Many of Sarasota’s most popular attractions can be found within easy reach of Bradenton, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The South Florida Museum and the Red Barn Flea Market Plaza are amongst the popular places to visit. If you have time, don’t miss the Manatee Convention Center and DeSoto Square.
A great way to experience the countryside is to book a round at one of the area’s popular golf courses such as the Greens of Manatee Golf Club.
Immerse yourself in Bradenton’s passion for sports at McKechnie Field. This is home to Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team in summer and the Bradenton Marauders. After enjoying the game, follow the stream of local sports fans to a nearby pub or bar to relive the match’s greatest moments.
At the end of a long day taking in the sights around Bradenton, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Bradenton-Days Inn Near The Gulf, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites West - Bradenton, and the Siesta Inn and Suites.