Gilchrist Park Guitar Army (also known by other names)
Every Thursday evening in Gilchrist  Park.
A Punta Gorda tradition of local musicians just coming on down to the park to play and sing.  Free and bring a chair and picnic dinner.  A unique Punta Gorda weekly event.

Fishermen's Village
located at 1200 West Retta Esplanade
Dining, shopping, fishing cruises, sightseeing 
cruises, boat rentals, marina.
A must stop in Punta Gorda. 
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Military Heritage Museum
located in Fishermen's Village
Well worth the time for a visit.  Talk to local veterans.
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Train and Antique Mall
located at US 41 at 1009 Taylor Road
Historic Railroad Depot with antique vendors

Punta Gorda History Park
501 Shreve Street
Two acre park with several historical structures.  
The History Park Farmers Market is operated by the Punta Gorda Historical Society and customers can not only sample and purchase a wide variety of items but also take a step back in time while enjoying the beautiful gardens. Every Sunday 8 am. to 1 pm.

Punta Gorda Farmer's Market
Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings (between 8:00a.m. and 1:00p.m.) on Taylor Road at the Old Courthouse location in downtown Punta Gorda.

Peach River Wildlife Center at Ponce de Leon Park
Local wildlife on display.  Educational center. 
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Historic Murals
23 outdoor murals in downtown Punta Gorda. 
Free guide is available at Punta Gorda Chamber of
Commerce.  City of Punta Gorda Mural Tour
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Punta Gorda Trolley Tour
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City of Punta Gorda Downtown History Guide
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Muscle Car Museum
99,000 square feet featuring 200 vintage cars
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Visual Arts Center of Punta Gorda
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Babcock Wilderness Tours
Ride a swamp buggy though the swamp
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Edison College Observatory
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Orlando Amusements
Disney World, etc.
About 2 1/2 hours from Punta Gorda

Ring Around the City of Punta Gorda
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Kidstar Park
Small amusement park in Port Charlotte/Don't expect Bush 
Gardens but fun for smaller kids
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Punta Gorda Speedway
Auto car racing.
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Professional Baseball  
Charlotte Park Sports Center
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Charlotte County Cultural Center    
Check website for a variety of music and theater 
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Interactive Water Fountain at Lashley Park
Great for the kids.  They can run through the water spouts.  Activated by a public switch on site.  Shaded viewing area.  Near the outdoor 
public stage on the Harbor.

A.C. Freeman House
Furnished late Victorian era home

Charlotte Sports Park Location 2300 El Jobean Road
Port Charlotte, Florida 33948 
Opened 1987 
Renovated 2008-09 
Owner Charlotte County 
Operator Charlotte County 
Construction cost $ 5 million 
Capacity 7,000 
Field dimensions Left Field: 338 ft (103.0224 m)
Center Field: 402 ft (122.5296 m)
Right Field: 338 ft (103.0224 m) 
Texas Rangers (MLB) (Spring Training) (1987-2002)
Charlotte County Redfish (SCL) (2007)
Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) (Spring Training) (2009-present)
Charlotte Stone Crabs (FSL) (2009-present)
GCL Rays (GCL) (2009-present) 

Punta Gorda on the
All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. 
National Register Historic District Structures
PG Downtown History Guide
PG Waterfront Guide
PG Mural Guide

Our Charlotte Harbor and Peace River are pristine and wonderful bodies of water.  Check out other TABS of Fishing & Boating, Beaches, Parks, Walking/Hiking/Biking for detailed information.  Our water and water views are fantastic and our treasured assets.