Area Attractions

Our rental unit offers everything from a stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico to a private stroll along Turtle Beach. We also offer the advantages of being so close to the many attractions offered in the Sarasota area - Florida's cultural capitol! Fly into Tampa - 1 hour drive; fly into Orlando - 2 hour drive. Fisherman's Cove offers the best shelling beaches in Florida. You can also spy sea turtles and manatees.

Here are some of the many area attractions you can easily go visit while staying in Sarasota!

Busch Gardens
813-987-5082
This 300-acre African theme park is the best natural setting zoo in the world, it also offers a large amusement park.
Busch Gardens Web Site

Discovery Cove
877-434-7268
Swim with dolphins, Sting Rays and Tropical Fish. Snorkel through colorful reefs and down a tropical river. 
Discovery Cove Web Site

Gamble Plantation Mansion
941-723-4536
See the state historic site of Major Robert Gamble's sugar plantation. Some features are a Southern ante-bellum mansion with period furniture.
Gamble Plantation Web Site

Historic Spanish Point
941-966-5214
A 30-acre historical, archaeological and environmental museum owned and operated by the Gulf Coast Heritage Association. The site faces beautiful Little Sarasota Bay in Osprey, Florida. 
Historic Spanish Point

Islands of Adventure
407-363-8000
Journey through Marvel Super Hero Island, Toon Lagoon, Jurassic Park, Lost Continent, and Seuss Landing.
Islands of Adventure Web Site

Lake Manatee State Park
941-741-3028
Explore this 566-acre state park with freshwater swimming, fishing, canoeing, camping, and hiking. Launch your boat, picnic, watch wildlife or just relax. 
Lake Manatee Web Site

Mote Marine Aquarium
941-388-4441
Visit shark, manatee and sea turtle exhibits. Explore the touch tank's stingray and horseshoe crab. Eco-tours of Sarasota bay also available.
Marine Aquarium Web Site

Myakka River State Park
941-365-0100
Florida's largest park has 29,000 acres of fishing, canoeing, hiking, camping, airboat tours and hundreds of plant and animal species.
Myakka River Web Site 

Oscar Scherer State Park
941-483-5956
A 1,384-acre paradise of pine and scrub woodlands offers swimming, fishing, picnicking, hiking, bicycling, canoeing, camping, and bird watching.
Oscar Scherer Web Site

Pelican Bird Sanctuary
941-388-4444
See 55 different bird species: owls, hawks, iguanas, pelicans and more. Enjoy close-up animal encounters with over 200 birds daily. It's inspiring!
Bird Sanctuary Web Site

Ringling Museum of Art
941-359-5700
Visit a world-renowned collection of baroque art, the Circus Museum, and Ringling's Venetian palace-style mansion Ca' d' Zan.
Ringling Museum Web Site

Sarasota 
Rolling white-sand beaches and sparkling azure waters combine with a sophistication and charm to make Sarasota the gem of Florida’s Gulf Coast. 
Sarasota Web Site

Sarasota Car Museum
60,000 square foot facility on 4 acres of land near The Ringling Museum of Art and Asolo Theater. Sarasota Ballet Company is there too.
Car Museum

Sarasota Golf
Sarasota is a golfer's dream with more than 30 courses sprinkled throughout the county, challenging all levels of play and budgets. 
Golf Web Site

Sarasota Jungle Gardens
914-355-1112
Explore 10 lush tropical acres of winding trails, impressive gardens, petting zoo, and shell museum. See Florida birds, animals and reptiles too. 
Jungle Gardens Web Site

Sea World
407-351-3600
Dolphin, Shark, and penguin encounters, killer whales, deep-sea voyage and a 3-acre child’s play area.
Sea World Web Site 

Selby Botanical Gardens
941-366-5731
This tropical oasis on Sarasota Bay offers a magnificent display of rare orchids, bromeliads, bamboo and other exotic plant species.
Botanical Gardens Web Site

Three Florida Attractions 
941-746-STAR
South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium, and Parker Manatee Aquarium are all located at 201 10th Street in West Braden, Florida. Come and enjoy all three.
Florida Attractions Web Site 

Universal Studios 
407-363-8000
Near I-4, 10 miles west of Orlando. A working movie and T.V. studio with entertainment-themed attractions 
Universal Studios Web Site

Walt Disney World 
407-824-4321 
North of I-4 at Lake Buena Vista
Epcot Center, Magic Kingdom, Disney-MGM Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom 
Disney World Web Site

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Fisherman's Cove

Unit 103B
9000 Blind Pass Road
Sarasota, Florida 34242

 

309-360-7989

 

For Reservations Contact Debbie: debbiesipp@gmail.com

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