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 […]
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. The Marine Toys for Tots is in full swing and accepting donations to help make Christmas a bit brighter for children. There’s more than 200 collection boxes throughout Charlotte County but some are taking weeks to fill. Toys for Tots coordinator Erik Sandess says, “Because of the hurricane we do see an increase need.” […]
Florida is famous for pirates. Places such as St. Augustine, Tampa and Amelia Island all have long, rich histories full of swashbuckling, thievery and buried treasure. Port Charlotte has its fair share of pirate history, too. Before we look into Port Charlotte’s pirate history, let’s look at why Florida was such a haven for pirates […]
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 […]