Activities in Sarasota

Whether you are on the beach of off, there are many activities in Sarasota that will make your visit more enjoyable. Sarasota has a rich history, amazing beaches and is the home of some of the best vacation activities. Here are a few of our favorites:

The Sarasota Opera House has recently been restored to its original 1926 glory.

Sarasota is home to the Ringling Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Ca’D’Zan, Historic Asolo Theater, and Bayfront Gardens. Learn More on The Ringling website.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a tropical, urban oasis on Sarasota Bay.

Drum Circle Distilling offers a free tour of their facility. The tour takes about 40 minutes and will explain the process they use to make their Siesta Key Rum. For tour dates, visit their website.

Marina Jack II offers a narrated lunch tour and a sunset dinner cruise through the inter-coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Many of these activities will work up your appetite, so be sure to take a look at some of these great restaurants that are near Siesta Key Beach.