Sarasota is known as the cultural center of Florida. Just a short walk around downtown Sarasota will show you why this area is an ideal setting for world-class art, dining and boating. At every turn the downtown area just keeps getting better. There are lots of small shops, restaurants, art and furniture showrooms.
There is also a beautiful library, many entertainment options, parks, private homes and apartment buildings with wonderful views. In short, an ideal place to live or visit.