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“Great place to visit by Boat!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gasparilla Island State Park

Gasparilla Island State Park
via the Boca Grande Causeway at C.R. 775, Boca Grande, FL
941-964-0375
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Boca Grande
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Venice, Florida
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Great place to visit by Boat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

A beach by boat is a wonderful thing. You feel it is private but there are bathrooms, BBQ grills, and a covered pavilion.
Plan a trip here!

Visited February 2013
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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199 reviews 199 reviews
63 attraction reviews
Reviews in 104 cities Reviews in 104 cities
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
“Fine beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

The beach was white sand against a touquise sea and plenty of room to rove even during spring break season. I love the peacefulness and beauty in the morning (before noon) when you can enjoy the birds playing.

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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Shelling extravaganza!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Wonderful clean beaches. Not touristy like other spring break Florida beaches. More of a nature experience. Lots and lots of shells. We saw dolphins and star fish. Great mini getaway.

Visited March 2013
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PA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“LOVE! I want to move there!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This is (IMO) Florida's best kept secret!! My in-laws bought a place in-land a few miles from this wonderful island and introduced us to it! We must say that it is one of the best places in Florida and we have been to just about them all! This island is quiet, quaint and beautiful with wonderful places to eat and shop. This reminds me of what Florida was 50 years ago. Watch the movie Hoot as that was filmed here. It is a bit out of the way to get to from any major airport but if you are in the area take the time to visit!

Visited January 2013
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Eatonton, Georgia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Learn about old Florida”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

The state park is a must place to visit on the very south end of the island with the Old Lighthouse. Learn the history of the island and its significance in the growth and development of south Florida. You pay just for the czar - $5. Admission to the lighthouse museum is free. You should make a donation however to the preservation society who maintains this wonderful piece of history.

Visited February 2013
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