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No Fireworks at The Beach House Restaurant for July 4th this year! Wait!! It's a good Thing!

This year would have been the 22nd year that The Beach House Restaurant put on it's spectacular fireworks show. Thousands of people usually come from far and wide, vacationers and Floridians alike. Unfortunately for everyone that would…
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What Activity (or lack thereof) Will You Choose While Visiting Anna Maria Island?

One of the most popular activities on Anna Maria Island is nothing. That's right, nothing, as in sitting on the beach gazing at the blue-green waters, or floating in the pool soaking up the sun. Perhaps sitting in one of the many great restaurants…
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Can You say Quaint?

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Quaint could have Pine Avenue's picture next to in the dictionary. Located in the city of Anna Maria on Anna Maria Island's north end, Pine Avenue underwent a transformation starting in 2011. It is now described variously as The Greenest Little…
Front of Blue Turtle Cottage on Anna Maria Island

Why Choose a Vacation Rental?

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Vacation Rentals have been gaining popularity over the past several years. Why do people choose a vacation rental for their holiday instead of a hotel? Vacation rentals are, on average, more economical than the nightly rate at a hotel. This…
Enjoy Anna Maria Island's 7 miles of beaches

Anna Maria Island Beaches

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There are many things that make Anna Maria Island magical - The old Florida vibe and the distinct lack of big box stores. The friendly people - happy vacationers and even happier residents (they don't have to leave!). But the big draw is…
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Anna Maria Island: Dolphins, Manatees & More!

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One of the most popular bucket list items to check off when visiting Anna Maria Island is seeing dolphins up close in their natural habitat. You have a lot of choices: dolphins can often be spotted along the Gulf beaches or when strolling the…