Family-Friendly Adventures to Complete Your 2019 Vacation Checklist: Part 1
By Hannah M.
Are you looking for an adventure to intrigue the entire family on vacation this year? Southwest Florida has endless fun in store for all!
10 Ways to Have Fun with The Whole Family This Year:
One of the most refreshing and fun ways to spend your summer this year is exploring one of the many novel parks in Southwest Florida. From rainforests, circus events, and train rides, there’s endless fun to be had!
Get ready for the perfect putt putt adventure! Smuggler’s Cove Adventure Golf courses offer plenty of exciting ventures for the family. Lay the course through caves, pirate ships, and waterfalls. End the day in a unique way and feed the live alligators at Smuggler’s Cove Alligator exhibit.
Looking for a break from fun in the sun? Southwest Florida has an array of adventures beyond the beautiful beaches. Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex provides a groovy diversion from the heat with DJ skate sessions and more!
Breathtaking scenery and swimming through sparkling waters isn’t the only alluring attraction of Florida’s gleaming white sand beaches. Venice Beach is the perfect place to hunt for shark’s teeth!
Explore the secrets of the sea and pet the sharks and stingrays at the Mote Aquarium!
Search For Sea Critters
Gear up with your water shoes and nets and search the Sarasota Bay! There’s no shortage of unique sea life to observe to here.
Running from June through August, this one-mile excursion along Siesta Beach is the perfect family outing – create your own friendly competition and see who can make it to the finish line first! All participants get a ribbon and popsicle at the end.
Sunday evenings in Siesta are full of entertaining things to do; the Siesta Key Drum Circle being just some of the fun! This is a year-round event, so be sure to stop by and check out this lively crowd on your vacation!
Downtown Sarasota’s Farmer’s Market has tons of tasty treats to enjoy! Explore Sarasota’s artisan culture with the hand-crafted goodies and live music events found here.
Be sure to squeeze in a spot on your adventure checklist for the circus! Sit back and watch the splendor or for an extra twist of excitement for the kids, they can join in on the fun in the kids-only Sailor Circus.
Explore Southwest Florida
The whole family is in for memorable trip with these exciting excursions added to your itinerary. No matter when or where you choose to spend your vacation this year, Southwest Florida brings unforgettable adventures!