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Airports:

  • Charlotte County Airport and Commerce Park, Punta Gorda, Florida -- Charlotte County Airport Authority. The Charlotte County Airport (PGD) is located on Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast in Punta Gorda, halfway between Sarasota and Ft. Myers and a short plane ride from Tampa, Orlando and Miami. The Airport and the adjoining Commerce Park is just 5 minutes from the nearest city, hotels, restaurants and entertainment. It also is within a Foreign Trade Zone.
  • Southwest Florida International Airport -- Southwest Florida International Airport (Lee County Port Authority) Gateway to Fort Myers and Florida`s Gulf Coast serving Southwest Florida, Ft. Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, Bonita Springs, Ft. Myers Beach, Naples, Golden Gate, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte

Attractions:

  • Babcock Wilderness Adventures -- Florida ecotour wilderness adventure lodge ranch wildlife hunting tours fishing buggy rides museum cypress swamp history
  • Fisherman's Village - Waterfront vacation destination located in Punta Gorda, Florida. Fishermen's Village has everything for you to enjoy your stay including shopping, dining, boating, and furnished luxury villas.
  • Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary and Rehabilitation Center -- Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary provides food, shelter, and rehabilitation to exotic and native animals in Southwest Florida.

Chambers of Commerce:

  • Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce -- The Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce has two full-service offices: 326 West Marion Avenue, Suite 112, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950; Telephone: 941-639-2222, Fax: 941-639-6330; 2702 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, Florida 33952; Telephone: 941-627-2222, Fax: 941-627-9730
  • North Port area Chamber of Commerce -- North Port, Florida is conveniently located with easy access to three airports and close proximity to many area Gulf beaches, but is a city unto itself
  • Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce -- Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce Official Website contains a membership directory and is a source of information for members, residents, visitors and for those considering relocation to our area.

Government and Assistance Organizations:

  • Charlotte County Economic Development Office -- Charlotte County Economic Development Office offers reference material and assistance to existing industry or to businesses wishing to move to Southwest Florida.
  • Career and Service Centers of Southwest Florida -- The Career and Service Centers of Southwest Florida are One Stop Career Centers created to assist employers and job seekers by connecting employment, education, and training services into an integrated network of resources.
  • Charlotte County Airport Authority --
  • Charlotte County G.I.S. -- Charlotte County's GIS Department creates and maintains spatial information to aid in the creation of maps and data analysis to support County departments and their customers.
  • Charlotte County Government -- The Official Website For Charlotte County Government
  • Charlotte County Visitors Bureau -- Florida’s Best Kept Secret for a relaxing vacation, whether it be a beach vacation, golf vacation, fishing vacation, kayaking vacation, eco-tour vacation or simply a getaway vacation. Offerings include isolated white sandy beaches, warm Gulf of Mexico water, playful dolphins, natural eco-tours, wild alligators, championship golf, historic Punta Gorda, deserted islands, the beach town of Englewood, artsy Placida, Port Charlotte, unique shopping and art galleries, fine waterfront dining, historical homes, sunset cruises, harbor cruises, as well as deep sea fishing, back bay fishing, saltwater fishing, tarpon fishing, sport fishing, redfish fishing, seabass fishing, red drum fishing and more fishing!
  • Charlotte JobSpot -- CharlotteJobSpot - Find The Perfect Job!
  • City of Punta Gorda -- Punta Gorda is located on the banks of the Peace River and the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida and can best be described as the "heart-beat" of Charlotte County. Punta Gorda is the only incorporated area in Charlotte County, Florida. Punta Gorda has a unique downtown historical district with several sites on the National Register. The City also has a picturesque waterfront area with a harbor and many waterfront publicly accessible parks.
  • Emergency Management Charlotte County -- Emergency Management Charlotte County
  • Enterprise Florida -- Florida is the 4th largest and among the fastest growing states with real advantages for businesses and professionals involved in technology and global commerce. Visit the official website of Enterprise Florida and find out why Florida is the ideal place to live, to work, and to grow a business.
  • Florida Trend Magazine -- Florida Trend - Florida's Source For Business News
  • Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board -- Southwest Florida Labor Market Survey by ERISS. Includes local salaries, top 20 occupations, training, employer listings, job listings, occupational descriptions, skill sets and more. Excellent interactive site for businesses and job seekers.
  • Unique Development Opportunity - Murdock Village --

Limousine and Taxi Service:

  • Charlotte Limousine -- We provide safe, courteous and prompt service for all South Florida Airports and Cruiseports to and from Charlotte County.

Medical and Hospital:

  • Charlotte Regional Medical Center - Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida
  • Fawcett Memorial Hospital - Fawcett Memorial Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of Charlotte County since 1975. We've demonstrated a commitment to our community and continued to build on our well-deserved reputation for providing high quality healthcare at an affordable cost.
  • Peace River Regional Medical Center -- Located in Port Charlotte, not-for-profit, with 212 beds. Cath lab, The Birth Place maternal/child center, Pediatrics Unit, Cancer Unit, Emergency Care Center, Peace River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on premises, Peace River Home Health
  • Physicians Directory -- Doctors directory

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Recreational Venues:

  • Holidaze Boat Rental - Explore the many island getaways, fish the local hot-spots, relax on a secluded beach, visit an area attraction, enjoy a meal at a one of the many dockside restaurants or simply cruises the waters and inlets that make
  • King Fisher Fleet in Punta Gorda, Florida -- 941-639-0969 - Sightseeing Cruises, Fishing Trips, Island Cruises, Eco-tours 1/2 Day - Full Day The King Fisher Fleet in Punta Gorda offers the best of Florida for both sightseers and for fishermen

Restaurants:

  • Bella Luna Authentic Italian Restaurant -- 941-575-4544 - Fine Italian dining. Gatorz Bar and GrillPizza by the slice or full pies. Takeout service available.
  • Gatorz Bar & Grill - Gatorz Hourz || Monday - Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM; Sunday 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM; 941-625-5000
  • HarpoonHarrys.com -- Lounge & Bar - Fun and entertainment is the purpose of Harpoon Harry’s at the end of the promanade pier. Enjoy live music, casual dining and a full service bar featuring happy hour from 4 pm-6 pm and 10 pm — midnight daily.
  • Skyview Cafe -- The Skyview Cafe is now open under new management and is located on the field at Charlotte County Airport which serves breakfast and lunch. I-75, US 41 and US 17 are within 3 miles.
  • Smuggler's Restaurants and Sports Bars -- 941-637-1177 - Offers the combined dining of the Captain's Table for fine dining and Harpoon Harry's for casual dining in a fun environment.

Shopping:

  • JJ's Top End -- 941-637-8777 - Creative t-shirts, customized tees and resort wear.
  • Laraine’s - 941-639-4233 - Voted #1 Beachwear store the last 5 yrs. Visit our new online secure store by clicking on the Laraine's above.
  • The Lemon Tree -- 941-575-2246 - Ladies casuals at comfortable prices
  • Pepperberry Folk Art -- Pepperberry Folk Art by Joanne Brook - Welcome to the official Pepperberry Folk Art by Joanne Brook web site. Shop for dolls, prints, and other primitive gifts.
  • Pirates Ketch - Original paintings and prints. Gifts and decorative accessories
  • The Serious Cookie Co. -- 941-575-9895 Cookies, Candy & More!
  • Salty Paws -- Established in 1994, Salty Paws is one of the original gift shops for dog and cat lovers. Buy with confidence from a name you trust!