Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Sarasota FloridaDon't let rain ruin your day! Stay dry and have a great time with these inside entertainment options.
Education and sharks should be a bigger part of your Florida Vacation than you think! Mote Marine is a World-Class Aquarium and Research Center right here in Sarasota.
Visit Mote to learn about The Gulf of Mexico and see lots of marine life including sharks, manatees, otters & sea turtles!
Ringling Circus & Art Museum
The Ringling Circus may be history but that's a good thing at the biggest circus museum you will find anywhere. See and feel the history of the Ringling Circus right here in Sarasota!
The Art museum is another great spot but should be reserved for hardcore art fans. A lot of the art is from the middle ages and has dark religious undertones.
Siesta Key Rum (Drum Circle Distilling)
Troy makes the best rums in the world. All the rum magazines have given him every award they have. Need any more reason to go? They have free samplings, but you will be leaving with a bottle. Guaranteed.
JDubs & Calusa Breweries
Sarasota is home to some great breweries!
JDubs features award winning beer, tasty food trucks and a laid back atmosphere. You can play games in the backyard and admire local Star Wars art in the taproom. Come try some amazing local Florida beer at JDubs!
Calusa is the newest brewery and Ed will be there to greet you with a smile and some delicious beer! Enjoy small samples or get a full pint of craft beer at Calusa!
McCurdy's Comedy Theatre
McCurdy's gets some great comedians coming through Florida. Check out who is in town right now!
University Town Center
This newer mall is full of shopping and lots of tasty food options. Stay dry indoors at UTC!
Yoder's is famous for its pie. They have this and much more including a restaurant and two grocery stores! Get some great Amish food while you stay dry!
Food Sampling Gulf Gate
Gulf Gate is called the "Epcot of Sarasota" for good reason. There are restaurants and grocery stores representing countries all over the globe right here in South Sarasota. Sample meals, appetizers, snacks & more in these restaurants to make up your own food tour!
CROP Juice Taste Testing
They hand craft coldpressed juice daily at CROP by using the highest quality organic vegetables. CROP also packages the juice in glass to ensure the freshness. Stop by for coldpressed raw organic produce & smoothies! They have 3 Sarasota locations: Gulf Gate, Downtown (Main Street) & near University Town Center!
The restaurant with the most inside seating on Siesta Key is a great option for avoiding the rain with your large group. Enjoy a drink and some great food while staying dry!
Now that you have some entertainment for this rainy day let's hope that tomorrow (or later today) is better!
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