All pictures provided by:Terry Frankford
Maria Selby Botanical Gardens
811 South Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Myakka River State Park
13208 S.R. 72 Sarasota, FL 34241
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 S. Tamiami Trail Osprey, FL 34229
Celery Fields Park - Birding
6800 Palmer Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34240
East of I-75 off of Fruitville Rd.
Sorry no phone number available
Wild bird learning center and sanctuary
1701 Ken Thompson Pkwy. Sarasota, FL 34236
Reelin & Chillin Charters - inshore 22' boat
Fishing, Eco tours
920 John Ringling Causeway, Sarasota FL 34236
Fishing, Eco tours, Sight Seeing, Photography, Kayaking, Para Sailing, Golfing, State Parks, Wildlife Preserves, Birding, Bird Sanctuaries, Marine Aquariums
Both relaxation and adventure await visitors to Sarasota, FL. Imagine a four hour fishing trip on an inshore calm water charter. Catch & Release just for fun, catch a few fish dinners, or give that home cook a break and have your catch cooked by a local restaurant. Head home for a nap or walk on the beach before heading out to a local attraction. Mote Marine Aquarium, Save our Shorebirds sanctuary for a stroll viewing indigenous wildlife species, both fun and educational for the whole family. Maria Selby Botanical Gardens is just what the floral lover ordered, it's a must see. For the more active folks, golf, kayaking, parasailing or jet skiing may be more up you ally. And for the hiker, birder, photographer and wildlife enthusiast, visit one of Sarasota's State Parks. Myakka River State Park offers air boat rides, canoeing, hiking, nature trails from short walks to overnight hikes; if you want to see an alligator this is the place to visit. Oscar Scherer State Park offers many of the same activities. If you're a birder or bird photographer our landscaped water features including water retention areas and golf course ponds attract many seasonal as well as migratory birds.