7 days in Sarasota & Bradenton Itinerary

7 days in Sarasota & Bradenton Itinerary

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7 days in Sarasota & Bradenton Itinerary

Start: Sarasota
1
Sarasota
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Bradenton
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Sarasota

3
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Siesta Key Rum as well as TreeUmph! Adventure Course. Edison & Ford Winter Estates and Murielle Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Siesta Beach and Clearwater Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach (about 56 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Ringling, identify plant and animal life at Ted Sperling Park, explore and take pictures at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, and cruise along Myakka River State Park.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sarasota trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sarasota. In January, daytime highs in Sarasota are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bradenton.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Clearwater, Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Siesta Beach, TreeUmph! Adventure Course, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center
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The Ringling ©
The Ringling
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach

3
nights
Bradenton

Bradenton ©
Bradenton boasts a handful of historical buildings, but its real claim to fame is as the home of Tropicana Products and its quirky culture.
Naughty Monk Brewery has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Collection, see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Naughty Monk Brewery. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jude the Apostle Cathedral Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Saint Pete Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bradenton online holiday planner .

Bradenton is very close to Sarasota. In January, daily temperatures in Bradenton can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bradenton

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center
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The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

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