Check out these itinerary ideas for Martin County, Florida.
“Martin County is an easy-to-reach, under-the-radar escape that truly packs a punch. It’s the perfect place for groups because there’s always something new to discover with accommodations to fit every style and budget.” –Nerissa Okiye, tourism director, Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
Located along Florida’s Treasure Coast, Martin County is one of Florida’s best-kept secrets. Groups will find more than 22 miles of uncrowded beaches and over 100,000 acres of parks and conservation land. Experience high-end shopping, unique attractions, aquatic adventures, and a dynamic arts and cultural scene.
The Elliott Museum boasts an impressive collection of vintage automobiles, plus rare baseball memorabilia, artwork, and more. Across the street, the 57-acre Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center houses diverse marine life and fascinating exhibits about Florida’s coastal ecosystems in the new Ocean EcoCenter.
Groups can explore natural wonders like Jonathan Dickinson State Park and Blowing Rocks Preserve in Hobe Sound. Or get a taste of unique agritourism experiences in rustic Indiantown.
Historic Downtown Stuart (crowned “America’s Happiest Seaside Town” by Coastal Living magazine) is teeming with charming storefronts, colorful galleries, and waterfront eateries. Jensen Beach also offers one-of-a-kind shops to find the perfect souvenir, along with the upscale boutiques of Sewall’s Point and Palm City.
Sitting on the most biodiverse lagoon estuary in the Northern Hemisphere, Martin County is an angler’s paradise. Home to more than 800 species of fish, visitors can embark on inshore, o!shore, saltwater, and freshwater fishing excursions. There are also more than 28 world-class golf courses to swing by the sea—including Sailfish Sands, Florida’s first reversible nine-hole course. Or spend your sun-drenched days boating, paddleboarding, diving, horseback riding, or cycling.
Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing
Main Image: Sailfish statute, Stuart, Florida: Credit: Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing