Tourists visit Venice, Florida mainly because of its 14 miles of coastal beauty. It’s a fun family destination, especially for travelers who enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, water sports and collecting shark teeth. More can be learned about Venice, Fl culture by picking up a copy of the Venice Gondolier Sun.
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1. Cultural Exploration
Venice, Florida offers many places to learn about Florida history and wonders of the environment. It’s the home of several museums. The Ringling Museum of Art is one of the region’s most familiar tourist attractions. Here are landmarks listed on the National Register of Historic Places:
Venezia Park Historic District
The nice thing about Venice is that no matter where you go you’re not far from a scenic beach. Brohard Paw Park is a fun place to take dogs on a walk. Venice Municipal Beach is one of the best places to find shark teeth and other fossils. Here are are some of the area’s most popular coastal destinations:
3. Boat Tours
Several establishments in Venice offer boat tours, which are ideal for visitors unfamiliar with the area. Lemon Bay Tours offers cruises designed for nature, sunsets and parties. Boats and kayaks can be rented from Beach Road Watersports, which also offers boat tours of the Florida coast as well as a two hour Sunset & Dolphin Cruise for up to six people.
4. Kayaking and Canoeing
If you like the great outdoors, Venice has some great kayaking and canoeing opportunities that take you through woodlands to interesting historic landmarks and museums. Snook Haven is a comfortable destination for travelers, as it offers food and entertainment, along with kayak and canoe rentals. Some of the nearby places you can visit on your waterway journey are Fort Myers, Sarasota, Tampa and St. Petersburg.
5. Farmers Market
The Dome Flea and Farmers Market attracts crowds looking for deals on vintage items. It’s like a giant community garage sale with fresh produce. The venue is located in the Downtown area at 5115 State Road 776 in Venice and is open Friday through Sunday 9am to 4pm. It’s a great way to stay in touch with Venice, Fl culture.
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