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Trivago rated the area "#1 Best Value Destination" based on price and quality of accommodations-- from the beautiful small town charm of Punta Gorda, to the pristine uncrowded beaches in Englewood and the Gulf islands. Located just south of Tampa and north of Fort Myers, the area is rich in natural beauty intertwined with a happening culinary scene and a strong ecological mindset. And on no other beach in southwest Florida will you find such an abundance of fossilized shark's teeth. Located south of Tampa and north of Fort Myers.
About Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands
Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands 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 Charlotte Harbor Visitors and Convention Bureau, 18500 Murdock Circle, Suite B-104, 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.