Fourth of July on the Florida Gulf Coast

June 17, 2019 by Rachel


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 […]

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Florida’s Best Kept Secret: Anna Maria Island

January 14, 2019 by Rachel


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 […]

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Take a Bike Ride Around Anna Maria Island!

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We all know that Anna Maria Island is a small place. In length, it’s just barely over seven miles. But that’s why we love it! There’s so much charm in small towns, and that’s what draws visitors back to the island year after year. In fact, AMI is so charming that we have three towns […]

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Bridge Street Merchants on Anna Maria Island Florida

August 29, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


41Bridge Street Merchants have transformed and updates the face of this smalltown, beach community. This narrow expanse of area businesses have a multitude of offerings. This quaint seaside village has it’s own array of activities, including, shopping, dining, live music, parasailing, mini golf, fishing, dolphin tours etc, and personal pampering at the local day spa. […]

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Best ways to relax on Anna Maria Island

September 7, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Nothing beats a sea shore, for a natural stress relief. Soothing breezes, silky sands, playful shore birds foraging for food, and the open clear aqua waters rushing to kiss your toes. Researchers at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health in the UK found that visits to coastal environments resulted in greater calmness, enjoyment […]

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