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The 18-hole course at King's Gate Golf Club encompasses 3,176 yards of meticulously landscaped Florida terrain. A round on the par 60 course challenges irons with 12 par 3 holes ranging from 105 to 175 yards, interspersed with scenic par 4 holes that dip and careen through the serene surroundings of nearby nature reserves, navigable by the included cart rental, by foot, or by GPS-enabled centaur. Monday through Saturday, golfers fuel up with hot dogs and beer for two, and on Sunday, links lovers feast on a breakfast of two eggs, bacon strips, toast, and hash browns before chipping their way to victory or swatting their way to exhaustion.
24905 Drumblaire Court
Punta Gorda,
FL
US
Visit The Open Road Bar and Grill and indulge in some good old-fashioned American cuisine. The chefs at The Open Road Bar and Grill know how to prepare tasty, gluten-free and low-fat meals. The Open Road Bar and Grill is well-known for being able to seat large parties. Show up in sneakers or a suit at The Open Road Bar and Grill, where dining in comfort is of utmost importance. For easy dining, The Open Road Bar and Grill provides convenient parking in a connecting lot. You won't break the bank at The Open Road Bar and Grill, with a meal typically hovering below the $15 mark.
4313 NW Highway 70
Arcadia,
FL
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Before taking the helm at C's Medi Spa, paramedical aesthetician Clara Diaz learned about working in beauty care at Florida College of Natural Health in Bradenton and during her time under the wing of a plastic surgeon. Today, she and her team of pampering professionals help improve complexions, slim silhouettes, and banish unwanted hair using laser therapy. Mink eyelash extensions are an option for adding length and flutter to lids without extra mascara and massage therapy sessions leave muscles relaxed and minds soothed.
2726 Tamiami Trl., Unit C
Port Charlotte,
FL
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Engines start to roar, propellers spin, and a large parachute expands into the sky, carrying a light aircraft and its passengers toward the clouds. Silver Lining Aviation's certified instructors create adventures like this every day as they teach visitors to soar behind the controls of sport aircrafts such as powered parachutes, weight-shift trikes, and gyroplanes. Led by licensed FAA flight instructor Craig Ewing, Silver Lining's team takes prospective pilots on introductory flights that allow them to experience aircrafts such as the Airwolf 912 and nibble on different flavors of clouds. The aviation experts also sell sport aircrafts, which patiently wait onsite as customers work through custom ground- and flight-training programs. In most cases, the flight instructors prepare their pupils for aerial navigation in as little as two weeks. They also assist new pilots with replacement parts, provide 24/7 support, and cook oil soup to feed hungry aircraft.
36880 Washington Loop Road
Punta Gorda,
FL
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Using the experiences gained during years as a professional racecar driver and builder, Competition 101 Racing School founder Stuart Lycett trains the next generation of podium finishers during one-on-one racing lessons. Whether behind the wheel of stock cars, Trans Am T2 sports cars, sprint cars, or open-wheel cars, pupils soak in on-track experience on dirt tracks, short ovals, speedways, or road circuits while radios and on-board video cameras record every turn for scrutiny during future feedback sessions. In addition to their introductory class, instructors also offer one-, two-, and three-day school programs. After the three-day program, studious speedsters may complete their training by competing in a sanctioned race event in front of paying spectators and a real checkered flag. Stuart and his crew also welcome interns willing to work for six months in exchange for a free three-day racing school program.
8655 Piper Rd.
Punta Gorda,
FL
US
Riding Star Ranch, a nonprofit organization, aims to heal people and horses with the physical and emotional benefits afforded by trail rides and riding lessons. The ranch’s team takes in unwanted, neglected, or abused animals and rehabilitates them, transforming them into confident, happy horses that students can ride. During lessons, riders earn ribbons through the American Association of Riding Schools program, collecting them for learning how to properly groom and ride in disciplines such as hunter/jumper, English pleasure, and Western pleasure. And although taking a trail ride to the Carlton Reserve and the Myakka River will not win riders any ribbons, they are welcome to pin themselves with their own awards and medals before climbing aboard trusty steeds.
7701 Cleveland Dr
Punta Gorda,
FL
US