- 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
Experience one of the most white and sandy beaches in the world. Siesta Key Public Beach provides for great swimming, sunbathing, surfing and other water sports. There are also volleyball and tennis courts nearby for park visitors to enjoy.
98% 113 votes
1500 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota, Siesta Key, FL 34231 MoreLess Info
At Siesta Key Fishing Charters - Private Charters, visitors are given the opportunity to catch grouper, sharks, and other regional fish with an experienced guide. It also has a sunset tour where visitors can go sightseeing for dolphins.
93% 269 votes
1536 Stickney Point. Road, Siesta Key, FL 34231 MoreLess Info
Siesta Key Watersports provides rentals for jet skis and boats as well as the opportunity to go parasailing. The facility has been in business for more than 20 years and has USCG licensed captains available as necessary.
Featuring regularly scheduled tours, Siesta Key Paddleboards provides outings for water enthusiasts of all skills and abilities. Paddleboarding equipment can be rented from this company, along with lessons to help perfect technique.
97% 58 votes
6547 Midnight Pass Road, #65, Siesta Key, FL 34242 MoreLess Info
Enjoy an adventurous tour of the Siesta Keys with Adventure-Kayak Outfitters. Guided by knowledgeable and experienced kayakers, these tours provide great views of the beach and marine life. Kayaking equipment is also available for rent.
97% 157 votes
1224 Old Stickney Point Road, Siesta Key, FL MoreLess Info
If in need of sporting equipment during a visit to Crescent, Turtle or nearby beaches, Siesta Key Bike and Kayak provides for rentals of both paddleboards and kayaks. They also offer bikes and scooters to aid in travel around town.
Take a guided water tour with Siesta Paddle Sports. Both fun and exciting, these tours offer up and close views of marine life. Experience kayakers and paddle boarders can also rent equipment from this service.