Sarasota is home to The Ringling as well as the Sarasota Art Museum. There is also an array of other local art, history and wildlife museums and experiences.
Sarasota County has an abundance of beaches. Six islands line the Sarasota coastline, offering many different settings to relax and explore.
St. Armand’s Circle features a distinct European flair and an eclectic variety of elegant dining and shopping options.
University Town Center (UTC) is Sarasota’s premier destination for shopping, dining and discovery. The district’s expansive green space is a hub for family-friendly fun, free outdoor fitness classes, live music, outdoor movies and more.
From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. all year long, about 85 vendors gather along Lemon Avenue on Saturday’s to take part in Sarasota’s Farmers Market.
The Baltimore Orioles call Sarasota their Major League Baseball Spring Training home. Spring Training practices at the Ed Smith complex are free and open to the public starting in mid-February. Spring Training games are held in March.