Sarasota

Tips for snorkeling at Point of Rocks near Crescent Beach in Siesta Key, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Snorkeling at Point of Rocks on Siesta Key

By Vanessa Caceres It’s a clear day with a brilliant blue sky. The turquoise waters of Siesta Key await, so you walk along toward the water on the beach’s white quartz sand, put on... Read more
How to Have the Perfect Long Weekend in Sarasota, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides

How to Have the Perfect Long Weekend in Sarasota

By Vanessa Caceres There are many reasons why Sarasota, Florida is a popular destination for a long weekend. The weather’s perfect year-round, there’s lots to do, the beaches are gorgeous, and the areas is renowned for... Read more
Sarasota offers a wide range of outdoor activities for kids and adults. Here are 6 fun year-round options. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Sarasota Outdoor Activities For Kids and Adults

Activities at Oscar Scherer State Park Oscar Scherer State Park is located approximately 30 minutes from downtown Sarasota and less than 15 minutes from downtown Venice. This wonderful state park offers a plethora of... Read more
Plan a Staycation or Getaway. Ideas for a Sarasota, Florida Vacation. Things to do on vacation, getaway, or staycation in Sarasota and Siesta Key getaway. The beach and beyond from friendly family activities to outdoor restaurants on the water, eco-tours, and parks. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Ideas for a Sarasota, Florida Vacation

You deserve a little down time. Here is some inspiration for ways to enjoy Sarasota, Siesta Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key, and Venice–beyond the white-sun-kissed sands and relaxing Gulf shores. Of course, you’ll... Read more
Lido Key Mangrove Tunnels Kayak Tour Sarasota, Florida. Take a Kayaking SRQ guided eco tour of the mangrove tunnels at Ted Sperling Park at South Lido Key in Sarasota, Florida. A favorite tour for all ages—great for the beginner or experienced paddler. Photo credit Andrew Fabian. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Kayaking SRQ Lido Key Mangrove Tunnels Kayak Tour

By Andrew Fabian The ebb and flow of the water is hard to discern, so still and glasslike is its surface across the bay. A hint of salt permeates the air on a gentle... Read more
Planning a Vacation Using Pinterest. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

How to Use Pinterest for Travel Inspiration

If you’re not familiar with Pinterest, it is a visual search engine and the perfect place for travel inspiration. Pinterest makes researching travel ideas a pleasure.  Pinterest is easy to use. Simply search for a... Read more
Street Art & Murals - A self-guided tour of cool street art and murals in Sarasota, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Sarasota Street Art and Murals

By Andrew Fabian As the line between “graffiti” and “street art” continue to blur—the former laden with connotations of illegality, the latter a term for more formalized projects—cities have begun warming to the idea... Read more
Southwest Florida’s Great Calusa Blueway provides paddlers with 190 miles of waymarked kayaking trails through unspoiled waterways near Fort Myers and Sanibel Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides | MustDo.com

Kayaking the Great Calusa Blueway

Southwest Florida has everything you need for the perfect kayaking trip: warm, sunny climate, equipment rentals, sheltered inland waterways, shallow waters, and lots of native wildlife. It is also home to the Great... Read more
Celebrate Mother’s Day at home with this list of easy and free or low-cost gift ideas including a free downloadable Mother's Day coupon template. | Must Do Visitor Guides

Celebrating Mother’s Day at Home

By Laurén Ettinger While traditional Mother’s Day plans like lavish brunches, garden concerts, and spending time with your family may not be possible this year, you can still make mom feel special and appreciated.... Read more
Ways to Experience Sarasota, FL Virtually. Expand your world. Learn about Sarasota, Florida nature, history, art, science, and more with virtual experiences through videos or live streaming events. | Must Do Visitor Guides

Ways to Experience Sarasota, FL Virtually

It is inspiring to see how Sarasota, Florida businesses have adapted and are finding creative ways to keep us engaged and entertained virtually amid coronavirus. Just like all across the globe, many Sarasota,... Read more
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