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About Anna Maria Island, Current Events, Events, Holidays, Things to Do

Celebrating the 4th of July on Anna Maria Island

We can’t think a better way to celebrate the 4th of July than spending a day on an Anna Maria Island beach with your friends and family. So here’s our exclusive AMI Locals insider guide to the what-where-and-when! Get an Early Start First off, and this is important… if you plan on a beach day, …

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Best Coffee Shops on Anna Maria Island

Best Coffee Shops on Anna Maria Island

If you and your family are coming to Anna Maria Island for vacation, then we must tell you all about the Best Coffee Shops on the island. Many of the locals find that getting their daily dose of caffeine at these shops will help you enjoy your vacation a little more. And if you happen …

About Anna Maria Island, Things to Do

Mini Golf at the Fish Hole with AMI Locals

Mini Golf at the Fish Hole

There’s a great mini golf course located right on Historic Bridge Street, called the Fish Hole! It is fun for all ages. And several of our AMI Locals’ properties are within walking distance of all the shops and restaurants on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach. Gulf View Beach House, Bayfront Retreat, and Coastal Cove, for …

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AMI Beach Vacation & A Day at Disney World

Are you vacationing to Anna Maria Island this year for a beach trip but feel like you need to do something a little different? Then we have the perfect solution that you and your family can enjoy on your next trip. Why not plan a day to head over to Lake Buena Vista for the …

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3 Unique Restaurants to Visit While You Stay on Anna Maria Island

Are you looking for a few new places to eat at when you are on vacation at Anna Maria Island? We at AMI Locals know of 3 unique restaurants to visit while you stay on Anna Maria Island. These restaurants are a favorite among the locals and many tourists. Let’s look at what restaurants they …

About Anna Maria Island, Events, Things to Do

Coquina Beach Market – come explore with AMI Live

Coquina Beach Market

Who doesn’t love to shop in the sunshine? During the months of November – July you can visit the Coquina Beach market! And it happens every Sunday and Wednesday from 10 am – 4 pm. It is located at Coquina Beach Park in Bradenton Beach, the southernmost point of Anna Maria Island. Very nearby you …

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MLB Spring Training and an AMI Beach Vacation

So if you’re anything like us, you can’t wait for the day that baseball players report for MLB Spring Training. Finally, we can enjoy the sunshine, hot dogs and cold beer, and BASEBALL! And Florida is lucky enough to host the Grapefruit League, so there are plenty of teams and stadiums within a very short …

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Explore Sarasota on your Next Vacation to Anna Maria Island

Explore Sarasota on your Next Vacation to Anna Maria Island

When you go on vacation to Anna Maria Island you will probably want to explore many different things on the island or surrounding towns. From the white sands of Anna Maria Island, art events, local restaurants to finding a new family friendly activity to do. There is so much to do on Anna Maria Island …

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NCAA Bowl Games & An Anna Maria Beach Vacation

NCAA Bowl Games & An Anna Maria Beach Vacation NCAA Football Bowl time is upon us! It’s time to pencil in a luxury beach vacation to Anna Maria Island on your bracket. In December and January, Florida hosts eight NCAA Bowl Games.  Four of those are within driving distance from the beautiful beaches of Anna …

About Anna Maria Island, Current Events, Events, Holidays, Things to Do

Christmas on Anna Maria Island

CHRISTMAS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND Yes, spending Christmas on Anna Maria Island is just as dreamy as it sounds! Just imagine trading snow drifts for sand dunes, pine trees for palm trees, and snowmen for sandcastles! If any of these visions light your yule tide log, then you should not waste another second and start …