Anna Maria Island and Egmont Key Fun Runs

While the passes are chocked full of boats, it pains me to simply cruise by a school of rolling tarpon without even taking a shot at catching them--until I see how happy my fellow passengers are. They laugh and joke with each other while enjoying a few beers as we head two miles off the coast of Anna Maria Island to Egmont Key where they will have an entire island nearly to themselves to explore, swim, and lay out on the white sandy beach.

Full of wildlife and trails, it is everything one would imagine a secluded island only accessible by boat to be and it's trips like these that remind me how lucky I am to work and live in this area. Add to it that Egmont has a storie