Attractions

Beach in Venice

Nokomis Beach

North of Venice on Casey Key, Nokomis is yet another attractive, low-key beach. Its 'minimalist'-style beach pavilion is an intriguing architectural bauble; it has nice facilities but no kiosks (so bring lunch). Als…
Beach in Venice

Caspersen Beach

One-and-a-half miles south of Venice Pier along Harbor Dr, Caspersen is famous for the fossilized prehistoric sharks' teeth that wash up. Most teeth are the size of a fingernail, but occasionally finger-long specime…
Historic Building in Venice

Venice Train Depot

Built in 1927 the historic Venice Train Depot was the last stop on the line for the Seaboard Air Line Railway that extended south from Tampa to Sarasota. Passenger trains stopped coming in 1971 and freighters in 199…
Beach in Venice

Venice Pier

Off Harbor Dr 1.5 miles south of W Venice Ave, this long, wide beach with a huge parking lot is the most popular, especially for sunset. The adjacent pier, which has a bait shack and fish tables, is well equipped fo…
Beach in Venice

Venice Beach

Where W Venice Ave dead-ends you'll find a covered beach pavilion with restrooms and a snack bar. There's free yoga on the sand daily at 8am and 9am (and also at 5pm on Monday, Thursday and Saturday), and free acous…