Yachting, fishing, farming, wonderful beaches as well as cattle ranches are but a couple of things that you can find in the city of Fort Pierce. This scenic city extends coming from the Atlantic Ocean, all the way towards the western boundary of St. Lucie County. Fort Pierce, with its population of around 41, 000, is a very spacious and slow paced municipality.
During the holiday season, there are several holiday activities and events that take place in the city, which you would definitely not want to let pass and this includes the Smithsonian Marine Station Holiday Camp, Santa Sail as well as Hallstrom Planetarium’s Star of Wonder, just to name a few.
The Downtown of Fort Pierce
Fort Pierce Florida is called “the Sunrise City” and it is a tiny coastal community along the Treasure coast and is home to roughly 40,000 residents. It is situated within St Lucie County in between Indian River County and Martin County.
It travels down on the inter-coastal waterway along the famous Indian River Lagoon. Fort Pierces’ historic downtown was fully restored during the 1990’s in order to bring up to date its 1924 Sunrise Theater, restaurants and shops.
Driving Distances from Fort Pierce
The city is, more or less, two hours drive northwest towards Orlando Florida and one-and-a-half hours drive straight north towards Cape Canaveral. If you are to drive southwards coming from the city of Fort Pierce, it is roughly one hour towards the West Palm Beach International Airport and one-and-a-half hours towards the also equally popular Delray Beach for great shopping and fine dining.
If you and your family are looking for a fun and exciting adventure this coming holiday season, it is highly recommended that you go and visit the city of Fort Pierce! A great experience awaits the entire family in this charming, scenic city!