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Coming to Sarasota early and looking for something to do? There are a lot of great restaruants,
attractions, shops, and sites to visit in town. Check out these links to plan your trip in advance.

Mote Marine Aquarium


Ringling Museum

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Siesta Key Beach

Shopping at St. Armand's Circle

Selby Botanical Gardens

About Sarasota
In nearby Tampa...About 45 min north:

Busch Gardens

Lowry Park Zoo

About Tampa Bay

Ybor City
Places to Eat
Sarasota, and nearby Bradenton, have a number of delicious places to eat. Here are some of our favorites:
  • Tijuana Flats (casual, Mexican, on US 41 south of Selby Gardens)
  • Barnacle Bills (semi-nice, Seafood, on US 41 near Hampton Inn)
  • Yume (casual/nice, Japanese & Sushi, on Main Street)
  • Anna Maria Oyster Bar (casual/nice, Seafood, on 41 north of airport)
  • Michael's On East (formal, Americana, on Hillview in downtown)
  • Mickey's (casual, Pizza/Salad bar & Americana, downtown near Main Street)
  • The Columbia (nice, Columbian, St. Armand's Circle)
  • The Hob Nob (casual, Americana, on US 301 parallel to US 41)
  • Outback Steakhouse, Carrabas, Friendly's, Ruby Tuesday's, Applebee's (casual, on University Parkway south of airport)