Sleep Inn & Suites Port Charlotte
Travel Blogs from Port Charlotte
... in Punta Gorda - the huge brick building had been an icehouse and it has no windows...stepping inside takes one back - all old brick interior and thick high timber beams , lots of high tables and chairs....with many enjoying their food and drinks perched on these- an ideal way to pass a stormy afternoon, before heading back to Chuck & Jan's to watch a Jack Nickolson movie..
We have enjoyed having Ken and Barb here from Kentucky - they are in their Condo in ...
... All wanting to know how long we will be here for.
Both D & G were straight into helping Todd put together a 10 x 5 foot outdoor dog kennel (6 foot high). Their dogs (old Bailey, a red golden retriever) , has taken on a new lease of life with the arrival of “Rugby” , an American Bulldog (not pitbull)…Rugby was the largest of the litter and continues to amaze Todd & Talley with his growth rate. Now 5 months old and weighing over 50 LBS….feet ...
... something he ate, we skipped breakfast at the hotel. Packed up and checked out around 10:30 AM. Drove to the Punta Gorda History Park and Farmer's Market on Streve Street. Did some limited exploring . Took a few photos. Only saw one of the four or five restored homes preserved on the site, the Cigar Makers Cottage. On the road for home by 11:15 arriving by 2:30 despite stopping for gas, a snack and a construction delay on RT 75 near Land O ...
... have been visiting friends Chuck and Jan Jordan at Pt Charlotte, and had lunch out with them out near the entrance to Pt Charlotte harbour, a place called Placida on the Gasparilla Sound. We walked out a long jetty (ex railway crossing) nearby, after lunch, and all finished up gasping in the 33c heat before making it back to the cars. (We were reminded that "only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun" (or worse, 2pm 33c sun at 80% humidity and no breeze!))
... vehicle access at $5/day, the parking is on the beach but strictly controlled to not be intrusive, the beach being quite wide.
Friday 9th Erin's birthday - (58th we decided!) was a cracker day, we walked 5 km up the beach to start the day after breakfast, got back to the pool to cool down, got installed at a table with umbrella and ordered the coffees just in time to pick it all up and run for cover as a rainstorm dumped on us. Then 20 min later ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking