The trusted guide to Florida's premier Gulf Coast destinations—now with a brand-new look!
Whether Charlotte Harbor’s wild shorelines and preserved estuaries, or Sarasota’s historic culture sweetened by sugar magnates, travelers have an in-depth look on the environment, history, and culture of this beautiful stretch of coastline. Now in its 7th fully updated edition, this guide gives visitors and locals access to the best of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Do it all, from the fabled “Sanibel stoop” for collecting seashells to dining in the finest five-star bistros. The author’s deep local knowledge again provides the most reliable info available to this paradise. Each book in the Explorer’s Guide series gives travelers the tools and information they need to discover every corner of their destination. The helpful “What’s Where” section gives you the lay of the land; easy-to-read maps show you how to get around; handy icons point out amenities; and sidebars throughout recommend the must-see and must-do spots in each region. Everything you need to enjoy the beach is right here!