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Beach
“Lido Key Beach is one of the easiest beaches to reach from Sarasota downtown. Situated less than 5 miles southwest of the city center, Lido Key Beach offers more than 3,000 feet of white sand. Several recreation areas, with amenities like picnic tables and a pool (which can be enjoyed for a fee), are also available. What's more, Lido Key Beach sits within walking distance of St. Armands Circle, where various shops and eateries reside.”
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Park
“South Lido Park is a Sarasota County park located on Benjamin Franklin Drive. It is a waterfront park on Lido Key just north of Big Sarasota Pass. The park is located on the former land of Otto Schmidt Zoldan, a pioneer who applied for a homestead at the southern tip of Lido Key in 1904. His claim was granted in 1910 and included most of the land that is now South Lido Park. Lido Key was originally known as Sarasota Key until the Ringling Isles development in the 1920’s when it was renamed. Established in 1974, the park features trails, picnic areas, bird-watching, kayaking, and swimming.”
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“Park featuring trails, picnicking, swimming, restrooms and a playground, boat ramps, and Lido Key Mangrove Tunnels. A trek through the mangrove tunnels at Ted Sperling Park at South Lido Beach Nature Park gives kayakers and stand up paddle boarders unique routes for exploration a unique ecosystem.”
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“12-acre park and beach adjacent to the Ringling Bridge, with fishing—bay and city views. The Ringling Causeway is a tall, long bridge that spans Sarasota Bay, connecting downtown Sarasota with Bird Key, St. Armand's Key, City Island, Lido Key, and Longboat Key. The bridge features waterfront parks at each end, as well as a pier and close proximity to Bird Key Park. Walkers, runners, cyclists and even skaters relish the opportunity to scale its height and enjoy the unsurpassed view of Sarasota Bay and the surrounding area. Looking west, from the peak of the north side of the bridge, you can spot the Gulf of Mexico. After dark, walking toward the mainland (east) down the south side of the bridge provides a fabulous view of downtown Sarasota, the buildings appearing to burst right from the water.”
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“A lovely place to while away a few hours, eating...browsing the quaint boutique stores and art galleries”
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“A small but beautiful park on the south end of Longboat Key. This is a great spot for beautiful views of New Pass. ”
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