Destination guide

Why people love visiting cosy Bradenton

The riverfront and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Bradenton. This city's university setting, sporting events and bird watching draw many visitors. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Sarasota Jungle Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bradenton

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bradenton a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mote Marine Aquarium (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Heather Hills Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • River Run Golf Links (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Manatee Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • People at Play (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Fish Hole Adventure Golf (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Bradenton

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bradenton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bradenton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Siesta Key Public Beach (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Riverwalk (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Emerson Point Preserve (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bradenton

Fly into Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 19 mi (30.5 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bradenton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bradenton:

  • River Pointe: 17 holiday homes
  • Greenfield Plantation: 18 holiday homes
  • Tara Golf & Country Club: 21 holiday homes
  • River District: 36 holiday homes
  • Creekwood: 19 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bradenton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bradenton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Red Barn Flea Market Plaza: 8,200 holiday rentals
  • IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy: 7,658 holiday rentals
  • Manatee Village Historical Park: 8,069 holiday rentals
  • IMG Academy: 7,276 holiday rentals
  • The River Club: 7,001 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bradenton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bradenton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,467 Houses in Bradenton. Our other popular types of Bradenton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,616 holiday houses
  • Villas: 297 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 280 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bradenton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,699 holiday homes with pool available in Bradenton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Bradenton

    Siesta Key
    4,263 holiday rentals
    Saint Petersburg
    9,121 holiday rentals
    Venice
    3,084 holiday rentals
    Sarasota
    6,660 holiday rentals
    Saint Pete Beach
    4,352 holiday rentals
    Treasure Island
    5,129 holiday rentals
    North Port
    1,747 holiday rentals
    Bradenton Beach
    3,770 holiday rentals
    Longboat Key
    7,213 holiday rentals
    Osprey
    4,093 holiday rentals
    Apollo Beach
    5,482 holiday rentals
    Madeira Beach
    5,273 holiday rentals
    Holmes Beach
    3,600 holiday rentals
    Lithia
    122 holiday rentals
    Anna Maria
    3,453 holiday rentals
    Myakka City
    337 holiday rentals
    Parrish
    5,682 holiday rentals
    Mulberry
    5,025 holiday rentals
    Wimauma
    272 holiday rentals
    Palmetto
    4,250 holiday rentals