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Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach

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“Anna Maria’s Hot Spot” is now Historic Bridge Street on Bradenton Beach, the southernmost city of Anna Maria Island. Bridge Street, where the original wooden bridge was the only means of access to the island, where a beautiful fishing pier is in its place today, leading to an active street where you can Shop~Dine~Play from beach to bay. Bridge Street offers a walkable community with spectacular water views from the both the pier and the gulf beach. Ride the FREE Island Trolley and get off at “Anna Maria’s Hot Spot,” to make new friendships, bond with old friends or simply escape life for the day. Visit our street as a guest and leave as a friend!

Located at the mouth of Tampa Bay, Anna Maria Island has managed to retain the charm of laid-back Florida. Instead of high-rise condos and shopping malls, you will find boutique style shops and restaurants along with sugar-white beaches & emerald gulf waters. You can enjoy a sunrise overlooking Tampa Bay in the morning and a sunset overlooking the Gulf of Mexico that evening. The turquoise Island Trolley will take you the entire length of this beautiful 7 mile island free of charge stopping off at any one of the 80 conveniently located trolley stops to dine, shop or just stroll along the historic streets & along the miles of beautiful beaches.
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  • We spent a morning strolling the street, enjoying a late breakfast, and doing some souvenir shopping in the many small shops along the street. This is a fun area to visit and we will certainly return....  more
    We spent a morning strolling the street, enjoying a late breakfast, and doing some souvenir shopping in the many small shops along the street. This is a fun area to visit and we will certainly return....  more »
  • like I said, a funky couple of blocks with some excellent restaurants, ice cream/gelato shops, souvenir and jewelry shops, fun for a short walk and people watching. 2-3 streets just north of it near....  more
    like I said, a funky couple of blocks with some excellent restaurants, ice cream/gelato shops, souvenir and jewelry shops, fun for a short walk and people watching. 2-3 streets just north of it near....  more »

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