Lido Beach

Students enjoy discovery time spent on one of the grandest beaches along the Florida gulf coast – Lido Beach. With an average year-round temperature of 75°F, Sarasota’s 35 miles of beaches and six barrier islands are an ideal location to relax and learn.

Did you know:

  • John Hamilton Gillespie, the first mayor of Sarasota, is credited with building America’s first golf course.
  • John Ringling used some of his circus elephants to construct the bridge that now bears his name.


Lido Key Beaches

Sarasota Florida

Article written by Sarah Wyland

Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.