U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Sarasota - Bradenton - Venice area
Sarasota - Bradenton - Venice area Manatee and Sarasota Counties
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Old 03-30-2012, 06:27 AM
Location: New Jersey
854 posts, read 2,875,624 times
Reputation: 688


What are the major differences between the Venice area and the Punta Gorda Areas?

Thank you
Rate this post positively Quick reply to this message

Old 03-30-2012, 10:25 AM
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
3,979 posts, read 9,785,829 times
Reputation: 1917
Here is some information on both areas. It really depends on the lifestyle you are looking for and the type of home. Both areas offer similar types of activities and types of available homes.

City of Venice - http://venicegov.com/
Venice offers a variety of living options such as condos, older smaller homes, and new developments. The average age is in the 60’s. The historic downtown offers unique shops, salons, and restaurants. Venice has public beaches and a dog friendly beach as well as fishing, golfing and nature trails. Venice tends to be very congested in the winter when all of the snow birds are here. The downtown Main Street offers a variety of events throughout the year. Venice has its own airport. Venice is located in Sarasota County.

City of Punta Gorda - http://www.ci.punta-gorda.fl.us/
Punta Gorda offers a variety of living styles. Punta Gorda Isles has homes on canals that lead to the Gulf. Punta Gorda has a lot of activities downtown and at the parks. It has a charming and historic waterfront with restaurants and shops. Boating and fishing are also major attractions. The harbor leads out into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The crime rate is low. You can use your bike to get around town and within the parks. Punta Gorda has its own airport. Punta Gorda does not have any beaches but it has the harbor. Punta Gorda is located in Charlotte County.
Rate this post positively Quick reply to this message
Old 03-30-2012, 11:06 AM
16,376 posts, read 20,911,990 times
Reputation: 14341
The biggest issue off the top of my head is distance to a gulf beach. Venice is on the gulf. Punta Gorda is on a harbor and it is some distance by land or water to actually get to the Gulf of Mexico.
Rate this post positively Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.

Powered by Foreclosure.com
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Sarasota - Bradenton - Venice area
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2022, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top