Activities & Attractions

Fresh veggies at Bradenton Farmers Market in Florida

A Guide to the Markets of Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is the definition of relaxation. It’s long been a well-kept secret among Florida’s visitors, meaning you won’t see high-rises and fancy hotels along the 7-mile stretch of shoreline. Instead, you’ll be greeted by locals walking down the Read More

Skateboarder doing amazing trick at the Bradenton Riverwalk Skatepark

Chilling Out at the Skatepark in Bradenton

Anna Maria Island is one of the most laid-back and quaint vacation destinations in Florida. You won’t find tons of high-rises or giant hotels, but instead, you’ll see locals and visitors alike gathering on the white sand beaches, enjoying the Read More

Robinson Preserve is a natural mosaic, pulled right from a delicate landscape painting and planted off the edge of the Gulf of Mexico.

Planning Your Trip to the Robinson Preserve

Anna Maria Island is a wonderful place to get up close and personal with unique nature. And one of the best ways to do that is by visiting Robinson Preserve. Anna Maria Robinson Preserve is a natural mosaic, pulled right Read More

We refer our customers to these transportation providers all the time. You can even get dropped off right outside any of our AMI vacation rentals.

Transportation From the Airport to the Island

We often get questions from our international travelers asking how they can get to Anna Maria Island from the closest international airport. While we know that Anna Maria Island is a little piece of paradise, not all our guests from Read More

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Spectacular Souvenirs at Three Island Monkeys

It is time to find some amazing take-home souvenirs. Three Island Monkeys on Anna Maria Island is the ideal Florida beach escape. It seems to have everything that embodies what makes AMI such a magical beachside vacation destination. Bold art, Read More

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How to Strategically Play Miniature Golf with Your Family

There are many fun vacationing things to do in and around Anna Maria Island. There always seems to be a nice afternoon bike ride, a stop to the beach, and at least one afternoon by the pool. But, more often Read More

Shopping With Me at Bella By the Sea

Shopping With Me at Bella By the Sea

There are so many fabulous options for Anna Maria Island shopping near our vacation rentals. No matter which direction you head, make sure you don’t miss out on stopping by Bella By The Sea Boutique. Located on Pine Avenue on Read More

Make your dream vacation in Florida a reality by visiting Anna Maria Island

Make Your Florida Dreams Come True on Anna Maria Island

Do you want to get away to one of Florida’s most beautiful islands, where the turquoise water washes up on pristine beaches and you really get to experience that old Florida feeling with all conveniences of the modern world? Make Read More

Bradenton will thrill beach lovers and nature enthusiasts. The Bridge Street Art Walk is something that all admirers of art should experience.

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

Best spots on Anna Maria Island that offer an ideal viewing point of the sunset

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 melts on the horizon in person. Read More