Sarasota, on Florida's Gulf Coast, has it all: magnificent beaches, world-class cultural attractions, and a city of white buildings fronting azure waters dotted with sailboats. It's home to the world-famous Ringling Museum of Art, as well as a number of outstanding performing arts groups and a vibrant community of artists and crafters making one-of-a-kind items.
Sarasota is also one of the top beach holiday destinations in Florida. Beaches are only a short distance from downtown, as are entertaining family tourist sites, prominent golf courses, and nature preserves where you can hike kayak, and fish. And you may be immersed in the tropical greenery, swamps, and wildlife of primeval Florida within a few minutes drive of town, and adjacent Bradenton also has a lot to offer. Face west at the end of the day if you want to find the true soul of Sarasota. The scorching sun will never stop falling into a watery horizon, and it will take your breath away.
What to expect in SarasotaThe must-see attractions The Circus Museum has the world's largest collection of circus art and artifacts. A visit to Sarasota would be incomplete without a visit to one of Siesta Key's stunning beaches, the largest and most accessible of which being Siesta Key Public Beach. Take a stroll through the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, which has one of the most impressive displays and collections of orchids and bromeliads in the world. Learn about life under the sea at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, where you may touch rays of all kinds and watch sharks, delicate seahorses, and vividly colored fish swimming around. Shop at Saint Armands Circle; the shoppers’ paradise consists of a big circle with 130 high-end boutiques and eateries that are simply waiting to be discovered. See the Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary's residents which include anything from adorable domestic species like goats, sheep, and donkeys in the petting zoo to majestic lions. Enjoy Kayak through the green tunnels of mangroves. Myakka River State Park, Sarasota Classic Car Museum, Pinecraft Amish Community, and Bishop Museum of Science and Nature are some more majestic places to visit in Sarasota. Book cheap flights to Sarasota now to have a thrilling trip!
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