I get asked a few times per week for advice on things to do during Spring Training -- whether it's tips on McKechnie Field and Pirate City, or just places to eat. A few years ago I put together a post, based on my limited time in Bradenton. I've been living here for the past year, and now have a much better idea of some of the best places to go in the area. I'm going to assume that if you're coming down for Spring Training, most of your time will be spent either watching baseball, eating, or going to the beach. Therefore, I won't include many other things in the list below.

I might update this post as Spring Training gets closer, depending on whether I go to a new place. If you're coming down for Spring Training, be sure to bookmark this as a reference. If you see me over at Pirate City...

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