Dreaming of life where the weather is sunny, the beaches are sandy and the living is good? Then Port Saint Lucie, Florida might be the place for you!
As the largest city in St. Lucie County, this little slice of paradise is home to almost 180,000 residents. Located just 50 miles north of West Palm beach, Port Saint Lucie offers a range of urban amenities, outdoor activities and natural beauty. Tourists flock to the city to enjoy its pleasant weather, wide selection of top-rated golf courses, and laid-back lifestyle.
If the outdoors is calling, Port St. Lucie can deliver. You can kayak or canoe along the pristine St. Lucie River, explore nature in unspoiled Savannas Reserve State Park and the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, or head to one of the area's many beaches for sailing, surfing, snorkeling, fishing, and water sports. Among the most popular is Walton Rocks Beach, where you're welcome to bring your canine companions along for some water fun.
In spring, take in a game at Tradition Field, where the New York Mets hold their annual spring training. Tradition Field is also home to the Saint Lucie Mets Florida State League and the Gulf Coast League, making the city a popular destination for baseball fans.
But perhaps the biggest draw in Port St. Lucie is its 21 miles of stunning beaches. More than half are protected nature preserves where you'll find an abundance of wildlife, including sea turtles and sea birds. If horseback riding is your passion, you'll find miles of scenic trails that are also popular amongst bikers and hikers.
For golfers, the area offers more than 20 courses, including the world-famous PGA Village. This complex features three courses, designed by greats like Tom DeFazio and Pete Dye, as well as training facilities so you can perfect your swing.
After a day on the course, head to the bustling downtown to take your pick of eateries. Whether you're craving fresh seafood, a casual meal, or a fine dining experience, you'll find it in Port Saint Lucie. Shopping is an attraction in its own right; the boutiques and galleries lining Tradition Square will keep you occupied with treasure hunting. For even more local culture, take in an event at the centrally located Port St. Lucie Civic Center Gallery.
Throw in a strong housing market, a population with above-average income, excellent schools, and a high standard of living, and it's easy to see why so many people want to call Port Saint Lucie Home.
If you're ready to buy or sell your home in Port St. Lucie, call Veno Realty Group at 561-748-8366.
Content Provided By Missy Veno