The motto of Florida’s Anna Maria Island says it all: “Welcome to paradise without an attitude. Editor Wanda McKinney shares how to enjoy this slice of heaven.
I dreamed that I had escaped to the perfect getaway. As I slept, I visualized swaying palms, beautiful beaches, and not a high-rise condo in sight.
Colorful shops and local restaurants added charm, and a laid-back vibe erased all cares. I awoke smiling but shook my head. Surely there was no such piece of paradise left. Then I discovered Anna Maria Island.