A Day of Nature in the Bradenton Area
Retreat to Nature
Escape the chaos of everyday life and enjoy an afternoon nature walk at Robinson Preserve.
Come Paddle Away
Rent a kayak for the day and dive deep into the mangroves and marshes of the Robinson Preserve.
Take a Walk on the Wild Side!
Grab your binoculars and explore the Emerson Point Preserve to discover 365 acres of birding & wildlife.
Stroll Beneath the Trees
Stride hand-in-hand with nature, get lost in a sea of greenery, and hit the trails in the Bradenton Area parks & Preserves.
Collect Seashells and Dive for Starfish
Located at the northern tip of Anna Maria Island, Bean Point offers breathtaking views and timeless seaside serenity.
Lunch and Learn: Seaside
Head to De Soto National Memorial for a scenic beachside lunch accompanied by a momentous history lesson.
Make a Manatee Friend or Two
Come face-to-face with the area’s local mascot, the world’s oldest, known living manatee – Snooty™ – at the South Florida Museum.
Wind Down on a Day of Adventure
Wrap up a day of exploration and excitement with a relaxing evening on Palma Sola Bay.
Sleep Beneath the Stars
Enjoy a close encounter with the great outdoors through the area's many parks and wilderness areas.