Attractions

Riverwalk

452 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205

Bradenton Riverwalk is a 1.5-mile-long public green space located along the Manatee River in Bradenton, Florida. This is a five-acre park opened to the public some features are a skatepark, playgrounds, and a splash pad.

Manatee Village Historical Park

1404 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34208

Manatee Village Historical Park is an open-air museum located in Bradenton, Florida, at 1404 Manatee Avenue East. The museum is designated as a National Historic Site.

https://www.manateevillage.org/

 

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

201 10th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, located in Bradenton, Florida, is a natural and cultural history museum specializing in the history of Florida’s gulf coast. It houses exhibits highlighting Florida history from the prehistoric to the present.

https://bishopscience.org/

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

3701 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34234

Sarasota Jungle Gardens is a tourist attraction located in Sarasota, Florida, the United States since 1939. The gardens contain over 10 acres of botanical plantings along with bird and animal shows.

https://sarasotajunglegardens.com/

 

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236

Mote Marine Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit, marine research organization based on City Island in Sarasota,

https://mote.org/

 

Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

2000 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34207

Mini-golf course featuring waterfalls, caves & live alligators that visitors can feed.

http://www.smugglersgolf.com/

 

Big Cat Habitat Gulf Coast Sanctuary

7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240

Animal sanctuary home to big cats & other wild species offering animal encounters & seasonal hours.

https://bigcathabitat.org/

Astro Skate of Bradenton

3611 3rd St W, Bradenton, FL 34205

A roller-skating rink with bright-colored decor & a space-age vibe offers lessons, games & pizza.

https://astroskatingcenter.com/

 

Mixon Fruit Farms

2525 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208

Citrus grove with a play park, alligator encounters & a store serving orange-flavored ice cream.

https://market.mixon.com/storefront.aspx

 

The Cookie Cottage

335 Gillespie Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236

Drop-In decorating is happening! anti-bacterial wipes and hand sanitizer at each table.   And take-home cookie decorating kits are available every day.

http://www.thecookiecottageflorida.com/

Bowlero Bradenton

4208 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210

Long-standing chain of bowling alleys featuring casual grub & pitchers, leagues & party events.

https://www.bowlero.com/

Bounce Down Under

935 N Beneva Rd suite 802, Sarasota, FL 34232

Bounce Down Under is Sarasota’s largest Aussie-themed indoor inflatable party and play center. We offer 11,000 sq ft of clean, safe, air-conditioned, happy and healthy fun for kids up to 13 years of age including our “Jumpin Joey’s” area set aside for the toddlers. Please bring socks.

https://www.bouncedownunder.com/about_us

 

DEFY Bradenton

7385 52nd Pl E, Bradenton, FL 34203

Indoor trampoline park with different courses and ninja warrior courses!

https://defy.com/locations/defy-bradenton/

Jumpin Fun Inflata Park

7321 Trade Ct, Sarasota, FL 34240

Spacious indoor inflatable theme park with games, activities & kids’ sessions.

https://jfipark.com/

 

Glazer Children’s Museum

110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602

Play with purpose at the Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa’s interactive, learning laboratory where children play, discover, and connect to the world around them to develop as lifelong learners and leaders.

https://glazermuseum.org/

ZooTampa at Lowry Park

1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida. In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine and is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity.

https://zootampa.org/

The Florida Aquarium

701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

The Florida Aquarium is a 501 not-for-profit organization, a publicly operated institution located in Tampa, Florida, United States. It is a large-scale, 250,000-square-foot aquarium and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

https://www.flaquarium.org/