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.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY – No algae — that’s the simple message Charlotte County is trying to get out potential tourists. With no water quality issues at county beaches or in Charlotte Harbor, businesses and attractions are seeking to capitalize. Captain Ralph Allen of King Fisher Fleet says he is asked constantly how the water quality in […]
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) – Charlotte County was the No. 1 spot in the nation during the third quarter for flipping a house to someone from the baby boomer generation. The News-Press (http://newspr.es/1WtuPYb ) reports a flipped house – defined as a home that was sold for the second time in a 12-month period – went […]
Temperatures in the 80s and 90s combined with high humidity is enough to wilt even the most enthusiastic sun worshipper. When temperatures rise, older adults in particular are at risk because aging reduces the body’s ability to cool off. Here are some common sense and fun ways to beat the Florida heat. Water. Drink plenty […]
Charlotte County commissioners pass Placida rezoning – Move makes way for condos at old Fishery site
Charlotte County commissioners passed a rezoning for the old Placida Fishery site, along with new regulations to prevent credit-card skimmers at local gas stations. Both measures passed unanimously Tuesday. Construction on the new project in Placida could begin in a year, and be complete in several years, Placida Point LLC owner Jay Feinberg told the Sun after […]