As the #1 community in the US for all ages (for 5 years running), Lakewood Ranch, is an upscale, family-centered community just east of Interstate 75. There's parks, shopping, and much more to explore.
If you're visiting the area for a sporting event, there's a good chance you're headed out east toward Lakewood Ranch. An upscale, family-centered community, Lakewood Ranch is home to the Sarasota Polo Club and Premier Sports Campus.
The community, built on what was previously land for cattle grazing, mining and a timber ranch, offers stylish boutiques and restaurants. Play miniature golf, stroll Main Street and check out one of the many festivals held here throughout the year.