Visitors can also experience the local wildlife in parks. The Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary is located just off the main drag of Sarasota. 

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The gardens and grounds are as stunning as the artwork inside. Make sure you spend some time exploring them. 

Run Away To the Circus at Ringling Museum

Sarasota Beach, beach access #7 is a hidden treasure of a beach that has a very natural feel. 

Beaches in Siesta Key

Relax and enjoy the scenery as you pull up a chair in any of the eateries located in this pedestrian-friendly area. 

Saint Armands Circle is a great place to shop and eat

. You can also find educational programs like field visits, school visits and summer camps. 

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

It was used as a residence but also contained their large collection of artifacts. Tours of the mansion with a guide are available. 

Ca d’Zan Mansion