A wooden footbridge leading to the beach

Travel Tips Archives

Have an Endless Summer With Off-Season Rates

There is no denying this summer is undeniably the busiest we have seen in the area. Families have been stuck inside during the pandemic all winter and what better way to stretch your legs than on a beach! For those who are still… Read More

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

COVID-19 Looking Ahead To Booking Trends

Florida Vacation Connection is coming out of a surprisingly busy summer season and starting to prepare for our winter guests.  We spoke with Meghan, our Operations Manager, who sheds some light on current booking trends and what she thinks the upcoming winter season… Read More

Here’s How to Get to Sarasota and Longboat Key

If you’re planning on spending any time in Sarasota or her islands, you have to know how you’ll get there first. Specifically, you’ll want to figure out how you can get your toes in that soft, sugar-white sand as soon as… Read More

Our Amenities

The magic is always in the details. At Florida Vacation Connection, we want you to have an unforgettable vacation complete with premium perks! When you embark on a Longboat Key or Lido Key vacation with us, you’ll enjoy extraordinary service and… Read More

When is the Best Time to Visit Sarasota?

Sarasota is a very accessible city year-round. The hot sun warms visitors and residents on the gorgeous beaches in the summertime and offers a welcome respite for travelers escaping the cold during the winter. But, when is the best time to… Read More