March 14, 2020
Punta Gorda, FL

Cool to Do

Cool Stuff to Do in Punta Gorda

 Welcome to Punta Gorda!  We invite you to stay and play before AND after your ride to enjoy our unique and friendly city.  Visit the following websites to learn more.

activities

FREE YELLOW BIKE PROGRAM  Punta Gorda has a unique bike loaner program which allows visitors to borrow a coaster-type bicycle all day for free!  Some of our bikes will be reserved for folks coming to town for Pedal and Play 2020! Contact the TEAM office at 941-637-8326 to reserve your bike.

HISTORIC MURALS   Punta Gorda has over 30 beautiful historic murals painted on buildings throughout the City. Explore all these wonderful murals by picking up a “Walking & Biking Tour Guide” available at the Punta Gorda and Charlotte County Chambers of Commerce, as well as businesses throughout the City.  Detailed maps are also available at www.puntagordamurals.org.

HISTORY PARK  With the encouragement of the Punta Gorda Historical Society, the City of Punta Gorda provided a site to which historic buildings could be moved and preserved.  The Park is also home to the latest Community (organic) Garden.   Located at 501 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 (Directions)

FISHERMAN'S VILLAGE  Not to be missed during your visit to Punta Gorda are unique shops, restaurants, a marina, and more that make up Fisherman’s Village.   Something is always happening at Fishville! Go to www.fishville.com for more information and to check out events and entertainment at the Village.

MILITARY MUSEUM  Located at 900 West Marion in Punta Gorda, the museum features many military artifacts donated by military veterans from all conflicts.  See more at their website:  http://freedomisntfree.org.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY HISTORICAL SITES  There are a number of fascinating historical sites throughout Charlotte County.  For more information, visit www.charlottecountyfl.com or call 941-629-7278.

PUNTA GORDA HISTORIC RAILROAD DEPOT AND ANTIQUE MALL   Owned and operated by the Punta Gorda Historical Society, the restored train depot was built in 1928 and is the only one of six depots built in the Mediterranean/Spanish style. The depot’s ticket office houses three exhibits focusing on the History of the railroad, the fishing industry, and the Punta Gorda Army Air Field.  See:  Punta Gorda Train Depot

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Local Bike Routes

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