Fun Things To Do
Sarasota and her barrier islands Lido Key and Longboat Key, are renowned as a premium destination - and travelers give us more attention with each passing year. Thousands flock here from all over the world, drawn to our amazing year-round climate and pristine, gleaming white beaches, recognized as some of the country's best. Known for its eclectic mix of arts and culture, casual to gourmet dining and active nightlife; Sarasota also offers spring training for the baseball enthusiast, nearly 80 golf courses to challenge you and exciting water sports of all kinds. There truly is something for everyone here in Sarasota.
Spotlight on HotelPlanner Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix
One of the best reasons to spend the summer in Sarasota is to experience its Powerboat Grand Prix Festival, a major offshore race that takes place in the Gulf, held this year from June 23 to July... read more
Top Tennis Around Town
The Sarasota area is no stranger to sports—we’ve sung the praises of local Major League Baseball training and golf—so it’s no surprise that tennis is at the top of a long... read more
A Stroll Through Sarasota’s Farmers Markets
Given the Sarasota area’s endless sunshine and natural beauty, it’s no surprise that there’s a robust farmers market scene here. Both the islands and the mainland host markets... read more