Vero Beach is everything you’d expect it to be. There’s more fun under the sun than you can imagine. Surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, paddle boarding, and swimming are all forms of water-play in Vero Beach. But it’s not all about making a splash. Vero Beach also offers a variety of tours including boat tours, nature and wildlife tours, air tours, beer tasting tours, horseback riding tours, archaeology tours, and even ghost and vampire tours! And then, of course, there are a plethora of golf courses, spas, shops, restaurants, and a vivid nightlife. You can also enjoy the theatre, art galleries and studios, museums, conservation areas, and standard entertainment such as movies, bowling, and miniature golf. So when it comes to Vero Beach, there’s a ton of things to do.

Riverside Theatre

Riverside Theatre is a non-profit organization that features musicals, concerts, comedy shows, plays, and more created, produced, and performed by local artists. Riverside Theatre also offers classes for people interested in pursuing performing arts. Riverside Theatre is located at 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963 and can be reached by phone at 772-231-6990.

Vero Beach Museum of Art

Vero Beach Museum of Art  provides to the public exhibitions that preserve and present creative works of American and International artists. Furthermore, the museum offers classes, a library, café, and gift shop. Vero Beach Museum of Art is located at 3001 Riverside Park Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963 and can be reached by phone at (772) 231-0707

McLarty Treasure Museum

McLarty Treasure Museum features remnants from the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet, also known as the Plate Fleet. Eleven ships carrying valuable cargo were destroyed during a hurricane. Portions of those treasures are now on display. McLarty Treasure Museum is located at 13180 North A1A, Vero Beach, FL 32963 in the Sebastian Inlet State Park and can be reached by phone at (772) 589-2147.

Indian River Citrus Museum

Indian River Citrus Museum displays artifacts and exhibitions from the days when citrus cultivation met innovation and commercialism. In the late 19th century, settlers began planting not for consumption alone, but for commercial use. Indian River Citrus Museum is located at 2140 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960 and can be reached by phone at (772) 770-2263.

McKee Botanical Garden

McKee Botanical Garden is a non-profit organization that renovated and preserved historic buildings situated amidst groves, streams, and waterfalls. The venue also hosts art exhibits, classes, and special events. McKee Botanical Garden is located at 350 US-1, Vero Beach, FL 32962 and can be reached by phone at  (772) 794-0601.

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge provides safe habitats for a plethora of threatened and endangered species in addition to an array of animals native to the area. Animals include pelicans, 140 bird species, fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, and invertebrates. Pelican Island is the nation’s first national wildlife refuge. Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is located at 4055 Wildlife Way, Vero Beach, FL 32963.

Hallstrom Farmstead

Hallstrom Farmstead represents a labor of love from Axel Hallstrom, a self-made success story. In the twentieth century, Axel built the home and a citrus and pineapple business. The house displays remnants of a luxurious lifestyle including paintings, vases, rugs, and other items from around the country. Hallstrom Farmstead is located at 1723 Old Dixie Highway S.W., Vero Beach, Florida 32962.

Vero Train Station

Vero Train Station was once a bustling hub in the young community of Vero Beach. With tracks laid in the 1800s, there was no train stop, so catching a ride back then was similar to hailing a cab with a whistle in modern society. 1903 saw the establishment of a train stop which is now a museum and the residence of the Indian River County Historical Society. Vero Train Station is located at 2336 14th Ave., Vero Beach, Florida 32960 and can be reached by phone at 772-778-3435.

And the list of things to do doesn’t stop here. There’s much more to explore such as the Vero Beach Farmer’s Market, Vero Beach Outlet Mall, the Hornbuckle Family Farms, Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, a plethora of golf courses, dozens of spas, and then some.

You can find ample entertainment indoors or out, with money or without, adrenaline pumping or calm and relaxing, and explore an endless array of possibilities and opportunities for things to do in Vero Beach.

Your real estate agent is the best source of information about the local community and real estate topics. Give Jon Bastian  a call at 772.291.8851 or Nancy Bastian at 954.816.2061 to learn more about local areas, discuss selling a house, or tour available homes for sale.

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