Port Saint Lucie FL is a very popular vacation destination because it has all the beautiful beaches of Florida but without the crowds. Many families choose Port Saint Lucie over Miami and Orlando for a quieter vacation together. That said, Miami and Orlando are only about 100 miles away from Port Saint Lucie and make for a wonderful day trip. If you prefer something closer, Palm Beach is only 50 miles away and is just as glamorous.
Port Saint Lucie is packed with things to do, sights to see, and fun to be had: from water sports, museums and art galleries, to restaurants and parks, you're sure to be kept entertained here.
The top things to do in Port Saint Lucie tend to revolve around the great beaches and outdoor activities. Check out the amazing River Lilly Cruises for some boat tours around the picturesque area. If you're keen to spend time on the ocean, check out the Treasure Coast Sailing Adventures and the St Lucie River Princess boat tours. To explore by yourself on the water, hire a kayak or canoe and choose your own route. If you are more of an extreme sport lover, the Sandpiper Watersport is the spot to rent the best water sport equipment like jet skis, flyboards, wakeboards, and tubes; plus, there are scheduled fishing boat rides as well.
For something a little calmer, the PGA Village Golf Course has more than 50 holes to practice your swing. Or alternatively, for a fun day at the beach, Savannas Preserve State Park is ideal for families, complete with picnic areas, volleyball and tennis courts, and bathroom facilities.
Elsewher, the Botanical Gardens is a flurry of colorful flowers and insects, and is a must-see for budding photographers. If you're eager to spend more time outdoors, take one of the hiking and trails to Paleo Hammock Preserve and Spruce Bluff Preserve. Both have incredible views, fresh air, and animals running around nearby.
There are many great vacation rentals in Port Saint Lucie, suited to all traveler types and preferences, so when you're not busy discovering new things, you can kick back in your new home away from home.
The best areas to stay in Port St. Lucie include the River Park area and the Indian River area, both of which are close to restaurants, cafes, and shops. If you are traveling with a big group of friends and need a large vacation home, Port St. Lucie has rentals with many bedrooms and bathrooms. If you are traveling with family and need a vacation house with a living room and a fully equipped kitchen, Port St. Lucie can accommodate you! Whatever your preference, you'll find something to fit here.
It's almost summer all year round in Port Saint Lucie, however, for the most comfortable weather, visit in May or September. The average temperature during summer can easily go over 90 degrees and generally throughout the year never drops below 60 degrees.