This article appeared in Sarasota Magazine’s Best of Sarasota 2021: Outdoor Experiences
Best New Walk
If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that spending more time in nature is a very, very good thing. The Bay Sarasota is planning a 53-acre park along Sarasota Bay, and has completed phase one, a lush mangrove boardwalk that meanders around the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Completed during the pandemic, the covered boardwalk, landscaped trail and lit path are great for walking and spotting local wildlife, day or night.