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Three Great Ways To Make Your Anna Maria Summer Vacation Amazing

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What does summer mean to you?

Here on Anna Maria Island, summer vacation covers a broad spectrum of activities and adventures! While some choose to spend their days relaxing with their toes in the white sand, others choose to explore the aquatic world with kayaking and paddle boarding. Some find their own personal brand of adventure by exploring local shops and others by tasting the scrumptious seafood local restaurants have to offer. Whatever your definition of summer is, Anna Maria Island has got it!


Here are some suggestions that we think will give you and your family some very special memories of your stay on Anna Maria Island.

  1. Hit The Beach. On the island’s 7 mile stretch you will find stunning, pristine beaches and endless activities that you and your family can partake in. Go shelling or rent a metal detector and search the shoreline for buried treasure. Take a swim in the crystal blue waters of the Gulf and keep an eye out for dolphins and manatees. There are even guided beach tours that will let you see the island’s famous sea turtle nesting sites.
  2. Explore The Island In StyleAlthough Anna Maria is a small island it’s possible to travel around it in many ways. You can arrange tours of the island on bikes and Segways. Make sure that you walk the historic Bridge Street and treat yourself to crepes in the morning, visit the Rod and Reel Pier and show off your swing on the Island’s mini-golf course. But don’t stick to the land! Why not explore the island’s coast on a kayak or jet-ski and take in the beauty of the ocean.
  3. Indulge Your Adventurous Side. Don’t be fooled by Anna Maria’s easy going atmosphere, there’s plenty of exciting adventures to be had. Why not charter a fishing vessel and go deep sea fishing? Seek thrills with parasailing or hang ten with horse surfing, the possibilities are endless!

With a world of possibilities ahead of you this quaint “Old Florida” island is your time machine to a simpler era. Where spending quality time with your loved ones was the key to making lifelong memories! Escape from the hustle and bustle of emails, soccer practices, dental appointments and other obligations and give your body and mind the rest you deserve! Sip on a cool lemonade, watch your little ones play architect in the sand and let the summer breeze take all of your worries away.

Find out more information about Anna Maria Island in the articles below:
Shelling: The Perfect Pastime On Anna Maria Island
Your Guide To Fishing On Anna Maria Island
Ways to make your Anna Maria Summer Vacation Amazing