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Welcome to Sarasota

Florida fun at its finest is on offer in Sarasota, a city on the Gulf Coast that's known for white-sand beaches, outdoor adventures, and artistic attractions. Located south of Tampa, Sarasota was once the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus and is today home to cultural landmarks such as the Ringling Museum of Art. Many of the other things to do in Sarasota are connected to the sand and surf, though, including kayaking excursions, fishing charters, parasailing adventures, and dolphin-spotting tours. However, cycling along Siesta Key at sunset is a Sarasota must.

Top 3 attractions in Sarasota

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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, situated on the breezy shores of the bay, are an ideal destination for gardeners, nature lovers, and travelers looking for a calm, nature-focused outing in Sarasota. Stroll through the gardens, visit the conservatory, and browse the Museum of Botany and Arts at this 15-acre oasis.More
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The Ringling

The Ringling

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The once winter estate of wealthy circus magnate John Ringling and his wife Mable is today a museum complex showcasing Ringling’s vast private art collection alongside the state of Florida’s art collection. There’s also a circus museum, the Ringling Bayfront Gardens, the historic Asolo Theater and Ca'd'Zan, the Ringling’s opulent Prohibition-era mansion, built in the in the Venetian Gothic style, complete with ceiling frescos and abundant marble.More
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Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

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Founded by famed marine scientist Eugenie Clark in 1955 to study sharks, the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Sarasota has broadened its scope to a range of marine life. At the heart of the facility is an aquarium with more than 100 species of marine life and a massive 130,000-gallon (490,000-liter) shark habitat.More

Top activities in Sarasota

Kayak Tour through Mangrove Tunnels
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City Sightseeing Tour of Sarasota
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TreeUmph Adventure Course

TreeUmph Adventure Course

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Downtown Walking Food Tour in Sarasota
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Twilight Evening Walking Drink Tour
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Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals at Lido Mangrove Tunnels
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2 Hour Guided Segway Tour

2 Hour Guided Segway Tour

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Paddleboard Tour Through Lido Mangrove Tunnels
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Jumpin Fun Inflata Park

Jumpin Fun Inflata Park

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Psychic Sunday Tour
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Psychic Sunday Tour

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Circus Secrets of Sarasota
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Circus Secrets of Sarasota

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Private Guided Sightseeing Tour of Sarasota
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Sarasota Inshore Fishing Charters
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