Experience The Gulf, Fresh Seafood, And Stunning Scenery On This Scenic Florida Island Drive
Anna Maria Island is a beautiful barrier island in the Gulf that stretches just over seven miles. It connects to Holmes Beach to the south, all the way down to Bradenton Beach, and then finally Coquina Beach before Longboat Pass bridge. All in all, it’ll take you around 22 minutes to drive from one end of Anna Maria Island to the other, and yet, when you add all of the stops along the way it makes for the perfect day trip adventure. Not only will you have Gulf views, delicious restaurants, and tons of natural beauty along the way, but you also won’t even need to waste a full tank of gas doing it all! For the exact route from Bean Point Beach to Coquina Beach, click here.
Have you driven through Anna Maria Island before? Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you’re looking for more things to do on this island as you drive, check out this guide to all things Anna Maria Island.
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.