The Sarasota area has a long history as the winter training home
of many Major League Baseball teams.
Baltimore Orioles hold their annual Spring Training
here on the Suncoast at Ed Smith Stadium. The Pittsburg Pirates are just up the road in Bradenton.
#1Siesta Key Beach, already known for the whitest and finest sand in the world, has been selected by numerous publications and organizations as
either the number one beach in the United States or #1 beach in the world.
Sarasota, Florida offers an opera, a professional orchestra, professional theater, classical, jazz, blues, country and rock concerts, the State Museum of Florida, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, a circus museum, more art galleries than you can count, antique shops and hundreds of restaurants and bars to choose from. Sarasota, FL is your best choice for your winter getaway from the cold weather. And now, thanks to the awards our beaches have won, Sarasota is a popular summer vacation spot, too!
Sarasota is also home to a number of very popular annual events that draw visitors from across the country. Among them are the
Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix (Suncoast Offshore) boat races (July 4th weekend), Thunder by the Bay motorcycle festival (January), Suncoast BBQ and Bluegrass Bash (April).
Sarasota is home to dozens of
golf courses. From a short 9 hole course to courses that have hosted PGA tour events, you can always get a tee time and
never have a problem finding golfers to round out your foursome.
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Sarasota has also been rated as the number 1 small city for live music. Check our bars and restaurants that offer live entertainment.
Get information on dozens of area attractions. Sarasota
is home to the John & Mable
Museum, the State Museum of Florida. Fine Broadway
quality theater can be found at the Van Wezel. From world class Opera to
movie theaters to golf to
nearby football, Sarasota
has something for everyone! Our beaches are among the
finest in the world and known as the whitest and finest sand beaches
If you're a boater or enjoy fishing, there are dozens of places to spend time on the water.
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