Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands: Where RV Memories Abound

Following is a continuation of the listing with brief description of the campgrounds/RV parks you’ll find in Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands:

Palms & Pines Riverside RV Resort

Palms & Pines Riverside RV Park

Palms & Pines Riverside RV Park

Located on the juncture of Peace River, Shell Creek, and Charlotte Harbor, Palms and Pines offers an extraordinary opportunity to enjoy the panoramic view and natural resources of the region.

Shopping, restaurants, and medical facilities are within a few miles.

Relax beneath the palms, enjoy the sunshine and participate in the many activities such as bingo, cards, crafts, and potluck dinners. There are boat docks, a boat ramp, fishing pier, shuffleboard, horseshoes, and mini-library.

Rental spaces have complete hookups and grassy lots with concrete patios and are available for short or long term rental. Apartments feature full kitchens, air-conditioning, and screened porches.

Address: 5400 Riverside Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Phone: (941) 639-5461

Website: palmsandpinesinc.com

Peace River Mobile Home, RV Park, & Fishing Camp

There are 30 sites and 30 units/cabins for visitors’ accommodations.

Facility amenities include: boat dock, boat ramp, cable TV hookup, electric 30 + 50 amp, full hookups, hot showers, laundry, phone hookup, restrooms, showers, and water access.

Address: 29208 Snook Circle, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Phone: (941) 639-2819

Punta Gorda RV Resort

Punta Gorda RV Resort

Punta Gorda RV Resort

This friendly adult park offers 221 sites, full hookups, pool, hot tub, bicycling, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and is ADA-compliant. Shuffleboard, horseshoes, a recreation hall, convenience store, and laundry.

Address: 3701 Baynard Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Phone: (941) 639-2010

Website: pgrvresort.com

Shell Creek Carefree RV Resort

With 239 sites, facility amenities include: boat ramp, cable TV hookup, convenience store, electric 30 + 50 amp, exercise/fitness facilities, full hookups, groceries, hot tub, ice, laundry, parking, pay phones, phone hookup, picnic area, pool outdoor, propane sales, recreation hall/clubhouse, recreational area, restrooms, showers, tables, and water access for fishing and swimming.

Address: 35711 Washington Loop Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Phone: (941) 639-4234

Website: carefreervresorts.com

Sun-N-Shade RV Park

Fishing, horseshoes, shuffleboard, and swimming are top activities found in this lovely country setting.

Facility amenities: full hookups, hot showers, patio, phone hookup, outdoor heated pool, recreation hall/clubhouse, restrooms, showers, electric 30 + 50 amp.

Address: U.S. 41 S., 14880 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33955

Phone: (941) 639-5388

Website: sunnshade.com

Water’s Edge RV Resort

Water’s Edge RV Resort

Water’s Edge RV Resort

A resort for bicyclers, swimmers, and those with a need for big rig hookups.

Amenities include 167 sites, covered pavilion, dump station, electric 30 + 50 amp, full hookups, hot showers, hot tub, laundry, patio, phone hookup, picnic area, picnic shelter, pool heated, pool outdoor, propane sales, recreation hall/clubhouse, recreational area, restaurant nearby, restrooms, showers and tables.

Address: 6800 Golf Course Blvd., Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Phone: (941) 637-4677 or (800) 637-9224 (toll free)

Website: watersedgervresort.com

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Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

999795_10151745467177015_652093996_aLocated halfway between Tampa and Naples on the Southwest Florida Gulf coast, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands is a collection of nine coastal communities surrounding the state’s second largest harbor.

One of Florida’s year-round eco-tourism destinations, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands offers unspoiled beauty that has served as the backdrop for seven major feature films as well as countless memorable vacations.

A haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands has been named to SAIL magazine’s “10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States,” ranked by Golf Digest as “Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America,” and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live in the South.”

The city of Punta Gorda was named as one of “Top Ten Places to Retire Healthy” by U.S. News & World Report. Englewood was named as No. 2 of the Top Ten emerging travel destinations in the U.S. by TripAdvisor.com.

Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau

Address: 18500 Murdock Circle, B104, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Phone: (941) 743-1900 or (800) 652-6090

Website: charlotteharbortravel.com

Please Note: This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands

Part 1: Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands: Florida Gulf Coast Paradise

Part 2: Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands: Making RVing Memories

Worth Pondering…

As Anne Murray sings in the popular song, “Snowbird”:

“Spread your tiny wings and fly away

And take the snow back with you

Where it came from on that day

So, little snowbird, take me with you when you go

To that land of gentle breezes where the peaceful waters flow…”

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