- 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
By Request Charters offers an array of charter cruises in the Intercostal Waterways off of Clearwater Beach. Guests have the option to experience various cruises, including dolphin cruises, snorkeling excursions, offshore charter fishing and more.
Both sailing cruises as well as private events are offered by Encore Sailing Charters. Sightseeing within the Gulf of Mexico and along the western coast of Florida are the primary focus of these sailing trips with a separate cruise along the coast of New Port Richey.
With the focus on inshore fishing opportunities, Mat Outdoors Fishing Charter takes visitors on fishing excursions with the goal of catching shark, tarpon, and trout. The trips range from 4 to 12 hours long.
At Yuengling Brewery, visitors can go on a one hour tour of the facility with narration provided from a staff member. Complimentary samples of the beer produced at the facility are offered at the end of the tour.
Located in the heart of Dunedin, Florida, 7venth Sun Brewing is a microbrewery with a popular tasting room. Tastings are available Tuesday through Sunday and feature beers currently for sale. The most popular include Creamsicle Wheat Ale, Cherry Porter and several IPAs.
Explore exotic Dunedin, Florida without breaking a sweat or freezing in an air-conditioned bus. Sun Glide Tours Via Segways puts you on a Segway human transport machine, enabling you to see the sights and feel the breeze without exertion.
Opening its doors in 1926, Tampa Bay Downs is one of America's oldest and well-maintained thouroughbred racetracks. Visitors can enjoy the racing, casino games, and driving range before settling down for a meal at one of the site's restaurants.