Take it all in.
21 miles of pristine beaches. World record fishing. Vibrant arts and culture. Eco-tours galore. One-of-a-kind museums. PGA golf. Major league baseball. All wrapped up in small-town charm.
Now breathe out.
Take it all in.
For an enjoyable trip suitable for the whole family, we can highly recommend a short cruise with River Lilly Cruises
River Lilly’s jungle-eco cruise is a 1.5 hour narrated cruise on the North Fork Aquatic Preserve.
You typically see Alligators, Turtles and a variety of Birds.
October 1-April 31 at 1 pm
May 1-July 31 at 11 am
Evening Relaxation Cruise
River Lilly’s summertime evening relaxation cruise is a 1.5 hour scenic cruise to the Upper North Fork Aquatic Preserve and back.
Although this cruise is not narrated, it is a great cruise to unwind and take in the beautiful “old Florida” scenery of the Upper North Fork.
Departs Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays only
August 1-September 31 at 5:30 pm
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND CAN ONLY BE MADE BY CALLING (772)-489-8344
Charter rates are available.
A must, if you ever watched CSI Miami…
There are a number of operators offering these popular and fun rides.
The excursions take you cruising around the stunning Everglades National Park on an airboat – a fantastic way to experience the Everglades. You are whisked around the waterways through the mangrove forests, and the ride is certainly invigorating as you skip over the water.
Home to alligators, turtles, and a plethora of different birds, the Everglades National Park is the perfect place to spot wildlife, and the scenery on show is absolutely spectacular. Your professional guide will tell you all about the wild and wonderful wetlands on show.
After an exhilarating ride, you can enjoy an educational alligator show and even touch or pick up a baby alligator. With lots of interesting displays and exhibits on offer, you’ll certainly come away with a new-found appreciation for this marvellous eco-system and the creatures that inhabit it.
The nearest public golf course to our properties is The Saints at Port St. Lucie Golf Course, which is just a 5 minute drive away.
Located at 2601 SE Morningside Boulevard, the 18-hole “The Saints” course features 6,478 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.7 and it has a slope rating of 120. Designed by David Wallace, the The Saints golf course opened in 1961
The Saints Golf Course is owned and operated by the City of Port St. Lucie and consists of an exceptional 18-hole championship course, driving range and practice area. The Saint’s clubhouse houses a fully-stocked pro shop, restaurant and rentable banquet room.
Click here for further information and to book tee time.
In addition to the above, there are many other golf courses in and around Port St Lucie. A quick search on Google will give you an up to date list.
Which one you choose, depends on your preference.
The Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, a beautiful 20-acre tropical sanctuary in the city’s center, offers ever-changing opportunities for exploration, education, and entertainment.
As you walk though the gardens, enjoy the different garden areas – there is the Orchid Garden, the Cactus & Succulent Garden, and the Butterfly Garden, to name just a few.
Enjoy the sculptures and art throughout the grounds, and make sure you look out for the wide variety of wild birds, mammals and reptiles.
There are many events throughout the year, check here for activities for the whole family.
Although admission to the gardens is free, a suggested donation of $5.00 per person is appreciated.
Beaches of Hutchinson Island
Whether you’re here in search of a perfect sea shell, to swim, surf, or fish, our beautiful beaches offer hours of relaxation. Our beaches on Hutchinson Island offer many access points and miles of serene shoreline. Jensen Beach is our largest public beach offering such amenities as parking, showers, restrooms, picnic areas, sand volleyball courts, a concession stand, and lifeguard service. Altogether there are 17 public beaches on Hutchinson Island from Waveland Beach to Bathtub Reef Beach. Offering free public access to miles of beautiful sandy beaches to enjoy.
Indian Riverside Park
Our lush, 63-acre park, is home to The Mansion at Tuckahoe, Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast, U.S. Sailing Center, Frances Langford Pavilion, an interactive play fountain, public boat ramp and over a half mile of Indian River Lagoon waterfront. The popular park plays host to a variety of activities and community events for residents and guests of all ages. 772.692.7501 www.martin.fl.us
Jensen Beach Causeway Park
Located under the Frank A. Wacha Bridge, the Jensen Beach Causeway Park is a popular site for many community events as well as a destination for boaters and anglers. There are picnic pavilions, picnic sites, public boat launch facilities, playground, restrooms, fishing piers, parking, and beaches on the Indian River great for kayaking, windsurfing and Jet Ski enthusiasts.
This sports park off Jensen Beach Boulevard has soccer and football fields, youth baseball and restroom facilities.
Savannas Preserve State Park
This state park has the largest freshwater marsh system in South Florida’s east coast. This fragile ecosystem encompasses 5,100 acres of six natural habitats that support plants and animals unique to each area. The park stretches 10-miles from Ft. Pierce to Jensen Beach. This picturesque place can be accessed off Jensen Beach Boulevard as well as Walton Road where the Education Center is located. There are over eight miles of multi-use trails that provide opportunities for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding. An entrance fee is required. (772) 398-2779, www.floridastateparks.org/savannas
Haney Creek Trail
This park is a preservation project to protect the natural wetlands and water flow through swamps. There are a series of walking trails with educational signage and a trailhead park with restrooms and a picnic pavilion. 772.288.5340
Named after the late entertainer, and prominent community philanthropist Frances Langford. Langford Park is located on Dixie Highway (707) near the historic Jensen Beach Arch. This popular picnic destination also features a skate park, bike path, Log Cabin Senior Center, recreation center, playground equipment, fitness trail, shuffleboard, basketball, racquetball, volleyball, tennis courts and baseball diamonds. 772.334.1954
Indian River Drive
One of our best-kept secrets is Indian River Drive, a picturesque scenic drive that stretches from Jensen Beach to Fort Pierce. The 35 mph speed limit ensures plenty of time to take in the old-style Florida homes and spectacular views of the Indian River Lagoon (Intracoastal Waterway).
Jensen Beach is a favorite nesting place for loggerhead sea turtles, green turtles, and leatherback sea turtles. Every year from late spring til mid summer the turtles return to the beaches where they were born to lay their eggs at night. The eggs begin hatching in late summer. Call 772-334-3444 for turtle walk days and times during June and July. Reservations are required.