Just south of Tampa, Florida, Sarasota sits on the west coast claiming 12 miles of coastline. Home to six different islands and just shy of 60,000 people, this beach town brings in over 2 million visitors a year. Different from typical beach destinations, Sarasota’s peak travel season is December, January and February. This beach town offers more than just world class beaches, it is rich with culture and art. Also its ideal location, by the Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, makes it perfect for nature lovers as well.
When working on a private aviation trip to Sarasota, you will land at the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (KSRQ), which is located just 15 minutes north of downtown. For inflight dining options on your departure from Sarasota, your needs can be fulfilled through the Air Culinaire Worldwide® Network. As always, it is best to plan your inflight catering needs at least 48 hours ahead for the details of your next leg, especially during peak season. The easiest way to plan and order your in-flight catering is via the ACW Menu app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices.
In this city, there is no shortage of sun, sand and water. Lined by six islands, each one has something special to offer. One of the most popular islands, Siesta Key is covered in beautiful sugar like sand. Named the nation’s best beach twice, Siesta Key has a plethora of choices for dining, arts and entertainment. Siesta Key’s Village feels small but has tons to do. Make sure to head over to The Village for all things adventure and entertainment.
For when the rain comes through, Sarasota has lot of indoor activities. Being one of the most cultural and artistically rich areas in all of Florida, there are tons of things to do indoors. One of the most popular places to go is the Ringling. An estate that covers 66 acres and was home to the Ringling Brothers which includes a Circus Museum, a theater and gardens. Although the Ringling brother’s property is the most popular, there are many other museums and galleries to visit all over Sarasota.
After seeing some of the state’s most beautiful art, head over to eat some of the local cuisine. Sarasota’s most popular food is seafood and rightfully so. A local favorite is Duval’s Fresh Local Seafood or Dry Dock Waterfront Grill. Dry Dock claims bragging rights to some of the best views and the best flavors of all. Careful, during sunset its absolutely full but completely deserving. If you want to eat like a local, the fish tacos or grouper sandwich are some of their most popular dishes.
To get around Sarasota you can either rent a car or, a fan favorite, ride a bike. This small beach town is easy to get around and pedestrian friendly. With all the islands situated so close, there is always entertainment and sunshine right around the corner.
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