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Martin County

Martin at a Glance

Coastal Cities

Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, Jupiter Island, Stuart

Popular Spot Stuart

Sandy Beaches

22 miles

Public Accesses


Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail

11 sites

State Parks & Lands


Seabranch Preserve State Park


Jonathan Dickinson State Park (Palm Beach)


Savannas Preserve State Park


St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park


Jensen Beach to Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve (St. Lucie)


Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve (Palm Beach)


Federal Lands


Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge


Bays & Inlets

St. Lucie Inlet, Indian River Lagoon, Hobe Sound, Jupiter Sound

Rivers & Paddling Trails

St. Lucie River, Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail segment (Hobe Sound/Fort Pierce), Martin County Blueways, Loxahatchee River State Canoe Trail

Whether you seek an escape to nature, a taste of authentic Florida culture or maybe a chance to unwind under the Florida sun. Martin County welcomes you with open arms. Get ready to uncover the best-kept secret of the Treasure Coast and create a lifelong memory at this captivating destination.

Explore the natural wonders of Jonathan Dickerson State Park, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can wander along hiking trails shaded by ancient pines, go kayaking on the Loxahatchee River, and see the region’s rich wildlife. With its blend of outdoor adventures, historic landmarks, vibrant wildlife sanctuaries and enriching cultural experiences, Martin County provides an inviting and diverse destination for tourists. If wildlife isn’t your main interest, then the charm of downtown Stuart. Where historic streets are lined with art galleries, unique boutiques and enticing dining options.

Martin County hosts several festivals held annually at Witham Field in Stuart. The Stuart Air Show showcases impressive aerial performances by military and civilian aircraft. Visitors can witness thrilling stunts and static displays and interact with pilots, making it a perfect event for aviation enthusiasts and families alike.

For visitors who love to dive into the region’s history, the Elliot Museum and House of Refuge Museums are must-visit destinations. Explore the region's past at the Elliot Museum, featuring exhibits on local history, art and technology. Journey back in time at the House of Refuge Museum, which offers insights into the lives of lighthouse keepers in the 19th century.

Stuart Beach, a county park located across from the Elliott Museum and the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, is a popular beach. Covered picnic spaces, beach volleyball courts, basketball courts, showers, bathrooms and the Seaside Cafe are all available. It's no wonder that Stuart Beach is a popular family getaway. Teenagers can surf, windsurf, snorkel and swim while under the watchful eyes of a lifeguard.

Martin County is home to the Jensen Beach to Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve . This coastal sanctuary encompasses a range of estuarine habitats, including seagrass beds, oyster reefs and mangrove-lined shores. As a visitor to these preserves, you will experience the unparalleled beauty of Florida’s coastal ecosystems. Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of opportunities for angling and the chance to reel in a variety of coastal species.                              

The region offers outdoor adventures, historical landmarks, vibrant wildlife sanctuaries and enriching cultural experiences. There is no doubt that Martin County provides visitors with a diverse and inviting destination.

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April 19, 2024 - 4:23pm

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