkway, Fort Myers. Call 768-2686.
Tuesday-Friday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., open for self-guided tours. $4. Guided living history tours of this Victorian home are offered by appointment only. $6. Also available for private functions. Near the banks of Caloosahatchee River, downtown Fort Myers. 2505 First St. 332-6125.