Bradenton Area Attractions (46.html)
by Old King Cole

Attractions near Bradenton, Florida (as of 2015)
         ( B: Beach, O: Other, R: Restaurant )

ANNA MARIA ISLAND
  • B Anna Maria Island Beaches (free)
  • R Gulf Drive Cafe - tiki bar, dancing under the stars (1 block N. of Cortez W.)
  • R Rod & Reel Pier- restaurant & bar
BRADENTON
  • O ABC Liquor Store – cheap liquor eg 1.75L Rye $12.00
  • R Anna Maria Oyster Bar – great seafood
  • O Arts District Houses – cute houses (free)
  • O Bealls Outlet on 53rd St. - clothing shopping bargains
  • O Bradenton Alligator (the) – behind Tropical Cadillac (free)
  • R Carrabba's Restaurant – good Italian food
  • R Chucky Cheese's Restaurant – kids' fun coin machines
  • R Cody's Restauant – ½ price fajitas & drinks on Wednesday (4-7)
  • O DeSoto Mall – Cheap Movies on Tuesdays
  • O DeSo National Memorial – walk & museum (free)
  • O Farmers Market/Ats – Saturday am (free)
  • R Golden Coral – all you can eat steak buffet
  • R Lazy Lobster – great seafood
  • B Nearest Beach (the) – Bradenton & Coquina beaches (free)
  • O Nearest Dollar Store (the) – Dollar Tree
  • O Nearest Walmart (the) – 53rd St east of the 301 Parkway
  • R Nixon Farm – Orange juice Factory & ice cream
  • R Olive Garden – good Italian food
  • R Outback – great steaks
  • O Red Barn (the) – flea market (200 boutiques) (free)
  • O Riverwalk – nice walk near downtown (free)
  • O Sams Club – members only wholesale goods
  • R San Remo – great Italian food (inexpensive)
  • O South Florida Museum – manatees in an aquarium & a planetarium
  • R Tarpon Point Tiki Bar – dancing on the beach (downtown Bradenton)
  • R Theresa`s – great food (inexpensive)
  • O Winn Dixie Liquor Store – cheap liquor
TAMPA
  • R Columbia Restaurant – flamenco dancing in Ybor City
  • O Hard Rock Casino in Tampa – big casino
  • R John's Pass, Madeira Beach in St Petersburg – Boardwalk, Restaurants etc
  • O Ybor City – Spanish village (free) tramway to Tampa
SARASOTA
  • O CostCo on Beneva Rd - 10 miles S of Siesta Blvd
  • O Dog Races (beer / hotdogs 50 cents 12:30pm Fridays)
  • O Historic Spanish Point – old indian village
  • B Lido Beach – near St. Armand Circle
  • O Macy's – shopping bargains (University & I75)
  • O Mote Aquarium – fish, sharks etc
  • 0 Mote Aquarium - Safari Cruise ($45 kids explore)
  • 0 Sailor & Nurse Statue - kissing photo op (free)
  • O Sarasota Harbor – nice evening walk (free)
  • B Siesta Keys Beach – #1 beach in USA (free)
  • O The St. Armand Circle – expensive shops (free to visit)
  • O Ringling Museum – paintings (Monday free)
NEARBY ATTRACTIONS
  • B Appollo Beach – manatees in the wild (free)
  • O The Nearest Outlet Mall – Ellenton (NE of Bradenton on I-75)
  • O Myakka – boat to see many alligators
  • O DisneyWorld in Orlando (2 hours each way)
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Date: 2015 D Apr 10
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