is on the northern side of Charlotte Harbor
while Punta Gorda is on the southern
side. They are joined by the U.S. 41 bridge crossing the
beautiful view of Charlotte Harbor.
Charlotte County has over 12 miles of beautiful beaches stretching through the barrier islands. There are many parks to enjoy both inland and along the coast line. Most importantly it is off the beaten path and relatively uncrowded!
The Charlotte Sports Park is home to the Tampa Bay Rays spring training and the Charlotte Stone Crabs regular season, as well as other events. Charlotte County's $46 million and expanded sports arena is a great attraction.
The larger area, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands, also includes the areas of Boca Grande, Don Pedro Island, El Jobean, Englewood-Cape Haze, Little Gasparilla Island, Manasota Key, Palm Island, Placida, and Punta Gorda.
Punta Gorda and the Port Charlotte areas are a gold mine for cultural life to wildlife, or perhaps attend a symphonic or drama performance, you can dine on upscale cuisine, gallery hop through the art-rich communities and shop to your heart’s content at the areas fine shops or malls.
Tucked away and little known, except for those in the know. Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte are a hidden oasis with tremendous opportunities.