The best thing about Anna Maria Island is the atmosphere. It is a beach town. The Gulf of Mexico surrounds you. Where there isn't the gulf, there is the bay. There are no tall buildings or neon signs. There are no McDonald's or sprawling Hyatts. There is sun, sand, seafood, and relaxation.
Still, you'll find things to do beside the beach. Check out the Mote Aquarium, the Sarasota Jungle Gardens, the Ringling Museum, and if you really need some excitement, Tampa and Busch Gardens are a short drive away.Quick Tips: Take time to drive around the island. Stop in local stores and talk to the townspeople. You'll find they are happy to talk about their island of beauty.
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