Venice, the City on the Gulf, offers the charm and taste that can be seen in its architectural design. The quaint downtown area of Venice Island features small town shops and plenty of pet friendly restaurants to choose from that are sure to suit everyone’s palette. Venice area beaches are famous for shark tooth hunters. Whether you appreciate golfing, biking, boating or taking a leisurely stroll, this area offers the best of each within one delightful town. Area attractions include The Venice Pier located at the famous Sharky’s Restaurant, Venice Museum, Shamrock Park, and the well-known Legacy Trail to name just a few. Pull right up to the Gulf at Humphries Park, known to locals as the South Jetty, where you will find pods of dolphins jumping, families fishing, and a snack shack for coffee and refreshments. Venice Little Theatre located in the heart of Venice Island is a community theatre offering many shows each week. You won’t want to miss legendary Snook Haven for a casual dining experience on the Myakka River. Being one of Florida’s first planned communities in the early 20th century, it continues to evolve with its endless appeal.