Food and Fun

Spring Training for Major League Baseball on the Florida Gulf Coast.

Florida’s Major League spring training is a large tourist attraction for many sports fans. Several stadiums are close to most of our winter havens. Whether you stay all season or make a holiday trip, plan to catch a game with your favorite team. Schedule a tour behind the scenes, visit the dugouts, or just sit back and […]

Guide to Desserts and Sweet Treats on Anna Maria Island

  Many people ask where we like to get our favorite Party selections for holidays and special occasions, so we compiled a list to make it easy. What better way to enjoy your warm-weather getaway than homemade Ice Cream. Anna Maria FL has some of the best Creameries around. But why stop there? If you […]

Waterfront Dining on Anna Maria Island

Capturing the ambiance, while enjoying a meal, is what makes our Island special. From ice cream to fine dining, there is no typical fast food here. As an added bonus, many of our favorite restaurants, have waterfront views as well as beach seating. If you like to sink your toes in the sand or dine […]

Can’t Miss Events for February in Florida

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s a very busy one here on the Florida Gulf Coast! There’s so much to do in and around Manatee and Sarasota Counties this month – and that’s even before we get to Valentine’s Day! Here’s some of our favorite February events that we think […]

Planning your Christmas Dining on Anna Maria Island!

Rejoice with your loved ones, on the sugar sand beaches and crystal clear waters this Christmas, on Anna Maria Island. What better gift than time together away from everyday stresses. Give the main chef in your home the day off with Holiday dining at some of the best restaurants around. Make your reservations for brunch, […]