Things To Do

Whether you’re coming to Manasota Key for a short stay or exploring the area for a longer visit, there are plenty of things to do around the key and surrounding cities! You can find activities that range from relaxing to invigorating and explore beautiful, natural destinations around the area.

Local Destinations

Englewood Beach:
One of the most popular beaches in the area, it also includes Chadwick Park, which has a playground and picnic area. The beach has lots of shells and shark teeth to find, ample parking and pristine sand. There are also bathroom/shower areas to clean off.

Stump Pass Beach State Park:
A Florida State Park that consists of 3 islands with a mile of beach loaded with seashells and shark teeth. Ranger-led hikes can bring you to the best spots to view tortoises, manatees, egrets, and more!
On the western coast of Englewood is the Lemon Bay Park and Environmental Center. The park includes several miles of natural trails, a boat launch area, and gardens. There are plenty of different types of wildlife around the preserve that can be seen.

There are 7 miles of beautiful beaches around Little Gasparilla Island. During the summer season, sea turtles nest along the shores. You may also spot other wildlife including bald eagles, herons, pelicans and osprey.


Book Your Stay Today

There are many different places to explore around Manasota Key. If you are interested in scheduling a rental to begin your adventure, book with us today!