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Top 10 Local Foods to Love

From Gulf to field, Charlotte County dishes up foods that will tantalize your taste buds. Savor the local flavor with these must-try foods. Stone crab Harvested right from the Gulf... Read More

What Does One Do After Walking Across America? They Relax in Englewood Beach.

I just finished walking across America. Many people thought I was crazy for going west to east during my walk but I knew I wanted to end in Florida, because, well, I love Florida.... Read More

Find Your Adventure in Punta Gorda and Englewood

I love to visit somewhere that I've never been to before. As a first time visitor to the Charlotte Harbor region I found a lot different types of adventure options to choose... Read More

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; call 941-743-1900 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at