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Address: South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Aunt Mavis

I loved the beach. The area was really nice. The people are great, stores were nice and the weather was alot better then Wisconsin in january. Mt aunt and uncle lived in Bradenton... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Berlin, Wisconsin
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Berlin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I loved the beach. The area was really nice. The people are great, stores were nice and the weather was alot better then Wisconsin in january. Mt aunt and uncle lived in Bradenton and it was a great trip for my wife and three daughters

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Beach was nice and quiet on the Silver Surf property. They had jet skis available for rental although we didn't do that. Also had paddle boards and sailboats.

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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This might be the best place in Florida to come get dinner and drinks and see the sunset. Not sure how much parking is available though

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

good for tanning, swimming, paddeboarding, walking, cochina shells, all kinds of stuff, beautiful. White sand, awesome water

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Toledo, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Other than sightseeing we would not really need a car. If there were someplace you wanted to go, there were free trolleys.

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Lowellville,
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Quiet, Serene, Calm. Beautiful white sandy beach. Watched the sunset while drinking a beverage and felt like we were somwhere magical.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Bradenton is absolutely more peaceful than Siesta. We came here to escape Siesta's maddening crowd and after enjoying its 99% quartz-made sand so there was no point comparing Bradenton's sand with Siesta but it is way better than most beaches in the East Coast. The things I like here in Bradenton is the atmosphere and the beach side establishments. We... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a beautiful, peaceful area. Lots of shade and lots of sun. Tables to rest and a beach flea market. Good parking and washroom facilities. What a treasure...I hope to go back.

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Longwood, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Pretty beach with beautiful water, small waves, no crowds if you stay in a hotel away from the public parking.

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Tavares, Florida
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249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Picture this.. You pull your car up and park (for FREE) under shady palm trees. Walk out onto a pristine, soft white sandy beach. The sand feels amazing, massaging your feet with every step. The water is a beautiful turquoise color from a distance, but up close its clear enough to see fish 10 feet deep. Water temp in the... More 

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