Are you a parent looking for an ideal family vacation destination?  Look no further than Siesta Key, a paradise off the coast of Florida. Located near Sarasota, this barrier island is one of the most beautiful vacation getaways in America. It has plenty of entertainment options, too. Here are four things to do with kids in Siesta Key.

Play Mini-Golf 

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Kids love Putt-Putt and other similar miniature golf courses. They especially enjoy ones that have child-friendly themes. At Smugglers Cove Adventure Mini Golf, kids get to feel like they’re living the pirate lifestyle. Holes run through coves, waterfalls, and pirate ships.

You’ll even encounter live alligators, as the courses have feeding areas. Kids can tie food to sticks and drop it into the alligator pit. They’ll delight in seeing the gators fight for this food. Smugglers Cove is a Florida franchise with several locations