Visit Local Attractions and Area Beaches in Bradenton
You won't lack for something to do during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites within 25 minutes of several Bradenton beaches like Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island. After a day in the sand, sun and surf, head for cooler temperatures inside the Ellenton Ice & Sports Complex, where you can glide on the ice skating rink. In the evening, visit Lakewood Ranch Main Street for shopping, dining and outdoor entertainment. At the Ringling Museum Estate, you can walk the tightrope or browse the exhibits at the on-site Florida State Art Museum. You can also stroll through greenhouses filled with tropical plants at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
Spend time on these nearby beaches:
- Anna Maria Island
- Longboat Key
- Lido Key
- Siesta Key
Other points of interest include:
- Desoto Super Speedway (9.5 miles)
If you love car racing, get your fill of fast cars at this paved race track.
Phone: +1 (941) 748-3171
- Ellenton Ice & Sports Complex (7.5 miles)
Come in out of the heat for a cool time inside this multipurpose venue featuring an ice skating rink, an indoor soccer/football field, an arcade and a fitness center.
Phone: +1 (941) 723-3663
- IMG Academies (8.3 miles)
Visiting teams appreciate the hotel's proximity to IMG Academies, a world-renowned sports complex and school that hosts sports training camps throughout the summer.
Phone: +1 (800) 872-6425
- Lakewood Ranch Country Club (5 miles)
Get in a round of golf or hit the tennis courts, and then relax in the pool or restaurant at this private country club.
Phone: +1 (941) 907-4700
- Lakewood Ranch Main Street (4 miles)
Enjoy a night on the town at this destination that features boutiques, restaurants, theaters and outdoor entertainment. The kids will love playing a round of miniature golf or seeing a movie.
Phone: +1 (941) 907-9243
- LECOM (3 miles)
If you have business at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, stay at our hotel to be within three miles of the institution.
Phone: +1 (814) 866-6641
- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (12 miles)
Stroll through the greenhouses, browse exhibits, attend classes or take in an event at this nearby attraction.
Phone: +1 (941) 366-5731
- Mixon Fruit Farms (6 miles)
Attend an event or festival at Mixon Fruit Farms or tour the groves. Afterwards, you can visit the gift shop for a crate of fruit to take home with you.
Phone: +1 (800) 608-2525
- Pittsburgh Pirates (6 miles)
If you're visiting in the spring, be sure to catch the Pittsburgh Pirates in training at McKechnie Field for a fun activity for the entire family.
Phone: +1 (941) 747-3031
- Ringling Museum (8 miles)
Check out the world's largest model circus at this museum, where you can also climb into a clown car or walk the tightrope. Learn about the history of the Ringling Bros. Circus through interactive exhibits.
Phone: +1 (941) 359-5700
- Sarasota Polo Club (5 miles)
Sundays during polo season are abuzz at this nearby club with exciting polo matches that provide entertainment for all ages.
Phone: +1 (941) 907-0000
- Tara Golf and Country Club (1 mile)
Play the championship 18-hole golf course, or attend a wedding or special event at this beautiful nearby country club.
Phone: +1 (941) 756-7775
Take a day trip to:
- Busch Gardens
- Edison Ford Winter Estate
- SeaWorld Orlando
- Universal Studios Orlando Including Islands of Adventure, Wet 'n Wild and Wizarding World of Harry Potter
- Walt Disney World Including Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom and Universal Studios
Additional nearby attractions:
- Asolo Repertory
- Bishop Planetarium
- Ca d’Zan, Circus Museum
- Ellenton Premium Outlets
- John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
- Manatee Players
- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
- Mote Marine Aquarium
- Parker Manatee Aquarium
- Red Barn
- Sarasota Ballet
- Sarasota Classic Car Museum
- Sarasota Opera
- Sarasota Orchestra
- South Florida Museum
- Van Wezel Performing Arts