Destination - Southwest Florida


Bay Village

Where the good life gets better!
Schedule a personal Tour of our independent living with continuing care
that promotes social engagement, lifelong learning and wellness.
8400 Vamo Rd, Sarasota

941- 966-5611

Key Sailing

Image yourself stretched out aboard a 41 foot sailing vessel, basking in the warmth of the sun. You
lift your hand and first mate, Jan, is at your side with a cool drink to quench the most tropical of thirsts. Whether
you choose to spend quiet moments reading your favorite novel, sailing the boat from the helm, or enjoying the sights
of Sarasota from the water, you can be assured your voyage will prove to be memorable.

Docked at Marina Jack’s (Sarasota Bayfront)

Call for details: 941-346-7245

Sarasota Bay Explorers

Sea Life Excursions / Kayak Adventures / Nature Safari Cruise ~ Cruise Sarasota & Robert’s Bays
aboard a 40′ Pontoon boat with a Marine Biologist looking for Dolphins, Manatee & More. Nature Safari Cruises,
Guided Kayak Tours, & Miss Explorer Private Charters. Hands-on, Fun & Informative for ALL Ages!

Located at Mote Marine Aquarium, Sarasota

Call for details: 941-388-4200

Le Barge Tropical Cruises

Offering a Variety of Cruises to suit Your Interest; Dolphin Watch, Narrated Sightseeing, Sunset
Entertainment Cruises, Private Charters & Special Events with Local Musicians, Full Cash Bar, & Light Food Menu.
Located 200 yards south of Marina Jack’s Restaurant. (Sarasota Bayfront) Reservations are recommended for Regularly Scheduled Cruises.

Call for details: 941-920-3307

Bay And Gulf Adventures

Guided kayak nature tours & rentals. Explore the Best Kayaking locations in Sarasota, Bradenton &
Siesta Key, featuring Eco-Tours of Lido Key mangrove tunnels & Myakka River gators.
All skill levels are welcome for Educational, Memorable Nature Tours. Dolphins, Manatees & Bird Sightings are waiting.
Small Tour Sizes are normal and Private Tours are available.

Call for details: 941-893-7221

Car Museum

The collection spans over 100 manufacturing years. Almost every letter of the alphabet is covered:
Auburn, Bentley, Cadillac station wagon (one of only 5 ever made), DeLorean, Edsel, Ferrari, etc. Vintage, classic,
muscle, exotic cars….they're all here. We have John Lennon's Mercedes Roadster, Paul McCartney's Mini
Cooper and a dragster belonging to Don Garlits among our favorite treasures.

5500 North Tamiami Trail (US 41), Sarasota

Call for details: 941-355-6228

Mote Marine Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory has been a leader in marine research since it was founded in 1955. Mote has
seven centers for marine research, the public Mote Aquarium and an Education Division specializing in public programs
for all ages. Pet horseshoe crabs, sea stars and stingless rays; play video games with dolphins and learn the secret
life of seahorses. Follow the research and study of sea turtles, sharks and more… with docents available to answer
your questions along the way.

1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota

Call for details: 941-388-4441

Big Cat Habitat

A non-profit safe haven for big cats, bears, and other animals in need. Browse the facility
and learn about exotic and endangered Siberian Tigers, Royal Bengal Tigers, African Lions, and rare White Tigers.
7101 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota

Call for details: 941-371-6377

Spanish Point

A Window to the Past"; an archaeology exhibition about the gulf coast region's earliest people.
Be surrounded by a 15 foot high prehistoric shell mound called a midden and view a recreated dwelling from 1,000
years ago. Enjoy the Sunken Garden, Duchene Lawn, & Jungle Walk gardens, plus the classical styled Pergola
overlooking Little Sarasota Bay.

337 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Call for details: 941-966-5214

Rowing Regattas

Competitive rowing is one of the hottest amateur sports in the country. Benderson Park's premier
600 acre rowing destination attracts athletes from around the world as well as high school and collegiate competition.

University Pkwy. at I-75, Sarasota

Rosaires Riding Academy

A world of fun with horses and ponies. Whether you're a kid, grown-up, an older grown-up, or
even an expert rider or just want to try it, you can come to Rosaire's and enjoy yourself just horsing around.

901 East Road, Sarasota

Call for details: 941-356-3993

PAL Sailor Circus

Sailor Circus now in it's sixth decade of operation has grown from a small high school gymnastics
class in 1949 to the present spectacular 4 ring youth circus production known world wide as the Greatest “Little” Show
on Earth. Students from the 4th through 12th grades in Sarasota and surrounding counties have an opportunity to
experience the performing arts in a circus atmosphere. Annual Holiday Spectacular & Spring Shows.

2075 Bahia Vista Street. Sarasota

Call for details: 941-361-6350

Payne Park

A lighted park for tennis, plus movies under the stars. A place where families can
picnic, youngsters can skateboard, and walkers and runners can enjoy a half-mile trail looping through the park.

Payne Pkwy. & Laurel St., Sarasota

Call for details: 941-861-8193

Evie’s Family Golf Center

With a 60-station Driving Range, a chipping green, a putting green and an 18-hole Waterfall
Adventure Mini-Golf Course there’s something for everyone. On a rainy day, check out the Arcade with 15 games
and two pool tables. Hungry? Evie's Pizzeria, Evie’s Ice Cream Parlor and Eve's Fudgery are all waiting. You
can even have your car washed! Pets welcome!

4715 Bee Ridge Rd., Sarasota

Call for details: 941-377-2399

Bunker Hill Vineyard

We normally think of wine from California or upstate New York, but grapes can be grown in Florida.
While the wines are white and red, the operation is entirely GREEN. Witness how wine was made decades age - by
hand, with every effort to protect the environment.

8905 Bunker Hill Road, Duette

Call for details: 941-776-0418

Fiorelli Rosa Winery

A family-owned and operated winery, located just south of Lake Manatee in the rolling hills of
eastern Manatee County offering a variety of award-winning wines.Tour the vineyards and the manufacturing; then
sample wine and dine on the patio.

4250 CR 675, Bradenton

Call for details: 941-322-0976

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