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Fall Florida Fun

Fall. Florida. Fun.

Fall in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, Florida means kids are back in school and beaches are less crowded.  But, most of all, it means fun. From beaches to boating, hiking to harbor tours, fishing to nature discovery; to sun, shelling and fossilized shark teeth, the area offers visitors more of what they come to Florida for: relaxation and discovery in an outdoor vacationland. Take a kayak tour deep into a wildlife preserve.  Or bask in the peace and solitude of one of our remote island beaches.  And the fun doesn't stop when you come inside.  Dine on fresh seafood at area restaurants, discover unique shopping opportunities, or unwind in a relaxing spa. This is the Florida you've been looking for-- that's getting harder to find. Fall, Florida and fun.  You couldn't wish for anything else.

With less crowds and shorter lines, now is a great time for a couple's getaway. From romantic and intimate to exhilarating spectacles, see more of our best side with events like:

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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.  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.