No matter which part of Florida’s Gulf Coast you visit, there is no shortage of things to do and see. Whether you’re planning a family getaway or a trip for two, this region is home to charming towns just waiting for you to discover them. With a large inventory of seasonal and vacation rentals located between Boca Grande and Terra Ceia Bay, the chances are Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals has a home in your chosen destination. All our properties have the comforts of home, like a fully-equipped kitchen. Make memories by creating a delicious meal using ingredients found at a local Florida farmers market.
A Guide to Farmers Markets in Sarasota and Beyond
While there is no shortage of incredible restaurants to try during your vacation, sometimes it’s nice to have a quiet night in. The kitchen at your vacation rental will have all the necessary equipment to make a restaurant-worthy meal. Make your dish more delectable by using ingredients from a nearby farmers market.
The Sarasota Farmers Market, which first opened in 1979, is a year-round market open Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in downtown Sarasota at the intersection of Lemon Avenue and Main Street, this market features vendors selling everything from produce to plants and artisanal creations.
Make your way to Old Main Street from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. on Saturdays from October through May. Over 40 vendors take over the tree-lined retail district every week to bring you all sorts of goodies. Browse the booths to discover locally-grown produce, fresh seafood, art, and more.
Swing by Waterside Place to explore the Lakewood Ranch farmers market. Running Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. year-round, this market attracts over 90 vendors. Wander around the booths to find flowers that make the perfect centerpiece, baked goods to compliment any meal, and even something for your pooch.
Reserve Your Gulf Coast Home Base
Regardless of where your Florida adventures take you, be it a farmers market or a local golf course, there is a Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals property nearby. Our range of accommodations are conveniently located near top attractions, making them the perfect home base for any getaway.
Browse our inventory of rentals to find the one that meets your needs and wants. While every rental has all the comforts of home, each one is unique. Call 844-548-5637 to learn more about our properties or how to save on your stay.