2 days in Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key & Anna Maria Island Itinerary

2 days in Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key & Anna Maria Island Itinerary

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Fly to Tampa International Airport, Drive to Lakewood Ranch
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Lakewood Ranch
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Longboat Key
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Bradenton Beach
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Lakewood Ranch

Life's Good in Lakewood Ranch. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): experience rural life at Dakin Dairy Farms and then play a few rounds at Esplanade Golf & Country Club.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lakewood Ranch trip planner.

Chicago to Lakewood Ranch is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get warmer in Lakewood Ranch: highs are around 77°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Longboat Key.

Things to do in Lakewood Ranch

Golf · Outdoors

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Longboat Key

Longboat Key is a town in Manatee and Sarasota counties along the central west coast of the U.S. state of Florida, located on and coterminous with the barrier island of the same name. To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Longboat Key sightseeing planner.

Drive from Lakewood Ranch to Longboat Key in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. On the 5th (Fri), you're off to Bradenton Beach.

Things to do in Longboat Key

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Bradenton Beach

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Bradenton Beach is a city on Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): look for gifts at Anna Maria Rocks, then kick back and relax at Bean Point, then kick back and relax at Manatee Public Beach, and finally stroll through Bradenton Beach.

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Bradenton Beach is just a short distance from Longboat Key. In March, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bradenton Beach

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Anna Maria Island travel guide

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Beaches · Fishing Charters & Tours · Piers & Boardwalks