Looking to please your palate, and get a true “sense of taste and place” on your next vacation? Then get cracking to Southwest Florida’s Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands. Located along the Gulf of Mexico on Florida’s southwest coast, this string of quiet, fishing communities surrounds the state’s second largest harbor – read lots and lots of fresh fish and crabs. And lately it's been making noise as a mustdine destination for traveling foodies in search of locally caught and expertly prepared seafood.
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, Suite G-2, Port Charlotte, FL; 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.