Our favorite things to do in Vero: for families
Hunt for treasure, beach glass and seashells along our 25 miles of pristine beaches (keep your eyes peeled for bottle nose dolphin sightings!)
Visit the City Marina to uncover the most unusual boat name and furthest home port (how do the boats from New Mexico get there?!) then catch a killer sunset over the Indian River or a dazzling sunrise along the ocean.
Indulge in a mother and daughter pedicure at Tootsie’s on Ocean Drive.
Hit Riverside Park: Tour The Museum of Art, catch a play at Anne Morton’s children’s theater, play a game of tennis or tour one of the many art, car or boat shows!
Rent a kayak from Adventure Kayaks and take a moonlight paddle along the Indian River with a pit stop on a spoil island for a picnic dinner – bring a flashlight and bug spray! Another great spot for biking, kayak or hiking adventures is Round Island State Park, ocean and river sides, located on South A1A just before the county line.
Check out surfers hanging ten on a windy day at Sebastian Inset State Park then play in the gorgeous mosaic floor water fountains at the end of Royal Palm Pointe!
Indulge in the Red Onion’s crispy grouper Rueben and homemade potato chips topped off with a scoop from Boardwalk Ice Cream while strolling the boardwalk.
Buy a kite from Corey’s Pharmacy then fly it on the beach or at Jaycee or Humiston oceanfront parks. Ride the swings and admire the view while you’re at it!
Test your fitness along the fitness trails at Riverside Park then honor our Veterans by touring along Riverside Park’s Memorial Island.
Search for manatees at the viewing station at the canal located beside the turquoise power plant on Indian River Boulevard or the Manatee Center in Ft. Pierce.
Lose yourself in the children’s building of the world famous Vero Beach Book Center. Look for Out of the Ocean by Vero author Debra Frasier!
Play in the kid-friendly fountains at Royal Palm Pointe and admire the gorgeous mosaics that portray our diverse wildlife.
Play a round of mini golf at Safari Golf & Games on Oslo Road then visit the Mel Fisher Treasure Museum to learn why our region is called The Treasure Coast!
Our favorite things to do in Vero: for adults
Buy the wildest Lilly Pulitzer pants you can at the Lazy Daisy on the Azalea Lane.
Have a cosmopolitan at the famed Ocean Grill and wonder how Vero pioneer Waldo Sexton constructed this landmark!
Tour the Indian River Lagoon on a private boat complete with tour guide.
Grab a muffin and coffee at Cravings on Ocean Drive as you tour the art galleries and boutiques lining the street. We dare you to leave empty handed!
Take a long, leisurely walk along our 25 miles of beaches at low tide – be on the lookout for bottlenose dolphin sightings!
Shop ’till you drop at the Vero Outlets at SR 60 by I-95.
Pick a wild nail polish color and indulge in a pedicure at Tootsie’s on Ocean Drive.
Stroll along the one-of-a-kind Village Shops located on North A1A – like the Baggy Bunny; Gattle’s Linens; S&K Jewelers; Vernon Scott men’s store and more!
Hit the links at Sandridge Golf Course, one of the top ten US public courses!
Explore historic downtown along 14th Avenue… visit Tea & Chi for a cup of exotic tea then stop at Bodega Blue for a taste of artisan cheese and chocolate.
Test your sport fishing skills with a day trip of angling on Vero’s ocean or in the Sebastian Inlet – both famed for their fishing for bass and pan fish.
View world-class exhibitions at the Vero Beach Museum of Art then have Vero’s best burger at Bobby’s on Ocean Drive before seeing a show at Riverside Theater, the region’s only professional, actor’s equity theater.
See how many oysters you can polish off at Mr. Manatees at Royal Palm Pointe on 25 cent Tuesdays then tour the art galleries and antique shops in the area.
Pick up a copy of locally written Vero history books at the Vero Beach Book Center to learn about the unbelievable things that have occurred right here in Vero Beach.