Retire in Nocatee, FL

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Restaurants
1. Magnolia Street Seafood and Grill

A must stop! Stopped in while traveling thru. Glad we did 100% Kendal was our server and she was a blast and very helpful. Glad we went with all her...

2. Visani

Took my husband on a surprise date to see Steve-O. They called ahead of time and set up the seating arrangements. We got there an hour before the show...

3. Angela's Cafe Italiano

Best meal I've ever had in Arcadia. Maybe even in Florida. The spagetti and meatballs were delicious. Others at the table said their steaks were very good,...

4. Smoke N Pit

Have been here several times. Large portions for your money. I got my wife hooked on the fried pickles - best I've ever had.

5. Little Good Times Diner

The entrees were delish and filling! The mashed potatoes were REAL mashed potatoes. The butterscotch pudding, included with every meal, was so good! It was...

Golf
1. Deep Creek Golf Club

Nice open course with solid greens and well maintained tee boxes. The yardage marking may be a bit short, but other than that it's a fun course!

2. Sunnybreeze Palms

Have played this course for 20 years or more. Always had a good time. Owners and staff very accommodating. Greens always in good shape. Opening new club...

3. Port Charlotte Golf Club

Beautiful club. Always busy very picturesque fairways. Sure beats shoveling snow. Greens in great shape.

Active
1. Hooked On Sup

Great value and unique experience. The owner was friendly, patient, and very informative. She was very knowledgable and respectful of the environment. This...

2. Calusa Queen Eco-Tours & Excursions

While on vacation my family and I took a sunset cruise with this company and they were AHHHHHHMAZING! They were so friendly and very knowledgable with the...

3. Canoe Outpost-Peace River

This is a great getaway if you like the outdoors.. It doesn't break the bank and they have everything you need from wood to coolers..one of our friends blew...

4. Canoe Safari Peace River

First off, I did not plan on going to canoe safari when we decided to take our trip to peace river. Originally I was going to go to peace river campgrounds...

5. It's Time Kayak and Canoe

We all had a great day on the Peace River with Mike. Very knowledgeable and all around interesting man. The river and all its flora fauna is amazing.

Arts
1. Spirit in Matters

Dianne knows her stuff when it comes to astrology. I've had several readings with her. They are always of the highest caliber. It's apparent how much...

2. Metals and Nature

My wife and I really enjoyed our visit to the garden of Metals and Nature. When we first walked in we were a bit surprised to be greeted by a parrot! We...

3. Longino Ranch

This place is absolutely beautiful and serene. It's definitely a trip back to Pre Disney (maybe preturn of the century) Florida.. Although the only...

4. Ryder Berries

Wow! This is their first year in business and it's only an acre but you won't even be able to go through the whole field. They pick their own weeds...

5. Maple Leaf Golf & Country Club

Wonderful course. Very well kept. Great greens and fairways. For a shorter course, very challenging but forgiving. Trees well manicured.

Shopping
1. Eli's Western Wear

Great selection of boots. Kids, women's and men's! Our son picked out a new pair of boots and a salt life hat that was youth size. Its hard to find youth...

2. Interstate All Battery Center

Thought I had a battery problem they check my battery and everything was perfect very honest and I definitely will go back when I need a new battery for my car.

3. Andersons Bead Room

It truly is the "Adult candy store"! I cannot say enough about the selection of beautiful and different beads here. They are color coordinated and hanging...

4. Cory's Antiques

I always stop in here when antique shopping in Arcadia. The owner has done an excellent job of assembling a large variety of unique pieces. The store is...

5. Vintage Garden

When my wife and I moved to Florida many years ago we found that a great way to spend a day is driving to the smaller towns and visiting the local shops....

Health
1. Right at Home

Right At Home in Sarasota Florida is a very caring and professional company. The caregivers are the absolute best. I would not hesitate to refer someone I...

2. Hengel Family Chiropractic

Dr. Hengel and his staff are incredibly personable. I, like most people, don't really enjoy going to the doctor. After receiving high quality medical care...

3. Vision Designs

Dr Billings is one of the best. She has a kind and professional attitude. Every time I go (once a year) she has a way to examine something which shows she...

4. Maggiore Family Eye Care

The exam was OK but... They didn't have computerized retina scanner (no dilating eye drops). Additionally, they refused to give me my pupillary distance or...

5. Smith David R DDS

Dr Smith is a very caring and compassionate doctor who does great work.