Area Attractions

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

  Go beyond a typical aquarium experience and immerse yourself in the world of marine life rescue at Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA). See Winter the dolphin – star and inspiration of the popular Dolphin Tale... Read more

Sea World

www.seaworld.com  Meet Beluga Whales, Polar Bears, Penguins, Sharks, Walrus or swim with Dolphins at SeaWorld’s “Discovery Cove”… See an unforgetable live show of the world famous killer whale, Shamu and ride roller coasters  all in one... Read more

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, FL

Visit www.buschgardens.com / 888-800-5447 Looking for an adventure or adrenaline rush during your vacation?  Look no further than Busch Gardens!  This action packed theme park is located in Tampa, just one hour north of Anna Maria... Read more

“Winter” & Dolphin Tale/ Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Did you fall in Love with “Winter” from the movie “Dolphine Tale”?  Did you know she lives in Clearwater, just an hour north of Anna Maria Island? You can visit Winter & learn of her... Read more

The Florida Aquarium

Get up close & personal with many species of sea-life at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, located a hour north of Anna Maria Island. If you wish to become educated or acquainted with the sea-life you... Read more

Mote Marine Aquarium

Mote Marine Aquarium & laboratory is just a short drive from Anna Maria Island.  Visit their aquarium to see  sea turtles, a seahorse conservatory, live sharks, stingrays, jellyfish & more. “Mote Marine Laboratory has been... Read more