Things to Do in Sarasota & Family Kid Vacation Activities
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Sarasota top 10 Family Fun

There are lots of family fun things to do when visiting Sarasota. How about a day spent at the beach digging up shark teeth? Venice has been called the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World” because shark teeth of all types and sizes can often be found washed up on beaches throughout the area. Shark teeth can range from an eighth of an inch to 3 inches and sometimes even bigger!

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Siesta Key Drum Circle
The Siesta Key Drum Circle is a popular tradition that attracts big crowds of participants and onlookers for drumming and dancing on Siesta Beach. Drum circle regulars occasionally perform with swords and fire or offer flowers more

Venice Pier Fishing
Pier Fishing The beach and the Pier extending 700 feet into the Gulf of Mexico is a fantastic spot to drop a line or gather to watch the sunset. Free admission, fishing from the Pier 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including more

Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Since 1939, the lush tropical paradise at Sarasota Jungle Gardens has been a home to more than 200 native and exotic animals. Jungle Garden's animals include birds of prey, a variety of parrots and macaws, free roaming more

Evie's Family Fun Center
Evie's Family Golf Center features an 18-hole waterfall adventure mini-golf course, pizzeria and ice-cream parlor, arcade, driving range, chipping and putting greens. The arcade is the perfect spot to entertain kids on a rainy more

Livingston's Amusements
Livingston's Amusement Center in Sarasota features 50,000 square feet of state-of-the-art entertainment for the entire family! Read Livingston's featured blog article - more

Mote Marine Aquarium
Mote Marine Aquarium features touch pools for stingrays and other sea life, a 135,000-gallon shark habitat, dolphin, manatee and sea turtle exhibits, and more than 100 more

Children’s Rainforest Garden
A tropical jungle environment where kids can freely discover, explore and play. Features a 16’ waterfall, swinging bridges, field research stations to inspire curious minds, caves for exploring and an adventure trail in more

Hunting for Shark Teeth
Hunt for sharks’ teeth on the beach in the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World.” Caspersen more

A to Z Baby, Beach and Bike Rentals
With three area locations, A to Z serves the entire Florida Suncoast area with free delivery or 24-hour self service pick up! There’s no need to lug baby and beach equipment from home. A to Z rents everything you need for babies, more

The Ringling Circus Museum
Celebrate the American circus with a visit to The Ringling Circus Museum. Feel the magic in the air? Its no wonder, Sarasota has been known as the "Circus Capital of the World" since the 1920's when John Ringling made it the more

Sarasota Gardens and Animals

Area gardens and sanctuaries offer an opportunity for you to meet and learn about alligators, exotic birds and more providing a host of entertainment and culture activities suitable for the entire family. Spend a morning playing miniature golf, enjoy an exciting afternoon in a museum or plan a fun-filled trip to an arcade.

While the beach or swimming pool may hold the most interest for you and your kids, exploring the areas other family-friendly options will be very rewarding. No matter what you're looking to do with the family, Southwest Florida promises hours of endless play that the whole group can enjoy.