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Local Resources

Take a look at some of the great things Vero Beach, Orchid and Sebastian have to offer. These resources are designed to help you move and get settled, and to acquaint you with the area after your move.

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Schools
  State Department of Education - School reports, statistics, demographics and more.
  School Information - free school profiles
  School District of Indian River County - Anything and everything you need to know about schools in Indian River County.
  Charter Schools - List of charter schools in Indian River County. Contains links to web pages for specific schools.
  Saint Edward's School - Private school in Vero Beach. Linked to school web page.
  John Carrol Catholic High School - Private catholic high school in Fort Pierce. Linked to school web page.
  Saint Anastasia Catholic School - Private catholic school in Fort Pierce. Linked to school web page.
  Saint Helen Catholic School - Private elementary and middle catholic school in Vero Beach.
  Community Montessori Pre-School - Private pre-school in Vero Beach. Links to website.
  Treasure Coast Montessori Pre-School - Private pre-school in Vero Beach.
Beaches
  South Beach Park - At the end of East Causeway, on 17th Street, just east of Highway A1A in Vero Beach. Lifegaurds, picnic tables, restrooms and showers.
  Sebastian Inlet State Park - 9700 S. A1A, Melbourne Beach. Located in Indian River and Brevard counties. Phone number: (321) 984-4852. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Admission fee $1 to $5+, annual pass available for fee for familyl $80 and individual for $40. Beach access, boating, canoing and kayaking, fishing, camping, nature trails, pavilions, picnicking, scuba diving, swimming, surfing and wildlife viewing. Known for some of the best surfing on the Atlantic coast.
  Jaycee Park - On Ocean Drive and Highway A1A, north of Beachland Boulevard. Lifeguards, restrooms, picnic area with tables, concessions, showers, playground, boardwalk and parking.
  Humiston Beach Park - On Ocean Drive, 300 yards south of Beachland Boulevard. Lifeguards, restrooms, picnic area with tables, concessions, showers, playground, boardwalk and parking.
  Round Island Oceanfront Park - On South A1A, just north of the south county line. Lifegaurds, picnic tables, showers, restrooms and parking. Also featuring a boat ramp and fishing boardwalk with an observation tower.
  Ambersands Beach Park - Located 4.5 miles north of Wabasso Bridge on Highway A1A.
  Golden Sands Beach Park - North State road A1A, 1.4 miles north of County Road 510. About 650 feet of beach and 100 parking spaces. Lifeguards, restrooms, picnic facilities, grills, pavilion, boardwalk, showers, playground, partial wheelchair accessibility, snorkeling and surfing. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to dusk.
  Sea Grape Beach Access - Located 1.5 miles south of the Wabasso Bridge on Highway A1A.
Attractions of Vero
  Dodgertown - Dodgertown has been a landmark in Vero Beach since 1948, when the Brooklyn Dodgers first chose it as their spring training site. Now, Dodgertown hosts the Los Angeles Dodgers spring training, and is home to the Vero Beach Dodgers throughout their minor-league season. Dodgertown also offers special camps, including fantasy camps, an olympic sized pool and a world-class conference center. It also hosts weddings, anniversaries and reunions. Vero Beach really is a Dodger-town! Links to website.
  Environmental Learning Center - Encourages self-discovery and rediscovery of the limitless wonders of nature through "hands-on-learning" for children and adults, including field trips for local schools, nature walks and much more. Links to website.
  Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution - A world renown research facility, Harbor Branch is involved in many scientific studies and explorations. Their submersibles ply the deep searching for new species, cures for cancer and other biotechnological breakthroughs. They also have a large aquaculture program. They offer enthralling field trips, camps, after school programs, courses, internships, and workshops for students, teachers, and the general public, most of which are "hands on & feet wet". Links to website.
  McKee Botanical Gardens - A historic garden in a unique subtropical setting for the education, enjoyment and enrichment of all, McKee is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a historic Florida landmark. Features an 18 acre subtropical jungle hammock; family friendly, group and school trips available. Links to website.
  Riverside Park Complex - Includes several boat launches, a mile long fitness trail, ten hardcourt tennis courts, two raquetball courts and picnic pavilions with grills. Located near the Riverside Theatre and Vero Beach Museum of Art, this picturesque park epitomizes Florida living. Riverside hosts boat shows, classic-car shows, garden shows, Boston Pops concerts, and the famous "Under the Oaks" festival. A great place for the family, and the perfect place to watch the fireworks from on the 4th of July!
  Riverside Theatre - A total theatre arts experience that entertains, challenges, and educates both adults and children. Features Broadway, Off-Broadway and Regional works with exceptionally high production values, with over 100 performances each year. This recently renovated theatre truly makes for a delightful night out on the town! Links to website.
  Riverside Children's Theatre - This wonderful place features children's program with classes, seminars and full-length productions, teaching the actors of tomorrow and developing the creative and social skills of those who are just there to have a good time - and they do! Links to website.
  Vero Beach Museum of Art - The VBMA offers a wide variety of educational, studio art and humanities programs for people of all ages. It also features a wide variety of exhibits from places as exotic as China. A serene new kinetic sculptures garden now gives even more scintillating appeal to this already fascinating place. The museum offers memberships, group trips and school trips. Links to website.
Hotels
  Local Hotels - Link to a list of area hotels with links to reviews by previous guests.
Fine Dining
  Vero Beach Restaurants: Guide and Reviews - Offers a long list of restaurants in Vero Beach with reviews of each by patrons and various guidebooks.
  The French Quarter - Fine Gulf Coast-inspired cuisine.
  Carmel's - Creative, contemporary French-American cuisine. Links to website.
  The Hardwood Grill - American cuisine grilled over hardwood.
  Mimmo's Scampi Grill - Traditional, multi-regional Italian cuisine. Links to website.
  The Polo Grill - A handsome restaurant with emphasis on truly good food and simple comfort. Casual and welcoming with a bistro-style atmosphere featuring both a main dining room and a separate piano lounge. Links to website.
  Pomodoro Grill and Pizza - Classic Italian, brick oven pizza and pasta. Links to website.
  Pizzoodles -
  Ti Amo Sempre - Homemade Italian specialties and deserts.
  The Tides - Elegant and creative, pasta dishes to seafood/fish and beef. Links to website.
  Ocean Grill - A favorite local restaurant overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, decorated in the whimsical tradition of famed Waldo Sexton. Links to website.
Family / Casual Dining
  14th Avenue Steakhouse - Best known for, surprisingly, steaks.
  Ay! Jalisco - Local Mexican cuisine.
  Bangkok in Downtown - Sushi and Thai cuisine in an Asian atmosphere. Links to website.
  Bella Napoli - Classic Italian dinners.
  Bobby's Restaurant and Lounge - Comfortable oceanside sports bar - a Vero favorite.
  Briana's Market & Cafe - Specialty seafood and butchery, take out or eat in.
  C.J. Cannon's - Home-cooked meals overlooking the Vero Beach airport. Links to website.
  Cacophony Cafe & Roastery - Riverfront Bahamian outdoor sandbar and indoor restaurant.
  Casey's Place - Beach side walk-up with outdoor seating, breakfast and lunch.
  Charley's South Beach Grille - Casual dining with an extensive salad bar. Links to website.
  Cravings - Soups, sandwiches, salads, baked goods, ice cream and coffee.
  Disney's Vero Beach Resort: Shutter's Restaurant - Disney character-themed restaurant.
  Italian Grill - Classic Italian for pre and post movies and shopping. Links to website.
  Jaycee Park Seaside Grill - Burgers and sandwiches on the beach.
  Mama Mia's - Homemade Italian cuisine.
  Mr. Manatee's: A Casual Grille - Rustic restaurant/bar serving chowders, gumbos and seafood. Links to website.
  Mrs. Mac's Fillin' Station - Classic comfort food, breakfast and lunch.
  Nino's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria - Casual Italian eatery.
  Red Garlic Bistro - Fine Eurasian cuisine and sushi bar. Links to website.
  Red Onion Eatery - Creative sandwiches and salads, beach side setting. Great home-made chips (a must try)!
  Rip's The Place for Ribs - Barbecue, ribs and sandwiches.
  Riverside Cafe - Casual dining and bar, with outside deck and dock.
  Saigon Bistro - Downtown Vietnamese, sushi and Thai.
  Sake Japanese and Thai Restaurant - Traditional and creative Japanese and Thai dishes.
  Siam Orchid - Thai Sushi Restaurant - Extensive traditional Japanese and Thai.
  Squid Lips Overwater Grill - Casual tropical seafood and drinks over the river.
  Szechuan Palace - Oriental cuisine in an eclectic, casual setting.
  The Lemon Tree - Classic American dishes with a beachy atmosphere.
  The Lobster Shanty - Riverfront dining with early bird specials. Links to website.
  The Patio Restaurant - American cuisine in an eclectic, casual setting. Links to website.
  Tomkat's Downtown Eatery - Jazzy American breakfast and lunch.
  Toojay's Original Gourmet Deli - New York-style deli. Links to website.
  Undertow - Funky-fun, Island-style restaurant and bar, live music with surf theme.
  Villa Nova Italian Restaurant & Pizza - Family owned, made to order, authentic Italian cuisine.
  Vincent's Restaurant & Pizzeria - Family-style Italian food, pizza and pasta dishes.
  Waldo's Restaurant at the Driftwood Resort - Casual beachfront American food and tropical drinks. Links to website.
Markets
  Chelsea's On Cardinal - Offers hard-to-find and specialty foods, deli and salad bar. Also maintains a cafe in the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Links to website.
  Village Beach Market - A complete gourmet market and deli with fine wines.
  The Fresh Mozzarella Co. - Brooklyn and Italian specialty foods including olive bar. Links to website.
  Elizabeth D. Kennedy & Co. - Take home casseroles and hors d'oeuvres. Also offers catering services.
  Weiss Meats - Butchery and fine meats.
Dessert Establishments
  Tartine - Specialty baked goods made to order, including wedding cakes. Links to website.
  Farrara Bakery & Pastry Shop - Home-style Italian bakery. Links to website.
  Boardwalk Cafe & Ice Cream - Beach walk-up ice cream, specialty tea and coffee.
  Craving's - Offers ice cream, cookies, cakes and more near the ocean.
  Abbot's Frozen Custard - Daily-made frozen custard, yogurt and sherbert. Links to website.
  Carvel - Ice cream cakes, sundaes and cones. Links to website.
  Rita's Italian Ice - Custards and Italian ice. Links to website.
  Marble Slab Creamery - Homemade ice cream with your choice of mix-ins. Links to website.
Golf Courses
  Local Golf Courses - Links to a comprehensive list of local golf courses, including descriptions, reviews, locations and maps.
Tennis Facilities
  Riverside Park - Public park: 10 hard courts, 6 lighted. (772) 231-4787
  Twin Oaks Tennis Club - Semi-private club: 7 clay courts, 2 lighted. (772) 770-1149
  Timber Ridge Tennis & Fitness - Semi-private club: 15 clay courts, 4 lighted. (772) 569-7700
  West Side Racquet Club - Semi-private club: 8 courts, 4 lighted. (772) 562-7660
  The Moorings Club - Private club: 12 clay courts, 9 lighted. (772) 231-5997
  Sea Oaks Tennis Club - Private club: 16 courts, 7 lighted. (772) 231-3102
  Orchid Island - Private club: 8 clay courts.
  John's Island - Private club: 18 courts.
  Indian Trails - Private club: 5 courts, 4 lighted. (772) 234-9981
Docking Facilities
  Bridgeside Marina & Bait - Located in Vero Beach: 3321 Bridgeside Plaza Drive. (772) 234-5775
  Grand Harbor Marina - Located in Vero Beach: 5510 N. Harbor Village Drive. (772)770-4470. Links to website.
  Riverside Cafe - Located in Vero Beach: 1 Beachland Blvd. (772)234-5550
  Sea Oaks Marina - Located Vero Beach: 1235 Winding Oaks Circle. (772)231-3121. Links to website.
  Vero Beach Municipal Marina - Located in Vero Beach: 3611 Rio Vista Blvd. (772)231-2819. Links to website.
  Vero Marine Center - Located in Vero Beach: 12 Royal Palm Blvd. (772)567-7922. Links to website.
  Harbortown Marina - Located in Fort Pierce. 1936 Harbortown Drive. (772)466-7300. Links to website.
Dry Stack Boat Storage
  Captain Hiram's Inlet Marina - Located in Sebastian. 1606 Indian River Drive. (772) 589-4345. Links to website.
  Indian River Marina - Located in Vero Beach: 3599 Indian River Drive. (772) 231-4449
Electricity-Vero Beach
  City of Vero Bech Utilities Department - 978-5151, 978-5100. Links to website.
Electricity-Sebastian
  Florida Power and Light - (800)226-3545. Links to website.
Gas Service
  Florida City Gas - Deposit required based on gas usage. Turn on fee required. (800)993-7546.
Other Utility Services
  Cable Service - Comcast Cable Service: 800-568-1212. Links to website.
  Pets - Cats & Dogs must be licensed and have rabies vaccinations. Licenses may be obtained with proof of rabies vaccination from a veterinarian. Lower fee for spayed or neutered animals. Indian River County: 772-567-8000, Ext. 446. Humane Society of Vero Beach Shelter: 772-567-2309. Links to website.
  Refuse / Garbage - Service provided by Waste Management Systems, Inc. 772-569-1776
  Telephone Service - Bell South: {Residential) 888-757-6500. (Business) 866-620-6000.
  Water / Sewage - Provided by the Indian River County Utilities Department, 772-770-5300. (Vero Beach: 772-978-5100, Sebastian: 772-589-6070)
Things to do in Vero Beach
  Seasonal Social Calendar - A very detailed calendar of concerts, openings and other community events with links describing the various activities shown.
Theme Parks and Area Attractions
  Andretti Thrill Park - Features race tracks, bumper boats, miniature golf, laser tag and a game room. 321-956-6707. Links to website.
  Brevard Zoo - Approximately 500 animals from around the world can be viewed at the zoo, which is located on over 56 acres. You can also take a leisurely train ride and view some of the animals or go kayaking through a restored wetland. There are also many educational programs provided for children. Links to website.
  Busch Gardens - This is an African-themed park, zoo and bird garden that also included Edge of Africa Safari and thrill rides. Links to website.
  Disney World Magic Kingdom - World famous family oriented theme park designed for family fun with dozens of rides. Links to website.
  Disney's Epcot Center - Foreign cultures and technology are showcased in Future World and World Showcase. Links to website.
  Islands of Adventure - One of two theme parks in Universal Orlando, which includes rides and attractions. Links to website.
  Kennedy Space Center - Get a behind the scenes look at NASA's space program, space shuttle and rocket launches. 452-2121. Links to website.
  Mel Fisher Treasure Museum - Features some treasures recovered from Spanish shipwrecks. You can view a video presentation of Mel Fisher's underwater treasure hunting experiences. Links to website.
  SeaWorld Orlando - Marine park that features whale, dolphin and sea lion showsas well as a water thrill ride and roller coaster. Home of the world famous Orca (Killer) Whale, Shamoo. Links to website.
  Universal Studios - One of two theme parks in Universal Orlando. Features many rides and attractions. It is also a movie-TV production studio, where kids have a chance to see taping of Nickelodeon Studio programs. Links to website.
Parks
  Local Parks - A comprehensive list of all of the parks in Vero Beach, their locations and their contact information. Links to website.
Local Weather
  Local Weather - Includes forecasts, weather patterns and radars from the Weather Channel. Links to website.
Maps
  Mapquest - Offers highly detailed maps, driving directions and a road trip planner. Links to website.
Relocation Links
  Vero Beach, Orchid Real Estate - Yahoo! Real Estate offers a wealth of to help with every aspect of your move
  Moving Center - Moving Estimates, Truck Rental, Moving Supplies and Storage
  National Weather - Find weather information for anywhere in the US. Links to website.
  Official City Websites - Find area information websites across the world! Links to website.
  US State Departments of Education - Offers a list of all 50 states' State Departments. Links to website.
  USPS' Movers Guide - Offers help for planning and executing your move. Links to website.
Tax Information
  First-Time Homeowners - Links to website.
  Homeowner Deductions Information - Links to website.
  How to Report Moving Expenses - Links to website.
  Selling Your Home - Links to website.
Search Engines
  Google - One of the most accurate search engines available without the annoying advertisements. Links to website.
Area Shopping
  Indian River Mall - Burdines, JC Penney, Sears, Dillards and 90 other specialty shops and restaurants. Also home to the AMC Theatre, which features 24 movie screens. Links to website.
  Tanger Outlet Center at Vero Beach - 56 Name-brand outlet stores. Links to website.
  Ocean Drive Shops - Clothing, restaurants, beauty shops, jewelry and specialty shops.
  Village Shops - Clothing, antiques, flowers, leather goods, linen, gifts, restaurant and specialty shops.
Churches
  Central Assembly of God - 6767 20th St. Vero Beach,FL 772-562-4505 Indian River Christian School Preschool Christian FM 91.9
  Community Church of Vero Beach - United Church of Christ 1901 23rd St., Vero Beach, FL
  First Baptist Church - 2206 16th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 772-567-4341 Weekday Pre-School Toddler-4years
  First Church of God - 1105 58th Ave. Vero Beach, FL 772-562-2256 Master's Academy (PreK-11)
  First Presbyterian Church - 520 Royal Palm Blvd. Vero Beach, FL 772-562-9088
  First United Methodist Church - Links to website.
  Gather of The Harvest - 1789 Old Dixie Highway Vero Beach, FL 772-978-0190
  Indian River Community Church - 772-978-5848
  Kings Baptist Church - 3235 58th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 772-567-5850
  Kings Baptist Church - Links to website.
  Saint Augustines of Canterbury Episcopal Church - 475 43rd Ave., Vero Beach, FL 772-770-3494
  Trinity Episcopal Church - 2325 Pine Ave., Vero Beach, Fl 772-567-1146
  Unity Center of Vero Beach - 950 43rd Ave. Vero Beach,FL
Gyms
  Christi's Family Fitness - 772-563-0905. Links to website.
  Curves For Women - Various locations and phone numbers. Links to website.
  Longevity Fitness Club & Spa - Exclusively for women. 772-778-6800. Links to website.
  The Jungle Club - Complete health and fitness facility. 772-567-1400. Links to website.
  Train to Attain Inc. - 772-778-8282. Links to website.
Insurance Providers
  Gardner B. Browne - Allstate - 736 S. US Hwy. 1, 772-569-2600.
  Tom Collins Insurance Agency - Subsidiary of Nationwide. 1555 Indian River Blvd. 772-778-9222. Links to website.
  Felton and Associates - 2911 Oak Cardinal Drive. 772-231-2828. Links to website.
  Linda Fendley Insurance - 4610 20th Street. 772-778-5310.
Movie Theatres
  AMC Theatres - 24 theatres, online ticketing available. Links to website.
  Majestic 11 Theatre - 11 screens. Links to website.
  Movie Theatres in and Around Vero Beach - A thorough list of the movie theatres in Vero Beach and the surrounding area, including contact information. Links to website.
Performing Arts
  Cultural Council of Indian River County - A private, non-profit cultural agency intended to increase public awareness of the innumerable cultural opportunities available. It is designated as a Local Arts Agency by the County Commissioners. Links to website.
  Vocal & Instrumental Music in Indian River County - A detailed list of vocal and instumental music oppurtunities in Indian River County. Contains Contact information. Links to website.
  Riverside Theatre - A total theatre arts experience that entertains, challenges, and educates both adults and children. Shows Broadway, Off-Broadway and Regional works with exceptionally high production values. This recently renovated theatre truly makes for a delightful night out on the town! Links to website.
  Atlantic Classical Orchestra - Fosters performance opportunities, music appreciation, and educational services for young people by providing a regularly scheduled program of high quality, live performances of classical orchestral music in Vero Beach and Stuart, played by professional musicians residing in Florida. Links to website.
  Treasure Coast Jazz Society - A non-profit organization formed to encourage the performance, promotion and preservation of jazz, a uniquely American art form. Concerts have featured the Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Woody Herman orchestras. Links to website.
  Vero Beach Opera Guild - Organized to promote, support, professionally produce and advance the art of grand opera. Also offers singing classes. 772-569-6993. Links to website.
  Vero Beach Theatre Guild - A live community theatre. Links to website.
  Waxlax Center for Performing Arts - A newly renovated venue with over 800 seats. As an educational and community focused venue, The Waxlax Center is the showcase for choral concerts, instrumental concerts, lecture series, and ceremonies in addition to three fully staged theatrical productions each year. It also serves as a home for many prestigious Treasure Coast organizations including the Atlantic Classical Orchestra and the Vero Beach Opera. Various other performers regularly grace the stage. Links to website.
Beverlee Pulling
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