With year-round sunshine, a warm tropical climate, and water temperatures averaging 80 degrees, you'll find the Bradenton Area hard to resist. Snowbirds love it, and many are moving there.
You will enjoy the warm, friendly atmosphere. It is a fabulous place to explore art and historical attractions, have fun in the sun enjoying the beach, boating and a golfers paradise!
Bradenton is a city of over 55,000 in Manatee County, Florida. It is the county seat of Manatee County, located just south of the Tampa Bay area. Bradenton is served by Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport in nearby Sarasota, Florida and is connected to St. Petersburg, Florida by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
Bradenton is home to the Village of the Arts. The Village of the Arts prides itself as the largest arts district on the Gulf Coast with over 50 studios, galleries, small restaurants and businesses.
Bradenton is home to nationally known Tropicana Products Inc., the famous juice maker. Bradenton also is the spring training home of Major League Baseball's Pittsburgh Pirates.
Rossi Waterfront Park is ideal for a relaxing stroll along the Manatee River. Snooty, the oldest living manatee in the world born in captivity, calls the Parker Aquarium home.
Relax in sun, swim, go shelling along the beach, cast a pole and fish, or just enjoy the scenery. You will love the tropical paradise!
The Bradenton area is surrounded by miles of waterways, both fresh and saltwater. Along the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico and into Tampa Bay are over 20 miles of fine Florida beaches.
For a warm haven for the winter weary, Bradenton is a great getaway of relaxed living. Bradenton has become increasingly cosmopolitan in character while retaining its small-town charm. Bradenton is a growing city that welcomes winter visitors.