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Caspersen Beach

Address: end of Harbor Dr, Englewood, Venice, FL 34285
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Venice
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Canada
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145 reviews 145 reviews
20 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Spent a bit of time here searching for shark teeth. Didn't really swim or spend much time on the beach but it looked like it was more of a strolling and looking for shark teeth kind of beach compared to the beach near the pier. A great feature of the beaches in Venice is FREE PARKING, so nice to not... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I drove almost 2 hours to visit this beach and I was disappointed. There were so many cigarette butts and plastic bottle caps in the sand that you begin to feel like you're walking in one big ashtray. It just was pretty or a place where I even felt like sitting for a while. Luckily, the parking is free and... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We had a kick finding sharks teeth. Go to Wal-Mart or I think the pier near by sells aluminum scoops for $18 and start scooping at the spot the waves break. It is so addicting we did for about 7 hrs a day for the 3 days we were there. Our backs were killing us but we couldn't stop hunting.... More

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Mississauga
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is not a tourist place. Very rustic with nice paths to follow. They really have done a wonderful job with the boardwalks and paths. When someone says Siesta Key eat your heart out you are comparing apples and oranges . Siesta Key is beautiful fine wjite sandy wide beaches with lots of high rise condos while Caspersen Beach has... More

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Ba, Fiji
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Since 1970 we have enjoyed Caspersen beach private not like Venice Beach family scene .....but 2014 CROWDED since the 70's relax ...bring a lunch and the family and soak up the sun

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Venice, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

clean & well kept by lower traffic, no wonder the sea turtles nest there ( do not disturb nestings in there season!! ) quite a slice of heaven for the area

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great beach! Quiet and serene. Beautiful. Shark tooth Capital of the world. We always find lots if teeth here. The teeth are actually fossils. These teeth are millions of years old. Get you a Florida snow shovel and have fun finding shark teeth.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We have vacationed in Venice for four years and Caspersen Beach has become our favorite beach for hiking. No condos and few people make it an ideal location for a quiet walk. Pick the right time of day and you are sure to find shark teeth along the shore. Delightful!

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englewood fl
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is the best beach around! Sorry Siesta Key. Unspoiled, boardwalks. Miles od beach and no traffic or hi rises to spoil the experience!

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Venice, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit for older people, who have to use canes, walkers or wheelchairs. There is a boardwalk and you can park your car near the wheelchair accessible parking lot on the right. There are benches, facing the Gulf and you can sit and take in the Gulf and its breathtaking sunsets as well as the... More

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