Port Charlotte: Be a Tourist in Your Own City

Port Charlotte, Florida was named to Forbes’ list of “25 Best Places to Retire in 2015” and was also ranked at #1 in’s 2009 list of “25 Best Places to Retire.” Art galleries, festivals, exhibits, a professional symphony orchestra, and theatrical productions offer artistic and cultural experiences year-round. History buffs will want to soak up Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands’ rich past at its varied museums, ranging from the Charlotte County Historical Center to a refurbished home that is now an African-American Museum. Beaches, a variety of restaurants, fishing, golf, shopping, spas, sailing, snorkeling, and kayaking- they’re all at your disposal in Port Charlotte. It’s like taking a vacation: relaxation, comfort, and enjoyment are waiting for you in Port Charlotte, Florida.