Sleep Inn & Suites
806 Kings Highway
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
Phone: (941) 613-6300
Fax: (941) 613-6310
Arts & Museums
Situated at Fishermen's Village, the Military Heritage & Aviation Museum displays U.S. and Florida's military heritage including exhibits, photographs, uniforms and other records. Ranging from the Spanish American War to the Vietnam War, many of the artefacts have been donated by ex-army officers. All the docents at the museum are war veterans.
Established in 1961, this arts center provides a venue for artists to display their works during exhibitions held throughout the year and the center also offers a wide variety of classes, programs, workshops, lectures, open studios and demonstrations for artists of all ages.
Educational displays using extensive authentic artifacts describe Florida's military history spanning from the Civil War to the modern period at this unique museum.
This museum features 99,000 square feet of classic cars spanning 80-years of makes and models. You can also enjoy their monthly events.
Do you appreciate the fine points in different types of artworks like painting and sculpture? Then take a trip to the Solomon's Castle, the home, studio and gallery of the internationally renowned Howard Solomon. This beautiful and widespread space hosts exhibits by the painter, showcasing some of his monumental and latest works. There is a range of sculptures with unique themes to admire. While you are here, stroll through the gardens or have a cuppa on a boat ride. The artist himself is often around and ready to talk to the visitors. The gallery hosts several workshops regularly that are very interesting to check out. After you are done, step into the restaurant on the grounds for a quick lunch. Carry enough cash with you, for they do not except cards.