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posted by: Haley's Motel on: June 23, 2018
Anna Maria Island Hikes to Take with Your Honey Source: Pixabay. Author: Mohamed_Hassan.

Anna Maria Island is a true natural beauty, as well as a haven for wildlife. Experience the magic for yourself by taking a hike or going for a walk through one of the area’s many preserves. It’s a great way to explore the islands and makes for a romantic activity to share with a loved one. Here are three of our top picks.

Highland Hammock State Park

Highland Hammock State Park is a must-see for any nature enthusiast, with more than 9,000 sweeping acres of wildlife preserve. Take a hike, walk, or trolley tour through one of the 15 different types of habitats, including swans, flatworms, and ancient hammock forests, and see if you can spot alligators, deer, wild pigs, black bears, or even panthers — a rare but special sighting!

Robinson Preserve

Comprised of more than 600 acres, this vast and gorgeous preserve features hiking trails, kayak launches, fishing, a picnic area, observation towers, camping spots, and more. Hike in on the south side across Manatee Bridge and enjoy one of the best outdoor adventure destinations on Anna Maria Island.

Perico Preserve

Wander along bridges, boardwalks, and trails on these 176 beautiful acres of recently renovated wildlife preserve. Perico is centered around a 16-acre seagrass habitat, which acts as a nesting ground for the many different kinds of birds that inhabit the area. When you tire of walking, take a seat on one of the benches and try to name as many species of birds as you can.
Of course, be sure to book your stay with us here at Haley’s Motel for beautiful, old Florida-style accommodations, thoughtful amenities, and fantastic packages. Right now, for our June Couples Special, book any two nights and receive a complimentary bottle of champagne or wine (chilled and waiting for you in your room to toast your arrival). The offer is also good within one week of a special occasion, like a birthday or anniversary. Make your reservations now for ultimate romantic Anna Maria Island experience.