Venice in Florida a vibrant city located directly on the Gulf of Mexico

Five towns and communities – one area – you will love to live here!  “Venice – Best Community to Retire ” …do you know who wrote that? Forbes Magazine. One out of 25 towns in the US that is not bad, isn’t it? Try the same with the lottery! When thinking about the Venice area it is not only the city of Venice you should have in mind: South Venice, Nokomis, Laurel and Osprey are also part of it and make the area so unique and interesting. The City of Venice […]

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Best Dog Park in the State – Brohard Paw Park in Venice, Florida

Can I take my furry friend with me to the beach? That is a real question. Usually, you cannot get your carnivore to any public beach in Sarasota County. But wait, there is one exception: in Venice, there is a stretch of beach where you can introduce your best friend to the “endless ocean.” Will he love it? Of course! Why not? “Brohard Paw Park” is the name of the place which will make your dog smile and wag its tail. Dog lovers from all over America have declared the Paw […]

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Discover the Legacy Trail – a scenic bike ride from Sarasota to Venice, Florida

The Legacy Trail, a 12.4 mile paved trail in Sarasota County, Florida, is one of the best ways to experience what it means to enjoy the outdoors’ year round. The trail is perfect for biking, rollerblading, jogging and walking. If you want to take Fido with you, you can. However, your little furry friend has to be on a leash, but that is the only inconvenience he has to face. Not bad, isn’t it? In the summer months, the best idea is to go biking or jogging early in the […]

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Venice Beach FL – The Shark Tooth Capital of the World

Venice, Florida, the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World,” is a friendly and vibrant city, located directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2007 estimates, the city has a population of 21,000. True to its name, the city center of Venice is completely surrounded by waterways. Three bridges provide access to the downtown area, which has come to be known as “The Island of Venice.”There is no other city on Florida’s west coast that could be compared with the “proud city” of Venice. Sarasota, […]

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Siesta Key Beach, FL – one pearl out of a string of beautiful subtropical Barrier Islands in the Gulf of Mexico

Flock of Birds

Sunny beaches with crystal-white, powdery sand that stretch for miles and miles. You can stroll through shops with all sorts of fashion, beach accessories and souvenirs. You will find Restaurants where you can grab a quick breakfast or lunch in your flip-flops and sandy toes, or where you can relax in style over an extraordinary candlelight dinner while watching the sea birds go to rest. Originally, the place was named “Sarasota Key”. In the late 1920’s this 8-mile long, crescent-shaped Gulf Coast barrier island was renamed to “Siesta Key“. This […]

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