Make Siesta Key Your Homeschool Field Trip

by Judy Miller, GEM Travel Consultants

Ready to get your feet back in the sand, and do some learning while you’re here?

COVID-19 has slowed down travel to our area, but virus numbers are going down and it’s time to plan our 2021 travel. Siesta Key’s shops, restaurants and attractions are ready for your visit. Businesses are following CDC guidelines with mask and physical distancing protocol.

This is an excellent time to look at winter vacation and Spring Break travel. People are really looking forward to getting out of the house and these breaks are going to fill up fast.

Siesta Key is a family destination and a great learning destination for families that are homeschooling. Did you know Siesta Key is made up of 99% quartz (from the Appellation Mountains) sand which makes it white and much cooler than most beaches? Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is an educational mecca of sea life and has homeschool classes designed for multiple age groups. The Bishop Planetarium and Museum offers early history of the area and programs that study the skies. Discover Sarasota Tours has many different mobile tours of the area. See the retired circus animals at the Big Cat Habit and see how well cared for they are. Learn about the beauty of our area at Jungle Gardens, Selby Gardens and Historic Spanish Point. Siesta Key is the perfect place to homeschool.

Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce and Visit Sarasota County are perfect places to start for your stay in this beautiful piece of paradise.

After you explore all that Siesta Key and the greater Sarasota area have to offer, if you’re interested in the rest of Florida (from the Florida Keys to the first continuous settlement of Saint Augustine) call GEM Travel Consultants for further information.