Boca Grande, Florida

Boca Grande is a small community on the Gasparilla Island in Lee County, Florida. The name, which is Spanish for "Big Mouth" was named from the waterway south of the island that opens into Gasparilla Sound Charlotte Harbor, Boca Grande Pass. 

Gasparilla Island State Park offers guests many activities, including snorkeling, swimming, shelling, and nature-watching. The star of the park is the restored Port Boca Grande Lighthouse built in 1890. 

Gasparilla Island State Park
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The oldest structure on the island, Port Boca Grande Lighthouse is a 1890s lighthouse on Gasparilla Island.