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6 Reasons Why Anna Maria Island Is a Top Vacation Destination

Anna Maria Island is a top destination for travelers looking for warm sunny beaches. If you’ve vacationed here, you are probably already planning your next trip back. If not, here are 6 reasons why Anna Maria Island is a top vacation destination. Anna Maria Island has some of the world’s most beautiful sunsets. Viewing a…

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Island Paradise

Anna Maria Island may only be 2 miles wide and 7 miles long, but it’s an island paradise packed with fun things to do! At least we think so, and once you’re here, you will too! Where else can you swim with manatees – for free? Yes, manatees are locals here on the island,  if…

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Anna Maria Island July 4th Events

It’s always a great time to vacation on Anna Maria Island, but if you’re going to be here on the 4th of July, then you’re in the right place for a grand old time. Start your fourth holiday out by going to the Anna Maria Island Privateers annual 4th of July parade. The parade route…

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Memorial Day Weekend on Anna Maria Island

Memorial Day Weekend on Anna Maria Island Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have fought for our freedoms and paid with their lives. It is also the unofficial start of summer, although it’s always summer on Anna Maria Island, isn’t it? Whether you’re going to a parade or a ceremony or having…

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Top 5 Things to Do on Anna Maria Island

Top 5 Things to Do on Anna Maria Island Go to the Beach – Anna Maria Island has the most beautiful white sand beaches anywhere in the world. Despite the fact that as a guest of Silver Surf, you will have access to its own private beach as well as having beach access at Bridgewalk,…

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Spring Fun in March

Spring is just about here, and March is a very popular time of year here on Anna Maria Island. Lazy beach days are the best; you can’t beat our sugar sand beaches and beautiful turquoise waters. But if you’re looking for some other things to do, check out some fun picks for the weekend and…

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Spring Break

Spring Break is only a few weeks away, and soon Anna Maria Island will be bustling with visitors of all types.  Not only do colleges have their Spring Break in March, but our area schools are out on vacation too.  Anna Maria Island is a great place to spend your vacation for so many reasons….

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Bradenton Area River Regatta

If you’re looking for some excitement on your trip to Anna Maria Island, next weekend there will be just that. Bradenton is in Manatee County too and is only a short drive from Anna Maria Island. Next weekend Manatee County’s largest spectator event is coming back! The Bradenton Area River Regatta is back on the Manatee River…

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Get to Know Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is the perfect beach getaway. With 7 miles of beautiful white-sand beaches and gorgeous turquoise Gulf waters, we think there’s no better place to be. Anna Maria Island is a barrier island, south of Tampa, and just north of Sarasota, and is sometimes referred to as Anna Maria Key. The island is…

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Holiday Activities

The Bradenton Beach area has so many wonderful holiday activities going on, there’s no chance you can’t get into the holiday spirit. There are many beautiful light displays around town, as well as festive holiday activities. Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean the fun stops. Here are some great holiday activities to experience while you’re…

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