Our Local Guide

12th Annual Buchan Airport Fly-In on March 3, 2018

This is a great opportunity to meet flying friends and fun for the whole family. Enjoy breakfast under a tent ...
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Sunshelf Villa Happy Gator

Kids welcome! Families love our Vacation Home in Venice Florida

Our Villa Happy Gator in Venice Florida is family friendly! Bring your little ones and know we provide everything for ...
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Myakka Gator

Meet some Alligators in Myakka River State Park

Be sure to visit this wonderful Park, only 30 minutes away from your vacation home Villa Happy Gator in Venice ...
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book direct with Villa Happy Gator


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Book Your Vacation in Venice Florida – Enjoy “Garden of Wonders”

Venice Florida is the perfect location for a perfect holiday: Miles of pristine beaches, close to shopping and nature parks ...
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Shark Teeth in Venice Florida

Fossil Shark Teeth on Venice Florida Beaches

Venice Florida is the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World”. Nowhere else you will find so many of them so ...
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Sarasota Balloon Festival March 8 – 11

Sarasota's biggest event for the whole family! On March 8 - 11, Sarasota will have a hot air balloon festival! ...
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Drum Circle at Nokomis Beach

Every Wednesday and Saturday Evening there is the traditional drum event at Nokomis Beach, a casual gathering of drummers, musicians ...
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Rothenbach Park Sarasota

Rothenbach Park in Sarasota – only ½ hour from Venice Florida

This beautiful community park with about five miles of paved recreational trails that are perfect for walking, jogging, or cycling ...
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Venice Area Audubon Rookery

A Paradise for Bird Lovers: Venice Area Audubon Society

Our Rookery is a true insider tip for all bird lovers. It is freely open to all visitors from dawn ...
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Venice Craft Festival

11th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival

Come to Downtown Venice to browse and purchase a wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, metal works and much ...
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Gold Rush BBQ – “THE” BBQ In Venice

Gold Rush BBQ is an award winning family owned and operated restaurant. The welcoming atmosphere in gold mining theme, nice ...
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