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Directions to Tarpon Lodge

The Tarpon Lodge is located just sixty minutes from the Southwest Florida International Airport on Pine Island (See the map below).

From north on I-75

From north [heading south] on I-75, north of Punta Gorda, take exit #161 [Jones Loop Rd] and go right {west}. Drive about 1 mile to the intersection at US 41, cross 41 and continue straight on CR 765 [Burnt Store Rd]. Follow for 20 miles, then turn right {west} on SR 78 [Pine Island Rd] and go to Pine Island's 4-way stop, then proceed as below**.

From south on I-75

From south [heading north] on I-75, take exit #136 [Colonial/884], which is one exit north of one of the two airport exits [#131/Daniels Rd], and head west {exit ramp goes off to the right, then take a left at the light}. Stay on Colonial and follow signs for Veterans Pkwy, a bridge, which has a toll. This will take you to SR 78 [Pine Island Rd], then take a left onto SR 78, and go to Pine Island's 4-way stop and proceed as below**.

From I-75 at exit #143 [SR 78] or US 41

From I-75 at exit #143 [SR 78] or US 41, go west on SR 78 {also called Bayshore Rd or Pine Island Rd}, and follow to Pine Island's 4-way stop {approximately 30 minutes from US 41 or 45 minutes from I-75}.

**At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Stringfellow Rd. Drive roughly 3 miles and turn left onto Pineland Rd. This road turns into Waterfront Drive at the water's edge (a hard right). Follow Waterfront Dr. approximately 1/8 mile, then The Tarpon Lodge is on the left!

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GPS Coordinates: N 26.39.562  W 082.09.180

By Boat

By boat, head up or down the Intracoastal Waterway to the Useppa Island area and follow the Wilson Pass (now known as the Pineland Pass) to our docks.

For more detailed directions by car or by boat, give us a call.