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Make Ellenton Gardens Your Winter Abode

Residents of Ellenton Gardens RV Resort enjoy fishing from the onsite pond, as well as hiking and biking through the park’s nature trails. Aside from engaging in campground activities, such as bingo and other games, they like to explore museums in nearby Sarasota. When the mood strikes for a picnic, they can choose from the areas below.

Shopping and High Tea in Ellenton

The fishing pond, hiking trails, social events and shuffleboard court at Ellington Gardens RV Resort give residents many hours of delight. However, sometimes the mood strikes to head into town. When it does, we suggest shopping at Ellington Premium Outlets and taking high tea at Charms of Leffingwell.

Visit the Ringling in Sarasota

Although Ellenton Gardens RV Resort offers residents enjoyable pursuits, such as hiking, fishing and crafting, the attractions of Sarasota are also nearby. One of the highlights of the city is The Ringling, which is a combination of a Museum of Art and Circus Museum.

Holiday Lights in St. Petersburg

Soon residents of Ellenton Gardens RV Resort can see some dazzling lights displays in the St. Petersburg area. This annual holiday pleasure appeals to all ages and never seems to get old.

Christmas is coming!

The warm Florida weather might keep you from feeling the holiday spirit a little, but our warm and welcoming staff and always friendly community will change that quick!

A Real Taste of Florida

Located along the Manatee River, Ellenton Gardens RV Resort has 12 beautiful acres of land filled with spacious, full hookup sites.

Enjoy a Breakfast of Cane Syrup Pancakes and Wild Hog Sausage

Enjoy breakfast and lunch prepared by farmers, hunters, and foragers, all made with foods sourced in the Old Miakka area and served up for a reasonable donation. Enjoy an old fashioned cane grinding by the Hardy family and watch the kettle boil down the syrup while you savor wild hog sausage and pancakes beginning at 9 am to 11 am. From Noon to 3:30pm enjoy Myakka harvested venison, alligator, wild hog, frog legs and also try samplings of unusual wild hunted and fished foods such as armadillo, brim, opossum, turtle, and other exotic meats. Enjoy the grub while you listen to some good old down home music.

Excitement is on the Calendar for the New Year

Maybe this is the year that you decide to get outdoors more, maybe try something new. Let’s check out some of the natural beauty of the area and get a little exercise as we visit the Terra Ceia Preserve State Park, a short 15 minute drive. A great place for fishing, bird watching and Florida wildlife viewing among the mangrove hammocks and forests. The aquatic preserve includes the last undeveloped shoreline along Tampa Bay. Rent kayaks or canoes from Paddle Florida and explore the bays and creeks that support underwater oyster bars and seagrasses. Wildlife in the area includes herons and egrets, tarpon and snook, and dolphin.

Relax and Enjoy Ellenton Gardens on Florida’s Manatee River

Ellenton, Florida is located on the Manatee River which flows near Ellenton Gardens Sun RV Resort, on its way to Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. This beautiful setting features 12 grassy acres surrounding a private pond stocked with fish and perfect for sailing those remote control boats. If you’re seeking a relaxing retreat near water and beaches, plan your vacation now to reserve your site.

Ellenton Gardens Caps Another Great Season

All those fishing trips out to the Gulf of Mexico by the intrepid residents of Ellenton Gardens Travel Resort over the winter will bear some fruit on March 22. That’s the day that this RV park near Sarasota hosts its annual Fish Fry.