Accolades

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DESIGNATION/ACCOLADE

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2016 Best Food Cities in the U.S. Sarasota Conde Nast Traveler
2016 Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community Venice League of American Bicyclists
2016 Top Small City in US Sarasota Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2016
2015 Siesta Beach TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award for Best Beaches 2015 Siesta Beach Trip Advisor
2015 Venice, Florida Coastal Living's Top 10 Seaside Town in America Venice Coastal Living
2014 Sports-Friendliest Vacation Destination Sarasota SportsEvents Magazine
2014 2014 Travelers Choice Best Beaches Awards List Lido Beach Trip Advisor
2014 2014 Travelers Choice Best Beaches Awards List Siesta Key Public Beach Trip Advisor
2014 Best Spring Break Training Facility Ed Smith Stadium USA Today 10 Best
2013 Runner Friendly Community Sarasota County Running Runners Club of America
2013 Top 10 Cities to Live City of Sarasota Movoto
2013 Top 10 Small Cities for Art Lovers Arts & Culture TravelNerd
2013 Top 10 Family Beaches Siesta Key Beach National Geographic Traveler
2012 Silver Bicycle Friendly Community City of Venice League of American Bicyclists
2011 #1 Beach in America Siesta Key Dr. Beach