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If you're a sports fan, we've got a lineup that includes four events perfect for your next Sarasota County visit.

Sarasota is famous for its sandy white beaches, spectacular weather, and a community rich in art and culture. But that's not all. If you're a sports fan, we've got a lineup that includes four events perfect for your next Sarasota visit:

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Finding a parking spot during a busy time of day can be a nightmare on Siesta Key. Minimize and mobilize your “key” experience by taking advantage of some transportation services and tips for parking.

Siesta Key is well on its way to becoming an international household name thanks to #1 rankings by Dr.

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You won't have to wait long for a memorable meal next trip thanks to these local spots near the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

North Tamiami Trail in Sarasota is loaded with local history and several cultural and educational sites. From The Ringling to the historic New College of Florida campus, the North Sarasota span of Highway 41 (a.k.a. Tamiami Trail) can keep you busy for a while. Here’s the scoop on four great restaurants to enjoy on Sarasota’s North Tamiami Trail when you’re ready to grab a bite (or drink).

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Catch a ride on the brand-new Sarasota Bay Runner, an open-air trolley service to make sure you vacation more and drive less for an easy-breezy transit experience

Ding, ding—that shiny white trolley you may have spotted cruising around town is here to provide an enjoyable experience that reduces travel time and congestion —making getting around town, and out to the beach, all the easier.

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From Lido's shores to Siesta's sunsets, two wheels and a motor are arguably one of the best ways to explore the beaches of Sarasota County. Jump on an e-bike yourself and see what all the hype is about!

Grab your friends, family and loved ones, or cruise solo to experience a fun, relaxing and informative ride—either down the entire length of the #1 Beach in the country, over scenic bridges, through architectural neighborhoods.

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Know where to park your car for the day public beach parking lots and access points at Sarasota County's most sought-after beach parks and keys

It may not be the most fun subject to talk about, but advantageous to know your options for parking in a vacation destination with limited beach access parking. Should you be road tripping into town for a long weekend, or flying in and renting a car, finding parking at the beach at peak times of the day (and maybe even during peak season), can prove challenging.