Escape to an Island Paradise
Central Florida Lifestyle|January 2020
Escape to an Island Paradise
The tiny island town of Boca Grande in southwest Florida offers visitors an escape from the real world.
Lyndsay Fogarty

Three hours and about 175 miles southwest of Orlando is a 7-mile long island called Gasparilla. At the south end of the island is the Boca Grande Pass, one of the deepest natural channels in the state that is famous for its tarpon fishing. At the center is the historic town of Boca Grande, a quaint, charming village that makes it easy to leave the real world behind for a while.


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January 2020