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Vero Beach is a fantastic base for day trips by car along Florida’s famous Treasure Coast. The resort town is surrounded by water, with the sparkling Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon offering water-based activities. Ocean Drive, the McKee Botanical Garden, Humiston Beach Park, the Riverside Theatre, and the Vero Beach Museum of Art are other key highlights.
If you’re arriving at Orlando International Airport, rent a car and drive straight to the beach to start your vacation. If it’s more convenient, you’ll also find car rental firms in or close to the city center, including Budget and Avis. Let Orbitz help find the perfect deal for you.
Road trips in and around Vero Beach offer beautiful coastal scenery, and an array of attractions to explore. Here are some options.
The surf’s always up at Sebastian Inlet State Park, just a short drive from Downtown Vero Beach. It’s also the spot to observe sea turtle nests, fish from jetties, and kayak on the Indian River Lagoon. Stop by at the McLarty Treasure Museum and the Sebastian Fishing Museum, then stretch your legs with a walk along the Hammock Trail.
Journey time: Around 25 minutes
Distance: Approximately 16 miles
Take a day trip to Melbourne to visit the Foosaner Art Museum, the Eau Gallie Arts District, and scenic Melbourne Harbor. Melbourne’s historic Downtown is full of restaurants and unique shops to enjoy too. If you feel like a longer road trip and even more action, it’s only about a 45-minute drive from Melbourne to the famous Kennedy Space Center.
Journey time: Around 45 minutes
Distance: Approximately 40 miles
On a road trip to Jupiter, make your first stop at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, to see the iconic red structure that’s guided boats since the 1860s. Check out the palm-lined beach at Dubois Park, and find shops, concerts and events at Abacoa Town Center. Before you drive back to Vero Beach, dine by the water at Harbourside Place.
Journey time: Around one hour
Distance: Approximately 60 miles