The Sarasota area has an abundance of delicious dining options to choose from. Whether you are looking to taste the catch of the day with sand between your toes or at an upscale restaurant, Sarasota has it all! Ask us for our recommendations.
Experience the beauty of the area from a different perspective as you explore via kayak. Head out on your own, or book a guided tour from one of the area’s many tour companies.
Sarasota is home to world-class art and history. Discover dynamic exhibitions and compelling visual art at the many area museums such as the Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota Art Museum, Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy, Bishop Museum & Planetarium, Crowley Museum & Nature Center, Sarasota Classic Car Museum, and the Ringling Circus Museum.
The performing arts are alive and well in Sarasota! Enjoy an evening of live performance at McCurdy’s Comedy Club, the Sarasota Opera House, Florida Studio Theatre, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, or the Van Wezel Performing Arts House.
Drum circles are a popular tradition in the region, creating an eclectic, festival-like atmosphere on the beach during sunset. Take part in this fun, unique experience at the Siesta Key Drum Circle every Sunday about an hour before sunset or the Nokomis Beach Drum Circle each Wednesday and Saturday evening around 6pm.
The area is home to some of the nation’s premier golf courses. From highly competitive championship courses to scenic wetland courses, there are public, semi-private, and private options for golfers of all ability levels.
Enjoy an array of boutique, speciality, and upscale shopping throughout the region.
Home to over 35 miles of pristine coastline, Sarasota has an abundance of sailing and boating available to enthusiasts. Book a romantic sunset sailing cruise, charter a boat for a day of family fun, or reserve a wildlife cruise to spot dolphins, manatee, osprey, and more!
Hop on a paddle board, rev up a jet ski, or strap in for a parasailing adventure. There are so many fun, safe water sports to try when visiting Sarasota!
Anglers visiting Sarasota can take their chances at catching a wide variety of species! From snook to speckled trout to spanish mackerel, the region is home to rich marine life. Fish from the beach or a dock, or book a fishing charter and see what you can catch.
As a popular family vacation destination, Sarasota is full of fun options for the kids. Play mini golf, visit the Mote Marine Aquarium, the Sarasota Jungle Gardens, or one of the regions several family fun centers or amusement parks.
Explore the area on two wheels! There are many bike rental options available across the region. If pedals are your preference, we recommend biking the Legacy Trail in Sarasota.