Getting to Know the Fat Point

When Hurricane Charley hit Florida in August of 2004, one of the most devastated cities is that of Punta Gorda. Literally, the name of the city translates to "Fat Point", a name that was not able to hold up to the power of the said hurricane. However, Punta Gorda is pretty "fat" where it counts – the ability to easily make a comeback.

Located right where the Peace River meets the Charlotte Harbor, Punta Gorda started out as the place where the Howard Brothers first settled a decade after the American Civil War came to an end. While the growth of the said place has pretty much remain the same for years, not many people are quite aware about the beauty that this small city actually holds. For one, Punta Gorda is actually home to a number of historical places. Some of these include the A.C. Freeman House, the Punta Gorda Ice Plant, the Villa Bianca, and the H.W. Smith Building.

Now, in order for you to be able to get around and enjoy all that Punta Gorda has to offer, you would need to make sure that you book yourself in any of the hotels in Punta Gorda Florida. One Punta Gorda FL hotel that you might want to consider is the Amerinca Inn Punta Gorda FL.

Guests of the American Inn Punta Gorda FL can take advantage of such amenities as free morning coffee, free local calls, access to fax and copy service, access to free high speed Internet, facilities for the physically challenged and free parking. This hotel also has a no-smoking policy and has rooms equipped with hair dryer and coffee maker. Vending machines are also located on corners for guests who would like a quick bite.

More information About America Inn Punta Gorda FL can be found at From their site, you can already book a room for your next vacation using the quick reservation form found at the upper left part of the home page.

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American Inn Punta Gorda FL
10151 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Phone: (941) 637-1376
Fax: (941) 505-8103