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ShermansTravel experts rely on years of collective travel experience to bring you the best money-saving tips for your vacation. We take a discerning look at all the attraction passes, public transportation options, and other local bargains to make sure you get the most bang for your buck while traveling.

Sarasota Money-Saving Tips

Nab Some Crab

Floridians live for the seven months between October 15 and May 15: stone crab season. Make a beeline for the finer restaurants, who serve these plucked-from-the-sea morsels chilled with proprietary mustard sauce.

Party Crashers

Check out local magazines and newspapers to get the inside scoop on upcoming galas and charity functions, the perfect way to experience Sarasota like a native, while helping others.

Savor Summer Restaurant Week

Many of the eateries that participate in the annual summertime restaurant week, sponsored by the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, extend discounted pricing for multi-course meals long after the official deadline. (941-955-0991;

Eat Like a Local

No visit is complete without trying local specialties: Florida grouper and snapper, conch fritters, and gator bites. And be sure to save room for Florida’s famous Key lime pie.

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