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A Bridge Street Art Walk Experience || Florida Dreams Realty

A Bridge Street Art Walk Experience

Whether you are escaping the weather where you are or simply want to experience the many sights and attractions, there are as many Florida vacation options as there are reasons to come. Although Bradenton Beach is only one of many Read More

Romantic Dinner on Anna Maria Island || Florida Dreams Realty

5 Romantic Restaurants on Anna Maria Island

No matter where you live, visiting Anna Maria Island is ideal for a romantic getaway with so many things to do, white sand beaches to relax on, and pleasant weather most of the year. Anna Maria Island is the definitive Read More

10 Things to Put on Your Beach Bucket List || Florida Dreams Vacation Rentals

10 Things to Put on Your Beach Bucket List

There are hundreds of different beach activities available to you right on Anna Maria Island. It’s a beach enthusiast’s playful paradise. Step right outside any of the Anna Maria Island beachside rentals to find a world waiting to be explored. Read More

The Color of Sunlight at Island Gallery West || Florida Dreams Vacation Rentals

How to Spend the New Year in Holmes Beach

The beginning of a new year is always a reflective time. You can reassess your path, cross things off your bucket list, and find new things to do in new parts of the world. Whether you are returning to Anna Read More

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Kayaking on Anna Maria Island

On Anna Maria Island, you can find excursions, relaxation, and some dazzling water adventures for your next family vacation. Our island has excellent kayaking, with many intricate waterways and bays that give you an intimate glimpse at the expansive beauty Read More

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Best Anna Maria Island Sunset Views

You can admire pictures of famous sunsets on Anna Maria Island all day and night, but it never actually captures seeing the bands of reds and oranges soar across the sky and the sun melt on the horizon in person. Read More

Top 5 Things to See and Do on Anna Maria Island

RENT A BIKE – The cities on Anna Maria Island have bike paths that make it easy to traverse the populated areas. The city of Bradenton Beach (cityofbradentonbeach.com) has 5 miles of bike paths and bike lanes along Gulf Drive, Read More

Top 5 Things to See and Do in Bradenton

Downtown/Main Street – You can always find something going on downtown in this jazzy little “entertainment district” in the heart of Bradenton. Pubs from Irish to Australian, and of course wine and cigar bars. This laid back hip strip is Read More

Activities/Incentives

Sport Activities & Beach Island Fun. Rent your equipment & book your trips right here! Be sure to have everything ready for your dream vacation. We offer exclusively to YOU as our VIP guest, to book comfortably from home directly Read More

Our Favorite Places in Anna Maria City

  For detailed Island information about the entire area, please call or visit our Chamber of Commerce, located at 5313 Gulf Drive North, Holmes Beach, FL 34217 – phone 941-778 1541. But here our brief quick guide on and off the Read More


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