Bradenton is near the beaches of Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Cortez beach, Coquina beach, Manatee beach and the beaches of Anna Maria Island on the Gulf of Mexico; accommodations, lodging, vacation rentals, condominiums, cottages, homes, hotels and motels, offering fun eco-friendly activities, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.
Bradenton, Florida at the mouth of the Manatee River and the Gulf of Mexico is ideal for boating, golf and tennis and just a bridge away from Anna Maria Island’s expansive beaches.  Lodging, hotels, motels, condos, homes and vacation rentals have easy access to Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Beach, Coquina Beach, Cortez and Manatee Beaches.
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The Visitor Information and vacation Travel Guide to Bradenton including
Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, Coquina Beach, Cortez Beach, Manatee Beach & Anna Maria Beaches

  Arts / Entertainment
  Biking & Hiking
  Blues Festival
  Boats - Kayaks
  Botanical Gardens
  Dog Parks / Beaches
  Fun Things To Do
  Parks - Preserves
  Real Estate
  Relocate & Re-invent
  Snorkeling / Scuba

 Nearby Communities
  (listed north to south)
  Anna Maria Island
  Longboat Key
  Lido Key
  Siesta Key
  Casey Key
  Manasota Key

Thanks to the wonderful climate, the greater Bradenton area is a golfing/tennis players’ dream come true!

Over 60 Golf Courses and numerous tennis courts are available for play and some “members only” clubs are allowing at least some form of public participation. Below is a sampling near Bradenton’s Downtown.

Golf Courses:
Pinebrook Ironwood, 18 holes over 3,964 yards with a par of 61 (Public)
 4260 Ironwood Cir.,Bradenton, FL
Bradenton Country Club, 4646 9th Ave W., Bradenton, FL
Buffalo Creek Golf Course, 8100 69th St E., Palmetto, FL
Concession Golf Club, 9469 Ganton Ave., Bradenton, FL
El Conquistador Country Club, Bradenton, FL
Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club, 7650 Legacy Blvd., Lakewood Ranch, FL
Longboat Key Golf Club, 361 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL
Manatee County Golf Course, 6415 53rd Ave W., Bradenton, FL
Palm View Hills Golf Course, 5712 28th Ave E., Palmetto, FL
River Club Golf Course, 6600 River Club Blvd., Bradenton, FL

CV Walton Racquet Center (16 lighted courts) 5512 33rd Ave. W., Bradenton, FL
Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (51 lighted courts) 5500 34th St. W., Bradenton, FL
17th Ave. W. Park (5 courts), between 17th & 22nd Streets W., Bradenton, FL

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Ice Hockey
Tampa Bay Lightning

Boat Racing
If planning to visit in July, don’t miss the Sun Coast Off shore Grand Prix Races. This nationally sanctioned American Power Boat Race is the highlight of a 10 day festival.

Every Sunday afternoon from October through April, the public is welcome to bring out their picnic baskets and enjoy the thrill... of the "fastest game on four feet".

With pony and Clydesdale wagon rides, exciting action, tailgating, half-time entertainment, divot stomping and plenty of fresh air, Sunday polo is the perfect place for a family outing. And, dogs are welcome... on a leash.

Sarasota Polo Club is located at 8201 Polo Club Lane near Sarasota in Lakewood Ranch. POLO SCHEDULE   Learn The LINGO!

Bradenton Florida with the beaches of Anna Maria on the Gulf of Mexico with expansive cool, soft white sandy beaches, lodging, vacation rentals, condominiums, cottages, homes, hotels and motels, offering fun eco-friendly activities, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.
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