Vero Beach Florida Named a 2014 Top Beach Destination
- March 13, 2014
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As soon as you arrive in Vero Beach, Florida, you will understand why USA Today named it one of the 2014 top beach destinations! Surrounded by the serene blue-green waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River Lagoon forget your worries and lose yourself in the quaint charm this hospitable city. Vero Beach is a destination where our guests can enjoy small-town ambiance, world-class amenities, without high-rise buildings, traffic or smog to mar the great view. Visitors can relax on miles of picturesque beaches, or choose sports activities all within just a few minutes of local resorts.
Enjoying a climate moderated by the warm tropical waters of the Gulf Stream, our balmy winters combine with the summer’s fresh ocean breezes to keep the average temperature a delicious 74 degrees. Our unique low-rise setting and friendly, unpretentious atmosphere continues to attract national and international attention.
Swimming, surfing, boating, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving and sky diving are just a few of the wide range of exciting recreational opportunities awaiting you in Vero Beach. In addition, there are tennis courts, golf courses, hiking and biking trails, riverside camping and seaside picnic facilities available for year-round enjoyment, a lot to choose from including the Atlantic Ocean in our backyard.
If culture is part of your vacation plans, you will not be disappointed. The nationally accredited Vero Beach Museum of Art features exhibitions from around the world. If professional theatre is in your plans, Riverside Theatre performs 300 shows a year and considered one of the largest producing theatres in the state.
Eco-tourism activities are endless. Visitors will discover and enjoy a host of ecological venues such as Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge, established in 1903 by President Teddy Roosevelt as the first federal bird reservation. It was the first time the federal government set aside land for the sake of wildlife. Other eco venues include Sebastian Inlet State Park, The Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, McKee Botanical Garden and several popular birding sites throughout the area.
Accommodations in Vero Beach are as varied as the activities are plenty. Award winning properties add to the ambiance of the city. Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, Vero Beach Hotel & Spa & Costa d’ Este Beach Resort have been named among the top 40 resorts in Florida by Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards.
Indian River County is conveniently located between the Space Coast and Palm Beach County on Florida’s Central East Coast. Just forty minutes south of Melbourne International Airport, an hour north of Palm Beach International and an hour and half southeast of Orlando International Airport.
For more information visit www.IndianRiverChamber.com or download our mobile app: Vero Beach, Sebastian, Fellsmere FL.