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Living in Sarasota

Sarasota has an average Walk Score of 52 with 51,917 residents.

Sarasota has some public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Sarasota neighborhoods are Main Street Merchants, Laurel Park and Rosemary District.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Sarasota, FL

Sarasota is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Island Park Dr

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Island Park

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Sarasota.

Sarasota Apartments for Rent

Sarasota Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Main Street Merchants 92 49 64 1,496
2 Laurel Park 88 48 58 1,052
3 Rosemary District 88 48 72 1,651
4 Gillespie Park 86 48 75 1,329
5 Central Cocoanut 66 38 67 1,705
6 Hudson Bayou 62 34 59 766
7 Arlington Park 52 32 52 3,060
8 Alta Vista 43 30 51 932
9 Bellevue Terrace 38 28 52 713
10 Lido Key 26 23 55 1,102
11 Oakwood Manor 17 30 37 819

Eating & Drinking

There are about 369 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Sarasota.

People in Sarasota can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Gator Club The

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Station 400

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

Steven R. Mulder
on Island Park Dr

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.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Sarasota? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

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Island Park Dr

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Island Park

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Island Park

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Station 400

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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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Marina Jack Restaurant

Bike Score of Sarasota, FL

Sarasota is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Island Park

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Island Park Dr

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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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Smokin' Joes Pub

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Mattison's City Grille

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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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

Steven R. Mulder
on Gator Club The

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Island Park

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Island Park

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Sarasota Chakl Festival

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eat here Sarasota

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

Sarasota is Talking About...

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Television Media Group

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Half Shell Oyster House

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Marina Jack Restaurant

Beautiful park with bike paths, walking paths, a pond with a fountain, free public tennis courts with lights, an outdoor basketball court, a playground and picnic tables. Also a giant swimming pool, weight room and indoor basketball court for $4 a day.

Peter Dunn
on Arlington Park and Aquatic Center

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