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Vacation In Punta Gorda

The name, Punta Gorda, comes from the Spanish, meaning Fat Point. This historic small town is a hidden treasure of Florida and lies as a “Fat Point”, sticking out into Charlotte Harbor – one of the US’s largest natural harbors.

Centrally located between Sarasota to our North and Fort Myers to our South, Punta Gorda is a delightful location, within a comfortable driving distance from Tampa, Orlando, and Miami.

Daytripping in Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda is a fabulous place to visit. Nestled on the shores of beautiful Charlotte Harbor, it is the ideal place to spend a few hours, a full day, a few days or your entire vacation. Punta Gorda – “It’s Happening on the Harbor.”

Read “Day Trips We Recommend” written by our members. Find fun locations to visit and activities to plan, ahead of your trip to this jewel of Southwest Florida. Stay longer and enjoy the great resorts and hotels that have sprung up all over our city in recent years.

The murals of Punta Gorda are one of our cherished treasures! Learn about the local history depicted in each mural, when it was painted, as well as the artist. See if you can find the objects hidden in some of them. You’ll also get an overview of the Mural Society and our process for creating these historic murals.

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What’s happening in Punta Gorda: events, festivals, activities, local attractions.

Sign up for all the Chamber News Email: Connect with Us We’ve come a long way, Punta Gorda, since 1887. Let’s celebrate our founding and future – December 1st through 7th. During the first week of December, more than 130 years ago, a group of settlers from the new…

Ciudad de Punta Gorda: Punta Gorda, Florida, USASu nombre deriva de su forma geografica, es una Punta Gorda, en la desembocadura del Peace River. Esta pequeña ciudad historica es un tesoro oculto que sobresale en la rada de Port Charlotte, uno de los mayores puertos naturales de los Estados Unidos.

Willkommen in Punta Gorda: Der Name PUNTA GORDA stammt aus dem spanischen und heisst uebersetzt “Fette Spitze”. Die kleine historische Stadt ist ein geheimer Juwel in Florida. Der Ort ist eingebettet als “Fette Spitze” im Charlotte Harbor – einer der groessten Naturhaefen in den USA.

Bienvenue à Punta Gorda, Florida, USA: Le nom de Punta Gorda vient de l’espagnol et signifie Grosse Pointe. Cette petite ville historique est le tresor caché de la Floride et se trouve sur un large promontoire, dans la baie de Charlotte Harbor – un des estuaires les plus larges des Etats Unis.

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