- 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
Operated by the Sarasota Film Society, the Lakewood Ranch Cinemas is a movie theater that offers a number of amenities to its guests. These include the latest film releases, concessions and a cafe, and six modern auditoriums.
Experience a great fishing adventure around the Siesta Keys with Double Nickel Charters. Each charter includes a knowledgeable crew along with fishing gear, lures and other equipment. These outings are suitable for both novice and experienced fishermen.
Organizing kayaking trips to the region's major waterways, Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures offers visitors eco-tours where they can encounter dolphins, manatees, and tropical birds. One of the highlights of the trip is a path through a mangrove tunnel.
Offering world-class facilities for Pre-k through grade 12 student-athletes, IMG Academy, has been training future sports stars for more than 30 years. The Academy also trains adult, collegiate, and professionals achieve excellence in their sport of choice.
If you want to take the kids or your date to movies on a budget, Desoto Dollar Movies, is your answer. Featuring seven screens of first-run movies don't miss the daily discounts and a price you can't beat.
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2000 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, FL 34207 MoreLess Info
Children and adults love Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf in Bradenton, Florida. The course features multiple running water hazards. Patrons may also feed live alligators and enjoy electronic arcade games. .
Canoe Outpost-Peace River offers paddling and a range of other recreational outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, hiking trails and wilderness camping. Patrons can also engage in wildlife viewing, fossil hunting, kayaking and canoeing.