Named one of North America’s top islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s readers, this area attracts visitors who want to dine on globally inspired cuisine and restaurants. Longboat Key, Florida is sandwiched between Anna Maria Island and the nightlife of downtown Sarasota. While you’re there, be sure to check out the Center for the Arts, Whitney Beach Shopping Center and Joan M. Durante Park. With plenty of rentals and hotels for your vacation, the beaches and events are sure to keep you coming back.
Want a place to call your own- if only for a weekend? A cozy cottage is the perfect hideout.
The Bradenton Area is known for its soft white beaches. But it’s also known for its surprisingly trendy shopping scene.
You catch it. They cook it. It’s that simple, and it’s a Bradenton Area pastime that you can’t miss out on.
Florida was never about theme parks or gift shops. It’s the soft beaches, friendly neighborhoods and constant sense of discovery that make Florida, well, Florida. And that’s exactly what’s at the heart of the Bradenton Area.
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Celebrate Dakin Dairy's "Dairy Day" Festival June 6th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Dock your boat at one of the local restaurants to enjoy toes in the sand dining, picturesque views, and mouthwatering seafood fresh off the hook.
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