Bradenton, Florida

Bradenton, a city on the Manatee River, is a destination full of history, shopping, water sports, and museums. Bradenton, along with its barrier islands of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key, attracts visitors worldwide. The west side of Bradenton is alluring to those who love the beach or want to experience the area’s history. The east side of Bradenton is growing rapidly, due mostly in part to the master planned community of Lakewood Ranch.

Bradenton offers housing options for all types of buyers. For the passionate boater, Bradenton waterfront homes will suit you perfectly. For the avid golfer, there are a number of golf course communities to choose from. If you prefer homes rich in Bradenton architecture, there are plenty of historical homes for sale. If your preference is to enjoy the Florida lifestyle, then you will want to consider maintenance free homes. No matter your preference, there is a home for you.

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Here you will learn a little more about Bradenton and find homes for sale in Manatee County as well as things to do in Bradenton, Florida.

Fun Things to Do in Bradenton

Bradenton is situated a brief drive from the affluent Sarasota, on the northwest side of Florida.  It is a favorite spot for golfers, beachgoers, boating enthusiasts and nature lovers. Bradenton boasts a flourishing cultural scene full of history. Like Sarasota, Bradenton is a historical residential area full of enchanting homes from a much earlier time.

Learn about the background of all Manatee County with a trip to the Manatee Village Historical Park. The venue features dozens of photos and artifacts of Manatee County throughout the years and is run by the Florida Association of Museums. Head here for the yearly Heritage Days and enjoy displays and live performances along with reenactments that tell the story of life in Manatee County.

Bradenton is home to the South Florida Museum, the biggest natural museum on the Gulf Coast with dozens of historic artifacts, environmental displays, and prehistoric collections. In addition to the assortment of fossils of Florida’s mammals along with marine life, the museum is home to a complete scale replica of a sixteenth-century manor house.

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The Robinson Preserve, run by the Natural Resources Department, offers a wealth of fun along with educational activities for nature and outdoor lovers of all ages. Head here for a day of birdwatching, horse riding or canoeing or bounce over to one of the observation towers and platforms to see the native plants, wildlife and habitats along the Gulf Coast. The Robinson Preserve is open daily from 8 a.m. to sunset all year round.

Spend the mid-day strolling the gardens of Palma Sola Botanical Park, a 10-acre site in northwest Bradenton. It is home to an assortment of palms, rare flowering trees, fruits and subtropical plants. The tranquil gardens are also home to 3 large lakes where one can unwind and relish the scenic views. Visit here for both arts and crafts activities and neighborhood events throughout the year. Admission is free all year round. The park is open from 8 a.m. until dusk every day.

Bradenton is home to Coquina Beach and Manatee Beach. If your canine friends like the water as well, visit one of the many pet-friendly causeways in the area. The area also offers shopping, dining, museums, and golf. With so much to do, it is no wonder so many visitors make Bradenton, Florida their home.

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