Treasure Coast of Florida

storm approaching treasure coast

While visitors often plan a trip to the beach with thoughts of seashell hunting, there is bigger treasure occasionally found on the beaches in Vero Beach, Florida. After a big storm passes during hurricane season, remnants from shipwrecked Spanish galleons are sometimes washed ashore along the Treasure Coast of Florida. On July 24th, 1715, a […]

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Vero Beach, Gateway To The Tropics

When my husband and I moved from New England back to Florida, I was unaware that Vero Beach was called “The Gateway To The Tropics” until after we had settled into this charming little seaside resort town. Now that we are spending our first summer in this section of Florida, I would have to agree with the […]

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Farmer’s Market Fresh Salad

Early Saturday morning, people head over to Ocean Drive in Vero Beach, Florida to purchase Farmer’s Market Fresh produce and spend a day at the beach. Directly across the street from Humiston Park and the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, the little outdoor ocean side market was recognized by Clean Living Magazine as one of the top 50 true […]

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Breakfast At The Airport – C. J. Cannon’s Restaurant

People very rarely associate airports with good food but walk into the small Vero Beach Regional Airport terminal on a Sunday morning and you will probably find people waiting for a table at C. J. Cannon’s Restaurant. Knowing that no commercial flights have taken off from the airport in years, you might wonder why the restaurant has […]

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Crab And Avocado Salad With Citrus

Crab and Avocado Salad With Citrus is a wonderful dish to serve as a light summer evening meal while sitting outside on your patio with a glass of chilled white wine. If you are entertaining, it makes an impressive first course served any time of the year. The sweet, delicate flavor of lump crab meat pairs […]

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Vero Beach, See It Like A Native

I guess you could say this is a tale of two cities.  I did the post about Vero Beach titled Far from the maddening crowds of south Florida. The post showed you the town through the eyes of a tourist and now I’m going to show you another side through the eyes of a native. Our […]

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Far From The Maddening Crowds Of South Florida

In less than three hours driving time, you can be far from the maddening crowds of south Florida and enjoying the white sands and turquoise waters of Vero Beach, Florida. This small oceanfront community has all the sophistication of the Hamptons or Nantucket without the crowds. It is laid back enough that a pair of […]

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