Palm City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Martin County, Florida, United States. The population was 23,120 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Port St. Lucie Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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4.5 based on 379 reviews
I spent the day strolling around Stuart while my husband attended a meeting. Loved the town and the riverwalk is beautiful. Just one block off downtown with plenty of free parking near by PLUS a free shuttle. Restaurants near by as well. It was a great place to spend the afternoon and one I'll return to.
5 based on 155 reviews
It is a place for quiet strolls,family picnics, music venue, or a birthday party. There is a fishing pier for those fishing enthusiasts or just a look out at the river. Picnic tables are available for families or groups. Benches are placed throughout the park to allow visitors to sit and enjoy the scenery.
4.5 based on 600 reviews
Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is a 57-acre marine life nature center located on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, FL situated between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean. As a leading state and nationally recognized environmental organization, Florida Oceanographic offers educational programs to people of all ages and conducts research and restoration programs that lead to healthy coastal ecosystems. Join us in our mission "to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education, research and advocacy” today.
The Oceanographic Center is an easy stop on your trip - it is right off A1A (next to a Publix and across from the Elliot museum). It isn't expensive and it's not huge so you can see everything in an hour. There are nice exhibits for kids with docents who are knowledgeable and nice. The gift shop sold essential books on local history, flora and fauna in addition to the usual ocean chotchka. On the day I visited there were a couple hundred visitors and I took the mile long trail that goes through the mangrove swamp to the Intercoastal. No one else was on the trail, despite the day being clear, cool and pretty much perfect - go figure!
There is so much development on Hutchinson Island, the Center is a good reminder of the importance of preserving wetlands. I was taken aback that despite all of the informative displays, there was zero mention of climate change and the certain impact it will have on the area's ecology. I chalk this up to the State of Florida's disinclination to face up to facts and pressure the current governor exerts not to acknowledge climate change, but it is - sadly - a lost opportunity to inform the public about an issue that will have significant impact on the Treasure Coast. :-(
4.5 based on 446 reviews
We really enjoyed this museum which is small, but packed with interesting items. There are wonderful antique cars, motorcycles and boats. There is a baseball section, a model boat section, several scenes from times past(pharmacy, barbershop, kitchen, etc.). The museum tells about several interesting people. There is something for everyone.
4.5 based on 206 reviews
This sturdy wood homelike structure was built in 1875 as one of the string of Refuge Houses. These buildings were spaced along Florida’s ocean coast to accommodate the frequent shipwrecked crews who made it to shore. By 1915 the Coast Guard operated the house. In 1942 the wooden lookout tower was built to watch for Nazi U-boats. For $7 you can tour this landmark; the only Refuge House remaining. Our guide John was very knowledgable. The basement has exhibits about the history, and then you tour the cooking and living quarters for the superintendent and family. Period furniture and artifacts, such as original Edison cylinder records are there. The shipwrecked sailors were boarded upstairs. There is also a nice gift-shop. This was a fascinating and enlightening tour through Florida history.
4.5 based on 96 reviews
Pirate ship is pretty awesome, but the room itself needs more activities. Various play rooms are cute and interactive. Associates friendly and restrooms clean. I wish when I called and asked about the area, they informed me about the nice pier and splash pad minutes from the front door of this museum.
5 based on 1 reviews
What a multipurpose spot. It is a local organic farm where people can rent gardening spots, buy fresh organic produce, juice, etc . They also have events with local chefs and live music. We visited on a Thursday when the farm is open 10am-5:30 pm. I want to return on a Saturday when they are open 10am-1pm for their market. The grounds were beautiful with a pond, large trees, birds, butterflies and some great swings. I loved the fact that they had signs about limited/no phone usage. It looks like they have a variety of events.
4.5 based on 477 reviews
Website was incorrect about access. Said the beach restoration project was complete and the public parking lot and beach were open...wrong. You’ll have to spy one of the several public pulls outs north of the beach to park and reach the beach.
4.5 based on 75 reviews
This park has by far a lot to offer, close to the interstate, hiking trails and lots of nature with picnic areas, and playgrounds for those traveling with kids in leagues, as this park has both baseball fields and soccer fields, along with a skating rink. Their are a number of restaurants close by both sit down and fast food places, and two hotels, one within walking distance.
3 based on 6 reviews
Family oriented & very personable...welcoming with interesting & fun things too!! Do some strawberry picking when in season too!!
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