Attractions

Our photo album of favorite area attractions.

Village of the Arts
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Village of the Arts

Located near downtown Bradenton, the Village of the Arts is the largest art community in the state.

Gamble Plantation
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Gamble Mansion

The Gamble Mansion, located at the beautiful Gamble Plantation State Park on U.S. 301 in Ellenton.

Cortez Fishing Village
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Cortez Fishing Village

The Village of Cortez at the northern end of Sarasota Bay is a maritime community that has been in existence for well over a century.

Florida Maritime Museum at Cortez
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Maritime Museum

The exhibits at the Florida Maritime Museum at Cortez focus on the maritime heritage of Florida's Gulf Coast. It is located at 4415 119th Street West, Cortez, Florida.

Rod and Reel Pier
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Rod & Reel Pier

Located near the north end of Anna Maria Island, the Rod & Reel Pier features both fishing and dining! (The restaurant is located on the second floor at the end of the pier.)

Desoto National Memorial
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Gumbo Limbo Tree at DeSoto Memorial

Located in northwest Bradenton, (at 8300 De Soto Memorial Highway) a stand of beautiful and majestic Gumbo Limbo trees dominates the landscape adjacent to the DeSoto National Memorial visitor center. 

Classic Coquina Beach
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Coquina Beach

The award-winning sugary white sands of Anna Maria Island stretch nearly seven miles from Coquina Beach at the southern end to the beaches of the City of Anna in the north.