A wooden footbridge leading to the beach

Attractions Archives

Sarasota History In 5 Easy Pieces

The Sarasota area’s unique journey from wild and untamed Gulf coast paradise to sophisticated, cultivated cultural mecca is a colorful one. To really understand its unconventional history, you simply have to experience it for yourself. In the meantime, our handy cheat-sheet to… Read More

Spotlight On Spring Training

The Sarasota area has long played host to Major League Baseball during pre-season training, ever since circus impresario John Ringling enticed the New York Giants to practice here in 1924. A long line of teams followed, including the Boston Red Sox, Los… Read More

Get Your Golf Game On

Golf isn’t just a pastime in Longboat Key and Sarasota, it’s a way of life. For most visitors and residents here, leisure activities are at the top of a long list of area attributes, and among those, golf is a top… Read More

Longboat Key Cultural Calendar Highlights For 2018

They don’t call it the Cultural Coast for nothing. The Sarasota and Longboat Key area come alive in spring, with a variety of performances, shows and exhibits planned for 2018. A sneak peak at what’s on offer reveals an exciting and… Read More