Sarasota, Florida is quite the place to visit… From the beautiful beaches, resorts and great food options, Sarasota is a must visit while in Florida. Here is a breakdown of 10 things you must try in Sarasota this summer! Our list of attractions are located in and around the area and are in no particular order. Enjoy!

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TreeUmph! Adventure Course 

21805 E State Rd. 70 | Bradenton, FL 34202

(941) 322-2130

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FTG TIP: Your family will love this awesome adventure! Thrill seekers will love course #5! We highly recommend getting the water pass and gloves, you’ll need them for sure! 


8410 Manatee Ave. | Bradenton, FL 34209

(941) 773-5196

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FTG TIP: Ever dream about riding a horse on the beach? Well now your dreams can become a reality! This experience is a must for anyone visiting the area! Tours book up fast, so be sure to book in advance. 


The Ringling

5401 Bay Shore Rd. | Sarasota, FL 34243

(941) 359-5700

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FTG TIP: This museum is one of the best ones that we’ve ever been to! We loved the variety of different arts and exhibits. You will love the Miniatures section! You can easily spend an entire day here!


Sarasota Jungle Gardens

3701 Bay Shore Rd. | Sarasota, FL 34234

(941) 355-5305

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FTG TIP: Our family loved this place and so will yours! Have you ever fed a flamingo before? We didn’t think so… Neither did we until we came here! Highly recommended! 



Serving the Sarasota / Bradenton area

(941) 952-8245

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FTG TIP: Everyone needs to experience what it’s like to be out on the water while in Florida. We loved our tour through the mangroves and waterways. Be on the lookout for dolphins and manatees!  

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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

811 S Palm Ave. | Sarasota, FL 34236

(941) 366-5731

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FTG TIP: We are going to sum up our experience here in three words… Beautiful, Stunning, Affordable! You will love this place, trust us! A must see! 


Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary 

7101 Palmer Blvd. | Sarasota, FL 34232

(941) 371-6377

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FTG TIP: Awesome place to get up close with tigers and lions and many other animals! Your kids will love the petting zoo! They are only open Wednesday-Sunday. 


Sea Life Kayak Adventures

190 Taft Dr. | Sarasota, FL 34232

(941) 400-2740

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FTG TIP: We rented a kayak for the day and went out on our own little adventure and loved every minute of it! They have guided tours as well. 


Sarasota Paddleboard Company

Serving the Sarasota area

(941) 650-2241

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FTG TIP: Highly recommend doing the Illuminated Night Tour! Your paddleboard illuminates the water below you in multiple colors! This was an experience you will never forget! 


Five O’Clock Charlie Boat Tours 

2504 88th St. | Bradenton, FL 34209

(941) 527-8008

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FTG TIP: We highly recommend their sunset tour! The perfect memory to think back on during your vacation to the area. Be sure to bring your camera! 

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