Beautiful beaches and excellent fishing are big draws for visitors to Boca Grande, and there's plenty to do on the sea and the shore.
- Gasparilla Island State Park: The State Park is a prime spot for fishing and swimming. Watch out for protected species such as the West Indian manatee and southern bald eagle.
- Port Boca Grande Lighthouse: This historic structure is an interesting tourist destination with a museum highlighting local history. Additionally, you can explore the beach and have a picnic there.
- Cayo Costa: Just a short boat trip from Boca Grande is the barrier island of Cayo Costa, which offers miles of beautiful beaches and top fishing far from Florida crowds.