Sarasota was incorporated as a town on the night of October 14, 1902, having a population of 53 residents with John Hamilton Gillespie being sworn in as mayor and a city charter being created. It was later re-platted in 1912 and then incorporated as a city in 1913, with A. B. Edwards being its first mayor as a city. Sarasota is a popular city on the Gulf Coast of Southwest Florida and the county seat of Sarasota County. It is known for its vibrant arts community, excellent restaurants, unique shopping, and beautiful beaches, and is considered to be the cultural centre of West Central Florida. Some top locations in Sarasota include; Siesta Key Beach, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Lido Key, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Downtown Sarasota campus, Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, and more.
Moving conveniently within Sarasota has been prioritised by Tripindicator's airport and other city transfers, and visitors can explore the outsides of Sarasota on day trips and excursions from the city. These tour activities and several others are available on Tripindicator at their bests, as the tour team provides visitors with tours carefully selected from tour packages with excellent user ratings and reviews, available at affordable prices, compared to other leading tour agencies.
Experience America's #1 beach in an incredibly unique manner! Our electric bikes are top of the line and feature both a 5 level pedal assist as well as on-demand throttle so you can work as much or little as you desire. Great for folks of any age and experience...Read more
There is a reason that the Mangrove Tunnels of Lido Key are a must-do experience when visiting the Gulf Coast. We launch from Ted Sperling Nature Park, which has clean restrooms, a rinsing shower, and shaded picnic tables. Our amazing local guides from Sea Life Kayak Adventures take you on a tour of Little Sarasota Bay, where you may see manatees,...Read more
The Lido Mangrove tunnels are such a special and unique ecosystem. Our guides will make sure you are confident on the water and will give tips to improve your paddling and the experience. During the tour, our guides will point out the wildlife and will do their best to find manatees and dolphins for the group to...Read more
This unique boating experience will give your party the opportunity to see Siesta Key, Casey Key and Venice from a whole different perspective. Expect to see Manatee as they come up for air, Dolphin playing in the bay and fish jumping about. Keep yours eyes open for birds like Heron, Osprey and Swallowtail Kite! We’ll also pass many beautiful...Read more
Are you a Ninja Warrior or just looking for a fun family adventure- TreeUmph! offers half day adventures like no other. You will bond with your friends and family as you climb on ropes swings, zip lines, suspended bridges, swinging logs, cargo nets and more. Courses start easy and get higher and harder as you progress. End your adventure with the...Read more
Private Luxury Charter for up to Six Clients. You relax and we take care of the rest. All of charters include USCG Licensed Captains, USCG Documented Vessels, great safety equipment included Comfortable & Inflatable Life Jackets. We are fully licensed and...Read more
Hop on board our enclosed, air-conditioned haunted trolley tour for a spellbinding, interactive, narrated adventure! Hear stories about famous murders, visit spirited buildings, and explore unsolved crimes during this 90-minute air-conditioned nighttime tour. Sit back and listen as your Ghost Hostess brings the rich history of Sarasota to life on...Read more
At YOLO Adventures, experience the thrill of a lifetime by soaring above the Anna Maria Island and Gulf Coast parasailing. Gentle takeoffs, water dips when requested and smooth landings are always provided by our experienced USCG licensed crew. You’ll get to see AMI and Cortez, FL from a whole new perspective!
Looking for an adventure that really showcases what the waters of Sarasota have to offer- Captain James Gibson is an inshore fishing fanatic, and he can’t wait to introduce you. A local fisherman, Capt. James specializes in targeting Floridian-famous fish such as Snook, Redfish, and the mighty “Silver King” (Tarpon) as well as other species...Read more
Our guides are the best around. They love taking people out on the water and showing off this unique side of Florida. The guides are focused on your safety, comfort and want you to have fun. They will point out interesting sea animals, give your pointers on how to paddle, and entertain you with their stories. You will love...Read more
The Lido Mangrove tunnels are such a special and unique ecosystem. Our guides will make sure you are confident on the water and will give tips to improve your paddling and the experience. During the tour, our guides will do their best to find and point out wildlife. The area is home to beautiful seabirds, various fish and invertebrate species, as...Read more
Get a different perspective of the Anna Maria Island on this adventure and feel at ease with a detailed safety briefing before your flight. This activity is suitable for all skill levels. You will enjoy the panoramic views and experience adrenaline-pumping thrills during this 12-minute parasailing ride. Relish the tranquility and privileged views...Read more