Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Fort Pierce

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Fort Pierce. This city's beaches, boating and restaurants draw many visitors. McKee Botanical Garden and Holman Stadium at Dodgertown are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Fort Pierce

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fort Pierce a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Lucie County Aquarium (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Gator Trace Golf and Country Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Endless Summer Vineyard & Winery (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • PGA Village (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Spruce Bluff Preserve (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Fort Pierce

Travelers enjoy Fort Pierce for its boating. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fort Pierce

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Fort Pierce is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McKee Botanical Garden (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Museum Pointe Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Harbour Pointe Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Ilous Ellis Park / Pool (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Horatio Grisby Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • North Causeway Island Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Fort Pierce

The nearest airport is in Vero Beach, FL (VRB-Vero Beach Municipal), located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Stuart, FL (SUA-Witham Field), which is 19.6 mi (31.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Fort Pierce?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,217 holiday lettings near Fort Pierce. From 419 Houses to 584 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fort Pierce is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fort Pierce?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fort Pierce:

  • Hutchinson Island South: 636 holiday homes
  • Rocky Point: 21 holiday homes
  • Nettles Island: 21 holiday homes
  • Sebastian Highlands: 58 holiday homes
  • Saint Lucie West: 54 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fort Pierce?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fort Pierce. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lakewood Park Regional Park / Pool: 776 holiday lettings
  • Sweetwater Hammock Preserve: 1,190 holiday lettings
  • Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Center: 826 holiday lettings
  • Riverside Marina: 1,059 holiday lettings
  • Walton Scrub Preserve: 1,066 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Pierce listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fort Pierce?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 419 Houses in Fort Pierce. Our other popular types of Fort Pierce holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 584 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 43 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort Pierce?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 831 holiday homes with pool available in Fort Pierce. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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