We’re thrilled to announce that Stuart, Florida has been nominated in the 2023 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards! The Sailfish Capital of the World is an official contender in the “Best Coastal Small Town” (which is an honor on its own) but now we need YOUR help to secure the top spot! This competition...
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We can’t believe the sun is already setting on 2022 – and what a year it has been! As we look to the horizon and start setting our sights on 2023, it’s time to think about New Year’s resolutions. While some people opt to adopt healthier habits or break some not-so-great patterns, others vow to...
Pop the champagne! It’s time to start the countdown for New Year’s in Martin County! From festive parties to family-friendly fun, you’ll find plenty of ways to ring in 2023. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a low-key morning meditation or dance the night away, here are the best ways to start off the New Year...
Pantone recently announced its much-anticipated Color of the Year for 2023, and it’s certainly an exciting one. The color is “Viva Magenta” and the company describes the hypnotizing hue as “a new animated red that revels in pure joy, encouraging experimentation and self-expression without restraint, an electrifying, and a boundary-less shade that is manifesting as...
Here for the holidays? In town visiting family or friends Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza? Just looking to get into the Christmas spirit? Well whatever the case, don’t be a Scrooge! There are tons of Treasure Coast holiday traditions worth exploring this year. Here in Martin County, we’ve got a month full of festive light displays,...
Small Business Saturday
The holiday season is all about giving, and the best gift you can give your favorite small businesses is your support. Small businesses have long been the backbone of Main Street America. They create jobs, enrich the visitor experience, and boost local economies in communities across the country. That’s why we celebrate Small Business Saturday...
For the first time in Florida, visitors will have the unprecedented opportunity to view a comprehensive collection of artworks by Norman Rockwell and his mentor, J.C. Leyendecker, at the Elliott Museum! The exhibit officially opens on November 4 and will run through March 3, 2023. In total, it includes 20 original works of art —10...
November is Manatee Awareness Month, an important time for boaters to go slow and lookout below to watch for manatees as they travel to warmer water sites around the state. Manatees depend on water generally warmer than 68 degrees Fahrenheit to survive the winter, so in the fall they travel to Florida springs and other warm-water...
Florida’s Treasure Coast has officially debuted season two of their celebrated podcast, “Don’t Come Here: Stories of the Treasure Coast” featuring brand-new host, Daniel Russo, better known as “Dano.” Dano is a Treasure Coast resident with more than 25 years of radio experience, serving as the legendary host and executive producer of popular shows such...
Autumn is the perfect time of year to visit Martin County, Florida! Escape the crowds and enjoy cooler temperatures while soaking in all the fun of fall festivals and events, perfect for the whole family. Here are a few upcoming happenings that we’re looking forward to this season. From not-so-scary to truly spooktacular, be sure...
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When people envision their ideal Martin County vacation, it usually involves lots of time spent on our beautiful beaches. But sometimes Mother Nature has other plans in mind. If the sun refuses to shine during your next Martin County getaway, don’t fret! There are tons of ways to have fun indoors. We previously covered some...
The legacy of “Old Florida” lives on in Martin County, where arts and culture embody the natural beauty of the Sunshine State. Dance, music, visual arts, theatre, culinary arts, and historic preservation are an integral part of the community, with dynamic opportunities to enjoy year-round. Here are some of the can’t-miss experiences and attractions for...
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Summer has officially arrived in Martin County, which means lazy beach days and soaking in the sunny rays. As temperatures start to soar, here are some of our favorite ways to stay cool and beat the heat. Just don’t forget to keep hydrated by drinking lots of water, wear weather-appropriate clothing, and make sure to...
Seashells on the beach in Stuart Florida
There’s nothing better than coming across a beautiful collection of seashells while strolling the sandy shores! Luckily, the uncrowded beaches of Hutchinson Island in Martin County, Florida offer some incredible seashell-spotting opportunities. Whether you’re looking to see conch shells, cockles, or calico scallops, our beaches offer them all for your viewing pleasure! People love to...
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For some people, the perfect vacation means sitting poolside, ordering lots of room service, and soaking up the sun on some far-flung beach. But for others, a vacation presents an ideal opportunity to expand their horizons and learn something new. For those in the latter category, Martin County offers plenty of courses, classes, and lessons...
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