In addition to its beaches and waters for swimming, scuba diving, boating, fishing and other water sports, Indian River County's parks offer countless opportunities for recreation and enjoying the outdoors. Four public golf courses allow for all levels of play, and tennis facilities are widely available.
Whether you fancy a stroll along the azure beaches of the Atlantic, desire a live theater performance, wish to take a glimpse into the past, view art exhibitions of international and national importance at a local museum, or take part in one of many outdoor activities, it’s all here—all year. The quality and diversity of leisure time activities is one of the reasons Indian River County has long been a popular resort area.
Indian River County is home to varied ecology-oriented sites from the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge to the St. Sebastian River Buffer Preserve. From the nationally accredited Vero Beach Museum of Art to fishing and treasure museums, a museum dedicated to world-renowned Indian River citrus, heritage and ecology centers and a driving tour of points of historical interest within the county, the Indian River area offers a wealth of interesting excursions.
From quick bites to five-star delights, Indian River County is home to a multitude of restaurants that are sure to enrich your visit. Come enjoy a variety of pleasurable dining experiences from hot and spicy "peel & eat" shrimp to exquisite French cuisine to good old home-style cooking and succulent steaks.
It's all here in Indian River County, Florida. Art galleries to antiques, shopping centers to outlet malls to beachside boutiques featuring designer linens, jewelry and footwear. There are unlimited opportunities to find “just the right something” for yourself or to take back home. Tucked into cozy, tropical settings, you’ll find it is worth your time to explore the charm of Indian River County.