100 Amazing Things to Do in SarasotaCheck out Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's Sea Turtles, Sharks, Otters & fish!
Rock out at the drum circle on Siesta Key Sunday Nights.
Take a picture under the Unconditional Surrender Statue along the Bayfront Downtown.
Take a selfie in front of the lifeguard stations at Siesta Key Public Beach.
Walk the scenic Ringling Bridge to Lido Key.
See a Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Game.
See the Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary Ligers Brutus and Mia.
Get a world class cold pressed organic juice at CROP Juice Gulf Gate, Downtown or UTC.
Take a dolphin or manatee sightseeing tour around Siesta Key with Key Life Charters.
Take a walk through the famous Gardens at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
Get free samples of the World's top rated rums from the tasting room at Siesta Key Rum.
Find Sand Dollars at Siesta Key Public Beach.
Go kayaking with Greg in the Mangrove Tunnels at Ted Sperling Park on Lido Key with Kayaking SRQ Tours and Rentals.
Get the crawfish at Crustacean Happy Hour at Siesta Key Oyster Bar (SKOB) on Siesta Key.
Enjoy the views and circus history at Ca d'Zan & The Ringling Circus Museum.
Get a World Famous 1905 salad from Columbia Restaurant on Lido Key.
Get breakfast at the top rated restaurant in Sarasota, Sun Garden Café in Siesta Key Village.
Try an Award Winning Poolside Kolsch at JDubs Brewery on Food Festival Nights (3rd Saturday of Every Month).
Eat a fresh fish sandwich at Walt's Fish Market, Restaurant and Bar.
Dance the night away at Beach Club Siesta Key, a Siesta Key tradition for decades!
Order a bowl of Lobster Bisque Soup at The Cottage or The Hub in Siesta Key Village.
Walk the broken pier (very carefully) on North Siesta Key Beach.
Go on an inshore fishing charter trip with Captain Jim of Fishing Siesta Key for snook, redfish, and trout on Sarasota Bay.
Get a locally sourced burger & a delicious shake at S’macks.
Do some shopping in downtown Sarasota on Main Street.
Go on the air boat tour at Myakka State Park.
Visit to the University Town Center Mall to shop at hundreds of stores!
Go kayaking or bird watching at Oscar Scherer Park.
Go fishing on the piers at Philippi Creek Park.
Order the seafood pie from Maggie's Seafood at one of the farmers markets they attend.
Attend the Farmer's Market in Downtown Sarasota on Saturday mornings.
Try a lobster crepe from Bon Jour Café in Siesta Key Village.
Enjoy the lobster roll and gator bites on late nights at Daiquiri Deck Siesta Key.
Get ice cream from Big Olaf's in Siesta Key Village.
Get lunch and pie at the famous Yoder's Restaurant.
Get "Florida's Best Reuben” at Ham Heaven & Devil Dogs in Gulf Gate.
Get oreo, smores and more flavors of donuts at La Dona Donuts.
Order a Surfer Sandwich at Anna's Deli on South Siesta Key.
Go shark tooth hunting at Venice Public Beach.
Sample gourmet cheeses at Artisan Cheese Company.
Attend the Farmer's Market on Wednesdays at Phillipi Creek.
Get fresh seafood on the mainland at Fresh Seafood Direct from the Sea.
Get the Bee Sting Pizza from Polpo Pizza at the Wednesday Farmer's Market.
Stroll through the Sunday Siesta Key Farmer's market.
Bike the Legacy Trail.
Nosh on some great breakfast at Another Broken Egg.
Feed the flamingos at the Sarasota Jungle Gardens.
Order the catch of the day at Owen's Fish Camp and check out the back patio!
Shop St. Armand’s Circle.
Get some huge portions of delicious Vietnamese cuisine & Boba Tea at Pho 101 Noodlehouse.
Order a custom Longboard or SUP board and travel like a local at Cali Florida Surf Shop on Siesta Key.
Get a "mixer sixer" of craft beers or a local bottle of wine from ABC Liquors or Total Wine.
Attend Full Moon Yoga on Lido Key or Sunset Yoga on Siesta Key.
Check out Downtown Sarasota's Coolest New Restaurant The Coolinary!
Get a "Pub Sub" with top notch Boar's Head deli meats and cheeses at Publix.
Jam out at O'Leary's Tiki Bar, let the kids play waterside.
Dance it out on the water at Marina Jack's.
Get the Pirate's Gold Popcorn from Tropical Shores popcorn, it might be better than Chicago Popcorn!
Shop Gulf Gate!
Enjoy great local food at Madfish Grill.
Cool down with Sub Zero on Siesta Key with ice cream made in front of you!
Sip a Margarita made from scratch at the Hub on Siesta Key!
Camp on Turtle Beach.
Visit Historic Spanish Point and take a tour of the long history of the site.
Try the signature Salty Dog at Old Salty Dog.
Order a cup of Joe (or a martini) at Lelu's on Siesta Key.
Check out the delicious AND healthy cupcakes at My Heavenly Cupcakes in Gulf Gate!
Try out some nutritious food on Siesta Key at Nutritious You!
Get some awesome southern BBQ at Pride of the South in Gulf Gate.
Get a gourmet mimosa at Station 400.
Try to spot a manatee, dolphin or stingray while relaxing at any of the local beaches.
Spend your day in a dream at the Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsy.
Order an extra dirty martini at Blasé Café.
Shop all natural products at Wild Ginger Apothecary!
Get a beer at the Sneaky Tiki at Captain Curt's.
Enjoy a beautiful hike at Red Bug Slough and try to spot some Bald Eagles.
Hike & Bird Watch at Celery Fields.
Get your fresh meats & German products at Geiers.
Bike around Palm Island on Siesta Key & check out the tiny park!
Organize a round of beach sand volleyball on Siesta Key Public Beach.
Get some gourmet grub to take home at Morton’s Gourmet Market.
Climb the Tower at Myakka River State Park.
Laugh it up at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre.
Try the many dips and sauces at Pepper Palace Sarasota on St. Armand's Circle.
Sample lots of wines at Sarasota Vineyard Downtown.
Do the Booze Cruise La Barge at Marina Jack's.
Get a Suncoast Pale Ale as part of your beer flight at Big Top Brewing Company.
Visit Save Our Seabirds on Lido Key near Mote Marine.
Take a Gondola Tour with Sarasota Gondola.
Go Megaladon Shark Tooth Diving in Venice.
Ghost Tour time in Sarasota on the Sarasota Ghost Tours.
Have a romantic dinner at Ophelia's on the Bay on Siesta Key.
Get brunch at Made Restaurant in downtown Sarasota. Don't forget to order extra Billionaire Bacon!
Happy Hour with the cheese steak egg roll and martini's at Lbar in Libby's Cafe + Bar.
Get Mini Donuts with Ice Cream at Meaney's in Siesta Key Village.
Shop reFreshed in Gulf Gate for creative colorful furniture & gifts!
Try Calusa Brewing - Sarasota's newest brewery!
Go shark fishing at night on Bay Island Park on Siesta Key's North Bridge.
A great location to stay while visiting Siesta Key or Sarasota is with us at Minorga on the Key! Located in the heart of Siesta Key Village, we offer large furnished 2 bedroom Vacation Rentals!
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