Things to do in Port Charlotte
Port Charlotte Beach Park
Port Charlotte Beach Park is a picturesque bayfront beach park with over 16.08 acres of Florida coastline. The ideal place to enjoy a beach picnic or admire a spectacular sunrise, Port Charlotte Beach Park has plenty of amenities to keep you busy. No matter how you like to spend your free time, there’s something for the whole family — from a boardwalk with a fishing pier, a boat ramp, and a canoe and kayak launch to basketball courts, tennis courts, and a volleyball court!
Ollies Pond Park
Ollies Pond Park is a 41-acre man-made pond named after Ollie Hewitt, one of Peace River Audubon Society’s fondly remembered birders and volunteers. Home to many different bird species, Ollies Pond Park, is the perfect place for birders to indulge their passion! Keep a lookout for American Coots, Pine Warblers, Red-Bellied Woodpeckers, Herons, Osprey, and much more!
Centennial Park is a recreational center featuring a multi-purpose gymnasium with various sports courts available for use, including six basketball goals, four pickleball courts, and two volleyball courts. If you prefer playing sports outside, don’t worry — Centennial Park also has multiple outdoor facilities, including baseball fields, a softball field, and four soccer fields! There are also two multi-purpose rooms that can be hired out for private events and functions, as well as a fitness center and a community garden.
Port Charlotte at a Glance
Population – Approx 63,300 (as of 2020)
Land Mass – 32.32 miles
Location: Just east of the North-South I75 Interstate and US 41, which runs from Miami north, is the main road through the middle of Port Charlotte
- 45 Miles to Fort Myers
- 187 Miles to Miami
- 146 Miles to Palm Beach
- 144 Miles to Orlando
- 100 Miles to Tampa
- 8 Miles to Charlotte County Airport
For more information about all of the things, Port Charlotte and the surrounding area has to offer, head to:
Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce – https://www.charlottecountychamber.org