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About Port Charlotte

The Port Charlotte area was first inhabited by nomadic Paleo-Indians who hunted big game like the woolly mammoth during the last ice age. At the time, the Florida peninsula was much wider and the city was not a coastal community. The shape of the Sun...

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Port Charlotte Demographics

Port Charlotte is a town located at the head of Charlotte Bay along Florida’s Gulf Coast. It is a census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte County and is part of the Punta Gorda, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The CDP occupies a total area...

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Things to Do in Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte, Florida, which is about halfway between Fort Myers and Sarasota, offers visitors a variety of fun things to do, whether you enjoy outdoor sports, cultural activities or nightlife. If you’re interested in watersports or just apprecia...

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Port Charlotte Food and Drink Scene

Seated along Peace River, near the eastern coast, Port Charlotte is one of Florida's finest tropical destinations, according to Forbes. With it's beautiful beaches and consistently warm temperatures, it's no wonder it has become a go-to for couples i...

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Annual Events in Port Charlotte

There's always something fun to do year round in Port Charlotte. In late January to early February, you can visit the Charlotte County Fairgrounds for a variety of rides, games, and agricultural shows.You don't wanna miss the annual Charlotte Harbor ...

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Port Charlotte Attractions

People come to the southern Gulf in search of sun, sand, and serenity. From outdoor adventures to indulgent relaxation, there is something for everyone in Port Charlotte. Whether you're looking to get out on the water or enjoy the view from the harbo...

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Local Culture in Port Charlotte

So, what’s life like in Port Charlotte? To get to the point, the town takes life as it comes, one day at a time. You can get up in the morning and head out for a day of exploration, or just head down to the beach for a day of idyllic idleness. What...

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Wally's Southern Style Barbecue First Place Five Years Running

While it's best known as one of the twenty five best places to retire to, Port Charlotte holds more than just respite for retirees. At the intersection of the Tamiami Trail and the King's Highway one will find Charlotte's Harbor and the mouth of Peac...

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The Crepe Chef Capably Satisfies All Crepe Expectations

One of the most versatile and veritably delectable dishes out there is by far the crepe, capable of being served for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert. One of the most celebrated creators of crepes in Florida is the team at The Crepe Chef in Port ...