5778 Clark Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34233
Phone: (941) 921-7750
Fax: (941) 925-2474
The Edison Keith Estate is a monumental site in the Sarasota region of Florida. Precisely located at 5500 South Tamiami Trail, it is also famously referred as the Phillippi Estate Park or the Phillippi Plantation. The park can be toured from 6 a to 12 p all 365 days round the year. Entry can be availed free of charge and the site offers nature trails, fisher piers, playground, gazebo picnic tables, restrooms, rose garden,parking and much more. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1991.
Be it a family vacation or a romantic trip, this place is a perfect spot to visit for some time off from the chaotic life. The white sand and blue waters make Siesta Key beach an ideal place for the beach lovers and a relaxing destination for all.
Ed Smith Stadium, which opened in 1989, is one of the famous landmarks of the city. It is the training grounds of the Sarasota Red Sox and the Cincinnati Reds. You can watch the live action of these talented teams. Children under three are allowed free entry, provided they don't occupy additional seat. Facilities include on-site parking and disabled access. So come by, for the city's most happening events are held here!
Here is a course made specially for those who take golf very seriously. The Rolling Green Golf Club is made of large stretch of grass so that aiming the holes becomes a tad difficult in a few strikes. The place is lined with trees making it very pleasurable to spend time here. The Club also offers a practice pitch with instruction manuals at all levels. If you plan to visit the place, go a little early and dig into the breakfast menu that the in-house restaurant offers. The place also holds tournaments periodically, so that the visitors can witness a good game and the golfers can indulge in the pleasure of competition. Check website for tee timings and other details.
Sarasota Sailing Squadron is a non-profit organization and was founded in the 1930s. Adventurers will love the various types of sailing activities here. From recreational, cruising to racing and sailing courses, there is lots in the offing which is affordable as well as exciting. Besides this the club also hosts private events and is the home of the monthly Sailing Squadron Concerts. Featuring the best of folk and acoustic artists, this open air pavilion event is one of the anticipated events of the city.
Awarded by the Golf Digest as being one of the best places to play, the Legacy Golf Club is a golf lover's dream course. This 18-hole golf course hosts many tournaments and competitions. But if you just want to try and perfect your shots before that big match, you can do it at the special practice course at this club. The club is also available for events. There is a Ranch Grille, Patio and an events lawn where your guests can savor on breakfasts and delicious lunches. To book your slot, please visit their website.
Family outings or even spending time with friends have become a rarity with our busy life schedules. River Strand Golf & Country Club is a great retreat for all those weary of city hustle bustle. Surrounded by lush green trees and beautiful foliage everywhere, the golf course here has its holes strewn all over, making it a great game for enthusiasts. They also have a golf shop and a cafe so that you never run out of equipments or tire out. They also have an tennis lawn for all those who are not too fond of golf. And if you're looking to begin with the game there are trainers to help you learn it. Check website for more details.
Waterlefe Golf & River Club owes its lush beauty to Ted McAnli who is credited with having designed the course. This 18-hole course takes you on a scenic journey through the picturesque Manatee River and several well-preserved Conservation zones. Enjoy the challenging five tees as you traverse through the par 72 course at your own pace. The River Club, on the other hand, is home to various recreational facilities: dining, swimming and a fitness club where you can relax and have a gala time. The River Club is also an ideal venue to host private events and parties. Check website for more details.
Spread over 676 acres of land, Heron Creek Golf & Country Club, is one of the best golf courses in Florida. The beautifully laid out golf course is nothing less than a stunning landscape. This country club is surrounded by sparkling lakes and is very well-preserved in its natural habitat. If you are a novice at playing golf, don't fret. The Heron Creek Learning Centre offers group and individual learning lessons and also features long and short game clinics. For further details, please check the website.