J E Lee Hunting Preserve
Primitive hog hunting in beautiful Southwest Florida.
Be sure to call and book your hunt in advance.
Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary
Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary is an ever-growing large-animal rescue in eastern Sarasota County. Founded in 1987 by Kay Rosaire, the non-profit sanctuary is a permanent home for dozens of exotic animals, offers placement for animals in need, and works to educate the public about animal care and conservation.
Circus Arts Conservatory
The Circus Arts Conservatory’s mission is to engage and educate students using unique and innovative learning programs; to measurably improve the quality of life for individuals in care facilities; and to advance the extraordinary legacy and heritage of the circus.
Sarasota Gun Club
Sarasota Trap, Skeet, and Sporting Clays promotes and develops safety, education, and increased interest in shotgun target sports. Providing the community with a supervised facility for practice and instruction in the safe handling and proper care and use of firearms.
High Noon Guns
Are you looking for your next gun? Do you want to practice your target shooting in Venice or Sarasota, FL? If so, come see us at High Noon Guns.
We offer a quiet and safe gun range, along with classes, gun rental and purchasing options. If you want high-quality products for an affordable price, we are here to help.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
A tropical, urban oasis featuring unparalleled horticulture displays and a Sarasota bay-front setting, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a living museum and world-class center for education, research and conservation.
Sarasota Opera owns and performs in the historic Sarasota Opera House. The building has recently undergone a $20-million rehabilitation to restore the beauty of the 1920's theater, while creating an up-to-date opera house for the 21st century.
The Players Center for Performing Arts
The Players Centre for Performing Arts is Sarasota’s community theatre, dedicated to delivering quality productions of mainstage classics. We also offer Classes as well as Backstage at The Players, an intimate, black-box setting that encourages a deeply personal theatre experience that isn’t possible in a larger venue.
The Marina Jack II
Escape aboard the Marina Jack II! Join us for a relaxing narrated sightseeing lunch tour or sunset dinner cruise through the inter-coastal waters and the Gulf of Mexico and enjoy delicious dining, outstanding views, and exceptional service.
The Ringling Museum
The Ringling serves as the legacy of John and Mable Ringling—a place of art, architecture, and circus in an environment that inspires, educates, and entertains.
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Sarasota Jungle Gardens is home to more than 200 native and exotic animals including birds of prey, many different species of parrots and macaws, primates, small mammals, dozens of snakes, lizards, iguanas, alligators, crocodiles and other reptiles - many of them rescued or donated - including Florida's noted pink flamingos. All nestled within 10 acres of lush tropical landscaping connected by winding jungle trails.
St. Armands Circle
Renowned as a continental marketplace, the Circle is a charming and graceful synthesis of past and present, with its lush tropical plants, courtyards and patios, antique statuary and contemporary architectural design. Whether shopping for trinkets and treasures, high fashion or home décor, gourmet snacks to candlelit feasts under the stars, you’ll find it all on the Circle.
siesta Key Beach
Enjoying its reputation as one of America’s Best Beaches, Siesta Beach is made famous by its sugar-fine, quartz-white sand. A short jaunt from the public beach is a village of outdoor dining, coffee shops and shopping. Turtle Beach sits beyond the sea grapes on the Key’s southern end and is a popular site for launching kayaks.
Myakka River State Park
The majestic Myakka River flows though 58 square miles of one of Florida’s oldest and largest parks.