Old Colorado Inn General Store
Martin County has a diverse crop of lodging options for visitors looking to spend the night in paradise. From waterfront resorts and homey hotels, to charming inns and rustic campsites, there truly is something for every style and budget. But if it’s been a while since your last visit, it might be time to start...
ArtsFest Hidden Turtle Scavenger Hunt gold turtle
The Martin County Office of Tourism & Marketing has once again partnered with MartinArts to bring back our award-winning “Hidden Turtles Scavenger Hunt” in celebration of ArtsFest 2024. This year, ArtsFest returns to Stuart’s Memorial Park and will take place on Saturday, February 10th and Sunday, February 11, 2024. Since its inception in 1988, this iconic hometown...
ArtsFest band plays whilem arching through the streets
February is here and love is in the air. As the month unfolds its charm, Martin County emerges as a haven for travelers seeking warmth, adventure, and unparalleled natural beauty. Nestled along the sparkling shores of the Atlantic Ocean, Martin County invites visitors to indulge in a diverse array of experiences that capture the essence...
As we all embrace the fresh start of the New Year, let Martin County be your sanctuary for personal growth and wellness. Whether your resolutions involve fitness, healthy eating, relaxation, or exploring new experiences, here’s how to stay true to your goals while savoring the delights our vibrant destination has to offer.     1....
A Sunrise over Jensen Beach showing vegetation, a boardwalk and waves
Welcome to Martin County, where every visit promises an adventure waiting to unfold! As we step into 2024, the allure of sun-kissed shores, vibrant communities, and natural wonders beckon travelers from around the globe. Nestled along Florida’s captivating Treasure Coast, Martin County has long been a hidden gem cherished by those seeking a perfect blend...
Peach Fuzz Color of the Year as seen in "Summer's Farewell" wildflowers growing in Jonathan Dickinson State Park
Every year, Pantone crowns one hue the “Color of the Year.” This distinct shade sets the tone for design, fashion, and aesthetics across various industries. In 2023, the Color of the Year was “Viva Magenta” and we pointed out all the places in Martin County you can find the color. Looking ahead to 2024, the...
Martin County Florida is a Pet-Friendly Vacation Destination
Martin County is known for being a premier family-friendly vacation destination, thanks to countless ecotourism activities, beautiful hotels, world-class restaurants, and miles of pristine coastline. However, it’s also a popular pet-friendly escape. We recognize that outdoor adventures and pets go hand-in-paw, which is why we are excited to announce our new B.A.R.K. Ranger program, which...
A hand holding the red harness of a guide dog, featuring the Martin County logo and Aira App logo
Travel is a gateway to exploration, but for individuals who are blind or have low vision, it can present unique challenges. However, Martin County is pioneering a groundbreaking solution to ensure inclusivity and accessibility for all travelers. The Discover Martin team has proudly announced its brand-new collaboration with Aira, an innovative accessibility technology, marking a...
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It’s no secret that Martin County is an angler’s paradise. From deep sea to freshwater and inland fishing, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re casting a line in the Atlantic Ocean, Lake Okeechobee, the Indian River Lagoon, or the St. Lucie River, you’re bound to leave with a fresh catch of the day. But did...
Fall is the ultimate season for exploring the wonders of Martin County, Florida! Bid adieu to the bustling crowds and relish the pleasant, cooler weather as you immerse yourself in the delightful world of fall-themed festivals and events. From tailor-made celebrations fit for the whole family to adults-only parties with an autumnal flare, there’s something...
Are you ready to embark on eco-friendly adventures that not only bring you closer to nature but also help protect it for generations to come? The Discover Martin team recently launched our award-winning ecotourism program, Explore Natural Martin, in partnership with the experts at Leave No Trace. The world-renowned organization provides innovative education, skills, research,...
Are you a vegan or simply looking to explore the world of plant-based dining in Martin County, Florida? You’re in for a treat! Martin County may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of vegan cuisine, but it boasts a surprising number of eateries that cater to those with a...
mock-ups of an iphone with the new Explore Natural Martin EcoTrail on the screen, showing the various stops of the trail.
Earlier this year, we launched our award-winning ecotourism program, Explore Natural Martin, developed in partnership with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Since then we’ve had hundreds of visitors and residents participate in our free eco-tours. From guided mangrove hikes and specially-permitted sea turtle nest excavations to moon observation nights with the Astronomical...
Looking to plan a green getaway? Martin County strives to be a welcoming and environmentally conscious destination. Our little slice of South Florida paradise is full of beautiful natural areas, thrilling eco-adventures, and voluntourism opportunities – but there are also plenty of sustainable lodging options for those planning an eco-friendly escape. Here in Martin County,...
An ensemble cast poses on stage for a production of Grease at the Barn Theatre, Stuart Florida
Welcome back to the third part of our series on making the most of rainy days in Martin County, Florida. As the weather takes a wet turn, fear not, for we have lined up another batch of five fantastic indoor activities that will keep you entertained and excited. From engaging with the arts to indulging...
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