Vero Beach Local Attractions

Explore More from Our Hotel Near Vero Beach

Located near downtown Vero Beach and iconic attractions like historic Dodgertown, Star Suites: An Extended Stay Hotel is the perfect base of operations for experiencing everything Florida’s Treasure Coast has to offer. No matter what time of the year you visit our Vero Beach hotel, there’s always something fun to see or do just moments away. 

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Arts and Culture

Riverside Theatre

Known as Florida’s largest professional theater, this venue stages Off-Broadway plays, musicals, comedy shows, outdoor concerts and more. All productions at this world-class performance venue are produced in-house.  

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Mckee Botanic Garden

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic Florida landmark is home to an 18-acre subtropical jungle hammock teeming with local flowers and plants as well as several restored architectural treasures. 

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Vero Beach Art Museum

The largest cultural arts facility of its kind on Florida's Treasure Coast, this architectural gem houses five art galleries, two sculpture parks, the Museum Art School, an auditorium, great hall, art library, museum store and a museum café.

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Ballet Vero Beach

Ballet Vero Beach is Vero's first, and the region's only, professional dance company. Their mission is to promote the art of dance as a universal language in our community and beyond.

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Jackie Robinson Training Complex (formerly Dodgertown)

The former spring training home of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, the Jackie Robinson Training Complex is a state-of-the-art baseball and softball training facility.

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Big Shots

Enjoy 10 acres of great food, drink and golf at this two-story recreation and entertainment destination featuring a full-service restaurant, two sports bars, event space and 30 climate-controlled driving range tee boxes. 

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Sandridge Golf CLub

This Vero Beach golf facility boasts two 18-hole championship layouts designed by Ron Garl. Both courses are maintained with an unmatched passion and love for the classic game of golf.

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Vero Beach Country Club

This Golf Course covers more than one hundred acres and has been professionally designed to flow naturally among majestic oak trees, lakes and hazards.  It offers character and natural beauty to please all levels of playing ability.

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Jaycee Park

Pick your spot in the sand to lay down a towel and enjoy the ocean. Jaycee is one of the three major public beach parks with lifeguards in Vero Beach and it provides the largest area directly adjacent to the ocean.

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Round Island Beach Park

In just a short drive, you can visit Round Island’s well-maintained beach trails and boardwalks.  Enjoy nature and watch the manatees swim to the shore to feed on the low hanging tree leaves.  Climb the watchtower for a scenic view of Indian River. 

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Paddles by the Sea/Vero Tackle

Whether you are looking for Indian River kayaking and paddleboarding tours or want to spend a perfect day at the beach lounging under an umbrella, Paddles by the Sea has many options for enjoying all the Treasure Coast has to offer. 

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Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pelican Island and its surrounding 5400+ acres of protected waters and lands is the first National wildlife refuge in the United States. It was created to protect egrets and other birds from extinction.

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McLarty Treasure Meseum

The McLarty Treasure Museum is a great little museum that paints the story of the ill-fated 1715 fleet of eleven Spanish galleon ships laden with gold, silver, copper and riches as they were heading back to Spain.

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Environmental Learning Center

Located in the heart of the Indian River Lagoon!  Come experience the real Florida with mangrove trails, pontoon tours, guided kayak adventures and 64 acres of native flora and fauna.

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Sebastian Inlet State Park

Visitors stroll untouched beaches, collecting shells and observing sea turtle nests, or try their luck fishing from one of the jetties that slice into the Atlantic. Calmer waters on the Indian River Lagoon beckon kayakers to explore wild beauty.

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Sea Turtle Tours

Watch sea turtles nest and hatch on the shores of Vero Beach. Sea turtle nesting season in Florida is from March 1st through October 31st. A variety of turtle-watching tours are available throughout the area.

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Blue Agave

Blue Agave is a lively Mexican restaurant located on 14th Avenue in downtown Vero Beach, Florida.  We offer a variety of classic Hispanic dishes in addition to a full bar with a noteworthy spread of house-infused tequila cocktails.

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Ocean Grill

Seafood and steakhouse on the beach. The landmark restaurant, Ocean Grill, is known for its consistent food and its precarious perch over the Atlantic Ocean.

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The Tides of Vero Beach

With Southern, Latin, Caribbean, and classical French influences, diners are treated to the freshest seafood, locally grown and organically raised vegetables, and fruits, and only the finest quality meats to create masterful presentations of both flavor and form.

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Mulligan's Beach House

Not only will you enjoy great food and drinks at Mulligan's, but you can do so while enjoying the best view of the Atlantic in all of Vero Beach. Whether it’s starting the day with sunrise breakfast or enjoying a sun-filled day with live music on the weekend, Mulligan’s offers it all.

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Italian Kitchen

The Italian Kitchen cooks up the best New York-style pizza, appetizers, soups, hot and cold subs, crisp salads, seafood, and speciality pasta!

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Kilted Mermaid

Kilted Mermaid is a neighborhood craft beer and wine bar featuring more than 25 local and global wines by the glass, and 80+ craft and import beers. Kilted Mermaid is a funky, eclectic neighborhood pub with a chill atmosphere.

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Nino's Corner

Familiar pizzeria that's popular for its delicious pizzas & Italian meals. Nino´s has been operating in the Treasure Coast since 1981, specializing in Italian Food.

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Taco Dive

Not your average hole in the wall: Tacos & tortas with inventive, gourmet fillings offered in a casual, energetic atmosphere.

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Southern Social Kitchen & Bar

Craft Cocktails made with liquid nitrogen, Southern Food with a progressive twist, Friendly Service, Meat Centric, Vegan and Vegetarian Friendly, Gastropub.

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Scampi Grill

Since 2000, Scampi Grill has offered Vero Beach with Innovative Multi-Regional Italian Cuisine serving only the freshest Seafood, Beef, & Poultry.

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American Icon Brewery

Large, industrial-style brewery with an airy taproom & restaurant serving hearty pub grub.

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Citrus Grill House

Upscale yet casual American eatery with an oceanfront veranda offers seafood & other elevated fare.

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Vero Beach Outlets

Sprawling outdoor outlet mall with shops offering discounted clothing, housewares & accessories.

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Indian River Mall

Your one-stop destination for shopping, socializing, entertainment, dining, and finding great deals in Vero Beach, Florida.

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Miracle Mile Shopping Plaza

Plaza-style shopping in a square mile area that features Miracle Mile, Treasure Coast Plaza and Three Avenues. 

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Village Shops Vero Beach

The Village Shops offers the finest selection of men's and women's apparel, accessories, unique gifts, art, and specialty items on the Treasure Coast. 

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