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New Year New Adventures in IRC

As we embark on a new year, residents and visitors alike are looking for fresh and exciting experiences to make the most of their time and New Year's resolutions. Fortunately, this vibrant county offers a variety of opportunities for adventure and relaxation. From stargazing with Vero Tackle to exploring the unbeaten nature paths, there’s something for everyone in Indian River County in 2024.

Stargazing on the Indian River

Stargazing with Vero Tackle and Watersports is for those who wish to be enchanted. This incredible opportunity will help you explore the night sky while boating along the Indian River Lagoon. The clear skies create an ideal environment for stargazing. Stargazing tours are led by knowledgeable guides who help you identify constellations and plants while teaching you the wonders of the universe. Whether you’re a seasoned astronomer or a novice star enthusiast, this experience promises to be both educational and awe-inspiring

Exploring Natural Beauty

Beyond curated adventures, Indian River County lures you with its natural wonders and diverse ecosystems. Wander through the enchanting McKee Botanical Garden or trek the trails at St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park. Bird enthusiasts can't miss Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge. The county's parks offer a tranquil setting for hiking, bird-watching, and reconnecting with nature. If your trying to find some green and glamours adventures while in Indian River County attend our annual Gardenfest! This event will take place on February 3rd and 4th in Riverside Park!

Vero Beach Art Village

The Vero Beach Art Village is slowly transforming the historic downtown Edgewood neighborhood as a living celebration of the arts. It soon will be where visitors and the cultural community can meet, learn, entertain, and interact in the appreciation of the visual, culinary, and performing arts. Soon the streets will be painted with chemical-free paint to create murals for guests to witness the magic of creation unfold. Come discover the intersection of imagination and innovation at the Vero Beach Art Village, where every brushstroke tells a story, and every corner invites you to be part of the artistic narrative.  

Lovers Deals

Captain Hiram’s has some great deals going on throughout 2024! This February they encourage you to bring your loved one to a Captain Hiram’s Lovers retreat. This deal is valid through February 2024 and can be applied to any room rate but not to be combined with other deals they may be running. Use their promo code “LOVE” to get free chocolate-covered strawberries and Champaign upon check-in, subject to availability, to start your Valentine’s vacation on the right note.

If you don't want to visit during February but have a boat explore their “Dock and Play” deal running all year long. Use promo code "DOCK" to receive 25% off Room Stay while docking at the marina. You must show proof that you are staying in the Capt. Hirams Marina!

As you usher in the new year, embrace the spirit of adventure in Indian River County. Whether you’re gazing at the stars with Vero Tackle or embracing the unbeaten paths of our natural Florida, this region promises a year filled with new and exciting experiences. We invite you to discover, explore, and create lasting memories in 2024!