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From its sparkling Gulf waters to its white sandy beaches, the beauty of Venice is evident everywhere you look. Named for its abundance of intricately woven canals, this coastal treasure offers you a lifestyle like no other.

Make it a grand day in Grand Palm.

SHARKY’S ON THE PIER

A Venice landmark in the Shark Tooth Capital of the World, this restaurant is the place to enjoy amazing Gulf of Mexico sunsets, live music and some of the area’s best seafood.

LEGACY & VENETIAN TRAILS

Two connecting heritage pathways provide more than 20 miles of gentle recreational trails along former railroad tracks and the Intercoastal waterway.

BROHARD PAW PARK

Voted Best Dog Friendly Park in the state and adjacent to the only beach area in the county where dogs are allowed to roam free.

CASPERSEN BEACH

Longest beach in Sarasota County, left in its natural, uncultivated, windswept and secluded state and another great shark tooth hunting locale.

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

This historically designated commercial district is home to boutique shops, restaurants and local businesses, creating a unique setting for work and recreation.

HISTORIC SPANISH POINT

Overlooking beautiful Little Sarasota Bay, immerse in 30-acres of historical, archaeological and environmental history at this National Register of Historic Places.

AREA GOLF COURSES

Venice is home to many public and private golf courses. Shoot a quick 9 holes or enjoy a challenging round of 18 on a championship course. Amateurs and pros alike will find plenty of ways to enjoy time on the links. Find out more about membership opportunities with Plantation Golf & Country Club.

MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK

This beautiful 58 square mile park offers a diversity of habitats, wildlife, and activities for all. On land, enjoy camping, birding, hiking, and bicycling. On the water, there is canoeing and kayaking, fishing, and airboat tours.

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