The Florida Suncoast

Paradise Awaits…

Find your place in the sun, Relax, Refresh and Play Outdoors..

The Florida Suncoast is the place to be!

Suncoast Beaches

There are more than 150 parks and recreational sites encompassing 4,000-plus acres, miles of beaches, and unique environmental resources throughout Sarasota County and the municipalities of North Port, Sarasota, Venice, and the Town of Longboat Key…

The Legacy Trail

On March 28, 2008 Sarasota County opened the largest public recreation project ever constructed in the area, The Legacy Trail. Totaling more than 10 miles in length the trail runs from just south of the city of Sarasota to Venice following the former CSX railroad corridor…

Museum of Art

In the spirit of America’s wealthiest Gilded Age industrialists, John Ringling gradually acquired a significant art collection, including paintings by many famous painters. He built a palace for his treasures in a 21-gallery Museum of Art on his Sarasota property.

Van Wezel

Set along Sarasota’s beautiful bayfront, the landmark Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been entertaining audiences with a variety of music, dance, theater and comedy for more than 35 years…

Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a respected center for research and education, as well as a famous showplace that delights more than 130,000 visitors each year…