What to do in Venice FL
Those who live in Venice enjoy an expansive quality of life. There are many ways to exercise, socialize, learn new things and play no matter what your age.
Whether you choose to live in our Villa 1 or Villa 2 you are only steps away from all the shopping, natural attractions, entertainment and landmarks that Venice so abundantly has to offer. You will not be disappointed.
Imagine sitting on your lanai having coffee and enjoying views of lush vegetation in this subtropical climate. With nearly 22,000 full-time residents and an additional eight thousand winter guests Venice has much to offer people with an ecclectic taste from various backgrounds.
With top-rated schools, libraries, performing arts organizations and volunteer opportunities Venice is the perfect place to grow and expand horizons. Whether you're here for a day a week or a lifetime we invite you to come and experience all that Venice has to offer.
Shopping and Dining
Venice's downtown district is a shopper's dream. An endless number of specialty shops, boutiques, antique shops and wonderful cuisine from around the world line the streets making it a great place to spend an afternoon or an entire day.
The beautiful architecture and Venice's impeccable whether make for a wondrous shopping experience.
Palm trees and cool breezes inspire even the most frugal shopper to peruse stores located on one of America's favorite main streets.
Due to the proximity to the Mexican Gulf seafood restaurants are among the favorites in Venice. The fresh food and optimal dining atmosphere of many Venice restaurants are splendid cap off to a day spent taking in the sights and sounds of bustling city avenues.
When it comes to shopping and dining Venice has some of the best in America.
The nearly always perfect weather, pristine beach and blue green water of the Gulf of Mexico, good restaurants and friendly people are just some of the reasons to visit Venice.
From Nokomis to Englewood Beach, you will find family-friendly beaches where you can enjoy Florida sunshine, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking and more.
See dolphins, manatees, take underwater diving lessons, enjoy the chatter of a scrub jay family at the beach, or go the Venice Fishing Pier to enjoy the pelicans, bike or hike on the Venetian Waterway Trail along the Intracoastal Waterway. There you're bound to meet up with a gopher tortoise or you can sit on a bench and watch small airplanes take off and boats sail by.
Here, in Venice Fl, known as The Shark's Tooth Capital of the World, the prehistoric sharks teeth may wash ashore, and right in Venice you may stroll the beach with your furry friend at the Brohard Paw Park - the only beach in the county that allows dogs.
The Gulf waters, Intracoastal and passes are busy with boaters year round. Fishing is a popular Venice pastime. You can cast your line off the Jetty or Venice Pier, or into the Myakka River, or go deep sea fishing in the Gulf.
Venice offers luxurious and spacious public, semi public and private golf courses for all levels of golfers.
City parks are at the center of Venice life for families, visitors, music lovers, picnickers and nature lovers. More than 30 local parks offer a wide variety of activities.
The interactive water fountain in Centennial Park provides hours of entertainment for kids of all ages.
Venice has a bounty of sites to entertain you.
The Venice Art Center hosts traveling shows and exhibits by local artists.
The national award-winning Venice theater has two stages in production throughout most of the year.
Visit the arboretum in West Blaylock Park where you'll see and learn about nearly every kind of palm tree in the world.
Find out about the area's history at the Venice Museum and Archives or historic Venice train station.
Take note of the many historic, notable landmarks around Venice such as Casey's Pass (South Jetty), Circus Bridge, Venice Train Depot, Kentucky Military Institute and the Ringling Brothers Circus.
See a show at the internationally-acclaimed Venice theater or attend a live concert by the Venice symphony.
There's always something to do in Venice.
Be sure to visit the city's website for calendar of special events with something going on at least once a month.
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