Punta Gorda Tourism
Punta Gorda (/ˌpʌntə ˈɡɔːrdə/; English: Fat Point) is a city in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census the city had a population of 16,641. It is the county seat of Charlotte County and the only incorporated municipality in the county. Punta Gorda is the principal city of the Punta Gorda, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area and is also in the Sarasota-Bradenton-Punta Gorda Combined Statistical Area. Punta Gorda was the scene of massive destruction after Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 hurricane, came through the city on August 13, 2004. Charley was the strongest tropical system to hit Florida since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and the first hurricane since Hurricane Donna in 1960 to make a direct hit on Florida's southwest coast. In the immediate years following the storm, buildings were restored or built to hurricane resistant building codes. The new buildings, restorations and amenities concurrently preserved the City's past while showcasing state-of-the art modern facilities. During this time, Laishley Park Municipal Marina was built and the Harborwalk, Linear Park and various trails were created throughout the City for bicycle and pedestrian traffic.Wikipedia
Punta Gorda in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Fort Myers, United States. Add Fort Myers to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The Ringling, Mote Marine Laboratory And Aquarium, Myakka River State Park. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Page Field, Southwest Florida International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Punta Gorda.
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