Venice, Florida, is a one-of-a-kind slice of paradise. For outdoor enthusiasts, Venice offers it all, including miles and miles of gorgeous beaches, as well as excellent water sports activities, including sport fishing. As if those weren’t enough, Downtown Venice is stunning, with swaying palms and stately oaks beckoning travelers to stroll through her leafy lanes and enjoy shopping and dining al fresco.
The broader Venice area is perfect for bicycle exploration, with miles of paths and the (free) Community Bike Tour. The Venice Area Audubon Rookery is best visited between September and May, when thousands of courting and breeding birds can be seen. Hours and availability may change depending on the season.
IDEAL CLASSIC CARS MUSEUM & SHOWROOM
Car enthusiasts of all ages will be delighted to learn that they can enjoy a free visit to the Ideal Classic Cars Museum, where they can see a fantastic collection of antique cars, motorcycles, and trucks. But Ideal Classic Cars is more than just a museum; it also trades and sources rare classic and antique vehicles.
If you have a classic car to sell, they will gladly make you a good offer. The museum has a fascinating collection of vehicles from all across the United States and beyond. After admiring all of the vehicles on display, stop by the gift shop to pick up some keepsakes to take home.
THE VENICE AREA AUDUBON ROOKERY
The Venice Area Audubon Rookery, a well-known birding hotspot and the place to go for some truly thrilling bird watching and photography, calls all nature lovers and birding enthusiasts. From the covered pavilion benches, you can easily observe and photograph various birds or take a walk around the edge of Rookery Lake for a closer look.
The rookery has a wide variety of herons and egrets, which can be viewed while courting, nesting, incubating eggs, and raising their offspring from December to May. The Venice Area Audubon Society hosts evening presentations and lectures regularly, and admission to the rookery is free.
SNOOK HAVEN PARK
Snook Haven Park, nestled away along the Myakka River’s banks, offers tourists a glimpse of “ancient Florida” and a day of riverfront fun. A boat ramp, canoe and kayak launching place, a picnic area, and a rustic BBQ restaurant with live entertainment are among the park’s facilities.
The park is a favorite spot for a relaxed day of river fishing. You may rent canoes, kayaks, double kayaks, and paddle boats by the hour or take a picturesque boat tour to explore the river. Drifting down the river on a pontoon allows you to see wildlife such as alligators, turtles, and various bird species, including herons.
VENICE MUSEUM & ARCHIVES
Accessible to all visitors, the Venice Museum & Archives is a great place to visit even on a wet day. The museum houses a vast collection of over 33,000 pieces of Venice artifacts spanning more than 150 years. Discover Venice’s history while seeing the displays about the early settlers, the Barnum and Bailey Circus, and much more. The collection contains various items, including fossil shark teeth, antique furniture, vintage automobiles, maps and photographs, and an early telephone exchange.
DETWILER’S FARM MARKET
“Eat Fresh for Less” is Detwiler’s Farm Market’s motto. They live up to this idea by offering the best and healthiest food possible, sourced from local farmers who are ethical and sustainable. At Detwiler’s Farm Market, eating naturally grown fruits, vegetables, and meat is emphasized. Stock up on all the healthy foods your family needs by visiting Detwiler’s Farm Market in Venice from Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
ASSISTED LIVING IN VENICE
Venice is considered a unique paradise with magnificent beaches, water sports, vintage stuff, and nature activities. If you or your family enjoy these and more, assisted living in Venice, Florida might be your best option.
Elderly people with memory problems require special care from highly skilled professionals. If you need the best memory care services, you might want to consider Senior Living Selections’ facilities for memory care in Venice, Florida. It can be difficult to entrust your loved ones to strangers, but you can rest assured that SLS’s staff members who will handle your loved ones are compassionate, caring, and professional.