15 days in Sarasota & Siesta Key Itinerary

15 days in Sarasota & Siesta Key Itinerary

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15 days in Sarasota & Siesta Key Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Sarasota
— 9 nights
Bus:  30 min
2
Siesta Key
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Dallas

9
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Beach Walk and De Soto National Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy and Sarasota National Cemetery. Explore Sarasota's surroundings by going to Venice Beach (in Venice), St. Petersburg (The Dali Museum, Morean Art Center, & more) and Cortez Cultural Center (in Cortez). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Legacy Trail, contemplate the long history of Philippe Park, kick back and relax at Bradenton Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Pinellas County Heritage Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sarasota trip itinerary planner .

Dallas to Sarasota is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to Sarasota, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in November, expect Sarasota to be a bit warmer, temps between 80°F and 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Bradenton, Clearwater, Bradenton Beach, Venice Beach
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Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
De Soto National Memorial ©
De Soto National Memorial
Caladesi Island State Park ©
Caladesi Island State Park

5
nights
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Crescent Beach and Turtle Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Silver City Sarasota and The Gallery on Siesta Key. Change things up with these side-trips from Siesta Key: Venice (Our Lady of Lourdes & Ideal Classic Cars Museum & Showroom), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Sanibel Island) and Englewood (Manasota Key Beach & Englewood Beach). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Historic Spanish Point, stroll through North Jetty Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Siesta Key day trip site .

Siesta Key is just a stone's throw from Sarasota. In November in Siesta Key, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Venice, Englewood, Nokomis Beach, Historic Spanish Point, North Jetty Beach
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Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Nokomis Beach ©
Nokomis Beach
Englewood Beach ©
Englewood Beach

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