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Live in Florida? Discover an Escape to Anna Maria Island


Anna Maria Island is a magical place to visit. Its convenient location makes it easily accessible for anyone living in the Florida Metro areas like Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Orlando, Kissimmee, Sanford, and Jacksonville. Once you live in a place for a period of time, you realize how much easier to navigate to the surrounding areas and Anna Maria is no exception to that rule. If you get fed up with the big city life, you can always escape to Anna Maria Island. Book your visit to Anna Maria Island today!

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Anna Maria Island is the place that allows you to do all of these things and much more. A place that lets you enjoy all the beautiful scenery that Florida has to offer. Life slows down here compared to places like Orlando, Tampa, and Jacksonville, which is just one of the reasons why this Island is such a special place. The island is able to hold a candle to the other major cities in Florida because of its beauty and privacy.

Traveling to Anna Maria Island from Jacksonville takes about 5 hours, Miami takes about 4 hours, Orlando takes about 3 hours, and Tampa takes about 1 hour. Depending on which season it is when you visit Anna Maria Island will dictate the local activities that are going on. Springtime on Anna Maria Island holds plenty of opportunities for visitors and residents alike to attend multiple events. Anna Maria Island hosts an annual Easter Egg Hunt for anyone that wants to attend. The Sarasota Film festival is usually held in April and a notable venue that many venture two during its two week run. May is the month for Food and Wine on Pine, a culinary experience mixed with a cultural opportunity. If you’ve decided to come during the winter Holiday season, make sure you take a look at our blog on the best Holiday activities on Anna Maria Island. There is no perfect time to visit Anna Maria Island because every time of year is ideal because its situated in sunny Florida.

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Anna Maria Island has everything you would need whether you’re looking to stay for a few days or longer. Once you have seen the majestic shoreline, you will understand why so many people want to call this place home. If you have kids, Anna Maria Island has plenty of attractions to keep them busy, no matter what age they might be. As the night rolls in, you will notice the exceptionality of the Florida skyline on the Island like you have nowhere else. We promise you can’t resist the appeal once you’ve set eyes upon it so we suggest letting the blue and pink rays entrap you with their beauty. Anna Maria Island is a plentiful paradise, pleasantly placed between all of the top Florida metros, and allows visitors to escape to what many are calling the Shangri-La of Florida.