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Family at "Keel" installation at Peace River Botanical and Sculpture Gardens

You'll find it easy to discover your ideal vacation in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, whether you're a nature lover or art connoisseur. We've got activities and attractions to delight everyone from couples and groups of friends to families of all sizes.

For the ecologically-minded, there are more than 70 parks and recreational areas as well as several environmental centers, wildlife preserves, and wildlife sanctuaries. Seafarers will want to set sail on a sunset or nature cruise, enjoy world-class fishing, paddle a kayak, canoe, or standup paddleboard through some of the nearly 200 miles of Blueway Trails, or try a boat rental and explore on their own.

Athletes and families will enjoy riding a bicycle path at Fred C. Babcock/Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area or hiking through Cedar Point Environmental Park, then cooling off at a free splashpad or with a frozen treat. Outdoor lovers will relish spending a day basking in the sun and gathering fossilized shark teeth and seashells on one of the pristine beaches on Manasota Key. Golfers and sports fans will love teeing up at a local golf course or catching a Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training baseball game.

Those looking for art and culture will appreciate a symphony, theater, comedy, or opera performance, perusing a museum, savoring upscale cuisine, gallery hopping through art-rich communities, shopping vibrant retail spaces, and a good pampering at a spa or salon.

With so many activities and adventures, everyone will have a great time!

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