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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January is the Best Time to Visit the Florida Gulf Coast (Really!)

January 15, 2019 by Rachel

New Year, New You, New Vacation. That’s the saying, right? Well, it should be. I propose a New Year’s Resolution: instead of dieting or going dry or exercising more…do something FUN! It’s good to have goals, but starting out the year with something boring is a recipe for disaster. Instead, resolve to take life a […]

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Coquina Gulfside Park, Beach Fun and Events.

May 20, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh

Coquina Park is the Southernmost Beach on Anna Maria Island offers a variety of amenities for travelers and locals. The first site coming from Longboat Key is the Coquina Bayside South Boat launch on the Longboat Pass. If you have a boat trailered this is the place to launch your sunrise fishing day. Greeted by a variety […]

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Bean Point ~Anna Maria Island

April 27, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh

Bean Point is the very northern tip of Anna Maria Island, facing the pass from Tampa Bay to the Gulf Of Mexico.  It is an Island Favorite that provides breathtaking sunsets, a large expanse of pristine beach, perfect for group outings and beach activities. Whether you surf, sun bathe, swim, or build sand castles, there is […]

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Siesta Key Beach

August 13, 2015 by Tammy DeLosh

Siesta Key Beach is one of the world’s finest, according to many travel polls. They are regularly in the Top 10 list for best beaches in the USA as well as the world. When you arrive at your Siesta Key vacation home, get your car packed for a day full of  family fun in the […]

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Manatee Public Beach

July 10, 2015 by Tammy DeLosh

Manatee Public Beach has everything you need to fill your day with beach activities. Located at 4000 Gulf Dr. at the end of Manatee Ave. The Trolley stops here about every 20 minutes, if you prefer not to drive. There is plenty of parking, but get there early, as it is popular place to retreat. Every […]

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