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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Premise
“ Between Knight Island and Little Gasparilla Island, Don Pedro is accessible only by private boat or ferry. Boaters can tie up at the dock on the mangrove-lined bay side of the island. Access the dock via the channel south of the Cape Haze power line crossing, but be sure to idle, as the channel is only 2.5 feet deep. Keep your eyes peeled for endangered species such as West Indian manatees, gopher tortoises, bald eagles and American oystercatchers. With one mile of white sandy beach, enjoy sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling and shelling on Don Pedro's Gulf side. Boat and surf fishing are other favorite pastimes of visitors to the 230-acre park. Hikers and nature lovers can explore trails of ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“This is located at Don Pedro State Park, less than 10 minutes away. It is also a public launch for paddle craft. From here it is a 15 minute paddle to the docks on Don Pedro Island. There is also a mangrove tunnel across from the launch. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“On the Cape Haze Peninsula side (Placida Road) the park has nature trails, a fishing dock, kayak launch, and a picnic shelter. By private boat or ferry, you can head over to Don Pedro Island part of the park. On the Gulf side is one mile of white sandy beach for sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, shelling, boat and surf fishing. It’s part of the extensive chain of barrier islands extending along Florida's Gulf Coast. Home to endangered species such as West Indian manatees, bald eagles and American oystercatchers. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“Get all your food before you come on the island. Once you come off the ferry, you won't want to leave! Publix has everything you need! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Real Italian, generous portions with great patio view of Clear Lake. Home made everything with extensive salad bar.”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“You can walk down the beach to the south to get to this very nice State Park. It's all natural and will give you a look into Florida's past and how these island looked before homes were built on the island.”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This steakhouse was recently voted Best New Restaurant by the Englewood Sun! The dinner menu offers prime rib, sirloin, New York strip, beef kabob, and of course also chicken and seafood options. Plus goodies like crab and artichoke dip, wedge salad, and steak mushrooms.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Bike the Pioneer Trail starting at North end of Gasparilla and ending at Placida and Entry Road To Boca Grande! The bike Path can be accessed at end of Harness drive by home! ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Real Italian, generous portions with great patio view of Clear Lake. Home made everything with extensive salad bar.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This steakhouse was recently voted Best New Restaurant by the Englewood Sun! The dinner menu offers prime rib, sirloin, New York strip, beef kabob, and of course also chicken and seafood options. Plus goodies like crab and artichoke dip, wedge salad, and steak mushrooms.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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