Allow us to suggest one must-visit on attraction to your Sarasota vacation”bucket list:” Sarasota Jungle Gardens!
Located just a few moments from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and the world-renowned Ringling Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens is a true “Old Florida” attraction. Established in 1939, this tropical oasis is home to Florida alligators, tortoises, dozens of snakes in the Reptile House, parrots, macaws, cockatoos, lemurs, monkeys and flamingos. Be sure to check the daily schedule to take full advantage of interactive shows and animal encounters during your visit. Take a stroll “inside the jungle” as your venture around the lake on paved brick winding paths to take in the beauty of mother nature.
A highlight for many? The flamingos! Sarasota Jungle Gardens is home to a large number of American Flamingos which you’ll have the opportunity to feed by hand!
Also boasting a playground as well as special events and camps for kids, Sarasota Jungle Gardens was rated the #1 local children’s attraction in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards.
Of course, the Comfort Suites Sarasota is a great launching pad for you and your family to explore all that Sarasota has to offer!