Category Archives: News from Harrington House

As locals we keep up to date on what’s happening on and around Anna Maria Island so that you don’t have to. Pay attention to the News From Harrington House category on our blog to stay abreast of the latest island events, newsworthy items and local stories.

Anna Maria Island Bicycling

Anna Maria Island bicycling is fantastic for many reasons. Once you take a bike ride around the island you are sure to agree. From perfect year round weather to scenic bike routes, Anna Maria Island bicycling is wonderful. 

See Anna Maria Island by Bike! 

There are several things to keep in mind while biking the island. Below is the Harrington House list of things to know while cruising around by bike.

Anna Maria Island Bicycling – where to get a bike?  

While visiting The Harrington House you will have beach bikes available for use. However, if you like to rent your own bike there are several equipment rental companies on Anna Maria Island. Check out Fun and More Rentals in Holmes Beach or Beach Bums in the city of Anna Maria. Both offer affordable options for bikes and many other equipment options. Continue reading

Anna Maria Island – America’s Prettiest Towns

As seen in Forbes Anna Maria Island made their list of America’s Prettiest Towns and we couldn’t agree more!

Fourth of July sunset on Anna Maria Island

Old Florida Charm

Located just south of Tampa Bay and north of Sarasota Anna Maria Island is one of the last vestiges of “Old Florida” charm on Anna Maria Island. Spread across three cities on one little island the azure waters and powder soft sands of our Gulf of Mexico beaches are truly one-of-a-kind. The lack of high rise condos and hotels help keep the wonderful sunrises and sunsets visible from all angles on. Regardless of whether you’re in Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach or the City of Anna Maria. Continue reading

Water Excursions from Anna Maria Island

Looking for something new like exciting Water Excursions during your visit to Harrington House Beachfront Bed & Breakfast on Anna Maria Island?  Take a excursion with Capt. Jeff who departs from the Mainsail Basin located at 5425 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

Water Excursions are a blast on Anna Maria Island.There are a number of different cruises to choose from: explore nearby Egmont Key, watch the sunset over Bean Point and dolphin watch cruise, or go for a beautiful boat ride down Longboat Key for lunch or even a day along the historic Manatee River.   Continue reading

Anna Maria Island Chamber Medium Business of the Year Award 2013

Anna Maria Island Chamber Medium Business of the Year Award winnerHarrington House was honored to receive the Anna Maria Island Chamber Medium business of the Year Award for 2013 from the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce.  Our thanks go to out to the wonderful guests and staff who keep us going so we can contribute to our community.  Pictured are Frank, Mark and Jo Davis.