RED TIDE UPDATE - Please click here for current red tide status from Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources
Usually, the first thing people notice about the Bradenton Area is the breath-taking beauty of our natural surroundings. But that's only a small part of our story. This paradise is also a playground. From island to mainland, there's always something new and exciting to discover: artistic communities and cultural events, family fun, adrenaline-packed adventure, historic outposts, or simply another beautiful sugar-white sand beach to sink your toes into.