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Serenity and Sophistication: Last-Minute Getaways to Longboat Key, Lido Key, and St. Armand’s Circle with Florida Vacation Connection

Serenity and Sophistication: Last-Minute Getaways to Longboat Key, Lido Key, and St. Armand’s Circle with Florida Vacation Connection

Get ready to embark on a tranquil and upscale last-minute vacation to three gems of Florida’s Gulf Coast – Longboat Key, Lido Key, and St. Armand’s Circle. In this blog post, we’ll take you on an unforgettable journey, courtesy of Florida Vacation Connection, as we explore the serene beaches, upscale dining, and sophisticated shopping that these destinations offer. Pack your bags for a delightful blend of relaxation and refinement in the Sunshine State!


  1. Vacation rentals:

Discover the blissful tranquility of Longboat Key and Lido Key’s beaches. With their uncrowded shores and sparkling waters, you’ll find the perfect spot to unwind. Whether you prefer secluded environments or a peaceful sunset stroll, these pristine beaches offer the ultimate relaxation.  Check out a few our vacation rentals where you and your family can make one last summer memory!

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These are just a few!  Check out all our of properties or you can visit our SPECIALS page here!

  1. Upscale Dining Experiences:

Indulge your taste buds in the gourmet delights of Longboat Key and Lido Key. We’ll guide you to renowned waterfront restaurants where fresh seafood dishes, farm-to-table creations, and exquisite wine pairings await. Enjoy an elegant dining experience with breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico.  Ask us about our favorite dining options!

  1. St. Armand’s Circle Shopping Excursion:

Venture into the heart of sophistication at St. Armand’s Circle, a charming European-inspired shopping district. Explore boutique stores featuring high-end fashion, fine jewelry, unique gifts, and art galleries. Take a leisurely stroll along the circle, savoring gourmet ice cream or specialty coffee, as you soak in the chic ambiance.

  1. Serene Nature Escapes:

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Longboat Key’s Durante Park and Lido Key’s South Lido Nature Park. These hidden gems offer nature trails, birdwatching opportunities, and lush greenery. Experience the serenity of Florida’s native flora and fauna.

  1. Waterfront Excursions:

For the adventure seekers, Longboat Key and Lido Key offer thrilling opportunities. Embark on a kayak tour through mangrove tunnels or take a stand-up paddleboarding adventure on the calm Gulf waters. These activities provide a unique perspective on Florida’s coastal ecosystem.

  1. Art and Cultural Experiences:

Discover the art and cultural scene of the area at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota. Explore impressive art collections, historic architecture, and beautiful gardens. Gain insights into the legacy of John Ringling, a prominent figure in Florida’s history. And be sure to check out the latest collection each of the galleries of the museum!

Your last-minute vacation to Longboat Key, Lido Key, and St. Armand’s Circle with Florida Vacation Connection promises to be a refined and rejuvenating escape. Experience the perfect balance of relaxation and sophistication as you bask in the serene beaches, indulge in gourmet dining, and explore the elegance of St. Armand’s Circle. With the help of Florida Vacation Connection, your journey to these enchanting destinations is sure to create cherished memories for years to come. Pack your sense of adventure and join us for an unforgettable getaway on Florida’s Gulf Coast!