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EXPERIENCES

One thing the Bradenton Area is known for its its turquoise blue waters and white sand beaches. And while you may not be able to sink your toes into the sugar soft sand of Anna Maria Island right now, here's a taste of what you can expect on your next vacation. 

But there's more to the Bradenton Area than the pristine beaches. From the mainland to the islands, there's plenty of activities, attractions and incredible dining all across the area. If you're itching for more about the destination, check out our 360 tour. 

For a truly remarkable experience, take a gander at our 360 tour of the Bradenton Area by air - just imagine yourself flying over the stunning destination in a helicopter. For a few short minutes you'll almost feel like you've escaped to sunny Florida. 

Whether you're craving the fast pace of zooming through the Gulf of Mexico on a fishing boat or the relaxed feeling of paddling through Robinson Preserve, we have you covered. Check out our virtual boating experiences and feel the salty breeze of the Bradenton Area waters on your skin. 

Looking for more Bradenton Area eye candy to help you pass the time? Be sure to check out our YouTube channel for tons of extra content. 

Breezin' Thru Manatee

Are you an outdoor junkie? Love taking pleasant walks or hiking through tall grass? Manatee County offers the perfect solution in Breezin' Thru Manatee. Here you can virtually explore many of the Bradenton Area's parks, preserves and nature trails.

Just head to Breezin' Thru Manatee and get moving. And check out a 20-second example of how to use the program below.