Port St. Lucie is a charming little city in the heart of the Treasure Coast of Florida, less than an hour north of Palm Beach. This small-town was founded in 1961 along the river St. Lucie and today is booming with more than 170,000 residents. Even though Port St. Lucie is in full urban development, it has not lost its “Florida feel” and remains an exceptional place to vacation. With over 21 miles of white, sandy beaches, Port St Lucie is a great choice of tourist destinations in the United States.
There are many publicly accessible beaches near Port St Lucie perfect for swimming, surfing, diving, fishing, horseback riding or just relaxing. For fans of water, ecological or exploration activities, the region abounds in rivers that you can explore while kayaking with experienced instructors or on a cruise. You will see unique animals including many varieties of beautiful birds, and you might even spot an alligator or two.
Port St. Lucie is the perfect place to enjoy quiet moments with nature. You can take peaceful walks in nature parks, where Port St. Lucie’s many incredible landscapes will reconnect you with nature while enjoying Florida’s rich variety of flora and fauna.
For those with something a little more challenging in mind, maybe play a few rounds of championship golf at the famous Fairwinds Golf Course or one of the many other golf courses in the area.
Every year, in March and April, professional baseball fans can attend the New York Mets spring training camp at Tradition Field Stadium—Port St. Lucie. For the rest of the season, the stadium is home to the St. Lucie Mets, the New York Mets’ farm team. This is the perfect place for an up-close look at the great names in Major League Baseball and its future recruits at an affordable price.
Only a few minutes south, Tradition Square is a beautiful public square, right in the heart of the community of Tradition town. It offers entertainment throughout the year and is host to several outdoor concerts and festivals, including the Italian Festival, the Food Truck Invasion, the Holiday Lights and many other activities. The area is especially attractive as it has a combination of great restaurants and incredible shopping, all within close walking distance.
Port St. Lucie is indeed a charming little city… lovely to live in and lovely to vacation at!
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Tradition Green Market is held every Sunday, located at the Landing at Tradition in Port St. Lucie Florida. Come by and shop from local farmers, bakers, crafters and artists. A great way to shop local!
Downtown Stuart Festival is set up along Osceola Street in Stuart’s historic downtown area. This event brings together some of the best artists in the nation, displaying life-size sculptures, paintings, photography and more.
The easiest way to get around Port St. Lucie is by car. Enjoy driving along the east coast of Florida at your own pace!
Port St. Lucie is the perfect place to go for a hike. Enjoy the natural lands and rivers along the coast.
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