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Venice FL

Venice Beach is one of five beaches across the nation to receive the 2008 Best Restored Beaches Award presented by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association.   Venice Beach was originally restored in 1994 and 1996, followed by a 10-year restoration in 2005. The United States Army Corps of Engineers in conjunction with the […]

This course continues to be one of my favorite… I pretty much grew up here and was a slave labor child on the driving range and cleaning the locker room and clubhouse every day for $20.00 per week. The Venice airport made them change the layout over the years but it still is a great […]

Very few towns on the west coast of Florida are actually situated directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Venice is one of those towns and it without question the most charming city on the Gulf on the west coast of Florida.   Below is a bit of history about Venice that comes directly from http://www.venicegov.com/Archive_links/early_history.htm   Early History of […]

    Amenities Beach, swimming, fishing piers, canoe/kayak launch, fitness trail, nature trail, connect with Venetian Waterway Trail, picnic area, grills, play equipment, restrooms, parking, no lifeguard   Experiences Caspersen is one of the most enjoyable shelling beaches in the area and an exceptionally good place to find prehistoric sharks’ teeth. Enjoy a 20 minute […]

Between the Venice Public Beach and the Venice Jetties are two of the nicest condominium complexes in Venice fronting on the Gulf Of Mexico.  

– Aerial view of the northern section of Venice along the bayfront. In the left foreground with the orange roofs are the Epiphany church and school. The bayfront area is part of the Intracoastal Waterway system. The Venice Jetties leads to the Gulf of Mexico in the upper mid-left portion of the photo. The land […]

_ This view is from the west looking back to the east at the entrance of the pass from the Gulf of Mexico. Those seeking safe harbor can come in from the Gulf and head north or south in the Intracoastal Waterway. There is a marker planted near the jetty on the south (Venice) side […]

– Aerial view of the Myakka River coming back toward Venice on a flight from North Port, Florida. The Myakka has an interesting history with some claims of being used for a Tarzan movie or two, too long ago for anyone around to actually remember… but that’s the story. It has a governmental designation of “Wild and […]