Vero Beach, Florida is an oceanside community situated between Orlando and Miami. You are sure to enjoy this quaint town where there are few high rises, low traffic, and larger cities are a convenient distance away. This charming town offers a year-round calendar of events, festivals, and a lively cultural scene.
Ocean Drive is at the heart of the downtown beach area. Stroll the sidewalks and enjoy art galleries, festivals, farmers’ markets, casual or fine dining, and upscale shops offering fine fashions, footwear, accessories, jewelry, home décor, and much more. On the wide, pristine beaches you’ll find white sand, azure water, and gentle breezes.
The Vero Beach Museum of Art, the largest cultural arts facility of its kind on Florida’s Treasure Coast, is a precious cultural gem that is admired and appreciated by residents and tourists alike. Vero Beach is also home to Riverside Theatre. Enjoy a total performing arts experience with all events produced in-house. Actors, designers, and directors from New York and other areas of the country are brought in for up to four weeks of performances of quality works from Broadway, off-Broadway, and regional theatres.
The Vero Beach Regional Airport is a public-use general aviation airport. Aircraft range in size from small general aviation aircraft to large corporate jets. The airport is home to several full service fixed base operators. Some of the services they offer include aviation fuel, aircraft storage, flight planning, catering, car rental, charter service, avionics repair, and aircraft parts. Elite Airways offers non-stop flights to Naples, FL and New York.
The Treasure Coast prides itself on being a prime maritime center. The Indian River Lagoon forms a significant portion of the Intracoastal Waterway and is a hub for boating, fishing, water skiing, and other water activities. Sheltered from the open ocean, the Indian River has a number of public and private marinas and boat launch facilities.
Sebastian Inlet State Park is one of the premier surfing sites on the Atlantic coast. The Sebastian Inlet provides access to offshore fishing in the Gulf Stream. Also nearby is Vero Beach’s famous Jungle Trail, on the National Register of Historic Places. This fascinating biking and hiking trail follows the Indian River shore for nearly eight miles, passing through Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and Captain Foster’s Hammock Preserve.
The area also features a plethora of golf communities and public courses for your enjoyment. Grand Harbor, Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club, and John’s Island, among many others, offer championship courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Fazio. Enjoy several Audubon Certified courses with abundant Florida wildlife. Sheltered from the stress of city living, this lovely retreat is where one can succumb to total relaxation. A getaway for a few weeks or a lifetime, Vero Beach is waiting for you to heed its call.