A modern city on the scenic coast of the Gulf of Mexico where days and nights are spent on the waterfront sounds too good to be true. But true it is.
When the pioneer families like Whitaker, Webb, and Gillespie first settled in this area located on the southwestern coast of Florida, they probably had no inkling of what their town would become. And what did it become? Why, one of the Gulf Coast’s most popular places to let your hair down. From taking a leisure cruise through Sarasota Bay and casting a line in the serene waters to shopping for souvenirs along downtown’s Main Street, the question of what to do in Sarasota is easy to answer. The Sarasota Jungle Gardens are a perfect place to spend an afternoon—especially if you enjoy looking at animals like flamingos, alligators, and prairie dogs. But what about evening activities? Where should you go? What should you do? Wander the avenues of downtown, explore the happening bar scene, and swap stories with happy wanderers like yourself, of course.
This state is known for its sunny days. Heck, its nickname is “the Sunshine State” and since the amount of sunny days seems to be endless, the best time to visit is entirely up to you. Summers are hot and humid, but when you have the soothing waters of the Gulf of Mexico to seek relief in, who cares? There’s nothing better than enjoying a cold brew while floating on the water’s surface—and here’s a pro tip, that’s one of our favorite things to do in Sarasota.
The best way to enjoy your time in the Florida sun is to take advantage of one of our Sarasota vacation packages. No one deserves a getaway more than you. Happy wandering!