WHERE URBAN AMENITIES MEET SMALL TOWN
on one of the many serene beaches is not the only way to enjoy all that
Sarasota has to offer. After all, wherever you stay the beaches
are only minutes away. The mainland is home to many of the attractions
and activities that add excitement and character to Sarasota vacations.
Off the islands, Sarasota is defined by a vibrant and varied arts scene
that belies the size of the city. There's the famous John and Mable
Ringling Museum of Art, featuring an enormous selection of paintings --
including one of the largest collections of Rubens in the world. There's
the vibrant gallery scene showcasing Sarasota's talented local artisans,
as well as visiting collections from artists around the world.
Opera in the historic Sarasota Opera House, the Sarasota Ballet and
Sarasota Orchestra, national touring shows in the Van Wezel Performing
Arts Hall,...Read More