Florida International Air Show Offers Family Fun with Thunderbirds and More

USAF Thunderbirds Will Perform during the 34th Annual Florida International Air Show, March 29 & 30, 2014

USAF Thunderbirds Will Perform during the 34th Annual Florida International Air Show, March 29 & 30, 2014

That rumbling in the sky we heard earlier in the week means only one thing – it’s time for the Florida International Air Show. This year’s event is March 29 & 30, 2014, at the Punta Gorda Airport and features the United States Air Force Thunderbirds along with other flight teams, extreme stunt pilots, graceful gliders and intriguing static displays.
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Enjoy Sunday Brunch and a Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

You May See Dolphins during a Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

You May See Dolphins during a Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

Looking for a change of scenery with your Sunday brunch? Join King Fisher Fleet on Sundays now through the winter/spring season on a leisurely cruise over the Charlotte Harbor aquatic preserve to Portobello’s Restaurant at Burnt Store Marina. Here, a tasty two-hour brunch buffet awaits. The narrated tour departs Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 2:30 p.m. Continue reading

Simply Sweet Features Norman Love Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

Delicious and Gorgeous Norman Love Chocolates Available at Simply Sweet in Punta Gorda, Fla.

Delicious and Gorgeous Norman Love Chocolates Available at Simply Sweet in Punta Gorda, Fla.

Simply Sweet, an adorable candy shoppe in Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda, has announced the arrival of the Norman Love Confections’ collection of Valentine Heart Chocolates for 2014 called “Love Notes”. Assorted Valentine heart chocolates are presented in a deep-red Valentine Heart shaped package accented with a wide black satin bow and custom made Valentine gift tags. This Simply Sweet exclusive Valentine packaging is available with assorted NLC heart chocolates in 15 or 30 piece gift sets. Continue reading

Christmas Light Canal Cruises Highlight the Holidays in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

Enjoy a Christmas Canal Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

Enjoy a Christmas Canal Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

There’s a little jingle in the air meaning the holidays are around the corner and it’s never too soon to begin making plans. We may not have snow here in Southwest Florida but we do have mild weather and plenty of water.  Continue reading

Punta Gorda is in the Running for Best Small Town in America

Sunset in Gilchrist Park, Punta Gorda, Fla.

Sunset in Gilchrist Park, Punta Gorda, Fla.

Punta Gorda is on its way to earning another honor, Best Small Town in America. Our beautiful city is currently a semi-finalist as “Most Beautiful” in an online crowd-sourced competition called “Best of the Road” hosted by Rand McNally.
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Allegiant Adds Nonstop, Low-Cost Travel to Punta Gorda from 8 Cities

Allegiant Air LogoIt’s already pretty easy getting to Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands but Allegiant Air just made it easier with the recent announcement of 8 new, nonstop flights into Southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), beginning Oct. 30, 2013.  We can’t wait to welcome visitors from these new destinations!  Continue reading

Participate with King Fisher Fleet’s ‘Food Raiser’ for Homeless Coalition, July 13, 2013

You May See Dolphins during a Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

You May See Dolphins during a Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

Here’s something nifty to do on Saturday, July 13, 2013. When you book one of two cruises aboard King Fisher Fleet, all proceeds from the ticket sales benefit the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition’s Food Storage Wars “Food Raiser.”    Continue reading