Punta Gorda is the only incorporated city in Charlotte County. It is a boater's dream with the perfect waters of the Charlotte Harbor directly at your doorsteps. At Punta Gorda Isles you'll find a vast system of navigable canals, some are sailboat water canals and others are suitable for small fishing boats. Punta Gorda has a historic district with unique Florida-style homes. If you enjoy a small town feel in a tropical environment, Punta Gorda and Punta Gorda Isles is for you.
Dredging Stump Pass The channel between the southern tip of Manasota Key and Don Pedro Island, called Stump Pass, is the only connection between the Lemon Bay (Intracoastal Waterway) and the Gulf of Mexico in the Englewood area. Therefore, this is also the only thoroughfare which boaters can use if they want to go out on the open water of the Gulf. The next two passages are the Venice Jetty, about 16 miles further north, or Gasparilla Pass, which is 7 miles further south. So, if you don’t have one […]
Pit bull and other "dangerous" breeds are not prohibited in Florida, only in Miami Dade County. But there are still rules in effect.
Placida Harbor is a little place on the Cape Haze peninsular where the "Old Florida" feeling is still alive.
Boca Grande the historic town located on a tropical Island called Gasparilla on the West Coast of Florida
Englewood's Stump Pass is the most amazing place with endless wildlife and a natural beach.
Although Florida is the most southern state of the Continental United States, it can get cold in winter. The winter is short, but the temperatures can get low enough to kill all tropical plants in your garden.
The Pioneer Trail park is an 8 mile long hiking/biking trail, which runs from McCall Rd (SR 776) all the way down to the Gasparilla Bridge.
If you are looking for a establishes community for boaters, Englewood Isles may be a place to consider.
Community The Landings at Coral Creek in Placida, Florida, is a luxurious gated community with many amenities, such as a beautiful clubhouse with a fireplace, a well-equipped, private fitness center, a resort-style pool & hot tub, and tennis courts. Are you looking for a relaxed lifestyle in a setting of tranquil natural beauty with warm sunshine and clear turquoise waters? You have indeed arrived. Placida is ideally located just one mile north of the former pirate hid-out Gasparilla Island with the quaint village of Boca Grande. From Placida, you have quick access to […]