- TripBuzz found 108 things to do with kids in or near Venice, Florida, including 82 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sarasota, Englewood, Port Charlotte and Siesta Key.
- From Caspersen Beach to Venice Municipal Beach, the Venice area offers 70 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Hiking Trails, Parks and Golf.
- Located in Sarasota County, Venice, FL is situated right on the Gulf of Mexico and has a population of just over 20,000 people. The city hosts many unique events including the Shark Tooth Festival, where guests are invited to eat, listen to music, and enjoy some of the many arts and crafts made from the fossilized shark teeth so bountiful in the area.
Experience one of the most white and sandy beaches in the world. Siesta Key Public Beach provides for great swimming, sunbathing, surfing and other water sports. There are also volleyball and tennis courts nearby for park visitors to enjoy.
Canoe Outpost-Peace River offers paddling and a range of other recreational outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, hiking trails and wilderness camping. Patrons can also engage in wildlife viewing, fossil hunting, kayaking and canoeing.
Lemon Bay Tours offers its clients cruising services, in which they can spot dolphins, manatees, bald eagles, pelicans, and other marine fauna. The guide offers not only the description of the local flora and fauna, but also of the entire area, including its history.
Englewood Parasailing & Tours provides parasailing rides for up to 3 people at a time on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The family owned and operated tour company also offers sunset and dolphin tours.
Situated on Lemon Bay in Englewood is the Cedar Point Environmental Park. The park features 115-acres of salt marsh, pine flatwoods and a unique narrow park atmosphere popular for nature walks, picnics, bird watching and kayaking.