From the beautiful Peace River to our quaint downtown, we invite you to visit Arcadia, Florida. Arcadia is great for a day trip or a weekend escape. Experience the charm of REAL Florida. Our Downtown Antique District is home to 25+ antique shops, several specialty stores, and homestyle restaraunts. Arcadia has been named best Antiquing Town in Florida, Best Place to Canoe, Best Homestyle Diner/Cafe, and is home to the Best Rodeo as voted by Florida Monthly Magazine. Discover Arcadia and DeSoto County Florida.