Port Saint Lucie is a gateway to Florida’s sun-drenched Treasure Coast. Relax on white-sand beaches, play the championship golf course and explore wildlife-rich wetlands. Baseball fans pounce on the chance to see the New York Mets hit home runs.
Things to do in Port St. Lucie
Discover a wonderland of colourful orchids, towering bamboo groves and prickly cacti in the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. Watch hummingbirds zip around the flower-filled Butterfly Garden and find your Zen in the Bonsai Garden. A white picket fence encircles the English-style rose garden.
Follow the Riverwalk Boardwalk through a lush coastal mangrove forest. It’s a great place to stretch your legs at sunset. Find more waterside trails in the North Fork St. Lucie Aquatic Preserve. Keep an eye out for manatees cruising along the river and alligators basking on the banks.
Florida is a golfing mecca and Port Saint Lucie lives up to the reputation. Award-winning PGA Village offers three championship courses designed by legends like Pete Dye and Tom Fazio. Practice your swing on the state-of-the-art driving range and book lessons with pro instructors.
Cheer on the New York Mets at Clover Park. The major league baseball team has been training at the stadium every spring for more than 30 years. In summer, you can watch the St. Lucie Mets hit home runs. Pick up a baseball cap from the merch shop and wear lots of blue, white and orange. Don’t forget to grab a hot dog before heading to your seat.
Getting around Port St. Lucie
Port Saint Lucie is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot. The city is a one-hour drive from West Palm Beach and two hours from Miami. Rental cars offer the freedom to visit Port Saint Lucie and explore the treasure Coast at your own pace. Miami International Airport is a two-hour drive away.