Anna Maria Island

Kilts on Coquina Beach

Who needs to go to Europe for a Scottish vacation? Not you! Thanks to the annual Celtic Beach Cookout, all you need is a trip to the Florida Gulf Coast in August to get a little bit of that Scotch action. New World Celts The event is hosted by the New World Celts – Sarasota […]

The Art of Cooking on Anna Maria Island

I often say that the best part of any vacation is the food (because it’s true). On Anna Maria Island in the Florida Gulf Coast, there’s no shortage of amazing restaurants serving up fresh seafood and local fare. If you’ve visited even once, I’m sure you’ve experienced this truth for yourself. But have you thought […]

Recharge with an old fashioned seaside vacation!

Enjoy a simple, island life in this adorable duplex west of Gulf Drive and just one house from the beach in the quaint village of Anna Maria. Sun and Seadar bring back the feel of childhood family vacations.   Walk up the shell path and enter through a shared screened-in porch to a newly remodeled […]

Fourth of July on the Florida Gulf Coast

Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday, dear Americaaaaa…happy birthday to you! That’s right, summer’s favorite holiday is here: the Fourth of July! Are you ready to celebrate? A Brief History of Independence Day First, a little history. Did you know that Independence Day has only been an official federal holiday since […]

Florida’s Best Kept Secret: Anna Maria Island

Fodor’s Travel, a premier travel magazine, recently recognized Anna Maria Island as one of 11 Under-the-Radar Florida Beach Towns to Visit this Winter! Now, we know that you already knew that, and we already knew that, but apparently we were some of the first! Anna Maria Island is a tropical paradise escape that’s beautiful all […]