Local Attractions

We look forward to welcoming you to LaCosta Condominium on beautiful Anna Maria Island where a free trolley runs the length of the island, bringing you to our many local attractions.

Boats

Boat Facilities

Bradenton Beach Marina
Cannon Marine

Shopping

Bay Street Shopping
Ellenton Outlets

shopping

family at the beach

Family Fun

Adventure Island
Florida Aquarium
Bishop Planetarium
Busch Gardens
Florida Rail Museum
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Tampa Bay Zoo
Museum of Science
Mote Marine Aquarium
Ringling Museum
South Florida Museum
ABC Rentals
Beach Bums Island Attitude

Outdoors

Fort Desoto Park
Marie Selby Gardens
Gamble Plantation
Marina Jack
Botanical Gardens
Captain Kim’s Boat Rides & Charters
YOLO Parasail

botanic garden

golf

Golfing

Buffalo Creek Golf Course
Erie Rd., Palmetto 34221 776-2611
In northeast Manatee County, Buffalo Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole Scottish Links style regulation par 72 championship golf course, challenging. Buffalo Creek also earned praise for the wide, open spaces tee times two days in advance.
Par:72 Ydg:5007 Rating:73.1 Slope:125

Heather Hills Golf Course
101 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton, FL 34210
(941) 755-8888
Par:61 Ydg:3521 Rating:58.6 Slope:96

Imperial Lakes Golf Course
6807 Buffalo Rd., Palmetto 34221 747-GOLF
The rolling, lush fairways are a definite draw, nice course. The 18-hole par 72 course is a quarter mile east of I-75 in northern Manatee County. tee times two days in advance.
Par:72 Ydg:7008 Rating:68.7 Slope:117

The Links at Green Field Plantation
10325 Greenfield Plantation Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34202
linkscrse@aol.com
Phone(941) 747-9432 Fax: (941) 747-5864
The area’s newest and most exciting public golf course layout is a legend in the making. The Links at Greenfield Plantation weaves through beautiful marshes under bridges, punctuated only by sparking lakes and large bunkers surrounding undulating greens. Hours: Monday-Sunday 6:30am-5:30pm
Par:72 Ydg:6720 Rating:72 Slope:128

Manatee County Golf Course
6415 53rd Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34210 (941)792-6773 Fax (941) 741-3500
The 18-hole par 72 public course earned good reviews, convenient driving range and practice putting greens. tee times two days in advance at this public course, open Sun-up to Sun-down, 7 days a week. The most popular Par 72 championship golf course within Manatee County. All levels and well landscaped fairways. $31 to $39 to ride 18 holes. Florida Residents $11 to walk 18 holes
Par:72 Ydg:6747 Rating:71.6 Slope:122

Palmetto Pines Golf Course
14355 Golf Course Dr., Parrish, FL 34219
(941) 776-1375
6:30am till 5:30pm Monday thru Sunday. Please call for pricing. Children welcome! No sand traps.
Par:72 Ydg:5358 Rating:68.4 Slope:92

River Run Golf Links
1801 27th St. E. Bradenton, FL 34208 747-6331
Golfers get a beautiful view of the Braden River from several holes at River Run, challenging because of narrow fairways. The 18-hole, par 70 public course is next to Pirate City .two days in advance for tee times.
Par:70 Ydg:5900 Rating:67.9 Slope:115

Waterlefe Golf & River Club
frankleahy@wcicommunities.com
1022 Fish Hook Cove, Bradenton, FL34202
Phone: (941) 744-9771 , Fax: (941) 744-0881
Situated along the Manatee River, Waterlefe’s Ted McAnlis-designed, par 72 championship golf course incorporates conservation areas, surrounding marshes and the scenic river to create a very unique golf experience. The course allows for a wide variety of skill levels, offering five sets of tees for each hold and play 6,908 yards from the back tees. Features include several distinct signature holes and water holes, aqua range and golf club with full service pro shop and grill room.

Performances

Aslso Theater
Imax Dome
Tampa Bay Performing Center
Vanwezel Performing Arts
Manatee Players

theater

football

Sports

Tampa Bay Bucs
Rays Baseball
Tampa Bay Lightening

Gambling

Hard Rock Cafe
Tampa Downs

cards and dice

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Photographers

Jack Elka Photography