Parks & Recreation
Sarasota, Florida and surrounding areas have many parks including, Myakka,
Oscar Sherer and more. see
Sarasota is reputedly the home of America’s first golf course,
built in 1905 by Sir John Hamilton Gillespie, a Scottish aristocrat and
six-term mayor of Sarasota. Now the region boasts an abundance of golf
courses for every level of challenge. see
Miles of Gulf waters and miles of calm bays and inland waterways invite
you to explore. see
Some of the best fishing in the world is found in the waters around Sarasota.
From offshore sport fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, to the bays, flats
and Intracoastal waterway, you're sure to enjoy.
From state-of-art stadium theaters like the Hollywood 20 to quaint, historic
Burns Court Cinema, and everything in between, movie goers are sure to
find what they're looking for. see
Baseball is a Sarasota tradition dating back to 1924, when the New York
Giants arrived. They were followed by the Red Sox and then the White
Sox. Now the Cincinnati Reds take the field in 2007 with games at Sarasota's
Ed Smith Stadium.
The Sarasota region boasts some of the world’s finest tennis resorts
and literally hundreds of courts and racquet clubs. IMG, the world’s
largest sports center and training ground for a number of tennis greats,
is located just north of Sarasota in the sister city of Bradenton.
Glide through downtown Sarasota and along the waterfront on a Segway!
A truly unique experience and great way to spend either a morning or
Sarasota's complete dining guide.
Miles and miles of white, powdery sand await you.
Marine Laboratory Aquarium
A nonprofit organization dedicated to excellence in marine sciences.
Open daily including holidays.
Museums - Sarasota
The Ringling Museum of Art house John Ringling's extensive art collection.
His mansion, Ca da zan, has recently had its 32 rooms and 15 baths restored.
The Museum of the Circus houses artifacts from the "Greatest Show
It's been around for over 50 years, but this ride back into time has
just been renovated and is better than ever. There is also an antique
Play "adventure-style" miniature golf while surrounded by rushing
waters and real live alligators! Don't miss printing the discount coupon
for $1 off your 18 holes of golf!
An enchanting circle of fine shops and gourmet restaurants.
A tropical adventure with lush gardens, tropical birds, and Florida's
wildest of wildlife - alligators!