Activities, Events, & Things To Do

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Happy Hour Anna Maria Island

After visiting scenic beaches and partaking in outdoor sports like fishing, boating, hiking and more during an Anna Maria Island vacation, you’ll need to rejuvenate as the sun starts to set. Thankfully there are a... Read more

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See the Anna Maria Island Sunset

Anna Maria Island sunsets are legendary and truly stunning, as there are few other places where you’ll get to see vibrant and colorful sunsets in a natural unobstructed ocean setting. Several areas on the island... Read more

Cortez Beach Fishing

Cortez Fishing Village

Cortez is a small Gulf Coast fishing village located near Anna Maria Island and was founded in the 1880s by settlers from North Carolina. You will still find that it still has that old-fashioned charm... Read more

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Ghost Tours of Tampa Bay

Calling all ghost hunters! Ghost Tours of Tampa Bay features nightly candlelight walking tours in Tampa, St. Petersburg, or John’s Pass. TAMPA TOUR In the city once described as the “damnedest town this side of... Read more

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Hillsborough River Canoeing and Kayaking

  Plan a trip to the Hillsborough River! Enjoy a 2-hour to full day, downstream, quiet-water, paddling adventure through a 16,000-acre wildlife preserve! Visitors will see thousands of white ibis in the fall, deer, wild... Read more

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The Fish Hole Miniature Golf

Head to historic Bridge Street for a miniature golf adventure! The Fish Hole Miniature Golf is located at 115 Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach. The course features 18 holes, a 3,000 gallon fish pond, over... Read more

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Holmes Beach Tennis Courts

  Looking to play tennis during your visit to Anna Maria Island? Head to the Holmes Beach Tennis Courts! The courts are free to the public and even offer a lights for those wanting to... Read more

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Fort Hamer Park

Fort Hamer Park is located on the Manatee river and features an 8,000 square foot boathouse, a deck area, and floating docks. This park is also a rowing and training facility. It has hosted rowers from... Read more

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Coquina Gulfside Park

    Enjoy spectacular views at Coquina Gulfside Park! Take a swim in the clear blue Gulf of Mexico and sit on the beautiful white sand beach! There are play areas for the kids, volleyball,... Read more

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Coquina Bayside Park

    Coquina Bayside Park is the perfect place to launch your canoe, kayak, or boat! If you happen to catch some fish while you are out, the park has handy fish cleaning tables too!... Read more