City of Bradenton, Florida

Hernando De Soto led the expedition in 1539 to explore the area known today as Bradenton. The city is named for Dr. Joseph Braden, who used his house as a refuge for settlers during Seminole Indian attacks.

Lake Manatee State Park is located 15 miles east of Bradenton, bordering the south shore of the lake that lends it its name. Although you won't be able to view manatees from this location, the park features a beautiful swimming beach, camping and picnicking areas, freshwater fishing from your boat or the park's fishing docks, and a variety of hiking trails through pine flatwoods, sand pine scrub, and hardwood forest. 

Lake Manatee State Park
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Roller Skating Center

Blake Medical Center concentrates on giving their patients a quality experience by treating all their patients with fairness, dignity, and respect.

Centerstone Hospital is focused on tailoring services around individual needs and choices, delivering the right services at the right time to the right person, providing increased access to consumers, and proactively moving to innovate and improve services due to the changing landscape of behavioral healthcare.

Charley's Boutique in Bradenton is one of the most popular local-owned shops in its area! At Charley's, you can find on-trend fashion and cute trinkets. Come to Charley's Boutique for your next prom or formal dress!

Fiorelli Winery produces 6-10 wines per year and focuses on dry red and white wines. Their philosophy is having home picked wines with European flavors added on.  

FitLife Foods is your stop to pick up on-the-go, pre-prepared, health-conscious meals and snacks. All food at FitLife is made from scratch with 100% all-natural ingredients. With 39 original sauces, 13 spice blends, and over 60 food items to choose from, your taste buds will be on an adventure. Go from pumpkin french toast in the morning, to Bayou shrimp and grits at night, topped off with their Fit Fudge Brownie for dessert. Healthy and delicious is what FitLife Foods is all about. They also offer delivery and a free one-on-one health and wellness training program.

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine is a graduate school of medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy. It's main campus is located in Pennsylvania with a secondary location in Bradenton, Florida.

The Manatee Performing Arts Center is a theater in Bradenton that opened in 1953. It provides the people of Manatee county with dance, music, and theater performances throughout the year.

Do you like craft beer and great food? Looking for a fun and safe place to hangout with your family, watch some sports, and let loose?

Then, you need to check out Oak & Stone. They are a restaurant chain that started in the Sarasota Florida area, but is slowing taking the rest of Florida by storm.

Paw Patch Dog Park is an off-leash 2 acre dog park that features a dog fountain, a pavilion, and other great amenities for the whole family to enjoy.

Pinnacle Academy is a private, non-denominational school, specializing in the education of children with autism and related behavioral disorders. Our goal is to provide children and families with a unique, supportive setting-a place to call “home”.

Pinnacle Academy is a private, non-denominational school, specializing in the education of children with autism and related behavioral disorders. Our goal is to provide children and families with a unique, supportive setting-a place to call “home”.

Originating in Bradenton, Poppo's Taqueria now has six locations and quite a following. Poppo's is a Mexican style restaurant known for having organic, high-quality ingredients and unique beverage options. Poppo's offers kombucha, Virgil's sodas, and different craft beers.

Provides a superior academic program for grades PK-12 which prepares each student for a college or university compatible with the individual’s academic ability, interest, and needs.