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A Guide to the Piers of Anna Maria Island

Get ready to experience paradise on Anna Maria Island! In Southwest Florida, this stunning Island is the perfect destination for those searching for a peaceful and relaxing escape. With its pristine beaches, enchanting turquoise waters, and charming atmosphere, Anna Maria Island offers a truly unique vacation experience. From exploring the breathtaking coastline to discovering the remarkable attractions, there are countless unique things to do in Southwest Florida. Get ready to appreciate the beauty of this destination and create memories that will last a lifetime. Anna Maria Island is ready to welcome you to your dream getaway.

Anna Maria Island City Pier

The Anna Maria Island City Pier is a historic landmark and one of the most popular attractions on the island. The Pier on Anna Maria Island offers beautiful views of the Gulf Coast, making it a great place to watch the sunrise and sunset. You can also spot pelicans and sometimes dolphins and manatees. Fishing is also a popular activity on the City Pier, and you can easily find bait and fishing supplies at the small shop on the pier. At the end of the pier, you can find a restaurant and a gift shop where you can grab an ice cream cone and relax or bring your fishing pole to catch your dinner. 

Rod n Reel Pier

The Rod & Reel Pier, an institution on Anna Maria Island built on the coastline in 1947. Located on the northern end of the island, the Rod n Reel Pier offers unmatched views of the Gulf of Mexico and the stunning Anna Maria Island shoreline. This pier is a hub of activity, from the aroma of fresh seafood wafting through the air to the sound of laughter and live music. When it comes to dining on the island, it’s no surprise that 9 out of 10 locals will place the Rod & Reel Pier in their top 3. Each meal at the Rod & Reel holds something special, from filling omelets and pancakes for breakfast to Grouper sandwiches for dinner. With a menu that caters to the entire family, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 

Bridge Street Pier

Continuing our exploration of Anna Maria Island piers, we now head over to the Bridge Street Pier. Located in the heart of Bradenton Beach, this pier offers a unique blend of natural beauty and urban charm. As you walk along the pier, you’ll discover an array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options just a short walk away from our Bradenton vacation rentals. As you continue your journey through Bradenton Beach, don’t miss the chance to check out the iconic Bridge Street Clock Tower. This charming landmark stands as a symbol of the island’s timeless beauty and adds to the allure of the area. 

Bradenton Beach Pier
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Bradenton Beach City Pier

Our final destination is the Bradenton Beach City Pier. Along the southern end of Anna Maria Island, this pier offers a serene and peaceful setting for those seeking a quiet escape. Take in gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico as you stroll along the pier, where shades of blue meet sandy shores. Cast your line and try your luck reeling in a prized catch, or sink your feet into the sand and enjoy being a beach bum. While exploring the wonders of the Bradenton Beach City Pier, indulge in the culinary delights at Anna Maria Oyster Bar on the Pier. Savor the freshest seafood and delight in the flavors of the Gulf, all while enjoying the breathtaking views surrounding you. Make your way to the acclaimed Beach House Waterfront Restaurant. This culinary masterpiece offers an array of dishes perfectly complemented by the views of the shimmering ocean. 
Come and experience the beauty, adventure, and relaxation that await you on Anna Maria Island with our Anna Maria Island vacation rentals. Book with Gulf Coast vacation rentals today to make your Anna Maria Island vacation come true!