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Boca Grande Area Chamber of CommerceP.O. Box 7045800 Gasparilla RoadBoca Grande, FL 33921941-964-0568

Causeway leads to island retreat

Upon crossing the causeway at the county line between Charlotte and Leevisitors will enter a world ofbright aqua water, beautiful sandy beaches and asmall-town atmosphere that can hardly be found anywhere else. Welcome to Gasparilla Island.Crossing from the mainland to the Boca Grande Causeway, ...

Golf carts the way to get around Gasparilla

Nothing symbolizes the leisurely lifestyle of Gasparilla Island quite like the golf cart. Rentals are available at numerous spots, and it wouldn't be unusual to see one built by Mercedes cruise by.There is an age restriction on who may drive a cart - it is 14 - and visiting grandchildren can be ...

‘Tarpon Capital of the World’

In late spring and summer, anglers take over Boca Grande for some of the best sportfishing around.Boca Grande is known by many as the "tarpon capital of the world." This title comes from historic major tarpon tournaments usually held between May and July, when tarpon migrate to Boca Grande Pass ...

Marinas

Boca Grande Fishing Guides Association, www.bocagrandefishing.comBoca Grande Marina: With gas, a ship store and a large selection of bait. Located at ICW #2, N 26 degrees 44.832 and W 82 degrees 15.378. Or by car at 224 Harbor Drive, 941-964-2100.Eldred's Marina: Turn onto the Boca Grande ...

Island lodging

Anchor Inn450 Fourth St., Boca GrandeMailing Address:P.O. Box 605, Boca Grande, FL 33921941-964-2700Toll free: 1-800-741-3074Web site: www.anchorinnbocagrande.comInnlet on the Waterfront1150 E. Railroad Ave., Boca GrandePO Box 248, Boca Grande, FL 33921941-964-2294Web site: ...

Explore the Gulf Islands

A chain of barrier islands protect the entire western shoreline of Charlotte County, from Englewood to Boca Grande, and each is more beautiful than the next.Manasota KeyManasota Key is located at the extreme northern end of Charlotte County, just across Lemon Bay from Englewood. Visitors love ...

Boca Grande a charming village

The charming village of Boca Grande is nestled on picturesque Gasparilla Island, which is shared by Lee and Charlotte counties. Located at the mouth of Charlotte Harbor midway between Sarasota and Fort Myers, the island is famous for its pristine beaches, historic lighthouse, notable visitors ...

Charlotte County Demographics

Population Estimate2000, Census 2004, Estimate 2005, ACS 2006Unincorporated 127,283139,817137,954137,312City of Punta Gorda14,34417,16816,76217,126Charlotte County Total141,627156,985154,716154,438Source: US Census Bureau Population Division and American Community SurveyView more Census Bureau ...

Attractions

Boca Grande Swing BridgeThe price to enter paradise is $4 for most vehicles and $1 for bicycles at the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority's Boca Grande Swing Bridge. It is the only land link from Charlotte County to the three barrier islands known as: North, Cole and Gasparilla Island. The ...