If you’re looking for fun things to do, Sarasota is loaded with entertaining options.

Feed flamingos, chuckle at the antics of otters, treat yourself to velvety gelato, zoom around on bikes, and sip a craft beer under the massive limbs of a live oak tree.

All of these options and more make Sarasota a great place to laugh, play, and enjoy yourself.



Fun Things To Do In Sarasota


flamingo in Sarasota Jungle Gardens

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exterior detail of Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium



Lido Beach Sarasota aerial view



Filmore Drive shops sign in St Armands Circle



beautiful beach path to Siesta Beach, Sarasota Florida



beautiful garden in Ringling Museum of Art



Bayfront Park from Sarasota



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interior lush green plants in Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota Florida



Siesta Key Village sign on a surfboard



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exterior detail of Sarasota Art Museum



man filling a glass of beer



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waterfront dining setting in Ophelia's Sarasota



best Sarasota Kayaking Tours

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2 dolphins jumping in the waters of Sarasota and Anna Maria Island FL

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beach scene at Nokomis Beach in Florida with turquoise waters and waves splashing the shore



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Booking a last-minute trip to Sarasota?  

If so, we have you covered.  Here are some top recommended tours and hotels!

Top Tours in Sarasota

Kayak Tour through Mangrove Tunnels (Small-Group Tour On Sarasota’s Mangrove Tunnels)

Sarasota Guided Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour (Great Tour Option for Families And Visitors)

City Sightseeing Trolley Tour (Discover The Best of Sarasota In This Sightseeing Tour)

Paddleboard Through Lido Mangrove Tunnels (A Fun-Filled Excursion At Lido Key)

Siesta Key Kayak Tour (Small-Group Excursion In Siesta Key)

Top Hotels & Accommodations in Sarasota

Kompose Boutique Hotel Sarasota – (Most Booked Hotel In Sarasota)

Carlisle Inn Sarasota – (Top Rated Sarasota Inn)

Tropical Beach Resorts – (Budget Resort Nearby Beach)

Captiva Beach Resort – (High Rated Resort With Private Beach Access)

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