Experience the historic city of Punta Gorda—a scenic waterfront, shopping, and sights from Fishermen's Village to Babcock Ranch Preserve.

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Dining, Live Music and Dancing

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Where to stay in Punta Gorda

Historic District
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Trover photo by Paul Devall

Historic District

Historic District is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Burnt Store Isles
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Trover photo by Paul Devall

Burnt Store Isles

Burnt Store Isles is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

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Top Hotels in Punta Gorda

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel and Suites
2.5 out of 5
300 Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
$67/night
Jul 24 - Jul 25
3.5/5Good! (2,014 reviews)

"Room was priced right. We stayed a week. Clean but it's an older hotel. Staff was friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel and Suites
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Punta Gorda Harborside
3 out of 5
101 HARBORSIDE AVENUE, Punta Gorda
$104/night
Aug 6 - Aug 7
4.7/5Exceptional! (102 reviews)

"Family with 4 kids stayed here for 3 nights. Everything was great from check-in to check-out! Best hotel of our summer 2 week vacation! Friendly stuff. Yummy breakfast :)"…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Punta Gorda Harborside
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Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside
3.5 out of 5
33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda
$98/night
Jul 28 - Jul 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,256 reviews)

"Close to bars and restaurants, close to the water, nice pool and hottub."…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside

Popular things to do in Punta Gorda

Englewood Beach
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Englewood Beach

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

Top activities in Punta Gorda

Private Charter Adventure
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Private Charter Adventure

$350

PRICE IS FOR WHOLE BOAT The absolute best way to enjoy a day on the water and beach. Start with a leisurely cruise around the historic Lemon Bay area followed by a customized beach picnic for 2 to 6 people. Everything is provided for you including drinks, food, towels and other fun.

TreeUmph Adventure Course
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TreeUmph Adventure Course

$59

Discover a new world high up in the trees, a thrilling canopy adventure course. Learn why the ground is truly overrated as you spend a full day with your feet in the air, soaring through 5 aerial courses, each progressively more challenging than the last.

Cape Coral Inshore Fishing
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Cape Coral Inshore Fishing

$150

Go on the prowl for the coastal fish that fill the backwaters of Cape Coral and the Caloosahatchee River. This outing takes you straight to some great fishing haunts, home to the many species that call these southwestern Florida waters home, complete with some expert advice from your captain.

Operation City Quest of Fort Myers, FL
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Operation City Quest of Fort Myers, FL

$10

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

Boca Grande Inshore Fishing
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Boca Grande Inshore Fishing

$140

Chart a boat into the inshore areas of Ft. Myers in search for the perfect backwaters for casting a line for the prize catch. Learn from an expert captain and guide and you travel to the perfect fishing hot spots, and pick up a few pointers whether you're a beginner or expert.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Fort Myers, FL
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Fort Myers, FL

$3

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.