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Manatee County is home to nearly 30,000 acres of conserved public land. From coastal habitats, estuaries and rivers to inland areas and artificial reefs, our preserves offer some of the most breathtaking views in southwest Florida. You'll find Bradenton including Palmetto and the barrier islands of Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island which include the towns of Anna Maria, Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach, all located on the South West Coast of Florida. With year-round sunshine, a warm tropical climate, and water temperatures averaging 80 degrees, you'll find the Bradenton Area hard to resist.

Stretching narrowly for twelve sun-drenched miles between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key provides an ideal beach and bayfront setting for the ultimate Florida vacation and lifestyle. Named one of North America’s top islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s readers, this area attracts visitors who want to dine on globally inspired cuisine. Longboat Key is sandwiched between Anna Maria Island and the nightlife of downtown Sarasota.

Explore the Bradenton area’s old-Florida history, and visit its museums, parks and preserves. And don’t miss vibrant downtown Bradenton, the riverwalk and the Village of the Arts – a working artists’ community. It’s culture and fun and it’s all in Bradenton. So take a break from the beach and visit Robinson Preserve, Hernando Desoto Memorial Park and the Cortez fishing village.



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Bradenton, Florida- Located just south of the Tampa Bay area in Manatee County, Bradenton is a fabulous place to explore our art and historical attractions, have fun in the sun enjoying the beach and all types of water and boat adventures!

Cortez Florida- Cortez, on Sarasota Bay, is one of the last remaining fishing villages on Florida's southwest Gulf coast. This historic working waterfront is near area beaches, fishing piers, local museums and shops. It's also the place to go for jet skiing, kayaking and para-sailing.

Palmetto, Florida- Conveniently located to offer quick access to the world-renowned attractions of Sarasota and the Tampa Bay area, Palmetto is an exceptional area with sparkling Gulf beaches that are consistently rated among the best in the country.
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Bishop Planetarium
Bishop Planetarium
A multipurpose, all-digital domed theater, boasting one of the most advanced projection systems in the world. Incorporating unidirectional stadium style seating and a digital 25,000 watt Dolby 5.1 surround sound system!
Gamble Plantation
Gamble Plantation
The antebellum mansion was the original home to Major Robert Gamble and headquarters of an extensive sugar plantation. It is the only surviving plantation house in South Florida.

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