Venice is a friendly and vibrant city nestled between Sarasota and Fort Myers, directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Crossing one of Venice's bridges to the historic downtown area, known as "The Island of Venice", instantly transports you to a place of unparalleled charm where palm tree lined avenues host an endless array of exciting things to do and see.
You’re sure to find a shop or boutique to satisfy your style out of the 100+ unique shops, salons, and other businesses along the Island Avenues of Venice. If dining is your idea of excitement, your palate will be especially pleased. With many sidewalk cafes and several picturesque waterfront restaurants, Venice offers a total experience that is truly second to none.