DeSoto County Florida | Economic Development Office | 201 E. Oak Street | Suite 201 | Arcadia, FL 34266 | Phone: 863-993-4800 | Fax: 863-993-4808


Our travel guide contains all the information you need to know before scheduling your next trip to beautiful DeSoto County.

Check out DeSoto County’s vast array of area attractions, lodging, dining, activities and organizations. One simple location to find everything you need to know.

October 2016 – March 2017
Join us at the Tree of Knowledge Pavilion in Downtown Arcadia (Oak St. & 17 S) for  FREE music and movies the
2nd Saturday of each month

Welcome to DeSoto County.

DeSoto, done to perfection.

You don’t earn the title of Florida’s Best Hometown Dining unless you know a thing or two about recipes. And here in DeSoto County, that includes the recipe for the perfect travel package.

It starts with the right ingredients: Like variety the whole family will love, from fun under the sun - boating, swimming, canoeing, camping, golfing - to the city delights of treasure hunting in Florida’s Best Antiquing Town, feasting your eyes on our historic architecture and yes, simply feasting on our award-winning dining.

Come for a day, a week, or a week-end. Stay in a historic inn, or a charming b&b. Take home a trophy - a century-old Tiffany vase, perhaps, or a two-thousand-year-old shark tooth from our fossil-rich river beds. Maybe you’d enjoy Florida’s oldest rodeo, or our exotic animal refuge. Of one thing you can be sure: Life is always sunny side up, here in a natural paradise and a friendly city steeped in history and charm.

So take a look over our menu of options to find the just-right blend of fun and relaxation, and always unbeatable hospitality, that’s exactly to your taste.

For More Information, call 855-REAL FLA
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