Vacation Hints and Tips

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There are more health benefits to a day on the beach than you realized!

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Siesta Key News, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The beach is obviously one of the best vacation and relaxing spots on the planet, but it is also a very healthy choice of location and activity. Mental and physical health benefits are plentiful. The beach can help your skin, brain strength, muscles and overall health if you know the best way to utilize it. […]

How to Avoid Being Stung by a Stingray

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Nature and Environment, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , |

One of the many concerns people traveling to beach areas have, particularly those with young children, is being stung by a stingray. They shouldn’t be something you fear during your visit, as there are plenty of practical ways to avoid an injury. […]

Labor Day is Monday, September 5th 2016

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: Siesta Key News, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Labor Day is Monday, September 5th. To many folks, Labor Day marks the end of the hot summer season. Many see this 3 day weekend as their last chance to get out and take a vacation [...]

5 Fun Transportation Alternatives While on Siesta Key, Fl

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Things to Do, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Transportation on Siesta Key FL — Sunshine, the beautiful Gulf Coast, and white sand beaches – Siesta Key, Florida is a tropical dream! If you glance up in the palm trees swaying in the tropical breeze, you may spot some of Siesta Key’s famous wild parrots, while manatees and dolphins frolic in the water. The white sand beaches were rated as the worlds “Finest, Whitest Sand”, and Crescent Beach was voted as America’s Best Sand Beach. With 8 miles of nature, beaches, and shops to explore, who wants to worry about driving and parking? Siesta Key Beach offers several fun and affordable transportation options so you can relax and enjoy paradise. […]

What Happens if There is a Hurricane while I’m on Vacation?

By | August 14th, 2016|Categories: Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Unlike other parts of the country, Florida boasts year-long warm weather, making it one of the top destinations in the United States regardless of the season. But even the Sunshine State isn’t exempt from unfavorable conditions: Hurricane season hits as early as July and lasts as late as November, with August and September as the most active months. […]

Do I need a Fishing License at Siesta Key Beach?

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Things to Do, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fishing on Siesta Key There is a host of activities for you and your family to try during your stay at Siesta Key. One of the most relaxing is fishing. You can visit any of the mesmerizing, serene fishing spots in the area, or you can join one of the many fishing charters that are run every day. However, there are a few things you need to know before you get started, including whether you need a fishing license. […]

Biking on Siesta Key

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Things to Do, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Biking On Siesta Key A fabulous way to explore Siesta Key and what it has to offer is by bike. Biking is an easy and fun way to get around the island. Try Biking during [...]

Siesta Key Family Vacation Photo Scavenger Hunt

By | April 13th, 2016|Categories: Things to Do, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A fun vacation activity for the whole family while on Siesta Key is a photo scavenger hunt. This generation has been raised with technology and the ability to take unlimited pictures anywhere, anytime, so a [...]

Turtle Nesting Season In Sarasota County and Siesta Key

By | April 7th, 2016|Categories: Nature and Environment, Siesta Key Blog, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Baby Turtles during Nesting Season on Siesta Key Sea Turtle Nest Sign on Siesta Key Turtle Nesting Season in Sarasota County and it's barrier islands is coming up soon. Here at Tropical Beach Resorts, we take great [...]

Kid-Friendly Beach Ideas for your Siesta Key vacation

By | March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Nature and Environment, Siesta Key Blog, Things to Do, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

So you're on a family beach vacation with young children and you just know that while they can't wait to get to the beach, their interest won't last much past building the first sand castle. [...]