Sports & Outdoors

We recommend a bike ride through the beach and its surrounding area. You can get delivery and pick-up at one of the local Anna Maria Island rentals. The Bean Point bicycle trails are extensive, but the trails carry up and through the island’s perimeter.

5 Awesome Things to See on Your Bean Point Bike Ride

One of the best ways to see all that Anna Maria Island has to offer is by hitting the furthest beach point and soaking in the sights. Whether you decide to sit on the beach and gaze out at the Read More

Manatee River || Anna Maria Island || Florida Dreams Realty

5 Things to See on a Walk Along the Manatee River

Enjoy a fun stroll along the Manatee River in Bradenton, Florida. It’s one of the most recognizable rivers along the Gulf Coast of Florida. Its wide waterways, shallow depths, and subdued tea coloration are all notable traits that fit right Read More

How to Enjoy the Sunset on Anna Maria Island

Few things are better in the world than a well-timed sunset. If you set it up right, a beautiful sunset can embody closure to a successful day, romance, magic, and connectedness with nature, depending on the occasion. On top of Read More

Teeing Off for Your Best Game of Golf at the Beach

The anatomy of a great game of golf includes challenge, dynamic play, interesting vistas, a clear progression, and a whole lot more. Playing a great game of golf on a challenging course is truly part of what makes the sport Read More

What Makes a Golf Course Great?

There’s nothing like a warm, sunny day of golf on Anna Maria Island. With a cool breeze from the gulf refreshing you, the incredible coastal scenery as your backdrop, and some incredible challenges to keep your game strong, the island Read More

Do You Want Your Pet to Go to the Beach with You?

Just thinking about the idea, bringing your dog to the beach may seem like it makes total sense. Yes, of course you want your pup playing and running and having an amazing time! With just a minute of additional thought Read More

How to Choose a Golf Course While on Vacation at the Beach || Florida Dreams Realty || Vacation Rentals and Property for Sale on AMI

How to Choose a Golf Course While on Vacation at the Beach

Ready to head out from your vacation rental for a relaxing round of golf on an Anna Maria Island vacation? You may have the right equipment for the task. You may have found a delightful place to stay out of Read More

Where to Go Fishing in Holmes Beach || Florida Dreams Realty || Vacation Rentals and Property for Sale on AMI

Where to Go Fishing in Holmes Beach

Anna Maria Island may be home to some exceptional family-friendly attractions and some fine eating, but for a certain kind of person that can’t stay off of the water, it’s all about the fishing. Anna Maria Island is nothing short Read More

Pittsburgh Pirates Love McKechnie Field || Florida Dreams Realty || Vacation Rentals and Property for Sale on AMI

Why Do the Pittsburgh Pirates Love McKechnie Field?

McKechnie Field is a cultural icon for the people of Anna Maria Island and Bradenton. This 8,500-capacity sized playing field is a curio and fascinating historic sports attraction of Florida’s western coast. With close to 100 years of history and Read More

Anna Maria Island is a fascinating barrier island to explore on bicycle.

Riding Your Bike Safely in Holmes Beach and Around Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a fascinating barrier island to explore on bicycle. With the right preparations, you can navigate the entire island, at 2 miles wide and 7 miles in length. Below is an introductory guide for visitors curious about Read More