Things tO DO in and around siesta key

Marina of Siesta Key Water Sports

Marina of Siesta Key Water Sports

Easy to reach from Midnight Cove II

Wildlife:

 

Siesta Beach (Part of the Florida Birding Trail)

www.floridabirdingtrail.com/trail/trail-sections/south-section/siesta-beach/

 

Myakka River State Park

www.floridastateparks.org/park-history/myakka-river

 

Oscar-Scherer State Park

www.floridastateparks.org/park/Oscar-Scherer

 

Local Attractions:

  • Historic Sarasota
  • Shelby Botanical Gardens
  • Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
  • Sarasota Jungle Garden
  • Ringling Art & Circus Museum
  • Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Orchestra, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Siesta Key Village (Restaurants and Boutiques)
  • Lido Key, St. Armands Circle (Restaurants and Boutiques)

What else?

  • Boat Rental
  • Jet Ski, Paddle Board & Kayak Rental
  • Parasailing
  • Golf Courses (Mainland)
  • Helicopter Flight (Sarasota Airport)

Day Trips:

  • Historic Edison Ford Estates, Fort Myers
  • Dali Museum, St. Petersburg
  • Ybor City, Tampa
  • Everglades National Park
  • Key West Express for the Ultimate Sarasota Vacation Day Trip

 

Nightlife:

 

Siesta Key Village provides a variety of breakfast places, restaurants, cocktail bars with live music in traditional Florida Island Style. Take the SCAT bus, it stops right in front of Midnight Cove II, hop on the Breeze Trolley which shuttles every 30 minutes to the village or ride your own car.

 

Captain Curt's Restaurant and Sniki Tiki Bar (walking distance)

www.captaincurts.com/siesta-key-sniki-tiki-outdoor-bar

 

Daiquiri Deck (walking distance)

www.daiquiridecksiestakey.com/locations/daiquiri-deck-south-siesta-key

 

Gilligan's Island Bar & Grill

www.gilligansislandbar.com

 

Beach Club

www.beachclubsiestakey.com

 

Siesta Key Oyster Bar
www.skob.com

 

 

Restaurants (just a few more):

 

Philippi Creek (off the island, 5 minutes by car)

www.creekseafood.com

 

Gecko's Grill & Pub (off the island, 3 minutes by car)

www.geckosgrill.com