Going to the beach is one of the most popular things to do during the day when visiting Siesta Key, in Sarasota, Florida. The tranquil gulf blue waters and soft ocean breezes just lend to days of rest and relaxation. However, sometimes, it is also nice to do some outdoor exploring off the island. Sarasota has so much beauty to offer on and off the water. Did you know that Sarasota County has 67,000 acres of natural preserves to enjoy? There in unlimited potential to explore. While visiting Sarasota, Florida explore some of the most beautiful Florida land on the west coast.
When is the last time you had a picnic at the park? Maybe your next vacation in Sarasota, Florida will include slowing down the pace, packing a delicious Sarasota picnic lunch or dinner, and heading out to one of the many local parks in the area.
Here is a list of a few parks which we love as locals:
- Phillippi Estate Park
- Myakka River Park
- Oscar Scherer State Park
- Sarasota Bay Front Park
- Gillispie Park
- South Lido Park
Favorite local places to grab some sweet, local picnic snacks close to Siesta Key:
- Crescent Market (delivery available)
- Publix (delivery available)
- Mortons Market
- Trader Joes
Remember to pack water and your sunscreen!
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Looking for more fun filled ideas that won’t break the budget? Contact us directly at Tropical Beach Resorts on Siesta Key. Let us help you plan your next Sarasota vacation.
6717 Sara Sea Circle
Siesta Key, Sarasota Florida 34242
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