A trip to the Bradenton Area has to include water activities. Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and Bradenton provide plenty of opportunities to enjoy the water. So when you need a break from the land, rent a kayak, canoe or powerboat, go fishing, parasailing, windsurfing, try horse surfing or just dive in. No matter what you decide, we know one thing for certain - the water is always just right. Perfect, even.
In Palma Sola Bay, unique adventures fill the shores every day.
No Girl’s Getaway would be complete without breezy beaches offering fabulous food, delightful diversions – and stunning accommodations near it all.
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Sometimes you just need a beach vacation. And when you do, it’s better to do it with your best friends at your side.
Vacations are all about making memories, having fun, and doing something for yourself! Whether that something is relaxing on the beach soaking up rays or challenging yourself to try something new, the Bradenton Area has tons of awesome things to help you achieve your vacation goals.
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The place that is arguably most anchored in the area’s heritage is the Cortez Fishing Village, one of the last remaining fishing villages on the Gulf.
You catch it. They cook it. It’s that simple, and it’s a Bradenton Area pastime that you can’t miss out on.
Dock your boat at one of the local restaurants along the Manatee River and walk right up to a meal on the shore!
Go where motorboats only dream of.
If you haven’t heard of flyboarding, it’s kind of like surfing on a hoverboard. Brockhoff’s company, Top Gun Flyboards, was founded in the spirit of living every day to the fullest.
A good fisherman has patience, skill or a little bit of luck. But a great fisherman has all three. That's exactly what you'll need to complete the west coast of Florida's biggest fishing challenge: the Grand Slam.
There’s something you can do at Palma Sola Bay in Bradenton, FL, that you can’t do anywhere else. All it takes is a horse, some warm water and a big-time sense of adventure.
Robinson Preserve is Old Florida at its best. Natural vegetation, indigenous wildlife, calm waterways – it’s truly a protected slice of Florida paradise. And there’s no better way to explore the 600 acres of it all than by kayak.
Cortez Historic Fishing Village takes you back to a bygone--but not gone--era.
There’s a lot more to Snooty than just being the oldest living manatee in the world.
Vacation. For some, it’s a time to kick back and relax. For others, it’s an action-packed thrill ride from sunup to sundown.
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As the largest natural and cultural history museum on the Gulf Coast, the South Florida Museum offers a breathtaking Planetarium, Snooty’s Manatee ...
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