Venice is a city on Florida’s Gulf Coast, United States. The city coined “The Shark Tooth Capital of the World”, does enough to be mentioned in the same breath as its Italian namesake with its Renaissance-style architecture in downtown Venice. The fact that Venice, Florida, was named one of the top two “happiest seaside towns in America”, is a testament to why vacationers flock to this city boasting an impressive 14 miles of beaches. From plenty of recreational opportunities such as swimming, sunbathing, fishing, boating, shelling, shark tooth hunting and golfing, Venice offers top-notch activities and breathtaking sites all in one package. Find the best vacation home rentals and condos in Venice, Florida on HomeEscape. Enjoy no booking fees or processing fees when making your reservation.
Caspersen Beach is your best opportunity for hunting of Venice’s treasure: the precious shark tooth. It is easy and definitely fun. No need to wander aimlessly, just grab a mask and snorkel, and you are set for the ultimate search of shark’s lost treasure. Your bounty is yours to keep. And brag about.
Venice is typical Florida with a number of sandy beaches and pristine waters. In Caspersen Beach, you have the currents drive up sharks’ teeth to the shore where you and the kids can sift the sands for teeth and shells.
Nokomis Beach lies north of Roberts Bay entrance. Here, visitors can find both tours, sunset cruises, and fishing activities. There is also a protected stretched of Intracoastal waterways ideal for jet skiing, kayaking, sunbathing and boating.
A full family bonding time can be spent in Centennial Park. The Park has a water area and is spacious enough to accommodate families for games and picnics.
Snook Haven County Park offers families the opportunity to enjoy controlled fishing, boating, canoe and kayaking activities. Myakka River Park offers boat tours, airboat rides, biking, hiking and a number of other interesting activities.
Explore the Wild Side of Myakka River
Venice also has an impressive wildlife presence along the Myakka River. Embark on a boat tour along the river and search for alligators, herons, turtles, and critters galore. Round off your adventure with a bite at the popular Snook Haven for some local delicacies.
Venice Museum and Archives
For all its modern beauty and grandeur, there is a storied history behind the city of Venice. And at the Venice Museum and Archives, visitors are offered a free tour where they are educated on this unassuming, but historic town. Fossils, Artifacts, and Pictures help tell the tale of “The Shark Tooth Capital of the World”.
Seeing that Venice is one of the most visited cities in the United States, the availability of a diverse selection of vacation rental homes is part of what makes this city a vacation haven. Our Venice vacation rentals include plush apartments and condos overlooking the beaches and parks. Find spacious vacation homes with enough amenities to ensure you don’t miss your home even for a second. Whether you are coming alone or bringing the family along makes little difference, there is always an economic choice that is better value for money than renting a hotel room.