Bradenton has fascinating attractions that offer enlightenment on area marine life, local history and, indeed, the entire universe in which we live. Here are some places to put on your sightseeing list when you stay at Pleasant Lake RV Resort.
MOTE Marine Lab
A trip to MOTE Marine Laboratory Aquarium provides views of sharks, manatees, sea turtles and many other marine life species. The facility has an aquarium with two touch tanks, along with open water and reef exhibits. For an additional fee, you can book an awesomely interesting eco-boat tour, kayaking tour or walking tour.
Admission is $17 for ages 13 and older and $14 for ages 3 through 12. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. The address is 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway in Sarasota.
South Florida Museum
The South Florida Museum, which includes the Parker Aquarium and Bishop Planetarium, is the largest depository of its kind on the Gulf Coast. Everything from fossils to local history is found in the museum, manatees are housed in the aquarium, and wondrous shows about our universe are offered in the planetarium. The museum also has regular events such as Lunch & Learn programs every week and Family Nights once a month.
Admission is $19 for adults, $17 for senior and $14 for children ages 4 through 12. The address is 201 10th St W in Bradenton.
Fishing, boating and birdwatching are popular pursuits at our RV park in Bradenton, FL. Shuffleboard and horseshoes are also available, and during the high season, an array of activities such as classes, ice cream socials and game nights are held.