Gulfport, Florida

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

18 Votes - "Best For Food"
4 Votes - "Friendliest"
2 Votes - "Most Fun"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

Description

Gulfport, FL is a small beach community full of parks, piers, culture, and delicious dining. The colorful town is buzzing with activity from Fresh Markets every Tuesday showcasing fresh produce, breads, seafood, and condiments to Art Walks the first Friday and third Saturday of every month featuring musicians, artists, and food vendors.

Gulfport celebrates several annual festivals including Get Rescued supporting pet rescues in February, SpringFest highlighting local artists in March, a 4th of July parade, and a Labor Day street fair called Gecko Fest.

Visitors can mosey through the Clam Bayou Nature Preserve, take in the view from Williams Pier, or explore the historic Waterfront District’s varied shops and restaurants. Reviewers rave about Isabelle’s, O’Maddy’s, Tangelo’s and Neptune Grill to name a few.

Locals enjoy recreation at Skyway Fishing Pier and Egmont Key State Parks, let loose at the local Casino, and celebrate the arts in galleries along Beach Blvd. Be sure to visit the All Veterans Memorial Park, which pays tribute to veterans from each branch of the military.

After our regular Sunday volleyball game at the Gulfport Casino Beach, the girls and I have such wonderful choices for "apres volleyball" - Pia's is one of our favorites, and the new T and Me Tea Company is a great new addition.
Reviewed by Flahoos
on September 17, 2012
A quaint, beachy community filled with art and artesans and tasty, authentic food (Pia's is my fav). Wonderful day trip destination.
Reviewed by AnnAlderson
on September 17, 2012
It has a variety of hometown small restaurants that feature diverse ethnic menus. You can find any type of food you desire within a few short blocks.
Reviewed by jornrosso2000
on September 17, 2012
Gulfport is were its at and were to be
Reviewed by Alejandro
on September 17, 2012
So many great places to choose from!
Reviewed by gpjan
on September 17, 2012
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