Day One | 12:00pm
Start your day by relaxing and getting comfortable at one of numerous lodging options. Whatever your budget or preference, you’ll rest easy in one of our many cozy bed & breakfasts, palatial resorts, or oceanfront hotels. When you’re in Martin County, where you stay is just as exciting as where you play! Find the perfect place.
Day One | 6:30pm
The Ohana Bus a specialty retrofitted school bus that will take you to the ideal paddle location. Experiences and locations are customized to the individuals. It is a fun way to explore the natural beauty of Martin County. It is owned and operated by the Schwartz family, owners of Ohana Surf Shop. The Schwartz family has deep roots in the surfing community. They support local shapers, artists, musicians and organizations through Surfrider Foundation, Surfers for Autism, and many local charities.
Day Two | 8:30am
Located just south of Stuart, this park teems with wildlife in 13 natural communities, including sand pine, scrub pine, flatwoods, mangroves and river swamps. The Loxahatchee River, Florida’s first, federally-designated Wild and Scenic River, runs through the park. Ranger-guided tours of the 1930’s pioneer homestead of Trapper Nelson are available year-round. You can also enjoy hiking, biking, or kayaking while you are here.
Day Two | 12:45pm
Harry and the Natives have the best in down-home cooking, and the most unique and eclectic Old Florida atmosphere this side of the state line. Open every day but Monday, offering hot meals, indoor plumbing, occasional live music, catering, a full bar, a great time, and a gift shop full of all things Harry.
Day Two | 1:45pm
Experience the beauty of Florida’s East Coast from the water with Riding the Waves-Treasure Coast. During our guided boat tours, you will learn all about our local ecosystem and natural environment from a certified Florida naturalist as you cruise along with a friend in your own private catamaran. It is the perfect way to spend a day on the waves and explore this beautiful part of the world.
Day Two | 4:30pm
Port Salerno is defined by the Manatee Pocket, a picturesque bay which extends from Port Salerno to the St. Lucie Inlet and is fed by several creeks including Salerno and Manatee. This small community was originally the hub for the South Florida commercial fishing industry. Now a working waterfront and fishing fleet, it provides fresh seafood to local restaurants and markets. They also supply the Port Salerno Seafood Festival, which is held on the public docks and neighborhood streets early in the year. Water Bikes are an exciting way to explore and enjoy the beautiful waterways of the Treasure Coast. Whether you’re interested in a workout, or a relaxing ride through the water, that’s up to you!
Day Two | 6:00pm
The Twisted Tuna, the largest waterfront restaurant in Martin County, features10,000 sq. ft. of indoor dining on two floors. With a twist on everything from sushi to pizza, this family owned and operated restaurant has something for everyone. Lunch and dinner are 7 days a week. Three full bars. Outdoor eating with smoking and pet friendly. They only use local produce, bake their own breads, and seafood is brought in fresh daily.
Day Three | 9:00am
Held on Saturdays at the Hutchinson Island Marriott, there is no better way to start you day than with yoga on the beach. The beautiful resort is on one side and the gentle rolling waves, fresh air and sea on the other. Join your instructor as they lead you through a power flow yoga session that is sure to start your day off in the best possible way. Classes are designed to perfectly complement the skills/abilities. No yoga mat needed, just bring a large beach towel or a blanket to place on the sand, comfortable clothes and an open spirit.
Day Three | 12:00pm
Martin County offers the first consistent surf as you travel north along Florida’s coast. Ever wanted a laid-back surf lesion? This is a fun memory-making activity, where you can learn about the ocean and beach safety while catching a wave here in Martin County. Ohana Surf Shop organizes the popular Annual Single Fin Showdown. Besides raising thousands of dollars annually for worthwhile causes, what makes the Showdown unique is that competitors must ride vintage single-fin surfboards, selected at random minutes before each heat begins. After your lessons the Ohana Bus can bring you to downtown Jensen to grab a refreshing beverage and lunch.
Day Three | 3:00pm
The House of Refuge is the last remaining of nearly a dozen shipwrecked, life-saving stations on Florida’s Atlantic Coast. Built in 1876 to help stranded sailors, its long, colorful history spans nearly 70 years. Today it is owned by the Martin County government and leased to the Martin County Historical Society, which operates it as a museum exhibiting life-saving equipment used over the years, and showcasing the keeper’s quarters, c. 1904. On May 3, 1974, the House of Refuge was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Day Three | 6:00pm
Conchy Joe’s is a Florida tradition with a colorful history–from parties of the 1920s, to rum-running from the Bahamas, to becoming a Martin County and Treasure Coast Landmark. Ask your friendly servers about the story of this establishment. Offering delicious food offerings, a tropical bar atmosphere, and just all around good fun, Conchy Joe’s a site to visit on your trip to Martin County.
Day Four | 9:00am
Blowing Rocks is a magnificently restored sanctuary that offers a rare window into Florida’s natural history, and is named for its rocky Anastasia limestone shoreline, the largest on the U.S. Atlantic coast. The restored preserve reflects what South Florida barrier islands looked like a century ago. Visitors get a glimpse of one of our state’s rarest surviving landscapes, an intact Florida dune habitat with beach sunflower, bay cedar, sea grape, and sea oats.
Take a drive along iconic Bridge Road, this beautiful scenic drive in Hobe Sound is often photographed and painted. Beautiful banyan trees line Bridge Road leading to Hobe Sound Beach, Hobe Sound Wildlife Refuge and Blowing Rocks Preserve.
Leaving today? Great to see you! If not, feel free to stay and discover all that Martin County has to offer.