Take a scenic road trip down Florida’s Highway A1A and explore the Atlantic coast where you’ll travel from the historic brick streets of St. Augustine to the oceanfront palaces of Palm Beach. And don’t miss out on these New Smyrna Beach condo rentals along the way.
Open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., witness Otto Lightner’s collection of 19th century art and his eclectic personal assortment of items like shrunken heads, salt and pepper shakers, and cigar labels.
75 King Street
Saint Augustine, Florida
This Spanish fort built in 1742 to protect the rear entrance to the city of St. Augustine is perched right on the Matanzas River. Now a U.S. National Monument, explore the fort and wander the 1/2 mile nature trail before taking a walk along the beach.
8635 A1A South
Saint Augustine, FL 32080
JB’s Fish Camp
This quintessential seafood shack has welcomed nearby residents for many years. Fill your stomach with freshly caught seafood classics and then rent one of their kayaks or paddle boards and cruise down the Canaveral National Seashore.
859 Pompano Avenue
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Playalinda Brewing Company (Hardware Store)
Fans of craft beer will need to make a stop at this micro-brewery located in downtown Titusville. Sample several beers on tap, all brewed in-house by certified Cicerone, Ron Raike.
305 South Washington Avenue
Titusville, Florida 32796
Black Point Wildlife Drive
Explore this 7 mile, one-way stretch of dirt road and experience Florida’s wildlife in a truly natural setting. See alligators, wading birds, river otters, and other creatures as you slowly drive the windy path of this peaceful trail.
GPS coordinates to the Visitor Center are:
Titusville, Florida 28.641467 and -80.735842 or Latitude 28 38′ 29.28″ N, Longitude 80 44′ 9.03″ W
This spot might be tucked away in the center of a busy shopping plaza but inside you’ll find top notch pub grub and a phenomenal beer selection.
971 E Eau Gallie Blvd A
Melbourne, FL 32937
House of Refuge
The House of Refuge at Gilbert’s Bar is the oldest structure in Martin County and is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Stop in to visit the museum and explore the exhibit as it reimagines this safe haven for shipwrecked sailors as it was in 1904.
301 Southeast MacArthur Boulevard
Stuart, Florida 34996
McKee Botanical Gardens
This tropical oasis has a lot more to offer than exotic plant life. Don’t miss the ever-changing schedule of events and exhibits where you can experience the likes of art installations from nationally known artists to vintage hot rod exhibitions.
350 US Highway 1
Vero Beach, FL 32962
Blowing Rocks Preserve
Nature lovers will want to spend some time exploring the rocky coast of this barrier island sanctuary. Shorebirds, various marine life, sea turtles, and mangroves are just some of the natural wonders you can expect to see.
574 S Beach Road
Hobe Sound, FL 33455
Stroll legendary Worth Avenue for a few hours of high-end shopping and make sure you have a table booked for an unforgettable meal and a perfectly chilled martini at Seafood Bar located inside of The Breakers Palm Beach.