Hotels in Venice
Nestled on the southwestern coast of Florida, the city of Venice offers abundant attractions to travelers. Just south of Sarasota, Venice promises wonderful shopping, beautiful beaches right on the Gulf of Mexico, shark tooth hunting, fishing opportunities and a relaxed ambiance. Visitors enjoy such events as the lively and colorful drum circle on the beach, as well as boutique shopping and dining on the picturesque Venice Avenue.
Nearby Nokomis offers quiet beaches and is just north of Venice; snorkelers enjoy Casperson Beach where areas near the shore offer abundant views. Moreover, you can stay in a hotel near downtown and walk to the beach. As the "Shark Tooth Capital of the World," Venice is a popular destination for visitors seeking the treasure of a shark's tooth.
Hints and tips
Guests who visit on a Friday during the summer might hear a live concert near the gazebo in Centennial Park. Temperatures in Venice range between 74 and 91 degrees in summer, and between 51 and 71 degrees in winter. Classic car shows, art festivals and cultural festivals, such as the Annual Italian Feast and Carnival, are popular among locals and visitors. You might want to explore Snookhaven, where you can fish, kayak and canoe down the Myakka River, in the charming atmosphere of Old Florida.
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