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Explore The Area

The Vero Beach area contains a wide array of options to learn and be entertained. Whether you are interested in world-class golf, shipwrecks, historical houses or learning about indigenous flora and fauna, get out there and explore!

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Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

Featuring exhibits on sea turtles and the barrier island, environmental education program, orientation movies and a ¾-mile foot trail and lagoon kayak launch

Brevard Zoo

Brevard Zoo

This 50-acre community zoo features animals from Florida and around the world.

City Of Sebastian Skate Park

City Of Sebastian Skate Park

The 7,700-square-foot street course skating area is open to the public for skateboards, in-line skates and quad skates.

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort Character Breakfast

Disney’s Vero Beach Resort Character Breakfast

Goofy and Donald greet families and sign autographs at Goofy’s beachfront breakfast in Shutters Restaurant on Saturday mornings.

Environmental Learning Center

Environmental Learning Center

Located on a 51-acre campus of natural surroundings, from hammocks to salt marshes and mangrove forests

Forever Florida

Forever Florida

Spread across 4,700 acres, this eco-ranch and wildlife conservation area offers a variety of safaris.

Fort Drum Crystal Mine

Fort Drum Crystal Mine

A location to search for fossils and minerals, including ancient calcified marine clam shells with large amber crystals.

Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Center

Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Center

Located at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, the center houses interactive exhibits, a video theatre and showcases the marine environmental and research efforts of the Institute.

Indian River Citrus Museum

Indian River Citrus Museum

The museum showcases the area’s grove culture and displays the artifacts, photographs and memorabilia of the pioneers who established the most popular citrus fruit in the world, Indian River grapefruit.

Indian River County Historical Society

Indian River County Historical Society

Located in the original Vero Beach railroad station, see displays of county memorabilia, historic artifacts and a miniature railroad.

Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center

NASA’s launch headquarters features exhibits and hands-on experiences, including guided tours of the launch area and facility and IMAX movies.

Main Street Vero Beach Farmer’s Market

Main Street Vero Beach Farmer’s Market

The weekly farmer’s market features organic plants and flowers, fresh foods, salsas, jams and jellies and more.

Manatee Observation Center

Manatee Observation Center

A waterfront wildlife observation center where manatees are the main attraction, along with dolphin, mullet, brown pelicans and butterflies, and hands-on exhibits.

McKee Botanical Garden

McKee Botanical Garden

An 18-acre subtropical hammock filled with a diverse collection of plants.

McLarty Treasure Museum

McLarty Treasure Museum

The museum houses diaries of current treasure divers, displays of artifacts from the 1715 shipwrecks and a film that tells the story of the doomed ships.

North County Aquatic Center

North County Aquatic Center

This family-oriented public pool facility features an activity pool.

Oceanside Farmer’s Market

Oceanside Farmer’s Market

Weekly market, every Sat. from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

More than 5 miles of foot trails and a boardwalk and observation tower are available for viewing wildlife, photography and interpretive programs.

Riverside Children’s Theatre

Riverside Children’s Theatre

The Children’s Theatre has performances, dance instruction, drama classes and events for all ages.

Sebastian Inlet Fishing Museum

Sebastian Inlet Fishing Museum

Learn all about our local fishing industry.

Skydive Sebastian

Skydive Sebastian

Experience a skydive over the Florida coastline.

Sunset Saturday Night Concerts

Sunset Saturday Night Concerts

Open-air music festival held on the second Sat. of each month from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

UDT-Navy SEAL Museum

UDT-Navy SEAL Museum

Located in the birthplace of the Navy Frogman program.

Vero Beach Museum Of Art

Vero Beach Museum Of Art

Vero Beach Museum of Art is the largest art facility on Florida’s Treasure Coast.