- Our list of the best things to do in Sarasota, Florida, features the top 148 nearby activities — including 89 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Sarasota, FL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Sarasota, FL , followed by 118 popular activities in nearby cities, including Venice, Bradenton, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Siesta Key, Anna Maria, Englewood, Tampa, Arcadia and Ruskin
Captains Board Shop Tampa Bay Area MoreLess Info
From the merchant: Captains Board Shop is a local store carrying a wide variety of skate and surf gear for the Sarasota community
If freshness is the order of the day, Goodfellas Cafe & Winery is ready to accommodate. Their menus feature freshly roasted coffee and handcrafted artisan wines, which complement their homemade pasta, wood-fired pizzas, and traditional Italian dishes and desserts.
A baseball stadium built in 1989, Ed Smith Stadium is the Spring Training home of the Baltimore Orioles. The stadium offers picnic and party facilities, a lounge, three climate-controlled suites and a cafe with food and drinks.
Sitting on an island peninsula on the waters of Sarasota Bay, Sarasota Bayfront Park offers highly a highly scenic and serene environment. It features a splash park and playground, as well as two waterfront restaurants.
Opened in 1988, McCurdy's Comedy Theatre is a comedy club that hosts numerous comedians and events. The theatre includes an on-site restaurant with a full bar, valet parking, and a 4200 square foot comedy showroom.
Originally established in 1939, the Sarasota Jungle Gardens feature more than 150 exotic animals, ranging from tropical birds to primates and crocodiles. The facility also offers daily wildlife shows featuring different kinds of animals.
80% 5 votes
1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., City Island, Sarasota, FL 34236 MoreLess Info
The Sarasota Bay Explorers at Mote Aquarium offers visitors an up-close tour experience through the waters of Sarasota. The tours include dolphin watching, kayak tours, nature safaris and sea life encounter cruises.