One of Florida’s primary Gulf Coast areas, Sarasota-Bradenton offers visitors an eclectic blend of culture and fine dining, circus thrills and pristine beaches, and a wide array of shopping opportunities. The city has been referred to as Florida's "Cultural Coast" because of the many theaters, art galleries, museums and other art venues found in the city. Even though Sarasota-Bradenton may be known best for the Arts and Culture, there's far more here than just galleries and theaters. This area is also home to beautiful golf courses and private clubs, not to mention near many of the top beaches found in the entire state of Florida.
Elite Airways offers nonstop jet service between Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida and Maine’s Portland International Jetport (PWM) and Westchester County International Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY. Click here to check availability or make a reservation.
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is centered between Tampa Bay and Ft. Myers on the west coast of Florida, and is located at 6000 Airport Circle in Sarasota, FL. The ticket counter is located in the main terminal. Click here for airport website.
Sun, sand and water are three things that the Gulf Coast has an abundance of, but not all Sarasota-Bradenton beaches are the same. The city of Sarasota is the gateway to miles of pristine beaches along the various nearby Keys. Don’t miss Siesta Key’s Crescent Beach, officially ranked as the finest, whitest sand beach in the world.
With ten theaters, a professional symphony, the ballet, an opera and over 30 art galleries, Sarasota-Bradenton is most known for the arts and culture scene. You will also find the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art in the city.
The Myakka River State Park and the Oscar Scherer State Park provide residents with an excellent opportunity to get out and enjoy nature. The beautiful climate and other attractions, such as Marie Selby Botanical Gardens provide other outdoor choices.