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.
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 […]
Event Description: Enjoy a fun afternoon with a Harbor Tour and 3 course Dinner! • Start with a scenic cruise of beautiful Charlotte Harbor. This 1 ½ hour narrated cruise tours the waterfront of Punta Gorda and Charlotte Harbor, then circles the bay looking for dolphins, seabirds, and other wildlife. Southwest Florida Food Tours will […]
PUNTA GORDA – After more than three years of planning, fundraising and building, the wall at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda is complete. A dedication ceremony will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m. It begins with a walk of honor where participants will be given a postcard with a story connected to […]
Are you nervous about your next beach trip with all the shark bites in the news? A Southwest Florida expert, who was just featured on the Discovery Channel’s shark week, says not to worry. Sarasota-based Mote Marine Laboratory’s director of shark research, Bob Hueter, says there are a lot of misconceptions. “When people hear the […]