Five Popular Longboat Key Restaurants

Are you looking for some dining alternatives while on your Anna Maria Island vacation? Take a couple of evenings (or afternoons) and venture down to Longboat Key. There are some awesome Longboat Key restaurants to enjoy. Most have the luck of boasting beautiful water views and a special ambiance; others offer a casual feel where you can come straight from the beach. Here are five of the most popular ones:

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Anna Maria Island Fishing: Where to Go

If you drive by any of the Anna Maria Island boat ramps or one of the local marinas, one thing you are sure to see is people heading out to fish at almost any time of day. Anna Maria Island fishing is one of the most popular activities with vacationers and locals alike.

Whether casting their lines off one of the three piers, setting up their equipment along the shoreline, or heading out into the water by boat, there is nothing like feeling that pull on the line and knowing that there is something on the other end just waiting for you to reel it in.

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Summer Vacation Tips from the “Locals”

As school winds down and summer is just around the corner, families are making their plans for their summer vacation  — typically to the beach. Whether you go to the same place every year or venture to a new coastal area each year, it is always great to get summer vacation tips from the people there – the “locals.”

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Lighting Bug Golf Cart

Lightning Bugz LSV  offers 100% Electric Low Speed Vehicles on Anna Maria Island. Resembling a traditional golf cart, our LSVs are street legal, may be driven at night, and each has a storage bin for beach chairs, toys, and coolers. LSVs have seat belts and are child seat friendly. Our carts travel upwards of 25mph and may be driven on local roads with a speed limit of 35mph or less. A Lightning Bugz LSV is a great way to travel around the island to the beach or area attractions, and produce zero emissions!

Visit Mote Marine

Whether you are new to the island or are a regular visitor, Mote Marine and Aquarium (a.k.a. ‘the Mote’) is definitely a must-see at some point during your vacation. It is a fun place to take the family (or friends) for a day of exploring and getting up close and personal with the sea life that inhabits the area waters as well as bodies of water around the world.

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Tips to Help You Learn How to Stand Up Paddleboard on Vacation

Everyone wants to learn how to stand up paddleboard as they watch others out in the water. In reality, we love to watch them go in the water. When they don’t and seem to glide through the water, we think to ourselves that it must be fairly easy to do – that is, until we actually get up on one. Suddenly, we’re the ones losing our balance and going in the water…not once, not twice, but over and over again.

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A&A Baby & Beach Rental

Choose from our wide range of well known brands. From easy to install car seats, strollers, cribs and rollaways, we have what you need to make your vacation hassle-free. 

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CONSIDER IT DONE – Errands and Personal Assistance for Island Guests

Many services available to make your stay more relaxing. Before you arrive we can have your rental unit stocked with food, drinks or anything else you need. While here we can help with transportation, errands, touring, accompaniment/companionship and computer assistance. We do just about anything you can’t do, don’t have time to do or just don’t want to do. Visit our website or give us a call. Office 941-896-4089   Cell 989-274-4672  Email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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