Attractions & Tours

Sarasota County has a variety of attractions for everyone's enjoyment, from art museums to natural science aquariums and other local must-sees.

Say hello to a manatee, relax on the beach, explore a farmers market — these are all must-do activities if you want to make the most out of your trip to Sarasota County. Enjoy our range of fun-filled attractions, featuring ventures into magnificent fine art institutions, up-close encounters with exotic animals, adventures in tree canopies, and boat rides through wild and untamed parts of Florida.

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Local Attractions: Go have fun in Sarasota County!

There's quite the variety of attractions in Sarasota on Florida's Gulf Coast, and we've drawn up a short list of some our favorites.

Attractions alongside the Myakka River

Sarasota County is more than a beachside destination; it’s also a nature lover’s paradise. Learn more about the attractions along the Myakka River.

Seven Sarasota historical attractions

Sarasota County’s treasure troves include striking natural beauty, magnificent arts and a rich cultural heritage. Learn more about that heritage by visiting these seven area attractions.

Anytime is a Good Time for Sarasota

No matter when you’re looking for a visit, Sarasota has something special waiting for you.

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3701 Bay Shore Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34234-5211

Come visit Sarasota's Zoo, since 1939! Walk among or hand-feed our flock of free roaming flamingos, Florida's unofficial state bird. Pose with a...

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#2 Marina Plaza, E Dock /Slip 20
Sarasota, FL 34236
New, modern, comfortable, roomy, all weather, exceptionally clean & safe vessels that sail flat. No getting cold & wet, no hanging on! Our convertible all...
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Sarasota Area
Sarasota, FL 34236

Ready for Adventure? We offer sustainable, curated, all-inclusive ecotours that showcase Gulf Coast Florida's stunning natural diversity and fascinating cultural heritage, combining...

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8865 Midnight Pass Road
Sarasota, FL 34242

At Bayfront Excursions, we offer deck boats, kayaks, pontoon boats, jet skis and paddleboard rentals. Explore the Jim Neville Marina Preserve that...

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102 Bridge Street
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
Whether you are looking to spot wildlife, get set up with a beach cabana, or looking for our excellent recreational trails, we...
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Tours at Various Locations
Sarasota, FL 34237
Casual bicycle tours in Sarasota's Downtown area, and two barrier islands. Siesta and Lido Key tours include kayaking. All tours are 7-10...

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