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Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary – A Great Sarasota attraction

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: Local Attractions, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Big Cat Habitat is a great way to spend the day in Sarasota, FL Liger at Big Cat Habitat One of the most popular questions we get from guests at Tropical Beach Resorts is 'What [...]

Unconditional Surrender Statue, Sarasota Bayfront

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Local Attractions, Siesta Key Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Original Photo of the Kiss Love to explore attractions and oddities in the city you are visiting? Sarasota has a 26 foot tall statue called Unconditional Surrender on the Sarasota Bayfront.  It is an oversized [...]

Mixon Fruit Farms – Florida’s Sweetest Attraction

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Local Attractions, Siesta Key Blog, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you enjoy the outdoors, this attraction is a must-visit in the Sarasota area. In business since 1939, "Florida's Sweetest Attraction" -- Mixon's Fruit Farm -- has an open air tram named the Orange Blossom Express [...]

Here’s the Scoop on Siesta Key Ice Cream!

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Local Attractions, Siesta Key, Sarasota Shops and Restaurants, Things to Do|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ice cream is great any time of year, but ice cream while on vacation is by far the best! A walk in the warm sunshine and you’ll soon be wanting a cool, icy, creamy treat, [...]

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 gulf blue [...]

Local Sarasota Activities to do While on Vacation at Siesta Key

By | July 9th, 2015|Categories: Local Attractions, Things to Do|Tags: , , , |

Sarasota is located on the west coast of Florida and is consistently named a top coastal destination in America by TripAdvisor. The small island connected to Sarasota is Siesta Key, a place known throughout the world for its tropical sandy shores. Here are some exciting Sarasota activities to enjoy when visiting Siesta Key. […]

Love the Circus? Sarasota Should be Your Next Destination!

By | May 21st, 2015|Categories: Local Attractions|Tags: , , , , |

“Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages …”The circus has long attracted people of all ages and nationalities, awed by feats of human daring and skill, animal exhibits, and sights not seen in everyday life. For true circus lovers, there can be no greater vacation destination than Sarasota, FL. Home to the famous Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus and the longest running youth circus in America, Sarasota brings all the thrills of the circus, combined with beautiful weather and pristine white sand beaches. […]

Seeing the ‘Old Florida’ Charm and Gators in Myakka State Park

By | March 31st, 2015|Categories: Local Attractions|Tags: , , , , , |

Seeing the ‘Old Florida’ Charm and Gators in Myakka State Park is a great way to spend the day! Visiting the Gators in Myakka State Park is a great activity for the family. Just a few miles past I-75 on Clark Road lies the entrance to a tropical wonderland which is brimming with wildlife and adventure! […]

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  […]