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    Sealife up close

    by HotSpotJ Written Jun 17, 2005

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    Being a distinguished veteran of Miami Beach and Ft. Lauderdale Beach vacations, I was very suprised at the sealife on Siesta Key. Both the birds and fish are very abundant, When I was boating on the intercoastal it was not uncommon to see dolphins regularly, and the amount of fish swimming at your ankels when you wade on the Key sometimes reminded me of the deep tropics.... ahh, paradise in America!

    Little Birdie on the Beach
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    The City of Sarasota

    by HotSpotJ Written Jun 17, 2005

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    One very cool thing about staying on Siesta Key is that you are only a short drive from downtown Sarasota, a city that in itself has a number of things to do and to see. From the soothing beach to the historic downtown of Sarasota, so much to do and see.... thats what I call a vacation!

    Downtown Sarasota as seen from the North Bridge
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    Top 10 Beach

    by HotSpotJ Written Feb 22, 2005

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    The number one reason people stay here is for the gorgeous beach. It has the finest sand in the world due to a large amount of quartz just off the coastline, and that along with the soothing sound of the Gulf, it is great just to relax all day and work on your tan. When I lived here I took a large float out, a couple of beers, and just let stress solve itself.

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    Sail Away

    by HotSpotJ Written Feb 22, 2005

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    There are a number of sailboat and boat rentals on the Key, the one I went to the most is located beside the Bank of America at the end of Stickney Point bridge. There are also sailboat rental avaliable on the Key itself, if you're into sailing you'll have a great time sailing into the sunset!

    Sail on the Gulf
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    Birdwatching

    by zrim Written Jan 31, 2004

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    Siesta Key is home to a good number of wading birds. They seem to live easily amongst the ever-growing population of perople. This great white egret was strolling across the front lawn of a modest home as my dad and I took our morning walk.

    The egret is a flesh eater and favors fish, frogs, insects and even small mammals. It is a very large bird that reaches a height of three and a half feet.

    Great Egret
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    Boating

    by zrim Written Jan 31, 2004

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    I've never had the opportunity to boat the intracoastal waterway, but it looks like a lot of fun. Better than just lying out on the beach at any rate. I wonder how many gallons to the mile this boat uses?

    Sarasota is on the other side of the intracoastal
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    The Public Beach

    by zrim Written Jan 31, 2004

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    There is a public beach on the north end of the key. It seems to be very popular because there are always people hanging out there. In addition to the regular beach activities of swimming and sunbathing, there are tennis courts and volleyball nets.

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    Ringling Museum

    by bluegaelic Written Oct 4, 2002

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    'The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in its affiliation with Florida State University is the largest museum/university complex in the nation. Recognized as the Art Museum of the State Of Florida, its campus encompasses an internationally recognized museum of Western European and American art; a Museum of the Circus; Cà d'Zan, the Ringlings' thirty-room mansion; the historic Asolo theater from Venice, and over 60 acres of landscaped grounds and statuary.

    Its collections, vast research resources through one of the largest art libraries in the State, and statewide outreach education programs provide access for scholarly research, arts education and enjoyment for audiences throughout the nation.' ~ Ringling site

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    Sunset on the Key

    by HotSpotJ Updated Jul 13, 2005

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    For the romantics and photographers alike, a sunset on the key is a must. No two sunsets are the same, I make it a point to get on the beach every night about 20 minutes before sundown.

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    Siesta Key Public Beach

    by vhasouth Written Jun 29, 2005

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    A trip to Sarasota is not complete without going to this popular beach. It is one of the nicest public beaches I have ever seen.

    Siesta Key Public Beach
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    Sunday Twilight Drumline

    by HotSpotJ Written Feb 21, 2005

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    Every Sunday at sunset there is a group of people that set up a drumline with dancers and guitar players and all sorts of interesting people.

    Drumline
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