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Vacation Getaway Near Orlando: Anna Maria Island

Living in Orlando is magical but if you take into consideration that it’s only a few hours away from Anna Maria Island, it takes the meaning of a getaway vacation even further. Anna Maria Island’s location gives you so many opportunities to explore Southwest Florida. On any given day you can enjoy the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, lay out on the beaches of Anna Maria Island and explore the cities of Sarasota, Bradenton and Anna Maria. Once you live in a place, it’s much easier to navigate to the surrounding areas and Anna Maria is no exception to that rule.

Located roughly two and a half hours outside of Orlando, Anna Maria is a fantastic destination for a quick getaway or vacation. Travelers from Orlando can take many routes to Anna Maria Island. Those looking for the fastest trip can take Interstate 4 West towards Tampa through Lakeland, FL. A more scenic route takes travelers on Florida Highway 37 South through towns such as Medulla, Mulberry, Brewster and Duette. No matter the route you choose, all roads will end and your vacation begins once you cross the bridge and arrive on Anna Maria Island.

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Visitors to Anna Maria Island will relax in style when staying at one of our many vacation rentals. Our rentals include, beachfront, condos, dog friendly, luxury and 5 plus bedroom listings. Each vacation rental provides easy access to Anna Maria Island’s number one attraction, the beach! So if you get fed up with the big city life, come home to Anna Maria Island. Life slows down here compared to places like Orlando which is just one of the reasons why the Island is such a special place.

Anna Maria Island is a wonderful place to call home. The island is able to hold a candle to the other major cities in Florida because of its beauty and privacy. Looking to make Anna Maria Island your future home? Book a visit today to explore the Island today!

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