Travel

United Airlines Begins Service to Houston from SRQ

The nonstop flights depart daily at 11:55 a.m.

02/11/2021 By Staff

Cupid's Bow

Local Business Delivers Romantic, Customized Dates for Couples

Christine McKinney crafts unforgettable dates in outdoor spaces.

02/09/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Travel

Southwest Airlines to Add New Flights at SRQ

The airline will offer service between Sarasota-Bradenton and Atlanta beginning in March.

01/28/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Traffic for December Increases 12 Percent Over November

However, compared to December 2019, passenger traffic was down 48 percent.

01/15/2021 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go on a Snorkeling Trip to Egmont Key

Coastline Excursions offer guided tours from Anna Maria Island to Egmont Key.

12/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Watch a Polo Match at Sarasota Polo Club

The fast-paced yet posh sport of polo is played in Lakewood Ranch at 1 p.m. every Sunday.

12/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Coronavirus

Are Snowbirds Flocking to Florida This Year?

Forty-four percent of snowbirds said they're not going away this winter because of the pandemic—but of the ones who are, 50 percent are coming to Florida.

12/22/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Travel

More Than 84 Million Americans Expected to Travel for the Holidays

That's 34 million less than the previous year; however, the CDC recommends staying home to mitigate the spread of Covid-19.

12/21/2020 By Staff

Sky time

Look for the Rare 'Christmas Star' in the Night Sky on Monday, Dec. 21

The planets Jupiter and Saturn will appear the closest they've been since 1623.

12/16/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Tourism

Sarasota Airport Traffic Down 42 Percent in November

More than 106,000 people used the airport this November, compared to almost 183,000 in November 2019.

12/14/2020 By staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Adds Three Seasonal Flights

The new service is in addition to Southwest's previously announced year-round schedule.

12/10/2020 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Play Mini Golf at Smuggler's Cove

A round of mini golf might just become your new fun family holiday tradition.

12/09/2020 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

Things to Do

43 Socially Distant Ways to Have Fun in Sarasota—and Beyond

Our editors scanned the landscape to select some of their favorite things to do, see, eat and enjoy.

12/01/2020 By Sarasota Magazine Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Play Tennis at G.T. Bray Park

Hit the courts at G.T. Bray Park in Bradenton after you've enjoyed your Thanksgiving feast.

11/25/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Take a hike

Thanksgiving Is the Perfect Day to Visit a State Park

It's become an annual tradition for my family to head out to Myakka River State Park on Thanksgiving Day.

11/24/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Parks to Play In

Walk Into the Past at Historic Spanish Point

This 30-acre bayfront sanctuary is authentic Old Florida at its finest.

11/21/2020 By John McCarthy

Float On

What It's Like to Canoe Down the Peace River

Our writer spent eight miles cruising through alligator territory—and enjoying the gorgeous scenery.

11/20/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Holiday Travel

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Here’s How to Do It Safely

Traveling during the pandemic is a different beast, psychologically, emotionally and logistically.

11/19/2020 By Elizabeth Djinis

Travel

Southwest Airlines Announces SRQ Flights

The initial flight schedules include Houston, Chicago, Baltimore/Washington and Nashville, and will begin Feb. 14, 2021.

11/19/2020 By Staff