About Martin County, Florida

Disconnect to reconnect in Martin County, where miles of beautiful  beaches, 75-plus parks, unlimited golf and a region overflowing with culture welcomes visitors. In Martin County you’ll find every kind of family activity to tickle your fancy, from rodeos to high-end shopping, art galleries and one-of-a-kind museums to eco-friendly sea turtle adventures. Located just off A1A and accessible by a plethora of scenic avenues, Martin County is 45 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport, an hour from Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, 90 minutes from Miami International Airport, and two hours from Orlando International Airport. This is a place for escaping, for making memories that last longer than tan lines. Plan to visit during annual happenings like the annual Stuart Boat Show, Jensen Beach Fine Art or the Port Salerno Seafood Festival each January. Attend ArtsFest in March, the Annual Classics at the Beach Car Show in April, or the Sailfish Regatta in May. You can plan a second fall trip in October for the Stuart Airshow, the Pineapple Festival, Jensen Beach and the annual Indiantown Hoe-Down Rodeo. From flip-flops to cowboy boots, Martin County truly has it all. Surf, boat, sail, kite-surf, dive and snorkel on Hutchinson Island. Cast a line in Port Salerno, a fishing village where award-winning seafood tempts the pickiest of palates. Tee off at the world class golf facilities in Palm City, also home to waterfront parks which provide access for boating, paddling and fishing enthusiasts. In Stuart/Sewall’s Point, shop eclectic boutiques, stroll the river walk and find fresh ingredients at the Green Market, every Sunday. Immerse yourself in Key West style in Jensen Beach, Pineapple Capital of the World, with free access points to the beaches. Catch a show at the landmark Lyric Theatre, built in 1926 as a silent movie house. Indiantown welcomes the inner cowboy in everyone with cattle ranches, rodeos and one of the last Indian trading posts. Connect with nature at Jonathan Dickinson State Park on Hobe Sound. Step back in time on Jupiter Island with a visit to the Loxahatchee River Environmental Center. The word fresh takes on new meaning with most Martin County restaurants utilizing locally-sourced produce and fresh caught fish, served alongside ingredients from several local and organic farms, to please one and all. As the sun sets, relax at one of Martin County’s host of lodging options, from brand name hotels to one-of-a-kind bed and breakfasts. Rest easy at brand name chains like Courtyard by Marriott, Best Western, and Hampton Inn – even the Hutchinson Island Marriott offering a resort-style setting. Or, choose from unique, one-of-a-kind, family-owned and -operated boutique properties such as the Old Colorado Inn, the Historic Seminole Inn and Pirates Cove Resort and Marina. Smaller bed and breakfast properties and independently rented villages and cottages set the scene for romance while RV and camping facilities – even timeshares – spell family fun. www.DiscoverMartin.com

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