Beautiful Punta Gorda was founded in 1884 and was originally called the Town of Trabue. The name was changed in 1887 to Punta Gorda, which is Spanish for “Fat Point.” This city is rich with culture, art & history. Now it is home to over 21 square miles of land and over 70 miles of canals including Charlotte Harbor’s Peace River that leads out to the Gulf of Mexico.
Historical Downtown Punta Gorda is truly a gem! Gorgeous waterfront parks, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and local festivals make this city an incredible place to live. If you live in the historic district, downtown is within walking distance! It is also protected by the Historic society that preserves the natural historic charm.
Looking to live the life of luxury? Punta Gorda Isles has everything you need and more! This prestigious community is one of the most sought after waterfront residential neighborhoods. It is also right next to the popular Fisherman’s Village!
If you are looking for outdoor activities such as, boating, kayaking, biking, walking, jogging, etc. look no further! Punta Gorda Pathways are bike and pedestrian trails about 18 miles long that connect the city’s neighborhoods, parks, and commercial areas.
Live in paradise! Come to Punta Gorda, pull up a chair at the tiki bar, sit back, relax and watch the sun melt away over stunning Charlotte Harbor!