Anna Maria Vacation- 4 Fun Things To Do As A Family

If you are looking and planning for a fun filled family vacation spot, you should consider taking a family friendly Anna Maria vacation. The activities on this island promise to keep the pickiest of children content.

1. Beaches make great family vacation spots and the Manatee Beach on Anna Maria is definitely a great place. Mothers can spend a great time tanning while the fathers can bring out the architectural talents in their children by making them build sand castles. This done, you and your family can have a great picnic on the beach or dine in the nearby café and get ready to head to the Gulf for a swim.

However do wait for half an hour after eating to go for a swim and wear sunscreen. In case you have forgotten your sunscreen don’t worry, just head to the nearby shop which provides beach supplies to let families enjoy themselves in the beach for hours.

2. Spend fun time exercising by renting some bicycles and taking a family casual ride to explore the nearby island surroundings. You also have scooters for rent here, which are popular with teenagers and young children. The family will really enjoy travelling as a group exploring the island’s sights while getting some fresh air during their Anna Maria vacation.

3. Chartered fishing boats will also keep families entertained here. Look out for dolphins and if you are lucky, you may even get to see the ocean’s gentle manatee giant. You can also go fishing off the historic Rod and Reel pier. To add excitement, you could hold a fishing tournament between your family members to find who lands the first, biggest and smallest fish. The native fish species you can expect here are trout, flounder, grouper, trout and many more.

4. You will never run out of things to do during your Anna Maria vacation. You can head to the Classic Car Museum in nearby Sarasota and enjoy yourselves seeing Dad become a kid amongst the Bentleys, Ferraris and Cadillac’s here. Another famous family oriented destination here is the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa that provides great fun, education and entertainment for the entire family.

So from spas to golf there are lots of things and events taking place on Anna Maria islands throughout the year. A vacation here satisfies family members as a whole or individually and you will definitely love the time you spend here reconnecting and bonding as a family.

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