Charlotte County Florida

Welcome to Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands, a tranquil getaway on Florida's Southwest Gulf Coast. As Florida's premier eco-tourism destination, we are off the beaten path and away from the crowds. At 5 to 25 feet above sea level, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands enjoys a climate characterized as sub-tropic where extremes of temperature in both summer and winter are checked by the tempering influence of the Gulf of Mexico. Prevailing winds are an easterly average of 12 to 18 mph. The mild winter season lasts from January to March.

Charlotte Harbor offers numerous upland and aquatic preserve areas that are yours to explore. Included is one of the world's largest protected marine estuaries encompassing 270 square miles with 219 miles of natural shoreline. Its confluence of the Peace and Myakka rivers comprises some of the most vibrant coastal areas in the state and a unique network of barrier islands and mangrove forests.

Enjoy world-class boating, fishing, and sailing in one of SAIL Magazine's "10 Greatest Places to Sail." Abundant natural adventures include paddling on hundreds of miles of Blueways trails, exploring five National Wildllife Refuges and discovering prime birding opportunities.

Come to Charlotte county and relax on our uncrowded beaches and enjoy unique shopping and dining and a thriving arts community. Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands - Come take advantage of our good nature.

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Port Charlotte, Florida- Port Charlotte is located at the north end of the Charlotte Harbor Estuary northwest of the city of Punta Gorda. The major-league baseball team, the Tampa Bay Rays, holds its spring training in Port Charlotte, a city located one hour south of Sarasota.

Punta Gorda, Florida- In addition to its beautifully restored historic district, Punta Gorda offers many natural attractions, waterside shopping and leisurely strolls along the Harborwalk and at Fishermen's Village on Charlotte Harbor.
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Babcock Wilderness Adventures
Babcock Wilderness Adventures
Babcock Ranch offers visitors the perfect setting to immerse themselves in nature. There's something for everyone. You'll find yourself face to face with wildlife in an Old Florida setting.
Muscle Car City
Muscle Car City
Over 65,000 horsepower on display! Featuring nearly 200 automobiles of every era dating back to the 1920's, with focus on the "muscle cars" of the mid 60's to early 70's.
Boca Grande Lighthouse
Boca Grande Lighthouse
Set inside a state park at the southernmost tip of Gasparilla Island, the lighthouse is the oldest structure on the island and a beacon to mariners since 1890.

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