LIVING HERE IN THE BRADENTON AREA
The nine communities of the Bradenton Area offer the dream combination of friendly, small-city living in a warm, sunny climate with sophisticated amenities. Perfectly situated just south of Tampa Bay and north of Sarasota, the Bradenton Area is easily accessible by major highways and three international airports.
With its miles of coastline along the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay and the Manatee River, this unique Southwest Florida region has abundant recreation for enthusiasts of sun, sea and sand. Certainly, the relaxed lifestyle is key to the region’s quality of life and a reason so many residents choose to make this place home. But the Bradenton Area also is rich in the quality of its educational offerings, housing, emerging arts and culture scene, and a sporting life that attracts active people with growing businesses who want and need big-city services and features.