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St. Lucie is a happening place
There is a lot going on in St. Lucie, Florida these days as the destination gears up for the 2019 winter season.
To begin with the TownePlace Suites by Marriott is scheduled to open in October in the Tradition area of Port St. Lucie.
The hotel is an extended-stay property offering 128 guest rooms and will be pet-friendly. Amenities include free high-speed internet, free breakfast every day, a pool, spa, an outdoor fire pit and a barbeque.
It’s close to shopping, the beaches and offers easy access to the turnpike and I-95 and for more, go to https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbitl-towneplace-suites-port-st-lucie-i-95/
Visitors will also discover some new flavours from several local restaurants. St. Lucie has a few new restaurants and others that have a fresh, new look.
Little Jim Bait and Tackle has been a staple in Fort Pierce, FL since the 1940’s. Once a guard shack for the UDT (later the SEALS) during World War II, later turned into a bait shop.
Today, Little Jim has a full menu and outdoor tiki bar along with some of your basic fishing necessities. A local hot spot, visitors will also feel right at home, enjoying live music and a beautiful view of our waterways.
Check it out at www.littlejimbaitandtackle.com
For those who love baseball or watching live sports, a major renovation is underway at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie which hosts the New York Mets Spring Training games every year.
Baseball fans will encounter a whole new experience during the 2020 Spring Training season with a completely new entranceway into the stadium, a new party deck and bar in the outfield, a viewing deck to watch the back practice fields, new concession stands and a new fan shop. Spring Training season 2020 in Port St. Lucie should be at the top of every baseball fans list.
If your clients love sailing or just want to experience it while relaxing and enjoying the scenery, then Sail Aiki, a private sailing charter is just what the doctor ordered.
This trimaran sailing yacht, offering morning, mid-day and sunset sails, provides a unique experience during any part of the day. Whether your clients are taking the family or looking for some one-on-one time with that special someone, they won’t be disappointed. The only thing they’ll have to do is relax and the amazing crew will take care of the rest.
Sail on over to www.sailaiki.com for more.
When planning a trip to St. Lucie, immersing yourself into your “salt water” lifestyle should be at the top of your to-do list. Visitors just need to book an adventure with Salty’s Water Sports to make some great memories on and in the water. Whether you are looking to rent a boat to go catch a few fish, relax with your loved ones on a pontoon boat, adventure through the mangroves in a kayak, island hop on stand-up paddle boards or zip around on a jet-ski, Salty’s is the way to see the beautiful Indian River Lagoon. For more information, visit www.saltyswatersports.com.
Shark Bait Boat Tours is one of the coolest ways to explore the Fort Pierce Inlet and surrounding waterways. Look for dolphins, manatees and enjoy the sights during a 75 minute guided tour where you will operate your own state of the art mini catamaran called a CraigCat.
Two people per CraigCat and operators must be at least 21 years of age. Check it out at www.sharkbaitboattours.com
St. Lucie – home to the historic city of Fort Pierce, the vibrant city of Port St. Lucie & beautiful beaches of Hutchinson Island is located on the Atlantic Ocean along the east coast of Florida, 120 miles southeast of Orlando and 115 miles north of Miami with direct access from Florida’s Turnpike, Interstate 95 and State Road 70.
The area offers an array of visitor activities including beautiful beaches, championship golf, excellent outdoor and nature adventures, a thriving arts and cultural scene, world class fishing and dozens of unique attractions.
A variety of affordable accommodations such as hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, vacation condos/homes and an all-inclusive resort are available.
For a complete listing of places to stay in St. Lucie, go to www.visitstlucie.com/places-to-stay-2/. Nearby commercial airports include Palm Beach International (PBI), Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood (FLL) and Miami International Airport (MIA).
For more, visit www.visitstlucie.com