Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. This organization has all you need to know about everything Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Palmetto, and Ellenton have to offer. 941/729–9177. www.bradentongulfislands.com.
Manatee County Area Transit (www.mymanatee.org.)
Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau. This organization has the skinny on South Tampa Bay. 701 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34236. 941/957–1877. www.sarasotafl.org.
Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce. The staff here will give you the lowdown on the Pinellas County beaches. 6990 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL, 33706. 727/360–6957. www.tampabaybeaches.com.
Tampa Bay & Company (401 E. Jackson St., Suite 2100, Tampa, FL, 33602. 800/448–2672 or 813/223–1111. www.visittampabay.com.)
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