Martin County: The Gem of The Treasure Coast

May 1, 2024 | Read Time: 2 minutes

House of refuge in Martin County

Located along Florida’s Atlantic coastline just north of the Palm Beaches is one of the country’s best-kept secrets. Known as the crown jewel of Florida’s Treasure Coast, Martin County is a treasured Old Florida-style destination where pristine beaches, an endless network of waterways, and historic roots inspire a laidback coastal lifestyle like no other.

sunset off of boardwalk in Treasure Coast

Not a day goes by when Martin County residents aren’t in awe of the extraordinary natural sanctuary that surrounds them. From the Atlantic Ocean to the Intracoastal Waterway, Martin County’s proximity to both freshwater and saltwater make fishing, sailing, and boating adventures abound throughout the region. Seventy-three state parks tell the rich history of generations past with endless hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, and paddleboarding trails to explore. Martin County is even home to the most bio-diverse lagoon ecosystem in the entire Northern Hemisphere, the St. Lucie Estuary.

aerial view of Kiplinger Preserve in Treasure Coast

A never-ending list of attractions and family-friendly entertainment districts embody the charm and leisurely lifestyle of the area. From sunrise to sunset, there’s never a shortage of things to discover, from boutique shopping and coastal cuisines down Stuart Main Street to exploring over a century of rich history on Hutchinson Island.

Along with the county’s small-town coastal charm, residents are near the luxurious Palm Beaches and vibrant South Florida regions. Iconic attractions, world-class dining, and designer shopping just a short drive away ensure residents can enjoy the very best while still embracing small-town living. No matter how you choose to spend the day in Martin County or beyond, the gentle ocean breezes promise to keep you cool and calm as you get outdoors and explore.

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