Which is Better?
Sarasota is a little quieter than Bradenton and perhaps a little bit more exclusive too...
However the cost of living, as well as hotels, is cheaper in Bradenton than in Sarasota...
Downtown Sarasota is a little closer to the beaches than downtown Bradenton, but both have easy access to some of the best beaches in Florida.
Kayaking through mangroves, snorkeling with sea turtles, and exploring fascinating museums. Both Sarasota and Bradenton have plenty to do.
More 'exclusive' vibe, closer to beaches, but more expensive.
Busier but cheaper, great outdoor parks and shopping.
Check out our honest comparison between Sarasota and Bradenton to find out which is better for families, water sports, hotels and more. Just click learn more!