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3 Become wilderness explorers! Rent kayaks at the
Savannas Recreation Area and paddle around to
spot wildlife and enjoy the Savannas and marshland.
Go hiking along the paved and boardwalk paths. Fish from
the kayak or from the water’s edge and enjoy the peace and
quiet of nature.
TIP: Bring your tent or RV — so you camp under the stars.
4 Beach It! With over 21 miles of free beaches the family
can swim, walk, beachcomb, take great pictures and
sunbathe. With the exception of a nominal admission
fee at the State Beach Parks (Fort Pierce Inlet State Park and
Avalon State Park), all beaches in St. Lucie have free admission
and free parking.
TIP: Visit Pepper Park Beach on North Hutchinson Island,
located on the same grounds as the National Navy UDT-SEAL
Museum — discover the unique history of these elite warriors
in this state-of-the-art museum then enjoy a beach day just
5 Get your game on. Every spring, major league baseball
is in full swing when the New York Mets train at Clover
Park in St. Lucie West in Port St. Lucie. Following spring
training, the minor league St. Lucie Mets take the field for
continued baseball enjoyment. It’s a thrill to see the players up
close and soak in the excitement of America’s favorite pastime.
TIP: Enjoy fun family nights with special themes and
discounts during the St. Lucie Mets season in the summertime.
GROWN UP TIP: Thursdays are $1 beer nights during
St. Lucie Mets season.
6 When the end of the day comes, or during an afternoon
break, head for an ice cream shop such as Joy’s
Ice Cream or Pistachios Ice Cream for a cool treat to
top off your day.
TIP: Looking for variety? Stop by We Be Poppin’ for delicious
ice cream, homemade fudge, candy and huge selection of
fresh and flavored popcorn options.