Destination guide

Relax on pristine beaches in Fort Pierce

Want to stay in a private villa with a hot tub, private pool, and sunrise views over the ocean? A Fort Pierce vacation rental has you covered. Also known as the Sunset City thanks to its eastern coastline, Fort Pierce allows you to relax with the sand between your toes as you stroll its pristine beaches. If kicking back isn't your style, try surfing and water sports in the inviting blue sea, all the while knowing that afterward, you can enjoy fresh seafood in a classy restaurant or delve into the local culture by watching a live show in this charming Florida town.

Things to do

See top attractions in Fort Pierce

Love history? Spend a few hours appreciating the exhibits at the National Navy Museum and learning about the town’s founders at the St. Lucie County Historical Museum. If you care more about current nature than days gone by, take the kids along to witness some of the ocean's largest creatures at the Manatee Observation & Education Center and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Don't forget to check out our feathered friends and other fascinating critters at Indrio Savannahs Preserve. Alternatively, welcome the sunrise over the ocean and various state parks for some peace and serenity.

Activities

It's hard to beat Fort Pierce for diverse water activities

Fort Pierce isn't just about water activities, but there are plenty of them. Take to the water with your surfboard in hand, or relax while meandering the inlet on a motorized kayak. Fort Pierce has all the water activities you could ask for, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to see in dryer pastures. Amble through the recently renovated Downtown area and absorb the impressive Spanish colonial style architecture. Fort Pierce vacation rentals provide the perfect base to shop, catch live acting and music shows, and feast on a seafood dinner to round off a perfect day.

Weather

Sun, sand, and surf welcome you anytime in Fort Pierce

Spring and fall make excellent times to visit Fort Pierce due to the moderate rainfall and comfortable temperatures, but you can quickly beat the summer heat by taking a dip in the ocean or exploring the museums. This destination experiences more sunny days and less rain than the average US city, and even the winter months provide balmy weather, making a Fort Pierce vacation rental the perfect place for year-round water and outdoor activities.

Natural features

Get close to marine and reef nature in Fort Pierce

You'll quickly see why locals and visitors alike love Fort Pierce's landscape, defined by its sea and state park inlet where you can dive into the action of many water activities. However, it's also a habitat for diverse airborne wildlife that resides in various state parks. Absorb the beauty of the coral reefs and manatees in the 300-square nautical mile marine protected area, or cast your rod outside the marina if catching and preparing dinner will put a smile on your loved ones' faces.

How to get there

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.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Fort Pierce:

  • Riverpointe At The Sands: 28 vacation rentals
  • Nettles Island: 21 vacation rentals
  • Johns Island: 21 vacation rentals
  • Central Beach: 69 vacation rentals
  • Saint Lucie West: 51 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fort Pierce?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fort Pierce. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Pierce Inlet State Park: 952 vacation rentals
  • Jetty Park: 1,006 vacation rentals
  • St. Lucie County Aquarium: 1,020 vacation rentals
  • Harbor Branch Ocean Discovery Center: 780 vacation rentals
  • North Causeway Island Park: 962 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fort Pierce?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 383 Houses in Fort Pierce. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort Pierce include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 538 rentals available
  • Cottages: 49 rentals available
  • Villas: 43 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fort Pierce?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 753 vacation rentals with pool available in Fort Pierce. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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