Sarasota offers world-class attractions such as The Ringling, the award-winning Siesta Beach, and Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. Take in a play at one of the many theaters. Shopping opportunities include everything from vintage and farmers markets to high-end stores and the popular St. Armands Circle. Restaurant options are endless, and you can “eat like a local” to suit your budget and tastes.
Neighboring Manatee County has much to entertain a visitor as well. Get a feel of island life by taking a Gulfside drive through Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and Anna Maria Island. Robinson Preserve gives the nature lover plenty to do and offers a spectacular view of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Village of the Arts is a destination diverse with eateries and art galleries occupying colorful old Florida cottages. For the avid bargain shopper, Ellenton’s Premium Outlets is a must.
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