The Wild Life

Scalloping at Crystal River Is Something Every Floridian Should Do

The Nature Coast astounds with manatees, scallops and stunning waterways.

07/25/2022 By Lauren Jackson

What's Cooler Than Being Cool? Ice Cold!

The Best Beach Coolers of 2022

Stow beer, wine and your Pub subs in one of these bad boys for the perfect Sarasota beach day.

07/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Hot Flash

It's Crazy Hot Out. Should You Be Exercising Outdoors?

Maybe, but if you do, you'll want to follow these tips from fitness expert Rachel Reddish.

07/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Best Catch

Palmetto's Largest Fishing Tournament For Charity Returns This Weekend

Fire Charity Fishing Tournament will take place Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12, at Riverside Park and will benefit The Children's Burn Foundation.

06/07/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Celebrate Mother's Day Outdoors at One of These Six Gorgeous Destinations

Sometimes, all Mom wants on Mother's Day is some peace and quiet in the great outdoors. Here are some local spots you should hit up this Sunday.

05/06/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Gift Guide

The Best Gifts for Experiencing Sarasota

So many of the best things in life are experienced rather than purchased. Here are some unique outings in Sarasota you can gift your loved ones.

04/12/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Break a sweat

New Outdoor Fitness Class Will Have You Training Like a Gladiator

The free series starts this Saturday and continues weekly through mid-December.

09/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoors

Accessible Outdoor Activities for Kids With Disabilities

Sarasota's Parks and Recreation department is ensuring everyone can join in the fun.

09/02/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go to a Holiday Snow Park in Dade City

Snowcat Ridge Alpine Snow Park is bringing the fun of a snowy mountainside to sunny Florida.

12/02/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Spend a Day at the Beach With the Dog

Venice's Brohard Beach and Paw Park lets you bring your canine companion along for a day of surf and sun.

09/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go for a Dolphin-Watching Tour in Sarasota Bay

Bring the kids along for a thrilling, pirate-themed dolphin tour with Siesta Key Aqua Adventures.

08/12/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go for a Hike at Oscar Scherer State Park

Oscar Scherer State Park has many shaded trails that are perfect for hiking, biking and viewing wildlife.

08/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Heat Index

Five Cool Local Pools

Longing for a dip, but no pool of your own? Read on.

07/26/2017 By Emma Burke