Valentine’s Day Ideas for Sarasota, Siesta Key, FL

By | February 12th, 2016|Categories: Local Attractions, Local Siesta Key, Sarasota Events, Things to Do, Vacation Hints and Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tropical Beach Resorts Staff Picks for great Valentine's Day Ideas while in Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL. We asked our staff members for their ideas for this upcoming Valentine's Day holiday. Here are some suggestions for [...]

Picnic in the park… A perfect day in Sarasota

By | February 4th, 2016|Categories: Local Attractions, Nature and Environment, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Plan your next Sarasota picnic in the park 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 [...]

Birds, mammals, reptiles, plants and more at Sarasota Jungle Gardens

By | July 28th, 2014|Categories: Local Attractions, Nature and Environment, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Flamingos at the Sarasota Jungle Gardens  […]

Want to mix up your Friday nights this summer in Sarasota with free events?

By | July 21st, 2014|Categories: Local Siesta Key, Sarasota Events, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Friday Nights in Sarasota, FL #SarasotahotelWant to mix up your Friday nights in Sarasota this summer with free events? […]

Where will you be spending Happy Hour on Siesta Key?

By | June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Siesta Key, Sarasota Shops and Restaurants, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You are on vacation, right? Then there is no need to wait until the sun goes down to enjoy a few drinks any day of the week on your trip. Plus, who doesn’t love drink and food specials? Here are a few hot spots Siesta Key Village has to offer. Feel free to bar hop and experience all of them! That’s one of the many wonderful qualities of The Village here, there is plenty to see but all in one manageable size strip of the key, so you can explore it all. […]

You probably know that Sarasota is famous for its beautiful beaches, but did you know it is also famous for its Ringling Circus heritage?

By | June 19th, 2014|Categories: Local Attractions, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus was a world-renowned show that traveled across the United States, and had its winter headquarters settled in Sarasota. One of the brothers, John Ringling, was a great deal of importance in the modern development in Sarasota. He also bought water front land, which he then built a mansion on and later built a museum to hold him and his wife, Mable’s, collection of Baroque art. It wasn’t long before John became extremely wealthy and bought the American Circus Corporation, thus owning every traveling circus in America. During this time he traveled Europe while adding to his art collection, which is now the couples growing legacy: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art; a unique gem of Sarasota. […]