Local Attractions

The community of Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island is known for its world-class fishing and is popular with beachgoers, boaters, and fishermen. The Palmetto Inn is located near many local attractions and is just one block away from beaches, downtown shopping, and historic sites!

These attractions are not provided by The Palmetto Inn. To learn more about services and excursions offered, please visit the websites below. 

Restaurants

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The Inn Bakery

Casual cafe offering morning coffee, pastries, desserts, lunch, and afternoon snacks.

1 minute walk from Inn.

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Temptation Restaurant

Fine dining featuring seafood dishes and an "Old Florida" atmosphere.

3 minute walk from Inn.

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3rd Street Bistro

Upscale, laid back dining experience offering creative, contemporary dishes.

2 minute walk from Inn.

Shopping

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Hudsons

Local grocery store with a selection of deli items, produce, and wine.

3 minute walk from Inn.

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Fugates

Department store with women's, men's and children's apparel and accessories.

2 minute walk from Inn.

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Boca Grande Outfitters

Saltwater fly fishing and light tackle outfitter and outdoor clothing for men, women, and children.

2 minute walk from Inn.

Marinas & Historical Points of Interest

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Uncle Henry's Marina

Dock your boat and explore the island!

4 miles from Inn.

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Whidden's Marina

Historic marina in Boca Grande offering fishing charters.

0.3 miles from Inn.

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Port Boca Grande Lighthouse

Explore the lighthouse and visit the museum to learn about the history of Gasparilla Island.

2.5 miles from Inn.

Excursions

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Gasparilla Adventures

Rent a golf cart or bicycle and explore the island at your own pace!

Less than 1 mile from Inn.

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Glass Bottom Rentals

Rent a clear kayak, stand up paddle board, or book a guided kayak tour.

3.8 miles from Inn.

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Charter Fishing

Book a fishing charter and see what you can catch!

Locations vary.