A wooden footbridge leading to the beach

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Summer Travel Outlook

Fueled by Covid vaccines and people yearning to break free from a long winter at home, the summer travel season is already booming with unprecedented inquires for vacation rentals on Longboat Key and Lido Key.  While many will be vaccinated by summer,… Read More

Planning A Vacation Makes You Happier

It’s been a very long year for most of us.  Social, school and family activities have been cancelled, many businesses are still closed or have limited hours, and we have all had to make changes to our everyday life.  To say its been… Read More

Spotlight On Our Team: Sue

Dinner restaurant: Columbia Restaurant. The best Cuban food in town. Breakfast spot: Sage Biscuit Cafe in Bradenton. On-the-waterfront dining:  Anna Maria’s Waterfront Restaurant and Craft Bar.  Ask about their daily specials; they’re sometimes unique but always delicious. Seafood restaurant:… Read More

Spotlight On Our Team: Dallas

Dinner restaurant: So many great places in Sarasota. My home for 31 years has been Anna Maria, so if you want to think outside the box, try The Feast. It’s in a small shopping center on Anna Maria, and it’s AH-Mazing!! Make… Read More

Spotlight On Our Team: Michele Knuese

Meet our fearless leader, Michele Knuese. Having been in the local vacation rental business for over 30 years, Wisconsin-born Knuese was perfectly poised to take the helm of Florida Vacation Connection in 1994. As owner and manager, Michele calls upon her decades… Read More

Our Fave Fall & Winter Festivals In Sarasota

If you’re here in Sarasota in the fall and winter, you’ll want to take advantage of all that’s on offer. The area comes alive with festivals and events that highlight everything we get to enjoy here year round: fresh-caught seafood, great local music… Read More