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Siesta Beach on Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida is consistently ranked in the top 10 in the nation because of its 99 percent pure-quartz white sand. Photo by Nita Ettinger. Must Do Visitor Guides |

Where is the Best Siesta Key Beach Parking?

The last thing you want to do when you’re headed to the beach is waste time looking for a parking spot. Here is a list of Siesta Key public beach access points and... Read more
8 Southwest Florida Must Do Experiences include Florida’s gulf coast which is famous for producing flaming red, pink, and orange skies at sunset. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey. #sunset #florida #vacation #beaches

8 Must Do Experiences in Southwest Florida

There’s more to Florida than sunshine, sand, and golf – although they are all great reasons to visit! Why not add one of these must-do experiences to your trip and take home some... Read more | A stingray along the warm shallow Gulf of Mexico waters. Florida, USA

How to Avoid Being Stung by a Stingray

Stingrays frequently can be found in the warm shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico during the months of May through October. They come close to shore in search of food and bury... Read more | Must Do Visitor Guides | Sarasota area golf courses Legacy Golf Club Bradenton, FL

A Challenging Course at the Legacy Golf Club in Bradenton

Located at Lakewood Ranch in Bradenton, the Legacy Golf Club boasts an Arnold Palmer designed golf course which was opened in 1997. Beautifully laid out to take full advantage of Florida’s natural features,... Read more | Peace River airboat tour Sarasota, Florida

Discover the Real Florida with Peace River Airboat Charters

The idyllically named Peace River is one of Florida’s hidden havens of natural beauty. Home to many species of fish, wading birds, alligators, turtles, whitetail deer, and even the rare Roseate Spoonbill, the... Read more
Manatee swimming by mangroves near Naples and Marco Island, Florida.

See A Florida Manatee

Would you like the experience of seeing a manatee in its natural habitat? Manatee Sightseeing and Wildlife Adventures in Naples, Florida offers four exciting ways to see manatees by boat! Each eco-tour offers... Read more
Visiting Key West via the Key West Ferry. Departures from Fort Myers Beach and Marco Island, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides |

Visiting Key West via the Key West Ferry

By Susan Finch Discovering new experiences is part of the thrill of going on a vacation and getting to your destination should be part of the fun. The Key West ferry delivers on... Read more | Visit the southernmost point in the United States in Key West during your Naples and Marco Island, Florida vacation.

Fort Myers & Naples Day Trips – Key West Express

Day trips from Naples, Florida don’t require packing up the family for a long car ride. The Key West Express can take you for a day at the Southernmost Point with less stress,... Read more
Sarasota Art Museum features 15,000 square feet of dedicated exhibition gallery space, a restaurant, museum shop, and sculpture courtyard.

Visiting the Sarasota Art Museum

By Caitlin Scheufler If you’ve ever spent time in downtown Sarasota, Florida, or enjoyed any of Sarasota’s world-famous beaches, odds are you’ve driven by the striking neo-gothic structure that in 2019 welcomed the... Read more
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Sarasota Special Offers Deals and Coupons

Let’s talk money–or rather, about how to save money so you can get the most out of your Siesta Key, Sarasota, Venice, Lido or Longboat Key, Florida vacation. If you’re like me, you undoubtedly... Read more