Gulfport, Florida

Votes



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.

I love Gulfport because it's a quaint village with great food and fun shops. The locals are always so friendly and happy to see you visiting their community.
Reviewed by SlimIceDancer
on September 17, 2012
This is one of the cutest towns ever! Fantastic eating establishments - all of them - great atmosphere of very friendly people! I love to visit there and try to always enjoy all they have to offer!
Reviewed by janisbog
on September 17, 2012
Great people, beautiful environment, excellent food, and interesting artizans and shops.
Reviewed by rjp2020
on September 17, 2012
Gulfport is a quaint, friendly, artsy, fun town. O'Maddy's has the best food in town and don't forget to stop by Bo-tiki for some fun shopping.
Reviewed by jayowen
on September 17, 2012
Gulfport is quaint and is full of restaurants that you can not wait to go back to again and again!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by LeslieGilchrist
on September 17, 2012
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