As the "crow flies", we are two miles west of US 41 Tamiami Trail, and seven miles west of Interstate 75. Two draw bridges provide access to Siesta Key Island; Siesta Drive bridge (north) and Stickney Point bridge (south). Directions are:
1. From US 41 (Tamiami Trail) southbound, turn west on Siesta Drive, continue over "north" bridge onto Siesta Key (Siesta Drive becomes Higel Avenue), continue on Higel and turn right onto Ocean Boulevard, continue through Village and turn hard right on Beach Road. Total miles: 4.2.
2. From US 41 (Tamiami Trail) northbound, turn west on Stickney Point Road, continue over "south" bridge onto Siesta Key, turn right on Midnight Pass Road, bear left at traffic light onto Beach Road (bears left at Ocean Boulevard). Total miles: 3.2.
3. From I-75 southbound, exit 207 to Bee Ridge Road going west and follow until it crosses US 41 (Tamiami Trail) and turns into Bay Road, follow Bay road to first light and turn left on Siesta Drive. Then continue as in item 1 above. Total miles: 11.2.
4. From I-75 northbound, exit 205 to Clark Road going west and follow until it crosses US 41 (Tamiami Trail) and turns into Stickney Point Road. Then continue as in item 2 above. Total miles: 8.2.