SW Florida Paradise Coast Cities
Welcome to beautiful Punta Gorda, Florida. The name “Punta Gorda” means “Fat Point” in Spanish, and that is exactly where Punta Gorda is located – at the end of the wide peninisula in Charlotte County Florida. Punta Gorda has been noted on maps since the mid 1800s. Punta Gorda is the Charlotte County seat and is located just across Charlotte Harbor from Port Charlotte on the Peace River. Fisherman’s Village, a popular Paradise Coast Attraction is located in Punta Gorda. The Fisherman’s Village features unique shops, restaurants, and views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Historic Sites & Places in Punta Gorda
Punta Gorda is a sensational place to visit for history buffs. The National Register of Historic Places features many Punta Gorda places including A. C. Freeman House, Charlotte High School, Clarence L. Babcock House, H. W. Smith Building, Old First National Bank of Punta Gorda (aka) Old Merchants Bank of Punta Gorda, Punta Gorda Atlantic Coast Line Depot, Punta Gorda Ice Plant, Punta Gorda Residential District, Punta Gorda Woman’s Club, and Villa Bianca.
Punta Gorda City Hall Annex
126 Harvey Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
This is a Paradise Coast city that is known for a strong Arts Community. The City has a small town feel and walking and bike paths are nearly everywhere. The Punta Gorda Pathways system is a popular way to see the region. The bike and walking paths offer approximately 18 miles of trails that connect the Punta Gorda’s neighborhoods, parks, and commercial areas. Segments of the pathway system trails include the Harborwalk, Linear Park, and Shared Use Paths.
Everglades City Fishing Charters, currently leaving from Everglades Bait and Tackle, Everglades City, FL | 239-253-9926
Experience the wonder of the 10,000 islands of SWFL. Fish the protected bays and rivers of the Islands and Everglades National Park. Fish among the mysteries of wrecks, hard bottom reefs, and offshore towers. Seek some of the most exciting game fish that call the Florida Everglades Home.
Everglades City Fishing Charters - Everglades City, FL
Official Punta Gorda Florida Website: http://www.ci.punta-gorda.fl.us
PARADISE COAST ATTRACTIONS
Avi's Water Sports Jet Ski Adventure Tours, Caxambas Park, 909 Collier Ct., Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-777-9873
Avi's is a family-owned business that offers some of the most exciting dolphin jet ski tours and jet ski rental adventures on Marco Island. You are invited to take an exciting journey with Avi "The Dolphin Whisperer" and take home a complimentary flash drive of photos from your adventure. Bring the family and make lasting memories. Contact us to book your dolphin Jet Ski tour.
Avi's Water Sports & Jet Ski Adventure Tours - Marco Island, FL
Sunshine Tours and Charters, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island FL | 239-642-5415
Sunshine Tours offers the best in Offshore, Back Country and Near Coastal Fishing, Island Shelling and Sightseeing aboard one of our four fishing boats. Since 1984, Sunshine Tours has provided unsurpassed on-the-water experiences for locals and visitors alike. Shared and private charters available.
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Island Hopper Boat Rentals and Tours, 525 Newport Dr., Naples, FL 34114 | 239-961-2473
Guided boat tours leaving Port of the Islands Marina, Naples, Florida Touring the Everglades and the Ten Thousand Islands area. Rent a pontoon for a full day of fun. Whitehorse Key is a great place to beach your boat and find amazing shells. Walk the island, explore the 10,000 islands, and enjoy a great view of the Gulf of Mexico. Look for manatee, dolphin, alligators and everything the Everglades has to offer. See the 10,000 islands up close.
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Marco Island Princess / Sunshine Tours, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island FL 34145 | 239-642-5415
The Marco Island Princess is a 90' luxury yacht offering daily Sightseeing, Lunch and Sunset dinner Cruises. enjoy delicious meals, two cash bars and a great view. Also available for Weddings and Private Charters. Marco Island's most unique dining experience!
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Island Bike Shops (2 Locations) 1095 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-394-8400 & 4342 Thomasson Dr., Naples, FL 34112 | 239-732-8400
At Island Bike Shops we make your visit fun. Reserve your rental online. Check our selection of bicycle rentals, electric bikes, motor scooters, trailers, and more. Naples Bicycle Tours provides a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to experience the diversity of Southwest Florida. Our large or small group bicycle tours can accommodate all cycling levels as we personally escort you through Naples, Historic Old Naples, Marco Island, or the Natural Everglades.
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