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Venice, Florida’s Jewel

Created by Tolik on March 8, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
1 Story

Venice, a beautiful town on the Gulf of Mexico, is our favorite place in Florida. She is known for her historic Main Street district built in the Mediterranean style. Five major public beaches, over a dozen public parks with tropical trees, and the breathtaking gulf views will capture your heart.

Getting to know Venice

Created by curiouslygeorge on June 4, 2007

3 Reviews
1 Story

After buying a condo in Venice, we are getting to know and enjoy the community.

Along the Tamiami Trail

Created by kmad on June 24, 2004

6 Reviews

Venice is a great place to stop along the trail for relaxation and renewal.

Beaching in Venice Florida

Created by Gypsy Canuck on March 9, 2003

1 Review

Off to the beach to soak up the sun in Florida. Bye, bye Canadian snow blues. Venice is a historic city by Florida standards. Originally known as "Horse & Chaise," homesteaders settled into the region in the 1860s and renamed it in 1888 after Italy's famous city of canals. In the 1920s, well-known city planner John Nolen laid out the wide boulevards and streets with numerous parks. Specifications that all construction be of the Italian style gave the city a unique character that is carried on today.There's a lot to do when visiting Venice. Historic Downtown Venice's unique shops are only 1.6 miles from the Crow's Nest. We are known as the "Sharktooth Capital of the World" because beachgoers can find the prehistoric shark teeth along the miles of wide beaches. The area boasts over a dozen championship golf courses. Fishing and boating abound in the gulf and waterways of Venice. Cultural activities are important to Venetians; the Venice Little Theater, Venice Symphony and Venice Art Center are busy venues

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