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Living in Sarasota

Sarasota has an average Walk Score of 49 with 51,917 residents.

Sarasota has some public transportation.

The most walkable Sarasota neighborhoods are Original Gillespie Park, Laurel Park and Downtown.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Sarasota, FL

Sarasota is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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Island Park Dr

Most errands require a car in Sarasota.

Sarasota Neighborhoods

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Original Gillespie Park 86 49 - 1,233
2 Laurel Park 86 49 - 727
3 Downtown 86 47 - 2,791
4 Rosemary District 83 49 - 1,351
5 Park East 61 36 - 3,626
6 Hudson Bayou 58 34 - 864
7 Central Cocoanut 58 38 - 2,059
8 South Poinsettia 55 34 - 931
9 17th Street Neighborhood Association 49 35 - 1,683
10 Alta Vista 46 33 - 1,660
11 Bayou Oaks 46 33 - 3,633
12 Amaryllis Park 46 32 - 2,888
13 Arlington Park 45 31 - 3,430
14 Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores 44 32 - 2,268
15 Eastwood Oaks 34 30 - 1,106
16 Oakwood Manor 29 30 - 1,259
17 Bellevue Terrace 27 27 - 733
18 Lido Key 22 25 - 952
19 Bird Key 13 25 - 605

Eating & Drinking

There are about 329 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Sarasota.

People in Sarasota can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Gator Club The

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Smokin' Joes Pub

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thumbnail for Island Park DrPicturesque views of the Gulf of Mexico merged with bustling Bayfront Dr. #Downtown Sarasota

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Transit Score of Sarasota, FL

Sarasota has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Sarasota apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Sarasota has some public transportation and about 18 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Sarasota on public transit.

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Gator Club The

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Smokin' Joes Pub

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Mattison's City Grille

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Station 400

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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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Marina Jack Restaurant

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Station 400

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Mattison's City Grille

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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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Island Park

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Island Park

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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

thumbnail for Marie Selby Botanical GardensBeautiful Garden with very unique Flowers and Foliage. This is a Red Silk Cotton Tree over looking the water. #Downtown Sarasota

Steven R. Mulder
on Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Photo of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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Sarasota Chakl Festival

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eat here Sarasota

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Television Media Group

thumbnail for Gator Club TheGreat, vibrant nightspot with infamous upstairs Cigar Bar. #Downtown Sarasota

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on Gator Club The

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Half Shell Oyster House

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Marina Jack Restaurant

Photo of Marina Jack Restaurant in Sarasota

Marina Jack Restaurant

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