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Inland mainland vacation rentals give your family the best value and access to more fun for all!

Sarasota, FL (PRUnderground) September 16th, 2020

It used to be that everyone wanted to be at the beach but newly developed architecture and new outdoor urban areas in walkable downtown Sarasota and Bradenton make a vacation rental within walking distance of these downtown areas everything that you and your family could want in a great location close to everything. has vacation rentals in or close to both downtown Sarasota and Bradenton, with locations central to everything and everywhere in the Sarasota/Bradenton areas. Near all area Beaches, Marinas, Golf courses, and world-renowned parks like the Robinson Preserve ( and Benderson Park (  Our vacation rentals are stylishly furnished and have most of the amenities of home. We have vacation rentals that let you walk to the grocery shopping, parks, restaurants, cafes, movie theatre and shops.
Most guests say that there’s no need to stay on the beach to enjoy all that Sarasota and Bradenton has to offer since no matter where you stay the beaches are still only minutes away.
One of their favorite vacation rentals, in the Sapphire Shores area of Sarasota is walking distance to the rich and varied arts scene of the famous John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, featuring an enormous selection of paintings — including one of the biggest collections of Rubens in the world.

A short drive away in Bradenton is the Village of the Arts ( ) in Downtown Bradenton.  This area is an eclectic live-work community made up of colorful historic cottages that house everything from award-winning restaurants to specialty shops, studios, healing arts, bakeries and Bradenton’s best art galleries.

And if music is your thing, the historic Sarasota Opera House in downtown is one of only 4 Opera houses in all of Florida. Then there is the Sarasota Ballet and Sarasota Orchestra as well as National touring shows in the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on the bay side of Sarasota. And three different theater companies all within a mile of each other.   You can find out the latest in theater and other art events at or e-mail for your Sarasota guide in pdf.

Being on the mainland rather than the beaches also gives you quick access to international golf destinations, with dozens of courses in the area designed by some of the biggest names in the sport; and miles of biking trails in unique environments like mangroves and pines.    The beaches of Bradenton and Sarasota are some of the world’s most beautiful but a vacation rental on the mainland gets you to experience the best of all worlds.
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About is a vacation website providing vacation rentals through in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. iTrip Vacations Sarasota-Bradenton (an franchisee) is locally owned and operated, ensuring you and your guests receive personalized vacation rental management service. Our full-service program focuses on increasing your net rental income and guest satisfaction, so you can work less. We handle every detail – from cleaning and maintenance to dynamic pricing and gathering better reviews. Additionally, our proven marketing techniques generate more revenue for your property, which increases your return on investment.

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