Looking for a free and easy escape in St. Lucie? You’re planning starts here…

Guided Nature Hikes

St. Lucie has a variety of guided hikes throughout Fort Pierce & Port St. Lucie each month. Explore and learn about the area’s native nature and wildlife on a guided tour with a St. Lucie Trail expert. Check out the calendar to see all of the guided hikes for the month.

Farmer’s Markets

The Downtown Fort Pierce Farmer’s Market is every Saturday from 8:00am-1:00pm. Shop produce, art, unique cuisine and souvenirs at this nationally-ranked market and enjoy live music. On Tuesday evenings in Tradition, Port St. Lucie be sure to stop by the Farm 2 Fork Fresh Market where you can find great local deals ranging from produce to honey to handmade soaps.


Visit our uncrowded beaches on Hutchinson Island in St. Lucie- where parking and admission is free. Find your perfect spot on the beach to relax. (Note: Fort Pierce Inlet and Avalon State Parks’ have admission fees)

Riverwalk Boardwalk

Riverwalk Boardwalk in Port St. Lucie features a lovely stroll along the St. Lucie River. Visitors can also fish, boat and kayak from this park. Local Tip: Perfect spot to watch the sunset.

Art Galleries

St. Lucie is host to amazing local artists who have set up shop throughout our area. Here are a few we would recommend visiting:

The St. Lucie County Aquarium

The First Tuesday of every month is free admission at the St. Lucie Aquarium! The aquarium is managed by the County and the Smithsonian Marine Station in Fort Pierce, with more than 8,000 gallons of marine life. This is a fun and easy day-time activity the kids will love with creatures like sea horses, turtles, and tropical fish-there’s even a touch tank to get up-close.