Top 10 Things To Do In Sarasota: Part 1

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Sarasota

With Sarasota being so close to Venice, you may be wondering what some of the best things to do in Sarasota are.  Many people don’t realize the true nature of what all can be done in this city until they get there. Here we will go over the top 10 things to do in Sarasota: Part 1 (you will have to come back next week to find out the rest)!

Myakka River State Park

Taking a day to go to Myakka River State Park will be well worth your time as it is one of the top attractions in the area. There are a number of activities that you can participate in, and those will allow you the chance to spend some quality time with your family. Any one of the attractions that are here will be ample amounts of fun for you and your family to take part in. This is truly one of the gems of the state of Florida and one of the places that you will be coming to again and again on a regular basis. Make sure that you plan for plenty of time to spend here.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

If you are a fan of botanical gardens, then you will love the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. There are so many things to see at this attraction that one day will barely be enough to fit it all in. One of the best things that will draw you to this attraction is the Koi pond that will keep you focused watching nature at it’s best.

Ca d’Zan Mansion

The Ca d’Zan Mansion is an attraction that is sure to be on the top of everyone’s to do list when visiting the area. This is a true feat of elegant building at its finest, and once you step foot in the mansion, you will be in love.

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

Visit the home of a 135,000-gallon outdoor shark tank and take in many of the other mammals that call this attraction home. You will never be bored when coming to visit the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium.

Sarasota National Cemetery

While it may not be all fun and games making an attempt to go and visit this landmark will be at the top of your list. The Sarasota National Cemetery is a final resting place for many people and will be a somber reminder of those that gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Venice and Sarasota are both rich with history and so much to do that this can’t all be packed into one week. So, be sure to check out the Venice Honda blog next week to find out part 2 of the Top 10 things to do in Sarasota!