Enjoy Sunny Sarasota’s Coastal Charm: Part 2

Enjoy Sunny Sarasota’s Coastal Charm: Part 2

Are you planning your Sarasota vacation and looking for the best places to have fun? Full of coastal charm and tropical attractions, no matter how you choose to spend your time, Sunny Sarasota has endless fun in store for all.

 

Here Are Some Of Sunny Sarasota’s Best Local Attractions:

 

Sporty Sarasota Spots

Ed Smith Stadium

Kick back and relax with America’s pastime at a baseball outing. Sarasota spring training is in full swing and a hotspot of fun! Spend your holiday the all-American way while snacking on Dippin Dots and watching the Baltimore Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium.

Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

Feed the baby alligators before your game at Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf! Featuring a beautiful freshwater reptile habitat, you can head over to the course after feeding the gators. A full Floridian adventure with caves, waterfalls, pirate ships and more, this mini golf course is a family-friendly outing all will enjoy.

TreeUmph! Adventure Course

Get ready for the ultimate adventure at TreeUmph!, a 14-acre zipline park. This fun Bradenton favorite has courses of all kinds, from dangling ropes, ziplines, aerial tours and more. Keep in mind if you are looking for an adventure for the whole family, TreeUmph! has an age restriction of seven years and older. Containing obstacle courses and endless fun, this is sure to be an unforgettable adventure!

 

Sarasota Tours

Sarasota Bike Tours

Take an intimate tour of Sarasota and gaze over the beautiful landscape with Sarasota Bike Tours. This biking adventure runs from Siesta Beach to the Ringling Museum, and goes along the Sarasota Bayfront, giving you a full view of Sarasota. Learn all about the scenic gems you pass from the knowledgeable and friendly guide leading your tour.

Cruise The Seascape On LeBarge Tropical Cruises

Explore the Sarasota seascape on LeBarge Tropical Cruises, where you will see dolphins, manatees, and many other sea creatures. Your cruise will be guided by educated marine biologists, who will acquaint you with the beauty of Sarasota Bay.

 

Looking for more coastal sun in the fun? See part one for more of Sarasota’s best local attractions!

 

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Day Trip: 3 Best Bike Trails Near Our Marina

Day Trip: 3 Best Bike Trails Near Our Marina

Day Trip: 3 Best Bike Trails Near Our Marina Riviera Dunes Marina

Day Trip: 3 Best Bike Trails Near Our Marina

Looking for a scenic day trip idea? Just a short drive away from our marina are some of the best bike trails in all of Florida. 

From breathtaking panoramic views to the changing, exciting terrain, it’s a no-brainer that the bike trails near our marina are some of the best that our sunshine state has to offer.

So when you’re yearning for a breath of fresh air, lace up your shoes, grab your water bottle, and head to three of the best bike trails near our marina.

Legacy Trail and Venetian Waterway Park 

Beginning in Sarasota, enjoy an interruption-free ride (for 6 miles) along the Legacy Trail. This scenic trail dotted with waterways, forestry and parks continues into Venetian Waterway Park for a grand total of 21 miles. There are also access points to beaches, shops and restaurants, so there are a variety of places that will appeal to all interests. However, there is little shade, so you may prefer to go on a cloudier day.

Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail

Spanish moss and ancient live oaks are just a couple of the many reasons why trailblazers will surely enjoy riding along the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail. With an average of 70,000 visitors monthly, it’s a popular trail in the area spanning 47 miles. What’s great about this trail is that bikers can travel through some of the busiest parts of the city safely with the help of the over- and underpasses at trafficky intersections. Trail amenities include bike racks, rest stops, restaurants and much more.

Boca Grande Bike Path

For optimal views of the water, traverse the 6-mile, paved Boca Grande Bike Path. In your scenic ride, witness the Gasparilla Island and all of its beauty. See marinas, wave at passing boats, or just bask in the wonder of the white beaches. Should you decide to take a break from biking, grab a bucket to collect some gorgeous shells, admire the local waterfowl or take a dip in the water to cool off.

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