Looking for a budget friendly vacation on the gulf coast? No need to look any longer! Bradenton is the perfect place to have lots of fun without breaking the bank. Whether you are traveling with friends or traveling with kids, there are plenty of things to do that will keep both parties happy. Bradenton offers everything from awesome adventure trails, endless activities and of course local area beaches. Let’s dive in and take a look at budget friendly activities in Bradenton, Florida.
Every one needs a little adventure in life, and what’s better than creating adventures while on vacation. Bradenton offers plenty of budget friendly adventurous parks to explore. Robinson’s preserve is one of the best local spots to take a hike, ride your bike, or even get a nice workout in. Located in NW Bradenton, the preserve features hiking paths, kayak and canoe waterways and is home to hundreds of marine species. Make a day of it and opt in for a picnic at the preserve or take a hike throughout the 600+ acres of preserve.
Another great spot is Desoto National Memorial, also located in NW Bradenton, the park is filled with many types of different animals and plant species to observe while trailing through the park. Group tours are available free of charge and are great for those that love history. The park is also pet friendly and offers a spot to cool down in the manatee river.
If you are looking for an awesome trail on the beach, Coquina Baywalk is the place to visit. Nothing beats the amazing views of the gulf throughout the many trails. This bay walk is a blast but if you’re not careful it could be easy to get lost. Be on the lookout for many different species including dolphins and jumping mackerel.
Calling all beach bums
What better way to save money than to opt in for a beach day. Nothing can beat a more budget friendly place than the beach. Bradenton area beaches include Coquina, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach. Make a day of it and pack a picnic to enjoy while soaking up the sun. With our beach pack, everything you need will be included with only a small fee. Beach chairs, kids toys, beach towels and of course sun screen is included. Watching the sunsets are also a great for evenings on the gulf coast and they don’t cost a penny. Enjoy beautiful views all while making unforgettable memories.
If you’re an activity seeker no worries, Bradenton offers plenty of activities that are budget friendly. Spend a day on the putt putt course; you can find one in Bradenton off Cortez called Smugglers cove or on Bradenton Beach named the Fishing Hole. Each course is 18 holes and is perfect for a day out with kids or date night with your loved one. Smugglers cove also features a section to stop and feed the baby gators they have with bait they supply. Also, score a hole in one on the mystery hole and win a free second game of golf.
Another fun activity to do in Bradenton is bowling. Head out to AMF Bowling lanes on Cortez Rd. Just look up the times of when it would be best to visit depending on what type of crowd is there. They have times for teens, kids and adults. The bowling lane also features a game room, food court and bar.
Looking for a ball game to catch? No problem, you’ll find one of those in Bradenton as well. Mckechnie Field offers ball games almost all year long whether it the Bradenton Marauders or spring training for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Tickets are affordable and makes for a fun day with family or friends. To see many other budget friendly activities click here.
Plan a budget friendly vacation
If you are ready to plan a budget friendly vacation, look no more, Bradenton is the spot to be. We have plenty of homes in different price ranges that are bound to fit your needs. If you would rather talk to one of our sales representatives please reach out to us at 941-782-1559.