Local Attractions

Attractions await just outside your door. Explore Historic Spanish Point, or visit The Ringling Museum right in Sarasota. Just a short drive away is Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure Island and the Florida Aquarium.

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Attractions await just outside your door. Explore Historic Spanish Point, or visit The Ringling Museum right in Sarasota. Just a short drive away is Busch Gardens Tampa, Adventure Island and the Florida Aquarium.

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234

Explore winding jungle trails within the Sarasota Jungle Gardens 10 acres of lush, tropical landscaping showcasing Florida in its natural glory. Exhibits include free-roaming flamingos, parrots, lemurs, a petting zoo, and much more.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

900 S. Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Marie Shelby Botanical Gardens, which features the historic home of William and Marie Selby, as well as indoor gardens, Tropical Conservatory, Museum of Botany and the Arts, as well as the Garden Shop.

Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary

7101 Palmer Blvd Sarasota, FL 34240

Visit the Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, a large-animal rescue that is home to dozens of exotic animals, including lions, bears, primates, and the mystical liger.

St. Armands Circle

300 Madison Dr, Suite 201 Sarasota, Florida

Experience the hub of elegant shopping and dining at St. Armands Circle, located off the turquois waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This sophisticated outdoor dining and shopping area offers a distinct European flair that features mid-century modern architecture.

The Ringling

5401 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, FL 34243

A sprawling complex of museums, a mansion, a theater, and more, The Ringling is a perfect place for a day out with the family. And while you’re there, don’t forget to tour Ca’ d’Zan, the famed mansion of John Ringling.

Siesta Key

5114 Ocean Boulevard Siesta Key, FL 34242

Walk on quartz-white sand beaches along the gorgeous turquoise waters of Siesta Key, known as one of America’s Best Beaches. This island paradise off the coast of Sarasota is great for shelling and kayaking with a great location within walking distance of Siesta Key Village.

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway Sarasota, FL 34236

View an underwater world at the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, featuring more than 100 species of marine animals and amazing exhibits like a 135,000-gallon shark tank, resident manatees and sea turtles, and a coral reef ecosystem teeming with fish and jellyfish.

Championship Golf Courses

Around the Sarasota area, you’ll discover numerous golf courses including the Sarasota National, Bobby Jones Golf Club, and many more.

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