- 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.
Chestnut John Sr Park has a dog park, playgrounds, picnic shelters, volleyball courts, baseball fields, and even hosts races on its wide, paved running paths. Also the park's nature trails border wetland areas, providing views of local wildlife.
The Legacy Trail is a 10 mile-long trail along the CSX railroad corridor. It starts from Palmer Ranch and reaches Venice. It is suited especially for the experienced bikers and hikers, since there is little to no shade on the way during the summer.
Dunedin's Caladesi Island State Park is a natural island beach featuring white sands, warm waters, colorful marine life and perennially clement weather. It is a popular destination for saltwater fishing, swimming and snorkeling.
Lemon Bay Tours offers its clients cruising services, in which they can spot dolphins, manatees, bald eagles, pelicans, and other marine fauna. The guide offers not only the description of the local flora and fauna, but also of the entire area, including its history.
Englewood Parasailing & Tours provides parasailing rides for up to 3 people at a time on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The family owned and operated tour company also offers sunset and dolphin tours.
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1185 ODonnell Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL MoreLess Info
Featured wooded, water and open grass areas, North Charlotte Regional Park has access to walking trails and a nature preserve. The park can also be used for sports like baseball, softball, soccer and disc golf as well as fishing.