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Activities in Sarasota

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Ranked #1 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Other fun and games; Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Uncork your inner artist! Come enjoy an evening out with friends, have a date night, celebrate a special occasion, or come... more » Owner description: Uncork your inner artist! Come enjoy an evening out with friends, have a date night, celebrate a special occasion, or come alone and meet new people! Bring your favorite wine, beer, soda, snacks, etc. and have a pARTy. We supply everything you need to complete your masterpiece, including a local artist. No Experience Required! « less
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Ranked #2 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Kayak Sarasota and the Lido Key Mangrove Tunnels with dolphins and manatee with Liquid Blue Outfitters. We offer kayak... more » Owner description: Kayak Sarasota and the Lido Key Mangrove Tunnels with dolphins and manatee with Liquid Blue Outfitters. We offer kayak rentals and kayak tours located and launching from the Ted Sperling Park on Lido Key in Sarasota. We also offer private and group tours, kayak fishing tours and kayak sales and service. We are a small family owned Eco-outfitter with a passion for the outdoors! « less
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Ranked #3 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Sarasota Paddleboard Company is a company that specializes in Stand up Paddleboarding and sit on top kayaks We provide... more » Owner description: Sarasota Paddleboard Company is a company that specializes in Stand up Paddleboarding and sit on top kayaks We provide rentals lessons and excursions 7 days a week sun rise to sun set!.Based on lido key we are authorized for SUP and kayak rentals in the LIDO MANGROVE TUNNELS. Delivery and pick up of rental equipment to hotels,homes and waterfront locations is FREE! All necessary instruction and safety equipment is provided. We are specialist and carry top of the line equipment including race boards, all around boards, sup surf boards and tour boards. kayaks and soft top surf boards. We will provide the correct equipment sized for the user « less
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Ranked #4 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Kayaking & canoeing
Owner description: Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light, fatigue-reducing carbon fiber paddles, comfortable... more » Owner description: Small, personalized tour groups, updated equipment including new, light, fatigue-reducing carbon fiber paddles, comfortable and easy to maneuver kayaks....And still the lowest prices guaranteed. Just a few reasons to come kayaking (tour or rental) with Sea Life Kayak. Explore exotic mangrove tunnels, paddle among manatees, dolphins and much more...With the premier kayak company in Lido, Siesta, and AMI. The owners of Sea Life Kayak Adventures come from science and conservation backgrounds and are members/volunteers of several environmental and wildlife organizations. While other companies are herding dozens of paddlers onto the water, we limit our groups to enhance the experience of our paddlers and especially the wildlife, minimizing our impact on fragile ecosystems. We use top quality, comfortable and easy to use kayaks perfect for novices or pros (most paddlers are newbies which we love), and provide instruction before we launch. Manatees, dolphins, flying rays, flying fish, cormorants (swimming with us or even riding on our boats!), And much, much more can be seen up close. We believe in tailoring our tours to our clients and having fun! Kayaking is not just our business, it's our passion. Thanks-Tom and Lauri « less
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Ranked #5 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Other food and wine; Distilleries; Specialty Shops; Breweries
Owner description: As Good As It Gets is an ultra-premium retailer selling high end comestibles to the general public. Products include Caspian... more » Owner description: As Good As It Gets is an ultra-premium retailer selling high end comestibles to the general public. Products include Caspian Sea and Domestic Caviar; French Pates and Foie Gras; Swiss, Italian, French, Spanish, German, English, Irish and Dutch Cheeses; Charcuterie; Scottish Smoked Salmon; Belgian, French and Swiss Chocolates; Fine Champagnes, Wines and Port; Aged Italian Balsamic Vinegars; Cold Process, Extra Virgin Olive Oils; Premium Coffees and Teas from around the world and much more. Awarded "Best New Gourmet Store - 2013" by Sarasota Magazine, listed as a "Platinum 100" retailer and finalist (2nd place) for Best Gourmet Store - 2014" by same. Finalist (2nd place) for "Best Gourmet Store - 2014" by Sarasota Herald-Tribune. « less
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Ranked #6 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Other food and wine; Food and Drink
Owner description: At our Sarasota, Florida distillery our spirits are hand-crafted from start to finish in small batches using only the finest... more » Owner description: At our Sarasota, Florida distillery our spirits are hand-crafted from start to finish in small batches using only the finest ingredients and hands-on distillation in a copper pot still. Our distillery is open for free tours and tastings. You must pre-register on our website or by phone to attend tours. Our gift shop/tasting room is Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 12 to 5. « less
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Ranked #7 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Water sports
Owner description: CB's Outfitters offers Boat Rentals and Fishing Charters on Siesta Key and specializes in retail sales. We carry top brands... more » Owner description: CB's Outfitters offers Boat Rentals and Fishing Charters on Siesta Key and specializes in retail sales. We carry top brands in sun clothing, hats, accessories, shoes & sandals, sunglasses, and much more. Proudly serving Sarasota since 1959, CB's is a must visit destination for boating, fishing, and beachwear. « less
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Ranked #8 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #9 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Boat Tours; Boat tours & water sports

Key Sailing, at 941-346-7245, is a top 5 star experience on Trip Advisor and 2012 International Business of the Year for the Sarasota Chamber-Reserve easily online without a... more »

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Ranked #10 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Kayaking & canoeing
Owner description: Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and... more » Owner description: Guided Kayaking Tours, Discover Sarasota's natural beauty, along with its unique wildlife and habitat. Both residents and visitors appreciate exploring the beautiful exotic mangrove tunnels and Little Sarasota Bay. This tour is a favorite for all ages.Sarasota's best kept secret.We are a licensed and insured kayaking company to offer guided tours of Sarasotas Mangrove Tunnels on Lido Key. Locally owned and all our guides have extensive experience in safety and are trained in CPR and life saving skills. Don't want a guided tour ,no problem we rent all kayaks and paddle boards by the half day.Thanks for looking Bob Nikla 52 year native of Sarasota « less
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Ranked #11 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Operas; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: Sarasota Opera continues to distinguish itself as one of the opera opera companies in the world. Season after season,... more » Owner description: Sarasota Opera continues to distinguish itself as one of the opera opera companies in the world. Season after season, Sarasota Opera presents world-class musicians and performances in the striking 1,119 seat Mediterranean style Sarasota Opera house. The fall season consists of one opera performed in October-November followed by the four opera Winter Opera Festival that runs all of February and March. Each season brings a mixture of classic favorites and rarely heard gems. All performances have simultaneous English translations above the stage and opera goers are encouraged to dress as they feel comfortable: suits and ties mix with khaki and jeans. Tickets start at only $19!! Come and experience the magic that is Sarasota Opera! « less
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Ranked #12 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Performances; Theater and Concerts
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Ranked #13 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Performances; Theaters; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida's premier professional theatre, is one of the most important cultural forces in the... more » Owner description: Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida's premier professional theatre, is one of the most important cultural forces in the Southeastern United States. A center for theatrical excellence, Asolo Rep stages up to 10 productions every season, spanning a diverse repertoire of newly commissioned plays, bold reinterpretations of contemporary and classical works, and provocative new musical theatre experiences. Asolo Rep is a major force in Sarasota's rich arts scene, whose quality and depth rivals some of the largest urban centers in the country. Asolo Rep is annually the creative home of more than 100 artists, technical craftsmen, and administrative staff. Its talented and accomplished resident acting company is complemented by top flight, award-winning directors, designers, and guest artists who come to Sarasota from around the country and around the world. Under the dynamic leadership of Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and Managing Director Linda DiGabriele, more than 100,000 patrons are drawn each year to the theatre's rotating repertory season. In its role as the largest professional not-for-profit theatre in the U.S. south of Atlanta, Asolo Rep serves as a springboard for successful productions to travel to Broadway and other regional theatres throughout the country. 2015 Season: January 6-April 11 "The Matchmaker" By Thornton Wilder | Directed by Peter Amster January 14-March 1 "Good People" By David Lindsay-Abaire | Directed by Greg Leaming January 21-April 12 "Both Your Houses" By Maxwell Anderson | Directed by Frank Galati March 11-April 19 "Our Betters" by W. Somerset Maugham | Directed by Michael Donald Edwards March 31-April 26 "Sotto Voce" By Nilo Cruz | Directed by Melissa Kievman April 28-May 24 "Luck Be A Lady: The Iconic Music of Frank Loesser" Conceived and directed by Gordon Greenberg May 30-June 21 "Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie" Directed by Nick Corley | Devised by David M. Lutken with Nick Corley and Darcie Deaville, Helen J. Russell, and Andy Teirstein « less
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Ranked #14 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Fishing charters & tours
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Ranked #15 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #16 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Kayaking & canoeing
Kayaking eco tours and rentals
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Ranked #17 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Theaters; Theater and Concerts
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Ranked #18 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #19 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Scenic Drives; State Parks

The park is a great day trip for families. The airboat trip on the lake is well worth it..you always get to see an alligator. The canopy walk is also one of those things the... more »

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Ranked #20 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Theaters; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is one of the major cultural resources in the Gulf Coast region, bringing the best in... more » Owner description: Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is one of the major cultural resources in the Gulf Coast region, bringing the best in Contemporary plays, musicals, and comedy to the Sarasota community since 1973. An Equity theatre, the FST campus is a village of theatres - the historic Keating and Gompertz Theatres,the Parisian style Goldstein Cabaret and the new John C. Court Cabaret. In January 2014 we opened our fifth venue, The Bowne Lab Theatre. Near the Sarasota bayfront, FST brings an energy and vitality to the downtown area. Each theatre is small in size and large in impact - providing an intimate and engaging setting for high-quality, professional performances. Hip and historical, entertaining and challenging, we are the theatre where the street meets the elite, where everyone is welcome to come and engage in the art of theatre.FST has modeled itself on the strength of creating the best in contemporary theatre at an affordable price. Overall, FST serves over 160,000 attendees per year through its major programs: the Mainstage Series, the Cabaret Series, WRITE A PLAY, Education, and New Play Development. « less
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Ranked #21 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Eco tours
Owner description: Biotica EcoTours provides guided kayak & hiking tours for all skill levels. We specialize in small groups and all of our... more » Owner description: Biotica EcoTours provides guided kayak & hiking tours for all skill levels. We specialize in small groups and all of our tours are led by biologists, naturalists and experts in the field. Consistently rated as excellent for our customer service. We strive to provide the best ecotours possible and keep our customers coming back year after year! « less
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Ranked #22 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Wellness Spas
Owner description: We offer guided stand up paddleboard tours as well as surfing lessons (when conditions are right). We do tours through the... more » Owner description: We offer guided stand up paddleboard tours as well as surfing lessons (when conditions are right). We do tours through the famed mangrove tunnels, at the beaches and in the unique springs in North Florida. We are owned and operated by Hawaii waterman/lifeguards and safety is a top priority. We also offer worldwide Stand Up Paddleboard adventure tours to places like Baja, Alaska, Hawaii and more. « less
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Ranked #23 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Symphonies; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: For more than 60 years, the Sarasota Orchestra has been entertaining music lovers from around the region, and visitors from... more » Owner description: For more than 60 years, the Sarasota Orchestra has been entertaining music lovers from around the region, and visitors from around the world. The 80-member Orchestra performs more than 100 classical, pops and family concerts each year, and thrives as the oldest continuing orchestra in the state of Florida. In 2008 the organization unveiled a new name and logo with a package that offers new series, new concerts and a whole new way to experience live music, along with the timeless classics.An arts leader in the community, the Sarasota Orchestra has a dual mission, dedicated to exquisite performance and first-class musical education. The Sarasota Orchestra's acclaimed music education program includes the 50-year-old Youth Orchestra, which features five ensembles – the most advanced of which, The Youth Philharmonic, made its Carnegie Hall debut in 2008. The Sarasota Orchestra also offers music lessons for students of all ages and abilities, sponsors multiple community-outreach programs and is the parent program of the Sarasota Music Festival. « less
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Ranked #24 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Performances; Theater and Concerts
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Ranked #25 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Beaches; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Parks
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Ranked #26 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Segway Tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Fun and informative tours of downtown and the bayfront featuring the newest model i2 Segway- Suitable for riders any age... more » Owner description: Fun and informative tours of downtown and the bayfront featuring the newest model i2 Segway- Suitable for riders any age between 100- 250 lbs « less
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Ranked #27 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Parasailing & paragliding
Owner description: We are located at the Siesta Key Marina. It's the large light blue building on the southwest corner of the Stickney Point... more » Owner description: We are located at the Siesta Key Marina. It's the large light blue building on the southwest corner of the Stickney Point bridge.(where the boats are stacked three high) Right next to CB's Saltwater Outfitters. Behind Captain Kurt's restaurant. « less
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Ranked #28 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Bike tours
Owner description: Sarasota Bike Tous is the first and only bicycle tour business in Sarasota FL. We offer casual bike tours (on comfort... more » Owner description: Sarasota Bike Tous is the first and only bicycle tour business in Sarasota FL. We offer casual bike tours (on comfort cruiser) in Sarasota and two of its barrier islands, Siesta and Lido key. Some tours include kayaking and other historical and architectural information of the area. All tours include all equipment, drinks, lunch or snacks depending on duration of tour. « less
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Ranked #29 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Food tours
Owner description: Take your tastebuds for a stroll! Sarasota Culinary Tours offers a combination culinary and historical walking tour in... more » Owner description: Take your tastebuds for a stroll! Sarasota Culinary Tours offers a combination culinary and historical walking tour in downtown Sarasota! Sarasota Culinary Tours stop at 3 downtown restaurants (plus dessert!) To sample appetizers and chefs' specialty dishes. Tours are fully narrated by a tour guide and guests will have an opportunity to meet the chefs, managers or proprietors at each stop. Tours are offered Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Tours start at 3:00 p.M and meet by the Chef's Statue at the corner of Lemon and Main Streets in downtown Sarasota. « less
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Ranked #30 of 144 activities in Sarasota
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Paddleboard, fish, water ski, wakeboard, tube, kiteboard, dolphin and sunset cruises. Siesta Key's number one water adventure... more » Owner description: Paddleboard, fish, water ski, wakeboard, tube, kiteboard, dolphin and sunset cruises. Siesta Key's number one water adventure company for your personal, family or group excursion. You can count on our Coast Guard licensed and insured captains to create an exciting and memorable experience that you and your family will talk about for days to come. You can also set out on your own adventure with our many water transportation rental options. Book your trip of a lifetime now! « less
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