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Things to Do in Bradenton

Bradenton, the county seat of Manatee County, is brimming with historic attractions, sports events, state parks, and beautiful beaches. It’s equally popular with families, couples, and retirees looking for fun things to do... Read more
Free tips only rides to the beach, shops, restaurants, and more on Siesta Key, Florida. Must Do Visitor Guides,

Free and Tips Only Rides on Siesta Key

According to Coco Chanel “the best things in life are free”, and that certainly applies when it comes to getting around Siesta Key. The idea of free transport was embraced over six years... Read more | Join one of the guided tours around Sarasota and enjoy food and drink samples as you learn about the area’s history, art, and restaurant scene.

Key Culinary Tours For Foodies & Art Lovers

Strolling around Sarasota’s hotspots learning about the area’s history, arts, and stopping to sample local delights is most people’s idea of foodie heaven. Led by experienced tour guides, these innovative tours weave historic... Read more | Sarasota beaches are among the best in the U.S. and that’s official, as Siesta Beach was ranked #1 by Dr. Beach in 2014. The pure white quartz sand in this area is powder-soft and contrasts beautifully with the blue Gulf waters. Most beaches lie on the barrier islands of Longboat Key, Siesta Key, and Lido Key, creating sheltered waters for boats and wildlife within Sarasota Bay. Photo by Debi Pittman Wilkey.

Things to Do in Sarasota

Sarasota is a popular destination in southwest Florida, welcoming over 925,000 visitors each year. With its combination of beautiful sandy beaches, upscale shopping, cultural festivals, watersports, golf, and top dining, there’s something for... Read more | Key Sailing sunset & sightseeing cruises of Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico ranging from 2 to 8 hours. Key Sailing also offers affordable private or group charters for family parties, weddings, sailing lessons or just relaxation.

Sailing Charter Complete with Crew & Chocolate!

If you feel you deserve a few hours peace and quiet, enjoying some fresh air, sunshine and good company, Key Sailing is just a phone call away! Join Tim and Jan Solomon aboard... Read more | Statue overlooking the Courtyard at The Ringling Museum of Art attraction in Sarasota, Florida. Photo credit Debi Pittman Wilkey.

Tips for Visiting The Ringling Museum of Art

The Ringling Museum of Art is the state art museum of Florida and has a wonderful collection of artworks in a purpose built gallery. This was the legacy left by John and Mable... Read more | Sarasota, Florida Must Do Visitor Guide | Island Style Watersports standup paddleboard tours, lessons and rentals.

See Sarasota’s Natural Beauty with Island Style Watersports

Sarasota has a beautiful climate for outdoor activities. Locals and visitors will find no better way to discover the area’s natural beauty than from the water. Sarasota Bay has beautiful sandy beaches and... Read more
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Sarasota Florida Birding Infographic

Whether you enjoy birdwatching to spot new species, or to capture them on photographs, Southwest Florida has some of America’s top refuges for spotting rare and unusual birds, from waders and ducks to... Read more
Florida birding tips and locations. Grey Heron mother with chick. Photo credit Marjie Goldberg, Marjie Goldberg Photography.

Florida Birding Tips and Locations

Whether you enjoy birdwatching to spot new species, or to capture them on photographs, Florida has plenty of great spots for finding flocks of birds. Many bird species spend the winter in Florida.... 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
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