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Arts, Culture & History

Art galleries, festivals and exhibits, a professional symphony orchestra and theatrical productions offer artistic and cultural experiences year-round. History buffs will want to soak up Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands' rich past at its varied museums, ranging from the Charlotte County Historical Center to a refurbished home that now houses an African-American museum.



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.