Over 20 Golf courses in Charlotte Harbor area with some world class golfing
Dining in Charlotte Harbor along the waterfront and other locations
World class fishing in Charlotte Harbor can yield tarpon, redfish, trout and more
Kayaking and boating abound in one of the world's best boating destinations
One of the top places to sail in the United States
Birding in Charlotte Harbor along Florida's Great Birding Trail

7th Annual Bar Stool Open
7th Annual Bar Stool Open
9 holes of MINIATURE golf at nine different bars throughout Punta Gorda, prizes awarded, free trolley rides from bar to bar, music by Lee James. Read more

OKTOBERFEST October 4th, 2014
OKTOBERFEST October 4th, 2014
Every October is OKTOBERFEST. Saturday, October 4th 2014 This is a FREE Admission event held downtown in front of the... Read more

Bayshore Wine and Beer Fest
Bayshore Wine and Beer Fest
Bayshore Wine & Beer Fest Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 Port Charlotte  Taste extraordinary wines, beer, olive oil, bread,cheese & other... Read more
Welcome to
Charlotte Harbor
& the Gulf Islands
A visit to Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands means a peaceful getaway on Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast. As Florida's premier ecotourism destination, Charlotte Harbor is off the beaten path and free of Florida's crowds, yet still offers world-class sailing, boating, fishing, birding, shopping, dining and arts.

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Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands INTERACTIVE MAP PGD EVENTS RSW MIA SRQ TPA MCO
View the electronic version of our Visitor's Guidehere
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.   Seas 1 ft or less.
Temperatures: 85°/78° F
Sneak Peek at the Peace River Botanical and Sculpture Gardens in Punta Gorda, Fla.Friday, June 13th 2014 2:24pmExciting things are happening in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands and today we had the honor of watching Turkish artist Kemal Tufan install his sculpture called “Keel” at the Peace River Botanical and...
Florida International Air Show Offers Family Fun with Thunderbirds and MoreThursday, March 27th 2014 1:04pmThat rumbling in the sky we heard earlier in the week means only one thing – it’s time for the Florida International Air Show. This year’s event is March 29 & 30, 2014, at the Punta Gorda Airport and...