About Venice, Fl

Located in Sarasota County, Venice has a population of included 20,746 residents according to the 2010 census. Venice hosts a large number of tourists and snowbirds, traveling from the north during the winter season to enjoy the warmth of Florida sun. The city has access to a large coastline, with beautiful beaches that the public can easily access. Venice is located about 15.4 miles away from Manasota Key or about a 30-minute drive.

Local Destinations

Venice Beach:
A very popular destination, Venice Beach has a concession area, lifeguards and free parking. There are also sand volleyball courts, picnic areas and access to the Venice Public Fishing Pier. Along with beautiful views of sunsets, you can spot lots of wildlife along the beach including dolphins, shorebirds and marine turtles that come to nest between May and October.

Brohard Paw Park:
This dog-friendly beach is very popular with pet-owners and includes access to the sea, restrooms, and additional park areas nearby. Be sure to carry everything your dog may need on a hot, sunny day when you go to this beach too!

Historic Downtown Venice:
Containing restaurants and shops along Venice Avenue, Historic Downtown offers great opportunities to explore and browse. Additionally, there is the Venetian Waterway Park which features a paved trail that runs along the water. Lastly, there’s also Centennial Park in the center of downtown, with a little splash area to cool off for children too.

Additional Places To Visit

Venice Theatre:
Operating since 1950, the Venice Theatre is the largest community theatre per capita in the United States and a centerpiece of the city. This community performing center offers a wide range of performances to enjoy. They feature plays, musicals, concerts and stand-up comedy acts that can be found on their website.

Venice Airport Festival Grounds:
Throughout the year a variety of festivals and events are held at these Festival Grounds. Notable events include the Sharktooth Festival and Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash.

Book Your Stay Today

There are many different places to explore around Venice. If you are interested in scheduling a rental to begin your adventure, book with us today!