- TripBuzz found 178 things to do with kids in or near Bradenton, Florida, including 153 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sarasota, St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach and Bradenton Beach.
- From BeachHorses to Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf, the Bradenton area offers 98 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Kayaking, Sailing and Movie Theaters.
- An historic town in Florida, Bradenton was established in the early 1900's. The city still has many of its older buildings standing including properties in the Braden Castle Park Historic District along with the old county courthouse and telephone company offices. The city is also home to the South Florida Museum, a planetarium and aquarium.
Specializing in tarpon fishing, Tampa Fishing Charters organizes fishing trips through the Tampa and St. Petersburg area. During the off season, the charters take visitors out to fish for light tackle, utilizing live bait.
A bowling alley and indoor entertainment complex, Seminole Lanes Inc features 32 lanes of bowling with electronic scoring. The alley features open bowling as well as league and tournament play, and also has an arcade.
Officially designated as a wildlife habitat and sanctuary, Lake Seminole Park offers a great deal of wildlife and bird watching. The 250 acre park also has a two-mile multi-use trail, water sport recreation in the lake, and 13 picnic shelters.
Providing activities and entertainment for all ages, Treasure Island Fun Center is an ideal place for birthday parties, field trips or family night. Along with numerous video and arcade games to choose from, there is also an onsite pizzeria and snack bar.
Boga Ciega Millennium Park houses a 35-foot wooden observation tower that offers a panoramic view of Boga Ciega Bay. A canoe launch, fishing access, nature trail, playground, dog park, and picnic shelters are also available.
An eight-screen movie theater, Touchstar Cinemas - Seminole 8 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater provides a game room with arcade games and an air hockey table along with a snack bar.
Featuring a small lake, Seminole City Park is home to waterfowl and turtles and provides an access point to the Pinellas Trail. The park has picnic shelters with grills, a bandshell, children's playgrounds and restroom facilities.