Our Sarasota home is a peaceful and relaxing place to stay, however this doesn’t mean there is nothing to do. We have included below some of the Sarasota attractions which we feel you might benefit from with a link, should you decide that you want more information. We have also included a link to our beach attraction page which we highlight some of the best beaches in the world. You may also find the local golf hot spots if you feel like a round or two on your visit. We have included links also to our local shopping malls and restaurants that may be of some interest to you.

Some of the best Sarasota attractions are listed below.

Historical

While on your vacation why not take in some history. Below are a few suggestions of some historical Sarasota attraction activities that you may enjoy. Historic Spanish Point: www.historicspanishpoint.org Gamble Plantation West of I-75 Exit 43 near U.S. 301 East, Ellenton. (941) 723-4536.

Outdoors Activity

If you don’t want to lounge around the pool or sit on the beach all day, these Sarasota attraction are defiantly for you outdoors people. Myakka River State Park Florida Ever-Glides- Sarasota Oscar Scherer State Park LeBarge Tropical Cruises CB’s Saltwater Outfitters

For the Kids!

Sarasota has many options to keep the kids entertained, listed below are a few of the local Sarasota attractions which may prove to be very popular. Also not so far from the worlds best theme parks. G.WIZ: www.gwiz.org. Sarasota Jungle Gardens: www.sarasotajunglegardens.com

Performing Arts

As well as being home so some of the best beaches in the United States Sarasota boasts a fantastic performing arts scene which would be a great place to visit during your stay, below are a few attractions you may want to try. The Sarasota Ballet: www.sarasotaballet.org The Sarasota Opera: www.sarasotaopera.org The Asolo Theatre: www.asolo.org Florida Studio Theatre: www.fst2000.org The VanWezel Performing Arts Hall: www.vanwezel.org. Florida West Coast Symphony: www.fwcs.org.

Adult Education

Should you chose to get involved in some adult education while on your vacation this is place to look. The Education Center: www.lbkeducationcenter.org

Eco-Tourism

Sarasota is home to some unique tourist attractions, so, if you are looking for something a little bit different on your vacation here are some of the alternative Sarasota attractions to visit: Mote Marine Laboratory/Aquarium: www.mote.org Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: www.selby.org. South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium, Parker Manatee Aquarium: www.southfloridamuseum.org. Sarasota Jungle Gardens: www.sarasotajunglegardens.com Pelican Man Bird Sanctuary: www.pelicanman.org.

Films/ Movie theater

If you enjoy a trip to the movie theater, Sarasota has plenty of choices, as well as holding a film festival in January each year: Burns Court Cinema: www.filmsociety.org. Sarasota Film Festival (held in January): www.sarasotafilmfest.com Regal Cinemas: www.regalcinemas.com