Martin County was created in 1925 with the northern portion coming from St. Lucie County and southern portion coming from Palm Beach County. It was named for John W. Martin who was the Governor of Florida from 1925 to 1929.
It is located on Florida’s East Coast and makes up part of the beautiful Treasure Coast of Florida. This county is a real gem. It has that old Florida feel and boasts gorgeous natural landscapes from lakes, rivers, oceans and everything in between. It is comprised of Jensen Beach, Ocean Breeze Park, North River Shores, Stuart, Palm City, Rio, Indiantown, South Hutchinson Island, Sewall’s Point, Port Salerno, Hobe Sound and Jupiter Island.
Things to do
- Things to do include every kind of family activity from one‐of‐a‐kind museums, shopping, rodeos, art galleries, sea turtle adventures, county fair, air show and numerous outdoor activities and events.
- Some popular attractions are The Mansion of Tuckahoe, Gilberts House of Refuge, Elliot Museum, Stuart Heritage Museum, Lyric Theater, Fish House Art Center & Gallery, Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, Halpatiokee Park, Maritime & Yachting Museum, Jupiter Island, Road to Victory Military Museum, Sailfish Splash Water park, Blowing Rocks Preserve and B & A Flea Market.
You will find charming streets with cafes, restaurants, galleries, fashion boutiques, gift shops and breathtaking outdoor venues. Accommodations range from bed‐and‐breakfasts, oceanfront resorts, vacation condo rentals and hotels.
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