Ready to soak up the summer sun and put your feet in crystal white sand? Look no further! The beautiful Sarasota Bradenton area is just three hours away when taking the year-round daily nonstop flight from LaGuardia (LGA) to the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) with Delta Air Lines or JetBlue Airways. Find flights and purchase tickets through one of these great airlines.
The SRQ Airport is only minutes away from downtown Sarasota and Bradenton, award-winning beaches and historic attractions. SRQ offers 30 minutes free parking, free Wi-Fi service, valet parking, and much more. Book your flight to SRQ today and explore the area! Best Beaches in the World A trip to the popular beaches of Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island is an absolute must as these beaches have collected many mentions and awards as being some of the best in the world. You will definitely enjoy the cool fine white sands of Siesta Key and the serenity Anna Maria Island brings. And don’t forget the shark tooth hunting opportunity on Venice Beach.
Impressive Cultural Scene Sarasota County and Bradenton Area are home to numerous artists, performing arts venues, and celebrated festivals. The Village of the Arts in Bradenton showcases charming bungalows housing a community of vibrant local artists whose work is open to the public through monthly events. And don’t forget the collection of visual art along the Bradenton area's Riverwalk. Catch a live performance at one of the Sarasota area's venues such as the Sarasota Opera House, the Asolo Repertory Theatre, the Florida Studio Theatre, the Historic Asolo at The Ringling, and the Van Wezel. Combined, these places offer hundreds of shows every year -- from Broadway hits and famous musicians to elegant ballets, vibrant orchestras, and world-renowned operas. Great Places to stay Sarasota County and the Bradenton Area offer rental properties including hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, condos, cottages, resorts, and more. With new hotels quickly being added, the options are nearly endless! Considering staying on the beach? Dozens of condo and cottage listings can be found on the Island of Venice, Siesta Key, Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island. If you are here on business, enjoy plenty of lodging options near Sarasota Bradenton International Airport: