From tides to trails, and everything in between, plan your coastal escape today in
St. Lucie, Florida, the jewel of the Treasure Coast.
Ride south down A1A and check out Florida's beaches the way they used to be. The Indian River and Atlantic Ocean provide the best beach experience the Treasure Coast has to offer!
On the trail at Vitolo Family Park at Middle Cove Park Riverside
St. Lucie county hosts a bevy sites worth visiting and ways to experience them. Explore the urban landscape, local events, and scenic wilds on foot and bike, kayak the various rivers, creeks, and inlets, travel through Florida's history and culture taking a heritage trail, and of course enjoy the sport and leisure of the sunny beaches.
Ride farther with far less effort - eBikes make it easy to cruise all the way from Fort Pierce down to Jensen Beach and back - what a great way to spend the day!
Stretching 21 miles down the publicly preserved coastline, St. Lucie county beaches elevate the South Florida experience with their natural beauty. Providing free beach parking and numerous dune walkovers, St. Lucie boasts the most public beach access points per square mile for a coastal community in Florida. And, excluding Florida State Park beaches, you can access the beach plus its pavilions and amenities completely free.
A vibrant coastal community with natural splendors, historical sites, and epic events - enjoy what the Sunrise City has to offer.
Fort Pierce has the charm of a small fishing village, but packs in big city gatherings at its numerous events throughout the city and shows at the Sunrise Theatre. The waterways offer kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, and manatee and dolphin watching. You can even take a horseback ride along the beach.
The Zora Neale Hurston Trail celebrates the author's life, highlighting her final years in Fort Pierce. You can also take the Highwaymen Heritage Trail to visit the pristine environments that inspired the landscape paintings of the Highwaymen and learn the artists' stories.
Three celebrated museums of the area include the A.E. Backus Gallery and Museum, the St. Lucie Regional History Museum, and the National UDT Navy SEAL museum, showcasing the history and artifacts of the Navy SEALs.
Or make a special plan to see Southern Kingfish Association’s National Championship Fishing Tournament hosted in Downtown Fort Pierce every three years - returning in 2022!