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Bradenton Beach Activities

Starting at the southern end of Anna Maria Island you will find yourself slipping into a state of relaxation with every inch your car moves closer over the bridge. Walk the historic Bridge Street to the Island restaurants and shops or walk the pier for incredible views of the intracoastal!

Shopping

The shopping on Bradenton Beach is versatile and ranges from mom and pop souvenir shops all the way to quaint fine jewelry stores. Browse through the boutiques to find casual Island wear, unique beach gadgets for the little ones and so much more!

Dining

Just as versatile as the shopping you can take your pick from several different options when it comes to dining. Enjoy a cold one at the Bridge Tender Inn and Dockside Bar as you overlook the waters or treat yourself to dinner with a view at the Bridge Street Bistro. Of course you can’t forget about the renowned Beach House Restaurant offering Gulf beach views and delicious dinner options—watch the incredible sunset right from your table! If you wish to be transported to Europe while on your Island getaway—the Island Creperie never disappoints. Crepes, croissants and so much more for an unforgettable breakfast experience. Not to mention all of the delicious ice cream parlors! For a completed list of all of the wonderful restaurants on Bradenton Beach, please see below:

Banana Cabana Caribbean Grill
Beach House Restaurant
Blue Marlin Grill
Bradenton Beach Pier and Café
Bridge Street Bistro
Bridge Tender Inn
Cast and Cage Restaurant
Cream
Gulf Drive Café
Island Creperie
Island Spice
Island Time Bar and Grill
Joe’s Eats and Sweets
Maria’s Family Restaurant
Oma’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant

Attractions

From parasailing to nature trails—Bradenton Beach offers it all! Spend the days shelling along the shores of Coquina Beach or simply unwind with a family BBQ. If you love nature than the Coquina Bay Walk will be a fantastic treat! Even though it is less than a mile long, you will get to walk through tunnels of Mangroves and peek out of observation decks that offers gorgeous views of the Bay. Rent kayaks, jet-skis or a boat for a day out on the water—you can even reserve a deep sea fishing charter! To check out some of the many great companies for all of your rental needs, please see below:

The Fish Hole Adventure and Mini Golf
Yolo Parasailing
WaveSplash Watersports
Coastal Watersports
Dolphin Dreams Charters
Captain Logan