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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. 

Arts & Culture | Play | Explore | Eat | Shop

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.  

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. In addition to the stunning natural beauty, the garden offers a variety of programs each season including art exhibits, educational programs and special events. 

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 featuring the 6,500-seat Holman Stadium, four full-size baseball fields, one half field, four softball and youth baseball fields, eight indoor, lighted batting/pitching tunnels, four outdoor batting tunnels with pitching machines, 32 mounds and home plates for individual work, and a 60-yard agility and warm-up area.

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.

Play

Walking Tree Brewery

Located in a 1945 aviation supply warehouse just a block from Star Suites, Walking Tree brews true to style classic and traditional beers. The Walking Tree family are everyday people, enjoying everyday beers. They nailed medals in Best Florida Beers and the Great American Beer Festival right out of the gate by keeping it traditional and delicious. We hope you stop by Walking Tree, escape whatever your mundane might be, unwind, grab a beer, & have fun with the WTB family. Check their website or social media for event updates and our weekly live music schedule! 

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. Work on your game then check out the chef-crafted menu and signature cocktails in a vibrant, lively setting.

Paddles by the Sea/Vero Tackle

Whether you are looking for Indian River kayaking and paddle boarding tours or want to spend a perfect day at the beach lounging under an umbrella, Paddles by the Sea has a growing number of options to enjoy all that the Treasure Coast has to offer. They offers paddle sport rentals including kayaks and paddle boards from our river and beach locations. At the beach location there are umbrellas, hammocks, chairs and cabanas for rent.

Explore

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 life guards in Vero Beach and it provides the largest area directly adjacent to the ocean with picnic tables, grills and covered open air sitting area.

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. 

Other public accesses

Vero Beach, Florida, is home to at least a dozen full service and public access beaches, including Wabasso Beach Park, Golden Sands Beach Park, South Beach Park and Treasure Shores Park. Across the inlet from Vero Beach is Sebastian Inlet State Park, which features three miles of beaches where visitors can swim, snorkel, scuba dive and sunbath.

Eat

CJ Cannons

A casual theme restaurant boasts an American / Southern style menu specializing in the comfort foods we grew up on. Overlooking the runways at the Vero Beach Airport, C.J. Cannon's offers amazing views of aircraft take offs and landings, and over sees a lush garden walking area. Plenty of retro aircraft memorabilia, celebrity autographs, pictures and history are scattered throughout the walls of the restaurant.

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.

Rio Coco Beans

Grab a cup of  “100% Humanic” coffee at Vero’s finest café. Experience the true taste of the best coffee. Slowly hand roasting each batch ensures the coffee is filled with its optimal love. Rio Coco Beans has directly funded the education of children in Nicaragua since 2004.

Hurricane Grill and Wings

Eat. Drink. Chill.  Hurricane Grill and Wings is a casual spot to enjoy wings, burgers, tacos and more while watching live sports on the TVs lining the its walls. Grab a cold beverage and watch the game behind a basket of wings.  Home to over 35 flavors.

Sun Market Sauce Co.

Panini’s, soups, and salads made with fresh ingredients await you at Sun Market Sauce Co.  Stop in for a bite or stay in your suite and order delivery. 

Pizoodles

Vero Beach's family owned pizza and pasta restaurant. We offer our guests authentic italian food made from scratch, a relaxing, quaint environment and warm, friendly service.

Phatz Chick-n-Shack

Looking for the very best in southern soul food? Visit Phatz Chick-n-Shack. From the fried chicken to the wings, salads to burgers and those “comfort food” creations – Phatz Chick-n-Shack restaurants bring you the best very best food at very reasonable prices.

Shop

Vero Outlets

Located directly off of I-95, Vero Beach Outlets features an array of top brands including, Ralph Lauren, Coach, Nike, Adidas, Columbia, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger and more.  Shop for high fashion at low prices.

Indian River Mall

Just 3 miles from Star Suites, Indian River Mall is home to recognizable department and retail stores such as  Macy’s, JC Penny, Dillards, Hollister, Journeys, Vicorias Secret, and many more.  Indian River Mall also features an AMC Theatre for your viewing pleasure.

Miracle Mile Shopping Plaza

For shopping and eating, visit Miracle Mile.  Shop at White House Black Market, Jos. A. Bank, TJ Maxx, Chicos, ABC Fine Wine and Spirits and more.  Eat at Bonefish Grill, Panera Bread, Urban Bricks and TooJays Gourmet Deli.

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