Vero Beach

Vero Beach is the point where three different bodies of water meet - the Indian River Lagoon, miles of Atlantic Ocean and Blue Cypress Marsh. It is famous for its beaches and two hotels - the Driftwood Resort and the Vero Beach Resort, with over 25 miles of sea front.

The area is split into two different areas by the Intercoastal Waterway - once you are on the barrier island you can drive up and down the A1A road from Cape Canaveral in the north to Stuart in the south withour haveing to return back to the mainland.

Vero Beach is great for sailboats, motorboats and kayaks, and so there is a nonstop show of egrets, dolphins, manatees and of course beautiful sunsets. The mangrove-fringed islands that are part of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge (5,413-acre). This is the country’s first rookery for over 130 species of birds, such as white pelicans and the endangered wood storks, loggerhead and green sea turtles.

McKee Botanical Gardens has an 18 foot high observation tower and boardwalk near the historic Jungle Trail. Take an airboat ride around Blue Cypress March to spot gators and birds.

Historic Dodgertown is a multi-sport, 79-acre complex and was the home of Dodger Spring Trainings (baseball) from 1948-2008, it is now an all-inclusive facility. Teams of all ages train, play, dine and stay together in on-site villas., perfect location for tournaments, camps, schools, business conferences and seminars.

Riverside Theatre (3250 Riverside Park Drive) - the place for theatre, comedy and lectures.

Vist the Museum of Art (3001 Riverside Park, Orchid Island) and the Indian River Citrus Museum on the mainland ( 2140 14th Avenue).