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Getting Here

Finding Florida Wild

Conveniently located one hour from beautiful Gulf beaches, and just a less than an hour from metropolitan centers of Sarasota and Ft. Myers, DeSoto County is in the heart of everything!

Visit DeSoto County, where endless adventures and the warmth of our community invite you to explore the hidden treasures of Florida Wild. Here you can explore the water’s twists and turns from the Canoe Outpost on the Peace River, roast marshmallows at some of the best places to camp in Florida, stroll through charming and historic downtown Arcadia, or enjoy our authentic cowboy culture at the Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo.

266 Days of sunshine each year

DeSoto County, FL, enjoys a humid subtropical climate, marked by warm, humid summers and gentle, cooler winters. On average, the area experiences 52 inches of rainfall annually, with peak rainfall occurring from June to September. Winter temperatures hover in the comfortable mid-70s, while the summer months can see the mercury rise to the mid-90s.

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