Palmetto is nestled up against the Manatee river in the north of the Bradenton area. Its quaint charm and old town feel give it a unique touch. Palmetto offers some beautiful accommodations alongside the river and is centrally located between the Bradenton Area, and the greater Tampa Bay Area. The Ellenton Outlet mall can be easily reached within less than 10 minutes. Local parks and preserves make it a great location for biking, trailing as well as boating.
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Just north of the Manatee River lies Bradenton’s sister city: Palmetto, Florida.
In Palmetto Historical Park, the Heritage Chapel honors the town’s first three churches and pays homage to Old Florida.
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