Cape Romano, Marco Island

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Cape Romano is a cape at the southern end of Caxambas Island, just south of Marco Island and northwest of the Ten Thousand Islands in Collier County, Florida.Calusa Indians founded the settlement and called it Manataca. Juan Ponce de León briefly stopped at Manataca on his first trip from Puerto Rico to Florida, but the Indians tried to fight him off.Cape Romano is where Hurricane Wilma made its first U.S. landfall in October 2005. In 2008, Tropical Storm Fay came ashore near the cape, as had the 1910 Cuba hurricane.
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  • August 6, 2017
    We rented a boat for the day and beached at the private island near Cape Romano. Definitely cool to see in the water but hard to get to. Took the boat around it. Not sure if I would want to live in th...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    it is a must see great boat ride from Naples or Marco you will be amazed you wont find it any were else in the world  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    Apart of our jet ski tours with Av-i, jet ski rentals we stopped to take a look at this home sight ,which I had no knowledge of . He told us about the history of this feature. And the end of the trip ...  more »

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