Tucked beneath a thick oak and pine canopy, the City of North Port is rich with archeological history, beautiful natural springs, and more than 80 miles of freshwater canals. There are plenty of opportunities to play inside the City of North Port.

With more than 800 miles of local roadways, North Port is home to the Coastal Cruisers Bicycle Club, one of the largest in the Southwest Florida region. Adventurous canoeing and kayaking opportunities exist within the City's estimated 80 miles of freshwater canals, the Myakkahatchee Creek during the summer months, and the Myakka River. North Port is the only city in the state with an entire state forest inside its city limits, the Myakka State Forest. The City boasts several miles of horse trails, mountain bike trails, natural hiking paths, and bird watching opportunities.

Meanwhile, North Port offers neighborhood parks, two indoor community centers, and more.

The City is also home to a robust arts community with the North Port Performing Arts Center and the North Port Art Center.

North Port truly is your playground.

Conveniently located between Tampa and Fort Myers, the City of North Port offers visitors a variety of activities to enjoy. View the City's visitor brochure(PDF, 1MB).

Proximity to Florida's attractions also plays a large part in the quality of life found in North Port, which is within driving distance to most of the region's premier beaches(PDF, 3MB).