Naples Illustrated article, 5 Day Trips for Two includes Punta Gorda and Boca Grande. The Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau has worked closely with the writer, Chelle Koster Walton, on coordinating her visits to the destination.

Manasota Key included in USAToday.com's 25 Fastest-Growing Vacation Destinations in 2017.