My XO Adventures Day Trips From Sarasota
Sarasota's Best Private Tour!
Come along on this private tour of Sarasota. Whether your a couple, group of friends or a family we offer the best way to get to know our little Gem on the West Coast known as Sarasota!
Let our guides do the planning while you sit back and enjoy a great Sarasota Tour. This is 100% private, so no finding your place on the bus. Sarasota has been sought out for over 100 years for its fine beaches and mild weather. From early Native Americans, Swindled Scotts, Circus Magnates, Socialites and Philanthropists all came together to make Sarasota the gem of the West Coast of Florida. and After picking you up, I'll take you to one of Sarasota's most famous Landmarks, the Ca' D' Zan, which is John & Mable Ringling's' mansion on Sarasota Bay. Included in your tour is admission to the grounds, with all it's botanical features. As we make our way to the mansion, and Sarasota Bay you'll get a history of the Ringlings and their importance in shaping Sarasota into what it is today. Find out little known information about the family, wealth, bust & boom of John & Mable Ringling.
After taking a sightseeing tour through historic neighborhoods and hearing stories on its more famous residents, we'll choose from one of many downtown eateries to relax and unwind. Sarasota has quite a few culinary delights, and even though the choice might vary, the quality and experience is always top notch.
After lunch, we'll make our way to Selby Botanical Gardens, another highlight of Sarasota! Situated on several acres of prime real estate along Sarasota Bay, you'll discover a botanical wonderland throughout the grounds. We'll have a self guided tour with headset and learn about what makes this place so special. Exotic trees, plants, flowers and orchids dot this property and take you away to a tropical paradise!
Finally, we head south to Spanish Point. Berth Palmer, a famous Chicago Socialite chose this area in Sarasota, but why? Let's find out as we explore the grounds of beautiful big oaks, Native American History, Bertha Palmer's imprint on Sarasota and what makes this place so significant!
With a local guide who's enthusiastic about what they do, you're sure to enjoy our day trips from Sarasota.