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.
After a couple of days of living my dream of sanctuary and sun, sun, sun, I wanted to see more of the island. Hopping on board the free trolley (which circles every 20 minutes) was a terrific way to get an overview of Anna Maria. I watched people bicycle in pretty Bayfront Park, located next to Anna Maria City Pier. And I jumped off to visit the Anna Maria Island Historical Society, with its long-vacant and amusingly grafitti-covered City Jail.