Sarasota Travel Guide
Welcome to Sarasota!
This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Sarasota, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Sarasota, Florida, U.S.A.
Sarasota offers something for everyone, including resort retreats, up-scale shopping, manatee viewing and fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. The John and Mable Ringling Museum is a must-see attraction when in Sarasota. Initially the estate of John Ringling, the museum consists of the Museum of the Circus, Ringling's mansion of Cà d'Zan (translated as, the House of John) and an art museum with an extensive collection of paintings by Van Dyck, Poussin and Rubens. The city of Sarasota also features many outdoor activities. Golfers fall in love with Sarasota because the city provides a number of golf courses suitable for players of all skill levels. Being adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico, visitors can easily enjoy an abundance of fishing locations and opportunities along the shores. Many boat tours are also offered to travelers, varying from relaxing sightseeing trips to close encounters with wild marine animals.
The Mote Marine Aquarium includes such exhibits as a touch tank, an interactive sea cinema, a manatee exhibit, a sea turtle exhibit and a shark tank.
Hotels & Motels
Located on 11 acres in downtown Sarasota, rooms at the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota offer views of the city, the marina, or Sarasota Bay.
See great aerial views of Siesta Key & Sarasota.