Things to Do

What Can You Do With Your Dog While On Your Anna Maria Island 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

Anna Maria Island Performing Arts || Lizzie Lu's Island Retreat

Anna Maria Island Performing Arts

Performing arts thrives on the coastal paradise of Bradenton and Sarasota. You can always manage to catch an excellent show on your Anna Maria Island vacation getaway. Anna Maria Island is a short drive from the renowned theatre mecca of... Read more

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Romantic Vacation on Anna Maria

Romance is in the air and it is time to take a journey to the coast and stay on Anna Maria Island. Our quiet Florida haven is home to some spectacular vacation rentals for you to take advantage of every... Read more

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Anna Maria Island Eco Tours

Anna Maria Island city officials place a renowned focus on environmental conservatism. It is a major aspect of the island’s culture. The area around Anna Maria Island is home to the Robinson Preserve, Neal Preserve, the Coquina Bay Walk, and... Read more

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What’s There to do Next Door in Sarasota?

On any vacation to Anna Maria Island, you’ll probably want to explore the many local attractions, from isolated and picturesque Bean Point to other white sand beaches, dolphin cruises, sightseeing tours, art events, amazing restaurants and more. There are many... Read more


How to Actually Spot Wildlife at the Beach

Anna Maria Island has a supportive culture around wildlife, and it’s one of the best places in Florida to see a great variety of flora and fauna in the Gulf and on the coasts. The variety of habitats, its major... Read more

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4 Top Shopping Destinations on Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a boutique hotspot along with being a top-tier vacation destination. Visitors can venture throughout the island to find an array of Anna Maria Island shopping destinations that represent Florida’s west coast, Old Florida, unique nautical designs,... Read more

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Perico Preserve

Perico Preserve was opened just recently in 2016 and has quickly become one of the most exciting free outdoor family-friendly attractions near Anna Maria Island. The preserve is located right off Anna Maria Island and can be reached by traveling... Read more


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