Things To Do in Tampa, FL

One of the great things about Sarasota is how we are in close proximity to so many other great places in Florida. One of those places we enjoy going to is Tampa! The drive from Sarasota to Tampa is a little over an hour, and it’s a beautiful drive over the Sunshine Skyway. Here are …

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Chicago, IL

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Chicago, IL One of the best cities in the world is Chicago, IL. Okay we might be a little biased as this is our hometown. But Chicago is great city to visit with lots to offer. We recently spent the weekend here and had a great time. Since we live in Florida now, it was …

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Anna Maria Island, FL

Anna Maria is a barrier island about seven miles in length located south of Tampa Bay and in Manatee County on the west coast of Florida. It is an absolute treasure that is geographically stunning with gorgeous blue waters and sandy beaches accessible only by fabulous bridge crossings. This “Island in the Sun” was originally used …

Unique Things to do in Sarasota, FL

Sarasota definitely qualifies as a unique city.  Of course, it is tropical and sunny with gorgeous beaches, but outside of that Sarasota is defined by its roots in the circus and deep commitment to the arts. Trips to Siesta Key, St. Armand’s Circle, Marie Selby Gardens, Sarasota Opera and numerous theaters are a must. Once you’ve checked out all …