Visit Indian River County
As soon as you arrive in Indian River County, you will understand why USA Today named it one of the 2015 “Easy Beach Escapes”. Surrounded by the serene blue-green waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River Lagoon forget your worries and lose yourself in the quaint charm of this hospitable city. Vero Beach is a destination where our guests can enjoy a small-town ambiance, world-class luxury without high-rise buildings or traffic to mar the beautiful view. Visitors can relax on miles of picturesque beaches, or choose sports activities all within just a few minutes of local resorts.
Sebastian is a nature lovers oasis! The Sebastian River Area has over 20,000 acres of preserve ideal for hiking, birding and horseback riding. Sebastian is home to Pelican Island, America’s 1st National Wildlife Refuge, with over 130 species of birds. The St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park, part of the Great Florida Birding Trail, is considered one of the top birding locations in the U.S. Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, a 248-acre refuge spanning 20.5 miles long, was designated to protect habitat for what is the most significant area for loggerhead sea turtle nesting in the Western Hemisphere and the most significant area for green turtle nesting in North America.
Fellsmere, the most rural town in Indian River County is located in the northwestern part of the county. The gorgeous, unspoiled natural resources make it the perfect place to get back in touch with nature. Do some bass fishing or go for a hike along miles of trails while observing our amazing local wildlife. And our canoeing and kayaking can’t be beaten! Come experience the best of what Fellsmere has to offer!