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Welcome to Sarasota, Florida

Soak up the sun along our white-sand beaches. Treat yourself to diverse dining, enriching arts and culture, shopping districts of all sorts and natural Florida fun. In Sarasota, each moment is your own.

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Eat Like a Local

Dining
Seafood shacks on the water, fresh local fare in downtown hot spots, and the annual Savor Sarasota restaurant week – this is dining in Sarasota.

Places to Stay

Hotels & More
Choose from beachfront resorts with a view, stylish boutique hotels, comfortable vacation rentals or peaceful campgrounds.

Arts & Culture

Museums to Theaters
Sarasota is known as the “cultural coast” for good reason. Visit a museum, take in a show, celebrate at a festival, or discover what makes this a circus city.

Shopping

Browse & Buy
Make room in your bag – shopping in Sarasota means everything from high-end handbags to golden conch shells. What will you bring home?

Attractions & Tours

Local Must-Dos
From family-friendly gardens where you can hand-feed flamingos to adventure courses where you can zip-line through the trees, here are some don’t-miss spots in Sarasota.

So Much to See

Sarasota's beaches await an hour south of Tampa, and each offers something a little different. The best part? You don't have to choose just one.
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