Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions
Welcome to the Anna Maria Island where you will find restaurants to tempt your taste buds, satisfy your shopping craving with unique quaint boutiques and beautiful beaches that feature powder white sand and pristine blue waters.
There is a free Island Trolley that runs from Anna Maria City Pier on Pine Ave. to Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach with marked stops every few blocks along Gulf Drive and Marina Drive.
If adventure is what you are seeking then look no further. From Parasailing to Segway tours, Anna Maria Island will have something for you. If it is jaw dropping thrills that you are looking for then head up to Busch Gardens and Adventure Island. Conveniently located less than an hour away you can relax at Adventure Island and be lazy in their Lazy River, or venture over to Busch Gardens and ride roller coasters to amuse the kid in you.