Suburban Extended Stay Hotel
1900 South Federal Highway
Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 286-1010
Fax: (772) 286-6488
Stuart is a charming oceanfront community nestled on the Treasure Coast. Pristine beaches, pleasant weather, several parks and recreation alternatives make it a popular holiday destination. Explore the shopping, dining and cultural scene, and visit the Stuart Heritage Museum for a glimpse of local history.
Georges Valentine Shipwreck Site has become a well known diving and snorkeling destination as it rests in shallow waters. Located near the House of Refuge Museum, it is half buried in the sand and divided into five conspicuous sections. Georges Valentine was an Italian, iron-hulled barque which got shipwrecked in 1904, took five of its crew members with it to the sea. Their remains were never found. The wreckage has become a seasonal haven for sea creatures due to its shallow depth and migratory sand.
Apollo School was built in 1924, and has been renamed several times. It served as a school for the Hobe Sound community until the early 1960s, and the Apollo School Foundation acquired the historic building in 2000 to be used as a museum and cultural center.
Hobe Sound Community Presbyterian Church is known to be one of the most active churches in Florida. The church organizes numerous social gatherings for the kids as well as the adults. Bible study classes are organized for adults along with Sunday school for children that is meant to create value in their lives. There are also worship songs and hymn singing sessions based on praising the Lord that are entertaining as well. Do check out the website, for a whole lot of information.
If you prefer an action packed vacation then the outdoors at Jonathan Dickinson State Park is just the place for you. Sandwiched between Juipter and Tequesta, this spread across more than 11000 acres. And that's a whole lot ground to cover. Nature enthusiasts will be simply delighted and amazed with the innumerable species of birds, trees, and various wildlife.The Loxahatchee river winds its way through the reserve. You can go canoeing, kayaking on the rapids. if you prefer something leisurely then fishing is also allowed at some spots along the river. There are also well defined tracks for hiking and even horse riding. If you want to know more about the history of this plac ehten head to the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center. It is a storehouse of the park's information and culture. It is also a good camping ground. Be prepared for a fun filled outing at this park.
New York Mets fans flock from all over the state to see their team shape up for the next season. Get a picture, and autograph or catch a pop fly from the intimate seating at this 7347 capacity stadium. During baseball season, you can catch the St. Lucie Mets take on other minor league teams. Order tickets by phone or via their website.
Blowing Rocks Nature Preserve is a barrier island sanctuary on the outer side of Jupiter Island, just a couple of miles north of the town. Operated by The Nature Conservancy, it gives locals and visitors a chance to see spectacular, rocky scenery at a pristine breakwater and turtle nesting ground. It's also at the southern tip of the Indian River Lagoon, which stretches over 156 miles of shoreline land. Day use fees are USD2 for adults, free for children 12 and under.
The Heathcote Botanical Gardens are subtropical themed gardens that are popular for its bonsai collection that comprises almost 100 varieties. You can also hire this beautiful space for your wedding or a private event. Check website for details.
Limestone Creek Park's 92-acre facility is the perfect space that caters to the needs of entire family. The park has play structures for kids and a half-court open basketball field. You can enjoy a day outing at the picnic pavilion. It is punctuated with cute wooden park benches and tables. For park timings and other details, call ahead.
Located on the outskirts of Jupiter in the neighboring village of Tequesta, the First Baptist Church is appropriately named so as it is the first church in this small village of Florida. Very lively and enthusiastic, the church conducts its prayer services and sermons everyday but believes in simplicity and gives importance to a person's privacy while offering prayers. The church ministry is more actively involved in the cultural and social growth of its people and conducts various programs and events for the same. The first calm and divine place in Tequesta with a futuristic vision.
The Episcopal Church is an extended service of the Good Shepherd community. A worship place, regular prayer meetings and sermons are frequently conducted here. The church conducts regular leadership and fellowship programs and has a functioning youth group as well.
Annually educating over 220,000 visitors, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center works to promote conservation of Florida's coastal ecosystems, with a focus on Loggerhead sea turtles. These endangered gentle giants are a crucial part of the ecosystem and LMC biologists work hard to research and monitor them. Visitors can get up close and personal with recovering marine life at the state-of-the-art Power and Light turtle yard where sea turtle patients are kept in viewable aquariums. Interactive exhibits and on-going events make this place well worth a visit. And with a newfound respect for these gentle creatures and perhaps a souvenir from the gift shop, visitors will leave with impassioned knowledge for marine conservation.