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3 Fun Day Trips Close to Anna Maria Island

Before you check into your choice of Holmes Beach vacation rentals – or after you get there and need a get-away from Anna Maria Island for the day – there are some nearby tourist destinations that you should check out.... Read more

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After Disney Come Relax in Anna Maria Island

After much begging and pleading, the kids have finally persuaded you that Disney World will be the next family vacation. SeaWorld is conveniently located just a short drive away, and the kids can’t wait to see orcas and dolphins up... Read more

From painters to artisans to photographers, Anna Maria Island has tons of local art for you to browse or purchase on your next beach vacation.

4 Art Galleries to Visit Near Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is known as a stunning tropical vacation spot with some of the most pristine beaches and clearest waters. But, it is also known as an artistic hub along Florida’s shores. From painters to artisans to photographers, this... Read more

There are many theatres and local performing arts to check out on your Anna Maria Island vacation

A Night At the Theatre on Anna Maria Island

While most days on Anna Maria Island are hot and sunny, there are occasional days of cloud and rain, which might have you looking for indoor things to do on AMI. Rather than camping out in Anna Maria Island rentals... Read more

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Practice Your Golf Swing on Anna Maria Island

While most of us love a good vacation, a whole week of relaxing on the beach can be too much for some. Fortunately, Anna Maria Island has tons of sports and recreation to keep the more active family members busy... Read more

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How Would Santa Spend His Time on Anna Maria Island?

You would be surprised by how much free time Santa Claus has when Christmas isn’t in session. Only about one month a year is truly busy for Santa, and he doesn’t even spend that time making toys. While his elf... Read more

Top 5 Local Museums Near Anna Maria Island || Lizzie Lu's Island Retreat || Vacation Rentals on Anna Maria. Check out the local museums on and near Anna Maria Island. Step into any of the below museum stops to learn a unique aspect of the rich history of the region.

Top 5 Local Museums Near Anna Maria Island

Many come to Anna Maria Island to relax on a beach chair and admire the pretty sunsets on the Gulf while indulging in that Old Florida charm. Perhaps no place is in the world is more idyllic when it comes... Read more

What Can You Do With Your Dog While On Vacation?

You don’t have to leave Fido at home when you visit Anna Maria Island – as one of the top pet-friendly destinations in Florida, there are plenty of accommodations and things to do for the entire family. But what exactly... Read more

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5 Things To Do With Kids on an AMI Beach Vacation

What makes Anna Maria Island special? Is it the fact that the island is quietly tucked away surrounded by some of the most beautiful gulf coast beaches in Florida? Is it the brilliant views, the affordable vacation rentals, or the... Read more

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A Fun Look at Traveling by Segway: Where This Little Vehicle Came From

You might not think of a Segway ride as being especially exhilarating until you actually get on one and cruise through a scenic destination like Anna Maria Island. Segways are convenient, efficient, economic, accommodating, and all-around fun to hop on.... Read more


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