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Punta GordaUnited States of America

Escape to Punta Gorda! Enjoy its sunsets, live music, and sailing.

Explore the historic area of Punta Gorda—a scenic waterfront, shopping, and popular sights like Fishermen's Village.

Where to stay in Punta Gorda

Statue of Juan Ponce de Leon (1460?-1521), who was a Spanish explorer and soldier who was the first European to set foot in Florida. He also established the oldest European settlement in Puerto Rico and discovered the Gulf Stream

Historic District

4.5/5Wonderful!(114 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Historic District, Fishermen's Village and Gilchrist Park are top sights worth seeing.

Historic District
Corvette!!

Burnt Store Isles

While there might not be top attractions in Burnt Store Isles, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Alligator Creek Preserve and Fishermen's Village.

Burnt Store Isles

Top Hotels in Punta Gorda

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel and Suites
Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel and Suites
2.5 out of 5
300 Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night

Located in Historic District, this beach hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of A. C. Freeman House and Fishermen's Village. Gilchrist Park and Military Heritage Museum ...

3.7/5Good! (1,390 reviews)

"Great hotel restaurant, bar, pool, and location to Fisherman's Village"…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel and Suites
Wyvern Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
Wyvern Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
4 out of 5
101 E Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL
The price is $94 per night

Located in the heart of Punta Gorda, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of A. C. Freeman House and Fishermen's Village. First Macedonia Missionary Baptist ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (978 reviews)

"Downtown area very nice safe and clean, also a great view of the harbor from the roof."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Wyvern Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
Fishermens Village Resort
Fishermens Village Resort
3 out of 5
1200 W Retta Esplanade #57A, Punta Gorda, FL

Located in Historic District, this condo resort is steps from Military Heritage Museum and Fishermen's Village. Punta Gorda History Park and A. C. Freeman House ...

4.3/5Excellent! (67 reviews)

"The diverse shops and restaurants. Family oriented."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Fishermens Village Resort

Popular places to visit in Punta Gorda

Fishermen's Village
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Fishermen's Village

4.5/5(322 reviews)

When you visit Fishermen's Village, a favorite shopping spot in Punta Gorda, you can find the perfect gifts to bring home. Stroll along the waterfront in this family-friendly area, or check out its lively bars.

Babcock Ranch Preserve
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Babcock Ranch Preserve

4/5(8 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Babcock Ranch Preserve, a lovely green space in Punta Gorda. Wander the waterfront or discover the area's beautiful sunsets.

Gilchrist Park
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Gilchrist Park

4/5(1 review)

Enjoy the beautiful sunsets and explore Gilchrist Park, a lovely green space in Punta Gorda. Stroll along the area's waterfront, or simply savor its lively bars.

Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area
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Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area

Explore the great outdoors at Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, a lovely green space in Punta Gorda. Stroll along the waterfront or discover the area's beautiful sunsets.

Peace River Wildlife Center & Ponce De Leon Park
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Peace River Wildlife Center & Ponce De Leon Park

4.5/5(2 reviews)

Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Peace River Wildlife Center & Ponce De Leon Park during your travels in Punta Gorda? Stroll along the waterfront or discover the area's beautiful sunsets.

Englewood Beach
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Englewood Beach

4.5/5(284 reviews)

Don your swimsuit, apply your sunscreen and discover why people call this charming beach on Manasota Key the Gem of the Suncoast.

Top things to do in Punta Gorda

Boca Grande Inshore Fishing
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Boca Grande Inshore Fishing

$170
Per adult
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Florida
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Florida

$10
Per adult
Fort Myers Inshore Fishing Charters
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Fort Myers Inshore Fishing Charters

$167
Per adult
Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Florida
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Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Florida

$20
Per adult
Fort Myers Scavenger Hunt: His Greatest Invention
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Fort Myers Scavenger Hunt: His Greatest Invention

$20
Per adult
House of Romanov royal mysteries
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House of Romanov royal mysteries

$44
Per adult

Reviews of Punta Gorda

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
206
5 - Excellent 42.56198347107438%
4 - Good
210
4 - Good 43.388429752066116%
3 - Okay
56
3 - Okay 11.570247933884298%
2 - Disappointing
7
2 - Disappointing 1.4462809917355373%
1 - Terrible
5
1 - Terrible 1.0330578512396693%

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

May 19, 2020

It was ok

4/5 - Good

J.

Apr 27, 2020

I personally can't say because I left the area to travel a bit northeast. I was assured multiple times though, Punta Gorda is very nice!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 11, 2020

Lots of fun things to do.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Mar 9, 2020

Not as impressive as expected.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 24, 2020

It was okay. Nice farmers market

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 21, 2020

So many great restaurants right on the waterfront if you love Seafood this is a great place to go

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