Bradenton, Florida

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

543 Votes - "Friendliest"
46 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"
28 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
9 Votes - "Most Fun"
1 Votes - "Best For Food"
1 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
I have lived in Bradenton my whole life and would not live anywhere else. It is beautiful just minutes from the beaches and still a small town atmoshere even though there are 56,000 people who live here now. It is my little crown jewell that is not a secret any more.
Reviewed by bevchapin
on September 17, 2012
It's no secret why people from all over the U.S. choose Bradenton as their home. The friendly attitude and way of life here is that of a small, southern beach town. Everyone is eager to volunteer a helping hand or suggest a nice place to eat. It's hard to be in a bad mood when the sun shines almost 365 days a year, you're surrounded by beautiful beaches, there's a golf course in every direction and the biggest challange you face is deciding whether to go fishing or sailing on the weekends.
Reviewed by kenhargreaves
on September 17, 2012
I used to visit Bradenton for many years. The charm of Bradenton finally convinced me to move to the area. I love the beaches, the parks, the people and the ongoing events year round. My favorite place is the beach. No matter what beach you go to it's always a beautiful place. The sunsets on a Bradenton beach is like to no other (and I have lived many places coast to coast).
Reviewed by karyncamp
on September 17, 2012
The little town with the big heart!
Reviewed by moo1727
on September 17, 2012
Bradenton is a wonderful town with just enough resources to keep you connected and plenty of wide open space to let you unplug. Wonderful people, fantastic professionals, a great little secret along Florida's Gulf Coast!
Reviewed by pastorhope
on September 17, 2012
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