Best Bradenton Vacations

Whether you're planning your next family vacation or a romantic couples getaway, Bradenton is a wonderful location in Florida where you're sure to have an amazing time.

This is a city rich in history and tons of of landmarks to explore and architecture to see, so history buffs are sure to enjoy the area. For those who are more contemporary, Bradenton offers a thriving downtown filled with mouthwatering dining and amazing culture. The RiverWalk and the Village of the Arts - a working artists community - will be a pleasure to experience as your peruse local works and collections.

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Of course, with its Floridian location, Bradenton is home to plenty of beaches, so don't forget to pack your swimsuit. Afternoons can be spent relaxing on the sand under the warm sun while you work on your tan or hop in the refreshing water to cool off or do some swimming. There are plenty of aquatic activities to enjoy as well, from snorkeling and kayaking, to fishing and boating.

Bradenton is a lovely place to visit year round with its warm climate, but if you want to avoid the summer crowds and escape the cold, consider planning your trip for the fall or winter. The city also makes a great spot for spring break, especially for families as there's tons of kid-friendly attractions here.

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No matter when you visit Bradenton or what you choose to do, you'll be sure to have a terrific holiday filled with memories that will last for years to come. It's a perfect place to bond with your family, relax with loved ones or enjoy the company of your best friends.

Things to Do in Bradenton

There is a plethora of things to do in Bradenton, no matter where your interests lie. This is certainly not an exclusive list, making this Florida locale a wonderful vacation spot for all travellers. You're in luck here - Bradenton offers urban attractions without all the extra hustle and bustle so you won't feel crowded while enjoying the sights and must-dos.

History and culture fanatics will find a variety of places to learn more about the area, travel back in time and experience the gorgeous natural scenery. And if you can't wait to relax and let your stress disappear, you'll have numerous opportunities to indulge in a massage, play a game of golf or sip a delicious vino at a local winery.

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All the activity is sure to work up your appetite, and luckily Bradenton is home to some delicious food options from casual to upscale dining. Find out more what to do in Bradenton, FL >>


Best Restaurants in Bradenton

As we mentioned, Bradenton has some excellent eateries. Whether you're looking for down-home cooking, seafood, Italian or a hole-in-the-wall joint on the beach, you'll find it here.

With all of the swimming at the beach, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking and perusing shop windows, there's a good chance you'll feel your tummy rumble at several points throughout the day. The good news is that Bradenton can accommodate all cravings whether you're just in need of a quick snack or are looking forward to a full-out dining event featuring multiple courses.

With it's location near the water, a real treat of visiting many Bradenton restaurants is that you'll be treated to stunning aquatic views, which is especially lovely and romantic for couples as the sun sets. But there are plenty of kid-friendly places for families to enjoy as well that won't break the bank. To start planning your dining adventures, learn more from Bradenton's best restaurants >>


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Things to Do with Kids in Bradenton

If you're on a family vacation with your children, you'll need to find attractions and activities that appeal to all ages. Luckily, Bradenton is filled with kid-friendly things to do that will also be fun for the parents.

There are beachy areas along the coast with soft white sands and gentle waves that make it safe for kids. Your family can have a sandcastle building challenge, swim in the waters and hunt for seashells all afternoon. Bradenton offers fascinating museums, parks and gardens as well. If your children love adventure, this is a great opportunity to teach them to kayak or snorkel. Want to know more about what to do with kids in Bradenton?
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Bradenton's Top Spas

Holidays are an ideal time to forget about obligations and stressors back home and give in to total relaxation. And there's no better place to do that than at the spa.

Bradenton offers a variety of quality spa options that are truly luxurious and will leave you feeling totally pampered. You'll find everything from massages to facials, body wraps, scrubs, manicures and pedicures to make you forget any lingering troubles and put your mind and body at ease.
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Rentals Near Bradenton Beach

When going on a holiday, it's always more enjoyable to live like a local and have that home-away-from-home feel. And with it's Florida location, you'll certainly want to book a vacation rental near Bradenton Beach, which is west of the city near Anna Maria Island.

Whether you need a spacious house for the whole family or just a cozy condo for two, vacation rentals offer tons of privacy without feeling cramped, and with potential amenities like laundry, full kitchens and hot tubs, what's not to love? Booking a rental on or near the beach is a real treat.

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You can drift off to the sounds of waves crashing against the shore and sip your morning coffee as you gaze out across the water, inhaling the ocean breezes. All you'll need to grab is your towel, sunglasses, sunscreen and a good book, head out the door and enjoy a day at the beach.
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