Maybe it’s a bachelor party where a bunch of high school and college friends are getting together to send off a beloved buddy into wedded bliss. Or perhaps the group of guys have a few gray hairs and grown kids, but still feel the need to gather to bring up the old days and make...
Underwater close-up photo of a manatee
November is Manatee Awareness Month, an annual month-long dedication to imperiled manatees and their conservation in Florida and beyond. Former Florida Governor Bob Graham first declared November as Manatee Awareness Month in 1979, when the state began designating manatee protection zones in areas where manatees gather during the winter. November is typically when manatees return...
Woman Standing at the ocean edge enjoying the sun
Needless to say, 2020 has been long, difficult year full of unforeseen obstacles and challenging times. And while we’re all ready for this year to officially wrap, it’s hard to believe that the busy holiday season is almost upon us. Like many, you probably welcomed the start of this new decade with a range of...
Full Moon over the House of Refuge
Although COVID-19 has put a temporary pause on some of Martin County’s most beloved Halloween-themed events and activities, there are still ways to get your scare on and celebrate Halloween in style. To get you in the spirit of the holiday, we have rounded up a handful of spooktacular events happening throughout Martin County during...
Let's Go There
When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Discover Martin team found ourselves in a very tricky position. Seemingly overnight, we had to pivot from telling travelers to come visit Martin County to encouraging people to stay home and postpone their upcoming vacations. And we certainly weren’t alone – the entire travel industry faced the same, unprecedented...
Kids enjoying sun in the sun in Martin County
Are you and your children in dire need of a vacation? We don’t blame you! After weeks and weeks of being cooped up in the house, the whole family could probably use a little escape to unwind and reconnect. Luckily, you can spend your days occupying the kids with one of Martin County’s many social-distanced,...
Image Credit: The Hobe Sound Nature Nature Center
This year, Coral Reef Awareness Week is being celebrated from July 25 – August 1. The South Florida coastline from Martin County through Monroe County is home to the only living coral barrier reef in the continental United States and is the world’s third largest coral reef system measuring at 105 miles. Though a majority...
The Johnston family from Kentucky on Lake Okeechobee
By reputation, Martin County is one of the fishiest counties in all of Florida. Scores of species of fish live in the warm subtropical waters here. As a result, Martin County is the perfect place to make a fishing memory with kids. Sometimes, fishing with children can be challenging – but it doesn’t have to...
Martin County is known for its wide array of aquatic adventures and activities. From the mild to wild, there’s a water-based activity suited for every type of traveler. But with so many different options to choose from, it can be a challenge trying to narrow down the top picks, especially during a quick visit. So...
Kids enjoying sun in the sun in Martin County
Are you and your children in dire need of a vacation? We don’t blame you! After weeks and weeks of being cooped up in the house, the whole family could probably use a little escape to unwind and reconnect. Luckily, you can spend your days occupying the kids with one of Martin County’s many social-distanced,...
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