Tourist Shades“We’re from Suffolk, England. The longest we can legally stay is three months. We’d stay longer if they’d change the law.

How often have you visited Sarasota?

First time

3

2 times

3

3 times

1

4 times

1

5-9 times

4

10-plus times

13

 

Which do you plan to do here?

[25]
Go to beach

[19]
Shop

[9]
Attend arts or cultural event(s)

[5]
Golf

[5]
Fishing

[4]
Boating or other watersports

 

What do you like most about Sarasota?

[8] Weather

[5] Beaches

[5] How clean it is

[4] People

[2] Cosmopolitan, cultured atmosphere

[1] Farmers Market

 

Which of these local attractions will you visit?

Ringling Museum [13]

Mote Marine Laboratory [7]

Selby Gardens [5]

Myakka State Park [4]

South Florida Museum [1]

Jungle Gardens [1]

 

How long are you staying in Sarasota?

A week [10]

A few days [9]

Two weeks [2]

A month [2]

4-6 months [1]

 

How did you hear about Sarasota as a tourist destination?

Friends and family[20]

Advertisement[2]

Magazine article[2]

Other[1]

 

Will you return?

[25] Yes

 

Where are you staying?

With friends or family [10]

Hotel/motel [2]

Rental house or condo [7]

My own property [6]
(including one RV)

 

Have you considered relocating to Sarasota?

Yes [10]

No  [10]

Maybe [5]

 

THE SURVEY WAS CONDUCTED on St. Armands Circle this fall.