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We are providing a collection of articles that are circulating around the internet about Gulfport, Florida. Some may be true life experiences and testimonials written by visitors to our lovely little community, and some might be promotional articles for travel websites or magazines which touch on historical or geographical topics.

 

As we discover more, we will keep adding them as a resource for you. If you are considering Gulfport as a place to visit, please come see us! We'd love to have you visit!

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1   Link   A Gem of a Town
Have you ever wondered what a typical Florida town looked like in the early part of the last century? Then you have to travel to Gulfport, Florida, which directly abuts the southwest corner of the City of St. Petersburg.

Gulfport is known as the Gateway to the Gulf as it is the point of departure for the Gulf of Mexico. It faces Boca Ciega Bay, which leads to the Gulf.

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2   Link   Taking a Walk in Gulfport, Florida
Since we couldn't get together on Mother's Day my son called to invite me to lunch the next day, which turned into supper (you know how it goes). Once he arrived, we decided on the spur of the moment to cruise for a place to eat in Gulfport, FL.

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3   Link   Three Names Shape One City
Developers tied to its first two names failed to meet town expectations, but as Gulfport, the city reinvents itself.
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4   Link   Guidebook America - Paradise is Closer Than You Think
The waterfront town of Gulfport, Florida, nestled between St. Petersburg and the beaches, is home to candy-colored cottages and a laid-back 'old Florida' charm that is nothing if not the mantra of the Sea Breeze Manor Bed and Breakfast Inn.
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5   Link   Gulfport strawberry fest to benefit public art fund
GULFPORT - "The Elegant Alternative" annual Gulfport Strawberry Festival will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S. The city's Public Arts Advisory Committee sponsors the event to benefit the city's public art fund.

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6   Link   Travel Article from Visit Florida Online
If you ever wondered what a Florida town looked like in the early part of the twentieth century, check out Gulfport.
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7   Link   Come Home to Gulfport, Florida - A Friendly & Diverse Beach Community
The City of Gulfport, Florida is a charming and eclectic community of 13,000 residents nestled on the intra coastal waterway, just south of bustling St. Petersburg. In the heart of the Tampa Bay metropolitan area, it's a stone's throw from the sparkling beaches of the Pinellas Suncoast. It's artsy and bohemian. Friendly and Fun!
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8   Link   Vacation in a beach town that has never lost it's charm!
Ahhhhh! A sweet vacation at the beach in Florida! There really is nothing like it! But where do you go to find real value these days? Sure you could stay at beach front hotel and pay top dollar or you could venture to a little beach town tucked away right behind St. Pete Beach called GULFPORT! It's an undiscovered GEM!
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9   Link   Gulfport ‚Äď A Rose With Many Names
Gulfport in Pinellas County is like a blast from the past. Little has changed architecturally from the early days of the last century. A walk down the beautiful tree lined Beach Boulevard will give you a magnificent view of the magnificent old buildings that were so much a part of Florida’s charm a hundred years ago. Gulfport is known as the Gateway to the Gulf as it leads to the Gulf of Mexico. It is adjacent to the southwest end of the City of St. Petersburg and faces Boca Ciega Bay.
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10   Link   Blending Pretty with Funky
In the past 16 months, a new crowd of merchants have set up snazzy new cafes and restaurants and hip shops in an area once known as a beatnik hideaway. Among this new crop of merchants, many are recent transplants and first-time business owners who want to convert downtown Gulfport into a destination spot known for fine cuisine and artistic charm.

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11   Link   In Gulfport, 'success comes to those who hustle wisely'
The renovated Gulfport Waterfront District opened in 1998 with new street-scaping that includes antique light fixtures, brick crosswalks, sidewalks and landscaping to compliment the historic nature of the neighborhood.
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12   Link   Sea of change engulfing Gulfport fisherman
Before Gulfport was Gulfport it was home to the native Tocobaga and then the Spaniards. Later it was Disston City, named after Hamilton Disston, famous for his desire to drain Florida. Then it was Veteran City, a come-on to Civil War fighters who might want to look at the water and eat smoked fish before going on to Eternity. By the time Gulfport became Gulfport, in 1910, Charlie Williams' kinfolk were already fishing here.
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