A weekend guide to Longboat Key includes the best things to eat, see and do while visiting the barrier island on Florida’s West Coast! Enjoy a stay at Zota Beach Resort, dine on delectable fare at Viento Kitchen and Bar, relax on powder soft beaches, tour Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and more.
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Weekend Guide to Longboat Key Florida

 A weekend guide to Longboat Key includes the best things to eat, see and do while visiting the barrier island on Florida’s West Coast! Enjoy a stay at Zota Beach Resort, dine on delectable fare at Viento Kitchen and Bar, relax on powder soft beaches, tour Mote Marine Aquarium and more.

Exploring Florida is one of my favorite things to do! With endless coastline, fresh seasonal food and unique outdoor activities, there are options for everyone. On my most recent Florida adventure I ventured to Longboat Key near Sarasota, Florida. It is the perfect weekend getaway, winter escape or summer vacation destination. Located less than 30 minutes from the Sarasota airport or a 75 minute drive from the Tampa airport, Longboat Key is an easy escape for any time of the year. A weekend guide to Longboat Key, Florida includes the best things to eat, see and do on the barrier island on Florida’s West Coast. Read below for my favorite highlights from the beautiful gulf coast island.

Grilled Peach and Blueberry Crisp is made with only a few simple ingredients including fresh peaches, wild blueberries and crisp oat topping! The fresh crisp is cooked on the grill so you don't even have to turn on the oven.

Grilled Peach and Blueberry Crisp

Grilled Peach and Blueberry Crisp is made with only a few simple ingredients including fresh peaches, wild blueberries and crisp oat topping! The fresh crisp is cooked on the grill so you don't even...

Zucchini Mac and Cheese Bites are a great way to pack fresh zucchini into a fun and delicious meal! Made with only a few ingredients, kids and adults will love these little mac and cheese bites.

Zucchini Mac and Cheese Bites

Zucchini Mac and Cheese Bites are a great way to pack fresh zucchini into a fun and delicious meal! Made with only a few ingredients, kids and adults will love these little mac and...