Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Port Charlotte

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Port Charlotte. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and fishing, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Port Charlotte

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Port Charlotte a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kidstar Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bobcat Trail Golf and Country Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Deep Creek Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Heron Creek Golf Course (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Port Charlotte

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 92°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Charlotte

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Port Charlotte is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (23.2 mi / 37.4 km)
  • Lake Betty Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Port Charlotte Beach Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Bayshore Live Oak Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Ollie's Pond Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Gilchrist Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Port Charlotte

The nearest airport is in Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), located 8 mi (12.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 38.1 mi (61.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Port Charlotte?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,181 house rentals around Port Charlotte. From 1,223 Houses to 505 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Port Charlotte is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Port Charlotte?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Port Charlotte:

  • South Gulf Cove: 173 vacation rentals
  • Riverwood: 15 vacation rentals
  • Gardens of Gulf Cove: 34 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Cove: 38 vacation rentals
  • Edgewater: 47 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Port Charlotte?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Port Charlotte. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club: 2,862 home rentals
  • Port Charlotte Beach Park: 2,447 home rentals
  • North Charlotte Regional Park: 2,721 home rentals
  • Cultural Center of Charlotte County: 2,245 home rentals
  • Bayshore Park Fishing Pier: 2,264 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Charlotte listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Port Charlotte?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,223 Houses in Port Charlotte. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Charlotte include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 505 lodging choices
  • Villas: 264 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 92 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Charlotte?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,501 vacation homes with pool available in Port Charlotte.

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