MARTIN COUNTY MOMENTS
Viewing: January 2017
Was there anywhere in our own backyard that we had ignored? Enter: Martin County. In the 20-plus years Nancy and I have been married, we’ve traveled across America and Europe for writing projects or merely for pleasure. We’ve been fortunate to sail to Hawaii, Canada, Central America, South America and the Mediterranean. No matter where...
By Gary McKechnie What fuels my passion as a traveler is simple. When I’m on the road, every day is different. With discoveries to be made, those are the days when routine gives way to anticipation. Exploration is beautiful, and I love getting immersed in destinations near and far. When I journeyed to Martin County—a...
By Robin Draper Martin County is a sparkling jewel along Florida’s Treasure Coast, bordered by Lake Okeechobee to the west, and by the deep blue Atlantic Ocean to the east. It is distinguished by diverse natural beauty and a public commitment to environmental protection. Numerous parks, preserves and refuges make this area an ideal destination...
It is always the perfect time to visit Martin County, Florida! This easy-to-get-to-area, encompassing the communities of Port Salerno, Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Indiantown, Jupiter Island, Hobe Sound and Hutchinson Island, offers beautiful beaches and 75+ parks–not to mention the most bio-diverse lagoon ecosystem in the Northern Hemisphere–all within two hours or less driving...
We are excited to bring you our the third edition of our insider’s guide to Music in Martin County, brought to you by our friends at Terra Fermata, the Treasure Coast’s premier outdoor concert venue set on a lush, tropical property in the heart of downtown Stuart. Terra Fermata is the ultimate nightly destination for live music, hand-selected and...
Do you have a thirst for the arts? If so, there’s no better destination in all of Florida than Martin County, home to eight perfect communities along Florida’s Atlantic Coast, including Stuart, named the 2016 Happiest Seaside Town by Coastal Living magazine. The county has a wealth of reasons why it’s one of the state’s...
By: Terry Gibson / Visit Florida www.visitflorida.com One of the most beautiful and fascinating stretches of barrier island in Martin County, and for that matter in all of Florida, is Blowing Rocks Preserve, on Jupiter Island, just south of Hobe Sound and north of Jupiter. In 1969, residents of Jupiter Island donated 73 acres of intact beach, dune and reef...
By Kelly Jadon Florida is the birthplace of the American cowboy. Horses in the Americas came first to Florida, introduced by the Spanish in the 1500s. From this stock came Cracker horses which herded longhorn cattle, another first in the United States. This is the heritage of Martin County: The Land of the Cowboy Martin County, Florida...