Stroll Through Laishley Park in Punta Gorda

Located in the heart of historic Punta Gorda, Laishley Park is a picturesque spot for a leisurely stroll, pleasant picnic, or when you just need some “me” time. And with Shell Creek RV Resort & Marina situated just 20 minutes east of this shoreline retreat, you can visit Laishley Park any time you desire.

The 17-acre grounds are home to an interactive fountain and gazebo along with the following attractions:

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial – A wall bearing the names of 58,000 individuals who gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve their country.
  • Punta Gorda Pathways – 18 miles of bicycle and pedestrian trails that connect the city’s parks, commercial areas, and neighborhoods.
  • Harborwalk – Scenic walkway that runs two-and-a-half miles along Charlotte Harbor. As you stroll, you’ll witness views of mangrove forests and pass by historical sites, restaurants, and shops.

Laishley Crab House

Located next to the park on the waterfront, Laishley Crab House offers diners a stunning view of the Peace River. Fresh blue crab comes directly from Charlotte Harbor to the restaurant, and a full sushi menu ensures options for those who prefer who their seafood in its purest form. Enjoy your meal indoors, or head out to the patio and bask in the Florida sunshine as you dine al fresco.

Harborwalk Scoops and Bites

Craving a sweet treat? Harborwalk Scoops and Bites is a top-rated spot that’s regularly frequented by park-goers. An enormous menu spans from simple cones and floats to banana splits and Brazilian coffee. With smiling faces behind the counter and a convenient location alongside the Harborwalk, you won’t want to miss out!

Shell Creek RV Resort

Situated on the banks of its namesake, Shell Creek RV Resort and Marina promises a relaxing retreat near Florida’s Gulf Coast. Anglers can take full advantage of fishing opportunities with our on-site boat launch and 24-slip marina, offering an easy way to dive right into the sport. A dock provides another way to cast your line, and once you’ve secured your prize catch, you can conveniently clean it at our fish cleaning station.

A sparkling swimming pool and hot tub offer a chance to swim on those sunny Florida days, and a range of sports awaits you including horseshoes, shuffleboard, and indoor options such as billiards and ping pong. Social activities are always within reach during planned activities and events like potluck dinners, game nights and more.

Local events and intriguing finds are never far away. Take a day trip to Sarasota and sample through the city’s award-winning restaurants, or keep things casual and find one of Florida’s famous seafood festivals near you. More attractions await you throughout the state, providing the opportunity to take a day trip to explore Florida’s family-friendly activities. Book your stay today and discover relaxation!


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