Florida’s premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine’s list of the “10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States,” ranked by Golf Digest as the “Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America,” and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live in the South.” For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Charlotte Harbor Visitors and Convention Bureau, 18500 Murdock Circle, Suite B-104, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor’s Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.
Southwest Florida puts on a party to celebrate our nation’s birth. Some communities hold hometown parades. Some organize free festivals. Some even have hot dog- and watermelon-eating contests. To cap it all off, as the sky turns velvety black, a kaleidoscope of colors burst into the air. Here’s a look at where the festivities and […]
Southwest Florida has a lot of options for you to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday and catch some fireworks. Here’s the rundown: NOTE: The Miromar Outlets fireworks event has been canceled. Mall officials cite safety concerns due to residential growth in the surrounding area. Monday, July 3 Port Charlotte What: Stone Crabs Independence Day Celebration […]
PUNTA GORDA – Nearly 1 million people are flying in and out of Punta Gorda Airport so far this year. “It’s amazing the number of people that are passing through this little airport,” said Jeff Barlow, of Punta Gorda. Cost and convenience are reason enough for some passengers to fly out of Punta Gorda rather […]
ENGLEWOOD – Before powerboats race by Englewood Beach this November, the area’s inaugural WaterFest will already be more than a month underway The four-day-long race weekend will be preceded by an EcoFest at Lemon Bay Park, a stand-up-paddle-board race in Intracoastal waters and an open-air music festival and block party on Dearborn Street. “We wanted […]