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More About Sarasota County
Sarasota County is located in the Central part of Florida's West Coast, with Tampa to the North and Ft. Myers to the South. Neighboring counties that Sarasota County shares a border with include Manatee County on the north and Charlotte County to the south. The county is about 57 miles from Tampa, or a one hour drive.
The Northern part of Sarasota County is a census designated area that some may mix up with the town or city of North Sarasota. North Sarasota County also includes the towns of North Port, Venice, Longboat Key, and part of Sarasota.
Things to Do in Sarasota County
Town of Longboat Key
Longboat Key is the place to be for those that love watersports, the beach, seafood, and pretty much anything about the water and island life. Some of the most popular things to do in Longboat Key include:
This restaurant offers a "polished casual" atmosphere overlooking the Sarasota Bay. The most famous entrees here include the Fresh Grouper, Red Snapper, and Famous Lobster Roll.
Private beach dining under trees on a covered patio with a large selection of meals on the menu from burgers to fresh seafood and a full bar to complete you dining experience. It is authentic Florida dockside dining at its best.
A collection of local retail shops and restaurants that top off a say of beach combing or allow for a relaxing afternoon out and about enjoying the atmosphere.
This shopping center is anchored by one of the largest Publix stores in the country featuring a hot and cold bar and a Pacific Wok Station as well as a wine chilling station. It is a great spot grab a bite to eat for a picnic on the beach.
This shopping center is on the south end of the island just minutes from the actual town of Longboat Key. It is a luxury shopping center that most people think of when they think of shopping on the island. This open air luxury shopping center includes stores such as Lily Pulitzer and Tommy Bahama and a wide range of restaurants from casual to fine dining.
There is so much to do in and around the amazing beaches of Longboat Key. You can hire a charter boat to take you deep sea fishing, go dolphin watching, just enjoy a boat ride, rent a small kayak or paddle boat, go snorkeling or diving in the calmer waters of Sarasota Bay, or just enjoy laying out on the soft sand beaches and take a swim. Whatever you like to do and however you like to do it, there is a water activity for you in Longboat Key.
Nearby Town of Bradenton
The Town of Bradenton is also very close to the Northern end of Sarasota County with plenty of fun activities. RiverWalk is a 1.5 mile park that spans the downtown area of Bradenton along the shores of the Manatee River. There is a walking path, green space, Rossi Park with splash pad, and event pavilion that hosts live entertainment, a family fun zone, seating areas, beach volleyball, exercise pad, skate park, and day dock at the RiverWalk in Bradenton.
The city of Sarasota is full of endless activity including enjoying the beautiful beaches. Strolling through downtown Sarasota you will find several art galleries and museums, the local farmers market, mini golf, amazing restaurants, great shopping, and plenty of nightlife and local festivals.
When looking for more things to do, there of course is the downtown area of Tampa just an hour away.
Schools in Sarasota
The public schools serving Sarasota are part of the Sarasota County Public School District. Some of the specific schools serving North Sarasota include Emma E. Booker Elementary School, Gocio Elementary School, Booker Middle School, Booker High School, and Sarasota High School.
Homes in Sarasota
There is a wide mix of homes and home types in North Sarasota County, most of which are single family properties with spacious yards. In Longboat Key and North Port, near the gulf shores, some multi-family condo and town home properties can be found. Sarasota is the largest town in the area with amazing waterfront luxury homes and luxury waterfront high-rise condos. Some very affordable starter properties can be found in North Sarasota as well as great family properties. Homes in North Sarasota County range in price from under $100,000 to around $20 million.
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