Port St. Lucie, Florida
Be sure to take that trip to Port. St. Lucie in your RV rental from RVShare! A young and growing city with a small-town atmosphere, Port St. Lucie is located between cities of Orlando and Miami. At the onset, the city was supposed to be residential city but the collapse of the housing market in 2007 affected the city. Fortunately in 2008, Florida Center of Innovation, the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies and the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute moved their operations in the city, which paved the way for an economic upswing. Aside from these companies, Port St. Lucie is the home of top-rated golf courses and sports team training centers as the city is blessed with a great climate, making it one city that you can enjoy at any time of the year.
Although the city is dwarfed by the larger cities of Miami and Orlando in terms of being a tourist destination, it must be in your list of places to see especially if you want to visit places that are under the radar of seasoned travelers. We are sharing with you our own list of RV rental Port St Lucie attractions, which we think you'll love!
Popular Tourist Attractions
Spruce Bluff Preserve
According to the Port St. Lucie Historical Society, “the first organized non-Indian settlement was in Spruce Bluff”, and its earliest settlers were the Ais Indians. Spruce Bluff was founded in 1889 by John Enos Fultz, Jr., and was a thriving agricultural community until the “Big Freeze” killed all of its crops which resulted into its residents moving to other communities Today, Spruce Bluff is a great place to hike or bike with it numerous trails that will lead you to the grave of some of its earliest settlers, and Native American mounds. A monument identifies six of the seven Spruce Bluff residents buried there. The graves are the only evidence that this was once a thriving community. Aside from its historic significance, Space Bluff Preserve is a beautiful park where you can commune with nature.
PGA Village St. Lucie
Why not improve your golf skills by takings some lessons from the pros at the PGA Village St. Lucie. It is a 35-acre golf facility, which features more than 100 Full-Swing Practice Stations, Pitching and chipping practice areas, Golf Fitness Evaluation for Maximum Performance, and World-Class Golf Fitness and Performance Center. You can also take a 'Discover Golf Course' a 3-hole Teaching Course if you have not touched a golf club before but are interested to learn. The PGA Center for Golf Learning is open to the public on a daily basis. You can also avail of their weekly, monthly and annual membership packages, if you intend to stay longer in Port St. Lucie and hit more golf balls.
The home of the New York Mets during their spring training, and is the home of the local baseball team, the St. Lucie Mets Class A team and the Gulf Coast Mets Rookie League team. Traditional Field is a baseball park where you get to watch the future superstars in baseball practice or play. It was built in 1988 and has since hosted numerous baseball games. It also hosts a number of events all throughout the year.
Campgrounds and State/National Parks
Port St Lucie RV Resort
Port St Lucie RV Resort is located right in the heart of the city and offers you the chance to see more of the city and its hidden gems. It is just a walk away from the city’s commercial establishments. If you want to enjoy the sun and the sea, Jensen Beach is just 15 minutes away! The RV Park has 117 paved sites with patios, 107 of which are full hookups. You do not have to venture out of the park to enjoy a swim as the RV Park features a solar heated swimming pool. Aside from the pool, the RV Park’s amenities and services include a clubhouse, wi-fi internet access and cable TV, laundry room, restrooms and showers, and outdoor games. Planned activities are scheduled all year round. You can check out Port St Lucie RV Resort at any time of the year.
Road Runner Travel Resort
Just 10 minutes from 10 from Hutchinson Island Beach, the 38-acre Road Runner Travel Resort is a fun place to stay in Port St. Lucie. It is a family owned and operated RV Park that is fully packed with amenities, services and activities. You might even spend days just luxuriating in its recreational facilities instead of venturing out and visiting the numerous attractions in Port St. Lucie. The RV Park has a total of 452 spaces, 275 of which are grassy shaded full hookup sites with patios and room for slideouts. Amenities and services include free wi-fi internet access, a heated swimming pool, Charlene’s Coyote Grille, Coyote Market, a 3-hole golf course, cycling, jogging & walking trails, public laundry facility, restrooms & showers, tennis court, basketball court and 3 shuffleboards courts. You can enjoy all these at any time of the year!
Treasure Coast RV Resort
Located between the cities of Port St. Lucie and Vero Beach, the Treasure Coast RV Resort is your home away from home. The park is strategically located with a small lake providing a tranquil and peaceful ambiance. The RV Park is fenced and gated, and has 165 paved full hookup sites. Amenities and services include free wi-fi internet access and cable TV, a clubhouse, swimming pool and a hot tub, laundry room, restroom and showers. You can also enjoy planned activities such as ice cream socials, bingo, karaoke, arts & crafts, and continental breakfast every Tuesday morning. You can stay at the Treasure Coast RV Resort at any time of the year.
If you are a sports buff, you will enjoy the city of Port St. Lucie! The New York Mets spring training is held in the city. It is also the home of the Lucie Mets rookie level team in the Gulf Coast League and the Lucie Mets Florida State League team. If you are into golf, Port St. Lucie is the home of, the PGA Village with 54 holes of golf, a learning center and a historical center. And in 2014, the city became the official home of professional wrestling promotion, Championship Wrestling Entertainment. These are perfect events for a Port St Lucie trailer rental!
Treasure Coast Beer Festival
Established in 2008, the Treasure Coast Beer Festival is an annual event which features many of state’s finest breweries and home brewing clubs. You get to enjoy unlimited sampling of beers at the St. Lucie Civic Center where you can also eat some chow. The festival kicks off the night before with River of Beers Food & Beer Pairing where you can have your fill of beer and gourmet good. The highlight of the festival is the home brewing competition where non-professional brewers get the chance to showcase their homemade brews. It is advisable that you purchase your ticket way ahead of the event so you do not miss this “beery” fun festival.
A small city with lots of activities to enjoy and places to visit, the city of Port St. Lucie is not just a place to stop by on your way to Miami or Orlando. You must spend a few days in the city which we are sure, will enthrall you with its charm and beauty. Have a safe trip to Port St. Lucie.
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