Sarasota - Manatee

Top Attractions

This page lists top family attractions in the Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida area.
Kids Sarasota and Bradenton: Top Attractions - Fun 4 Sarasota Kids
Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary

We are a non-profit safe haven for big cats, bears, and other animals in need. Our goal is to educat ...

7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL, 34232
Ca' d'Zan Mansion

The home of the circus king and his wife, a couple from humble mid-western origins, Ca’ d’Zan stands ...

5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL, 34243
Celery Fields

The location of the site and the large number of diverse bird species make the Celery Fields an idea ...

6893 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Ed Smith Stadium

With its modern amenities mixed with historical Florida architecture, Ed Smith Stadium has truly bec ...

2700 12th Street, Sarasota, FL, 34237
Florida Railroad Museum

The Museum offers one of the most unique museum experiences in the world. Here you "Ride the Exhibit ...

12210 83rd St East, Parrish, FL, 34219
Florida Studio Theatre

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) is Sarasota’s contemporary theatre, located in the heart of downtown. T ...

1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

This antebellum mansion was home to Major Robert Gamble and headquarters of an extensive sugar plant ...

3708 Patten Avenue, Ellenton, FL, 34222
Historic Spanish Point

Explore 30 historical, environmental, and archaeological acres at this irreplaceable outdoor museum ...

337 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL, 34229
Lido Key Beach

North Lido Beach is located on Lido Key, one quarter mile northwest of St. Armands Circle, off of Jo ...

400 Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key, FL
Mangrove Tunnels

A trek through the mangrove tunnels at Ted Sperling Park at South Lido Beach Nature Park gives kayak ...

190 Taft Dr, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Nestled inside the former home of Sarasota donors William and Marie Selby, Marie Selby Botanical Gar ...

900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Restrooms: Yes
Mote Marine Laboratory

Explore the secrets of the sea through touch pools, viewable-working labs and high-tech interactive ...

1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Myakka River State Park

In a scene reminiscent of what early Native Americans and Spanish explorers witnessed, arching palm ...

13208 State Road 72 (Clark Road), Sarasota, FL, 34241
Robinson Preserve

Robinson Preserve is located in northwest Bradenton, with entrances at the West end of 9th Ave NW an ...

1704 99th Street Northwest, Bradenton, FL, 34209
Restrooms: Yes
Sarasota Classic Car Museum

Sarasota Classic Car Museum is recognized as the second oldest continuously operating antique car mu ...

5500 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34243
Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Sarasota Jungle Gardens is home to more than 200 native and exotic animals including birds of prey, ...

3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL, 34234
Sarasota National Cemetery

The new 295-acre national cemetery in the Sarasota area will serve veterans’ needs for the next 50 y ...

9810 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL
Sarasota Opera

Sarasota Opera produces outstanding opera true to the vision of the composer to entertain, enrich, a ...

61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Sarasota Orchestra

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical exper ...

709 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Siesta Beach

Enjoying its reputation as one of America’s Best Beaches, Siesta Beach is made famous by its sugar-f ...

948 Beach Road, Siesta Key, FL
St. Armand's Circle

Decades after conception, St. Armands circle has fulfilled John Ringling's dream of a premier shoppi ...

North side of Circle at North Blvd of Presidents, Sarasota, FL
The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art

The Ringling is the perfect place for a day filled with family fun! Visit the Museum of art with a f ...

5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL, 34243
Unconditional Surrender Statue

"Unconditional Surrender" is a 26-foot tall and 15,000-pound, giant replica of the famous Alfred Eis ...

Island Park Dr (Bayfront), Sarasota, FL, 34246
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

The Van Wezel has plentiful programming that is fun for the whole family! We have special Family Nig ...

777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34236