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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Bradenton Riverwalk

Known as The Friendly City, Bradenton is one of the most popular destinations along the Manatee River. Just one of the many unique cities found along Florida\’s Gulf Coast, this town is home to the infamous Siesta Key Beach and incredible golf courses. One of the newest areas for visitors to explore is the Riverwalk in Bradenton. After checking into your cozy Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals home, make your way to this family-friendly zone to discover all there is to do and see.

What to Do and See on the Riverwalk

While there is no shortage of things to do in Bradenton, the Riverwalk is quickly becoming the go-to outdoor gathering space. The 1.5-mile park spanning downtown overlooks the Manatee River and is home to a wide range of features.

  • Cast a line for snook, redfish, and trout from the fishing pier into the Manatee River.

  • Catch a show at the Mosaic Amphitheater. The calendar is filled with everything from concerts to school programs and plays.

  • Enjoy some friendly competition at the beach volleyball courts in pickup gram or a tournament.

  • Get an up-close look at the ecosystem found on the river’s edge at the Tidal Discovery Zone. To learn even more, attend one of the programs that explore the interactions between animals, water, plants, humans, and land.

  • Cool off at the Family Fun Zone & Splash Pad, one of this area’s most popular attractions.

  • Watch boat races and other water sports from the Regatta Plaza. This spot is also a great spot to do a bit of kite flying.

  • Visit the Botanical Walk to view the beautiful flora. There are also educational lectures on the cultivation of native plants and butterfly gardens that you can attend.

There are also countless places along the Riverwalk to enjoy a picnic lunch with ingredients from the local farmers market or a meal from one of the delicious restaurants throughout town.

Be Close to It All with a Centrally Located Vacation Rental

With so many things to experience in Bradenton, like the wandering Riverwalk or fishing with a local charter, you want a vacation rental that\’s near all the action. Luckily, that\’s exactly what you get when you book your vacation with Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals.

Our inventory of luxurious Bradenton vacation rentals features homes and condos of various sizes and price points throughout the city. No matter which accommodation you select, you\’ll have all the comforts of home needed to enjoy a relaxing getaway. To learn more about which rental fits your needs best or special offers, call 844-548-5637.