Our Local Guide

US Flag
The American flag – The Star-Spangled Banner
We just love it: the blue-white-red flag of the United States of America. On coffee mugs, t-shirts, caps – the
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Mosquitoes in Florida
Mosquitoes in Florida
Florida and mosquitos Mosquitoes in Florida: Every Florida visitor knows them: Mosquitos and No-see-ums. Occurrence Insects and vermin feel particularly
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Nokomis Beach
Best Beaches of SW Florida: Nokomis Beach Park at Casey Key
Nokomis Beach is the second public beach access on Casey Key and also the oldest in Sarasota County. This Beach
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Best Beaches of SW Florida: North Jetty Beach Park at Casey Key
North Jetty Beach Park is on Casey Key, an approximately 8-mile barrier island stretching from Venice to Sarasota. The beautiful
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Typical for Florida
Typical for Florida – What you may hear only in Florida
What is typical for Florida? Each region has its own charm. Florida as a part of the South has many
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Siesta Key Sand Sculpting
Siesta Key Crystal Classic Nov 15 – 18
Sand Sculpting Festival in Sarasota You are fascinated by sand artists who create magnificent sand buildings? Come to Siesta Key
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National Taco Day
You love tacos? Then October 4th is your day, because it’s National Taco Day! History and origin The history of
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Vegan in Florida
Restaurants in Venice – Vegetarian and Vegan in Florida
Vegetarian and Vegan in Florida Everybody loves going out to dinner, especially when you are on vacation. Venice and surrounding
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Hurricane in Florida
Sarasota Bay – A Safe Haven from a Hurricane in Florida?
Is the Sarasota Bay area …blessed? Depending on who you talk to, the answer is yes. There are various Sarasota
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Venice Day
Celebrate Downtown Venice Day – August 11th 2019
The Venice Downtown Beaufication Project is finished. Come and enjoy the beautiful result on  Downtown Venice Day, Saturday, August 11,
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