St. Lucie has 21 miles of secluded beaches, a multitude of places to break out your fishing pole and over 10,000 acres of parks for you to get outdoors and soak up the sunshine. Located in the heart of this city is Port St. Lucie. Hotels in this city provide a great way to explore the growing urban area while still getting a taste of the Florida flair. Book with Choice Hotels in Port St. Lucie, FL so you can hike environmental preserves, ride horses on the number of nearby beaches or try for a hole-in-one at one of the many coast side golf courses.
You have your pick of trails and outdoor recreations at places like the Indrio Savannahs Preserve and the Pinelands Preserve. The latter features one of the largest strands of pristine pine flatwoods in western St. Lucie County. There are even two observation platforms so you can look for a variety of wildlife in the open marsh and prairie. Speaking of wildlife, walk the state’s, Great Florida Birding Trail at this preserve to see birds like the sandhill crane, bald eagle and wood stork.
The Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens offer a flora point of view to the Florida wildlife. The gardens have a lake with a fountain and paved paths alongside lush flowers. The wetlands and mangroves at the gardens sit on the banks of the pristine North Fork of the St. Lucie River comprised of Scrub, Scrubby Flatwoods, Bay-Gall and Wet Flatwoods. This Florida city is full of unique opportunities including one of the few remaining jai-alai frontons in Florida at the Fort Pierce Jai-Alai and Poker.
If you’d rather relax, then stroll through the charming and award-winning waterfront downtown home to year round arts and cultural activities and more. When you book with Choice Hotels in Port St. Lucie, FL, you’ll be able to get up and go, and start your day early feeling well rested. What’re you waiting for? Book online now!