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Attractions in Sarasota, FL

Situated near the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, the downtown area, and numerous beaches, our hotel puts you close to a number of exciting attractions in Sarasota, FL. 

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The Ringling Museum

2.7 miles away

One of the top attractions in Sarasota, FL the Ringling Museum is home to a vast collection of art, housed in a stunning, Venetian-style building.

Ca d’Zan

3 miles away

Home to John and Mable Ringling, this massive estate was built before the couple started construction on their massive art museum. Stroll through stunning interiors and grounds as you discover this historic building. 


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You can’t visit Sarasota without taking a trip to the beach! We’re surrounded by a ton of incredible beaches, ranging from the world-famous Siesta Key beach to the tranquil Longboat Beach.

Sarasota Opera

5.9 miles away

Enjoy a night out at the Sarasota Opera! This cultural attraction in Sarasota, FL is home to a variety of classic and modern operas. Guests will enjoy a magnificent performance in the grand building, recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.  

Ed Smith Stadium

5.2 miles away

Baseball fans will enjoy a trip to Ed Smith Stadium, the spring training site of the Baltimore Orioles! Spend a day watching premier players train for the upcoming season from mid-February to the start of the regular season.

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

3.5 miles away

Escape to a tropical paradise when you visit the Sarasota Jungle Gardens! Home to over 150 exotic birds, mammals, and reptiles, the Sarasota Jungle Gardens are the perfect place to spend an afternoon with the family.  

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

9.9 miles away

Discover a new world when you visit the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. Visitors can explore the aquarium’s incredible exhibits and learn more about the center’s conservation efforts and scientific research on Sarasota’s aquatic life. 

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

6.6 miles away

Once home to William and Marie Selby, these sprawling botanical gardens feature over 15 acres of stunning horticultural exhibits. Open 364 days a year, the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are a peaceful place to enjoy a stroll amongst nature. 

Book your stay at the Holiday Inn to enjoy easy access to all the top attractions in Sarasota, FL!  

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