Travel

SRQ Airport Reopens Amenities

This includes valet parking, premium shade lot, shuttle bus service, and restaurants and gift shops.

11/13/2020 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines to Begin Service From SRQ Airport Next Year

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport will be Southwest's 10th Florida airport.

11/12/2020 By Staff

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Join the Lakewood Ranch Mindful Triathlon

The second annual Mindful Triathlon includes a virtual 5k, meditation and yoga at Bob Gardner Park on Saturday, November 14.

11/11/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go to Folk School at Crowley Museum and Nature Center

Live the life of a pioneer through Crowley's canning, sewing, soap-carving and crocheting classes.

11/05/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

It's Election Day. Let's Go Take a Hike.

Stop refreshing Twitter and recharge in nature at Oscar Scherer State Park or Myakka River State Park.

11/03/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Parks to Play In

Enjoy Robinson Preserve, a Rare Coastal Habitat, by Boat or on Foot

Formerly agricultural cropland, the preserve is being restored as salt marsh, one of the rarest coastal habitats.

11/01/2020 By John McCarthy

Parks to Play In

Slip Away Into Nature at Scherer Thaxton Preserve

This 287-acre preserve off Honore Avenue is adjacent to Oscar Scherer State Park.

11/01/2020 By John McCarthy

Parks to Play In

Five Wonderful Preserves to Explore

It’s great to live in a community with places like this to still the mind and stir the soul.

11/01/2020 By John McCarthy Photography by Everett Dennison

Parks to Play In

Hike or Bike Through Rothenbach Park's Gorgeous Oak Hammock

A series of trails at the site of the former county landfill provides access to some of the nicest woodlands around.

11/01/2020 By John McCarthy

Parks to Play In

Enjoy Robinson Preserve, a Rare Coastal Habitat, by Boat or on Foot

This 62-acre preserve along the south shore of the Manatee River is a popular place to hike, kayak and paddleboard.

11/01/2020 By John McCarthy

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go Camping on Siesta Key

The Turtle Beach campground has direct beach access and activities for the whole family.

10/28/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Ride Electric Bikes on Siesta Key Beach

Cruise along Siesta's white sand on an electric bike with Endless Summer SRQ.

10/22/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go on a Biplane Tour of Sarasota

Soar above Sarasota's most beautiful attractions in an open cockpit biplane.

10/14/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go on Sunset Gondola Ride

Experience an authentic Italian gondola ride right here in Sarasota with Sarasota Gondola's tours.

10/07/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Outdoor Adventures

Let's Go on a Fun Beginners' Fishing Trip

Sarasota Saltwater Adventures offers weekly fishing charters for the family or for solo fishermen and -women.

09/30/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Moments of Joy

Travel Shows Fill Our Editor's Itch to Hop a Plane

Senior editor Ilene Denton says she's thankful for streaming television.

09/29/2020 By Ilene Denton

On Walkabout

Photographer Cliff Roles Explores a Quiet Venice, Italy

Still beautiful, and less touristed, Venice welcomes a traveling photographer.

09/24/2020 Photography by Cliff Roles

Bay Watch

Portions of The Bay's Mangrove Walkway Will Open in Mid-October

Segments of phase one of the project, which include the mangrove walkway, trails and benches, will open to the public next month.

09/24/2020 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

Walkabout Tour

Photographer Cliff Roles Finds Art and Food in Vienna

He even meets up with fellow Sarasotan Elisabeth Waters and her family there.

09/18/2020 Photography by Cliff Roles