Explore The Area

Blue Cypress Conservation Area

Located along the St. Johns River between State Road (SR) 60 and the Indian River/Brevard county line at Fellsmere Grade, the Blue Cypress Conservation Area features recreational activities including wildlife viewing, fishing, seasonal hunting, bicycling and hiking along many miles of levees, primitive camping at designated sites, canoeing, airboating and boating.

Vero Beach Museum of Art

Vero Beach Museum of Art is the largest art facility on Florida’s Treasure Coast. The museum presents changing exhibitions from lenders and its permanent collection of 891 objects of American and International art.

UDT-Navy SEAL Museum

This newly expanded museum marks the birthplace of the Navy Frogman program. Included in the museum is the lifeboat that was the epicenter of a hijacking by Somalian pirates in 2009; a section of steel I-beam from the World Trade Center attack in 2001, and other displays.

Piper Aircraft

Considered one of the “Big Three” in the field of general aviation manufacturing, Piper Aircraft has been building aircraft since 1927 and offers factory tours by appointment. Gift shop for aviation enthusiasts.

McLarty Treasure Museum

Located on the National Historical Landmark Site of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet Survivors’ & Salvaging Camp, the McLarty Museum houses the diaries of current treasure divers, a display of recovered artifacts from the 1715 shipwrecks and a film that tells the story of the doomed ships.

McKee Botanical Garden

Historic McKee Botanical Garden is an 18-acre subtropical hammock filled with a diverse collection of plants and restored architectural treasures, trails surrounded with native vegetation, ornamental plants, water lilies and orchids, ponds and streams.

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. Meet veteran astronauts, train in spaceflight simulators and visit the Apollo/Saturn V Center.