Visit Sarasota County: 360 Degrees

Take a 360-Degree tour of some of Sarasota's hotspots!  Browse the video collection below.

Welcome to Visit Sarasota County’s new virtual tours! Whether you’re browsing from across the state or across the country, you can now experience some of our local attractions as if you were walking right through them!

Our new 360° video (provided by Three Six and Zero) lets you digitally tour nine spots here In Sarasota County.

All you need is a smartphone or compatible web browser for the immersive 360° video experience. Android and iOS device users can move their phone in different directions to view different angles of each video. Those watching the YouTube links on a compatible computer browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera) can use their mouse to click and drag the screen to different vantage points.

SRQ is a stress-free, full-service International Airport for Sarasota and Her Islands’ resort areas. Located on the Manatee/Sarasota county line, the airport is just four miles north of downtown Sarasota. Visit Sarasota County recently joined the airport authority and added a new Visitor Center kiosk inside SRQ next to the baggage claim area..

One of Sarasota’s newest hotels, Art Ovation Hotel is a beacon for Sarasota’s creative spirit. Centrally located near many of the fine arts venues in downtown Sarasota, locals and tourists can enjoy curated art exhibits, live performances, classes, and a rooftop bar and pool overlooking Sarasota Bay.

Bentley's Boutique Hotel, located in the heart of Osprey, is a unique alternative for Sarasota and Venice visitors. With recently-renovated rooms, you can live comfortably near one of many beautiful Gulf beaches. Rooms either feature views of our custom-built Infinity Pool or Park. 

An old tradition in a new setting since 1969. Der Dutchman serves traditional Amish family and buffet-style meals, scrumptious bakery pastries and more than 20 types of pies. Located in the heart of Sarasota’s unique Pinecraft community, Der Dutchman is one of many stops for handcrafted treats inside the restaurant, or upstairs in the Carlisle Gifts shop.

Hyatt Regency Sarasota boasts a casually sophisticated "Florida chic" feel inspired by the bright and airy designs of Lilly Pulitzer. The hotel's 294 guestrooms and common areas have been entirely transformed to create the ultimate contemporary Florida setting. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the open lobby area provide stunning views of the hotel's private 32-slip marina and lagoon-style pool, and all guestrooms feature views of either the marina or Sarasota Bay. Currents, Hyatt Regency Sarasota's new restaurant, features fresh flavors from Florida and the Caribbean in addition to the standard favorites.

Oscar Scherer State Park’s 1,381-acres of scrubby flatwoods makes it one of the best places in southwest Florida to view Florida scrub-jays, an imperiled species found only in Florida. In addition to viewing wildlife, the park provides opportunities for canoeing, fishing, swimming, picnics, hiking, cycling, and camping

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a living museum located on the shores of Sarasota Bay. It is the only botanical garden dedicated to the study and conservation of epiphytes - or air plants - like orchids, bromeliads and gesneriads. Activities include a children’s rainforest garden, tropical glass house conservatory and 15 acres of lush grounds with two historic homes, including the Museum of Botany & the Arts. On-site dining, a plant shop and year-round special events offer numerous reasons to return frequently.

Voted “Best Hotel” by the Sun Gondolier’s Reader’s Choice Awards, the Hotel Venezia by Ramada is a one-stop-shop for vacation comfort in Venice. Centrally-located off the island, visitors can find easy access to the area’s best attractions, or stay on-site for a meal at the Wave Grill, or relax by the hotel’s outdoor, lagoon-style pool.

Nathan Benderson Park - Nathan Benderson Park is a Sarasota County owned park that is home to several community trails, playgrounds and park areas; as well as a world class, multi-use sports venue. Located parallel to Interstate 75, between University Parkway and Fruitville Road exits, the lake features a permanent FISA Class A 2,000 meter sprint rowing course, the only one of its kind in North America. The new finish tower was completed just in time to host the 2017 World Rowing Championships.