Scenes of Sarasota

Everything You Need to Know About Moving to and Living in Sarasota, FL


The enchanting city of Sarasota is a cultural powerhouse, boasting an arts scene that rivals much larger cities – from the renowned Ringling Museum of Art to the vibrant Sarasota Opera and Ballet. But Sarasota's allure doesn't stop at the arts. It's also a haven for those seeking a serene lifestyle, with its lush, tropical landscapes and an array of outdoor activities to be enjoyed year-round, like boating, fishing, and golfing. With excellent schools, upscale shopping, and gourmet dining experiences make it hard not to fall in love with Sarasota.

Where Are the Best Places To Live in Florida in 2024? Here Are Our Top Picks!

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by Shannon Jacobs Posted on June 21, 2024

Explore the best places to live in Florida, from Jacksonville to Melbourne, Sarasota to the Space Coast.

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11 Things to Know About Living in Sarasota, FL

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by Shannon Jacobs Posted on October 12, 2023

Thought to be derived from a Spanish term for “a place of dancing,” “Sarasota” is an apt name for this Florida Gulf Coast city just south of the Tampa Bay area. With a lively arts scene, gorgeous beaches, and a burgeoning business center, Sarasota is a magnet for people looking to relocate. If you’re thinking about moving to Sarasota, read on to learn about what it’s like to live here.

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Sarasota Neighborhood Guide: Where Are The Best Places To Live On Florida’s Cultural Coast?

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by Shannon Jacobs Posted on June 30, 2023

If you’re among the many people thinking about moving to Sarasota, check out our guide to the best places to live, neighborhood home prices, and what’s special about this gem on Florida's Gulf Coast.

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Sarasota Local Moving: Costs, Moving Options, and the Best Places to Live

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by Sara Nuss Posted on November 30, 2022

Moving across town in sunny Sarasota comes with a few challenges, especially in the brutal summers, but there are several ways to get the job done as well. Read on to find out the average costs of local moves, available moving and storage options, and a few areas around town worth checking out.

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Long-Distance Moving to Sarasota: How to Prepare for the Big Move and More

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by Sara Nuss Posted on November 10, 2022

Sarasota, Florida, is a growing and incredible place to live, known for its breathtaking beaches, many art museums, and being the perfect place to escape those brutal northern winters. Read on to learn how to make the long-distance move to this idyllic beach town.

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More About Sarasota


The PODS Blog covers everything you need to know about what it's really like to live in the Sarasota area. From learning about what life is like in Sarasota to discovering the most livable neighborhoods – like Siesta Key, Lido Shores, and the Rosemary District – we have you covered. We've also got a ton of resources on moving and storage, and what your options are with companies in the area. Everything you need to know to ensure a successful move!