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Outsiders Welcome
If you love being outdoors and adventuring off the beaten path, then you’re what we in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach would call an Outsider. And here, where Our Best Side is Outside, being an Outsider isn’t just allowed, it’s encouraged. From our locals to our visitors, we love soaking up the sun, getting on the water, trying something different, and having fun outside. This is Florida’s Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, and we say, Outsiders Welcome.

Meet the Outsiders

About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast

Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, 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 Punta Gorda / Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1700 Tamiami Trail #G-2, Port Charlotte, FL, 33948.  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.