Weekend Getaways

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and check out our guide to the best coastal towns for eating well, having fun in the sun, or doing absolutely nothing at all.

Weekend in Anna Maria Island, Florida

Small and simple, Anna Maria Island’s vibe is decidedly more artsy paddleboard-and-cruiser bike than exclusive yacht club.

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What to Do in Anna Maria Island
Photographer: Michael Hanson

What to Do

Take a complimentary trolley to a different beach each day. Don’t be afraid to leave the island, either, for major sporting events in Tampa or Sarasota art festivals within an hour-long drive.

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