Things to Do

If you have searched this far down the page, you really are into this treasure chest hunt for activities, recreation, shopping and restaurants. This category is the catch-all for those fun little leftover gems that we didn't want you to miss. Full of local parks, marine centers, the Splash Waterpark, Zoos, Green Market, Farmers Market, and even the NY Mets Training Camp (games Feb. - Sept.). So step outside your comfort zone and make some great vacation memories!

Indian Riverside Park

Indian Riverside Park

Location: 1707 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Phone: (772) 692-7501
Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

57-acre educational & research site with a network of nature trails, a lagoon & saltwater tanks.
Location: 890 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
Phone: (772) 225-0505
Sailfish Splash Waterpark

Sailfish Splash Waterpark

Aquatic center for competitive swimmers with towering slides & a lazy river for recreational use.
Location: 931 SE Ruhnke St, Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 320-3100
Turtle Walks

Turtle Walks

Florida Oceanographic Society`s nighttime sea turtle program is conducted under a state permit and begins with an educational presentation on sea turtle biology and conservation followed by the opportunity, if nature cooperates, for guests to go out on the beach to observe the nesting behavior of a loggerhead sea turtle. Registration will begin May 1st. 890 N.E. Ocean Boulevard Stuart, Florida 34996 772-225-0505 ----------------------------------- Sea Turtle Walks Hobe Sound Nature Center Reservations will open April 1st. Walks are scheduled Thursdays & Fridays - May thru July . Numbers are limited & a donation of $5.00 per person is requested. Reservations are required & must be made in advance. To make a Reservation call (772) 546-2067 or Make a Reservation Online. Waitlists available Located at the National Wildlife Refuge 13640 U.S. Highway One, Hobe Sound, Florida 33455 Phone: 772-546-2067
Palm Beach Zoo

Palm Beach Zoo

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is a non-profit zoological organization located at Dreher Park in West Palm Beach. The zoo houses more than 550 animals, many of them endangered, within 23-acres of lush tropical habitats.
Location: 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Phone: (561) 547-9453
Lion Country Safari

Lion Country Safari

Lion Country Safari is a drive-through safari park and walk-through amusement park located on over 600 acres in Loxahatchee, in Palm Beach County, Florida. Founded in 1967, it claims to be the first `cageless zoo` in the United States.
Location: 2003 Lion Country Safari Rd, Loxahatchee, FL 33470
Phone: (561) 793-1084
Jammin` Jensen

Jammin` Jensen

6-10 p.m. every Thursday in Downtown Jensen Beach on Jensen Beach Boulevard. Local artists displays, crafts, music, vendors and family entertainment are available. The event is sponsored by Jensen Beach Main Street. Cost: Free For information, call 772-334-7755.
Location: Downtown Jensen Beach
Wind Chase Farm Combined Driving, LLC

Wind Chase Farm Combined Driving, LLC

Pick ups at downtown restaurant, theatre, and hotel available. Please call 772-285-3480.
Location: Downtown Stuart
Sandsprit Park

Sandsprit Park

Location: 3443 Se St. Lucie Bvd, Stuart, FL 34997
Phone: 772-221-1418
Rock`n Riverwalk

Rock`n Riverwalk

The Downtown Business Association of Stuart invites you to join us on the waterfront for Rock`n Riverwalk, a free open air concert on the Riverwalk Stage every Sunday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Enjoy live music, vendors, and our beautiful waterfront. For easy parking, ride the free Sailfish Shuttle from Osceola, Sailfish, or Kiwanis Park. For more information visit facebook.com/RocknRiverwalk.
Location: Downtown Stuart at the Riverwalk Stage
Music At The Mansion

Music At The Mansion

Martin County`s monthly music series is back and better-than-ever! Enjoy your own family-friendly "Sunday Funday" at The Mansion at Tuckahoe located in Indian River Side Park. See The Nouveaux Honkies live, food & beverages, kids activities and more in the Florida Sunshine. All on the house! 4pm-7pm
Location: Indian Riverside Park
Memorial Park

Memorial Park

Memorial Park was re-dedicated on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2011 in an official Grand Reopening ceremony following a complete redesign. The centerpiece of the new park is the relocated Veterans Memorial panels. Memorial Park with its substantial expanse of green space and close proximity to the upscale downtown area. The park hosts some of the largest yearly events in the area. The convenient Gazebo and band shell make it a perfect venue of community events.
Location: 300 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34994
Stuart Green Market

Stuart Green Market

Location: City Hall Parking Lot 121 S.W. Flagler Ave.
Phone: 772.233.0297
Poppleton Creek Dog Park

Poppleton Creek Dog Park

Location: 51 SE Central Pkwy, Stuart, FL 34994
Gumbo Limbo Gifts

Gumbo Limbo Gifts

Location: 37 SW Osceola St, Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 283-1077
Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens

Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens

Location: 2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
Phone: 772-337-1959
The Downtown Farmersí Market of Fort Pierce

The Downtown Farmersí Market of Fort Pierce

Location: 101 Melody Ln, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: (772) 940-1145
Blowing Rocks Preserve

Blowing Rocks Preserve

Blowing Rocks Preserve is an environmental preserve on Jupiter Island in Hobe Sound, Martin County, Florida, USA. It is owned by The Nature Conservancy. It contains the largest Anastasia limestone outcropping on the state`s east coast.
Location: 574 S Beach Rd, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
Phone: (561) 744-6668
LtCpl. Justin Wilson Memorial Park

LtCpl. Justin Wilson Memorial Park

Location: 2050 SW Mapp Rd, Palm City, FL 34990
Bathtub Reef Beach

Bathtub Reef Beach

Location: 1585 SE MacArthur Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
Ground Floor Farm

Ground Floor Farm

Location: 100 SE M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 600-4230
Tours on Horseback

Tours on Horseback

If you are stressed or feeling overwhelmed by your career, you need a relaxing getaway. Tours on Horseback will let you experience a different point of view of the world - from the saddle of an equine friend. Book a different kind of vacation where you and your loved ones can relax while saddled up for one of our horseback tours.
Location: 3600 S Ocean Drive, in , FL, near the Frederick Douglass Memorial Park.
Phone: (772) 468-0101 or (772) 519-0237
Rapids Water Park

Rapids Water Park

Rapids Water Park is a water park in West Palm Beach, Florida, that occupies 30 acres near I-95. The park includes a wave pool, thirty-five water slides, including dual seven-story speed slides, and a quarter mile lazy river.
Location: 2489 Port W Blvd, Riviera Beach, FL 33407
Phone: (561) 848-6272
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is located in Jupiter, Florida, on the north side of the Jupiter Inlet. The site for the lighthouse was chosen in 1853. It is located between Cape Canaveral Light and Hillsboro Inlet Light.
Location: 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter, FL 33469
Phone: (561) 747-8380
Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Family-friendly locale with rehabilitating sea turtles on display, plus tours & a gift shop.
Location: 14200 U.S. Hwy 1, Juno Beach, FL 33408
Phone: (561) 627-8280
Manatee Observation and Education Center

Manatee Observation and Education Center

Location: 480 N Indian River Dr, Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: (772) 429-6266
Soaring Sports Hot Air Balloon Rides

Soaring Sports Hot Air Balloon Rides

Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Phone: 772-242-5055
Environmental Studies Council

Environmental Studies Council

Location: 2900 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957
Phone: (772) 219-1887
Heathcote Botanical Gardens

Heathcote Botanical Gardens

The Heathcote Botanical Gardens 5 acres are subtropical botanical gardens located at 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce, Florida. The site began as the commercial nursery of landscape architect, Molly Crimmons, and her husband, Jim.
Location: 210 Savannah Rd, Fort Pierce, FL 34982
Phone: (772) 464-4672
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

Location: 13640 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
Phone: (772) 546-6141
Seabranch Preserve State Park

Seabranch Preserve State Park

Location: 6093 Southeast Dixie Highway, Stuart, FL 34997
Phone: (772) 219-1880
Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Location: 16450 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
Phone: (772) 546-2771
St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park

St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park

Location: 4810 S.E. Cove Road, Stuart, FL 34997
Phone: (772) 219-1880