Attractions in Sarasota County include the Ringling, which features a museum of Fine Art and contemporary works

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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The Ca' d'Zan at The Ringling. - The Ringling's dazzling 56-room mansion on Sarasota Bay.
5401 Bay Shore Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243

The Ringling, the State Art Museum of Florida, is home to one of the preeminent art and cultural collections in the United...

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3701 Bay Shore Rd
Sarasota, FL 34234-5211

Sarasota Jungle Gardens has been delighting visitors since 1939. Walk among or hand-feed our flock of free roaming flamingos, Florida's unofficial state bird....

Fans of Discover Sarasota Tours - City Sightseeing Tour-goers from Ohio!
1826 4th St
Sarasota, FL 34236

See Sarasota in Style!

Hop aboard our air-conditioned trolley to experience our 90 minute narrated tours. In season, tours run daily at 10, 1, 3,...

1115_640x480.jpg - Marina Jack II Sightseeing Cruises daily on Intracoastal Waterway of Sarasota
2 Marina Plz
Sarasota, FL 34236
Escape aboard the Marina Jack II!. Join us for a relaxing sightseeing lunch or sunset dinner cruise through the inter-coastal waters and...
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Serving the Sarasota Area
Sarasota, FL 34236
Come join us and explore the the best kayaking the sarasota area has to offer.Whether its pristine clearwater lagoons or flowing freshwater...
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1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy
Sarasota, FL 34236

Looking for an exciting, hands-on, educational and FUN experience on the water? We've got it!

We are located in beautiful Sarasota, Florida...

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3000 Ringling Blvd
Ringling Woods behind the Sarasota Fairgrounds
Sarasota, FL 34237

King Edwards II welcomes one and all to three weekends of exciting tournaments, scrumptious feasts, & pure family fun at this year's...

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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.