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9 Best Things To Do In Sebastian, Florida - Updated 2020

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Sebastian is a city located in Indian River County, Florida. Sebastian is the site of Sebastian Inlet State Park, known for surfing, and Pelican Island and the nation’s first wildlife refuge. It is one of Florida’s authentic Treasure Coast communities. People who love craft beer must visit this place. You will always find something to do at Sebastian, Florida. Here I have prepared a list of things you can enjoy:

1. Mel Fisher Treasure Museum

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The city’s Mel Fisher Treasure Museum is located at 1322 US. Once you enter the Treasure Museum, you will join millions who have witnessed the collection of Spanish artifacts and treasure. You can also feel the weight of a solid gold bar, recovered from the ocean depths. This visit to Mel Fisher’s Treasure Museum will give you a different and amazing opportunity to own a piece of history, a unique gold escudo or silver sails in fine jewelry settings. I must say you will have fun and adventure at Mel Fisher Treasure Museum.

Mel Fisher Treasure Museum

Address: 1322 US-1, Sebastian, FL 32958, USA

Website: Mel Fisher Treasure Museum

2. Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

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If you are into nature, then another great stop is Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge. This wildlife refuge is located on Orchid Island in the Indian River Lagoon. The refuge provides a home for fish and wildlife. This was the first National Wildlife Refuge established in 1903 in the USA. Come and see the breathtaking sunrises, incredible sunsets, and wildlife that can only be experienced on Pelican Island.

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Address: 4055 Wildlife Way, Vero Beach, FL 32963, USA

Website: Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

3. Skydive Sebastian

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Sebastian is also well known for Skydiving. There is a place called Skydive Sebastian that offers a tandem jump over the Florida coastline and to the beach. You will experience the thrill of a lifetime and views you can only witness while skydiving over the Treasure Coast and the Atlantic Ocean. You can get a chance here to fulfill the dream of flight and cross skydiving off your bucket list with Skydive Sebastian. Afterward, and for those just watching, you can have snacks in Zoo bar and cafe located on site.

Skydive Sebastian

Address: 400 Airport Dr W, Sebastian, FL 32958, USA

Website: Skydive Sebastian

4. Riverview Park

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Riverview Park in Sebastian Florida offers a free concert, with country band Crooked Creek. If you love contemporary music then you are going to love this band. They perform every day from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. You will also enjoy plenty of food and refreshments here!

Riverview Park

Address: US-1 & CR512, Sebastian, FL 32958, USA

5. Pareidolia Brewing Company

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If you love craft beer then you must visit Pareidolia Brewing Company. It is the first and only non-brewery which specialized in handcrafted small-batch ales. In addition to brews, they also offer delicious food, live music a few times a month and beautiful views of the Indian River Lagoon. You will see a good local crowd here.

Pareidolia Brewing Company

Address: River Park Plaza, 482 US-1, Sebastian, FL 32958, USA

Website: Pareidolia Brewing Company

6. LaPorte Farms

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LaPorte Farms is a uniquely beautiful farm located in Sebastian, Florida. The farm was established in 1994. Laura from LaPorte grew up on this farm with cattle, goats, horses and chickens and her love for animal are carried out today in this meticulous farm. You can also have lunch with them on the weekends and can enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, and onion rings. You can always enjoy various events at this farm, check the website for details.

LaPorte Farms

Address: 7700 129th St, Sebastian, FL 32958, USA

Website: LaPorte Farms

7. Crab-E-Bills Seafood

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Crab E-Bill is a fishmonger and a meat butcher for over 25 years. The pride of this market is that they offer the freshest products around, which are second to none. If you are a seafood lover then you will definitely go back to enjoy the “Fresh Catch”. They commit to providing only Day Boat fish, that are not caught on long lines or netted, meaning their fresh fish are caught on boats that go out on day trips. The place is located on the farming site for the most succulent local clams around and gives you the best prices and fresh and clean fish. The owners of each shop are very good, friendly and knowledgeable people, they will give you information about each item. This is an outstanding fish market.

Crab-E-Bills Seafood

Address: 1540 Indian River Dr, Sebastian, FL 32958, USA

Website: Crab-E-Bills Seafood

8. Sebastian Fishing Museum

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Sebastian Fishing Museum is located in Sebastian InIet State Park at the Sebastian InIet State recognition area. It is devoted to the rich cultural history of Sebastian’s fishing industry. The museum features artifacts, displays and an observation deck that overlooks the ocean. “The Queen’s Jewels and the 1715 Fleet,” tells you how the ill-fated fleet was returning to Spain when a hurricane struck them off the Florida coast. The museum commemorates three of Sebastian’s early families that opened fish houses, Sembler, Judah, and Smith. Inside of this museum, you will find the replica of an original fish house and dock. There are no additional fees for the museum beyond the normal park entry fee. Come and experience why this area is known as the “Treasure Coast”.

Sebastian Fishing Museum

Address: Sebastian, Florida, USA

Website: Sebastian Fishing Museum

9. North County Aquatic Center

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North County Aquatic Center is a world-class swimming and diving facility which includes surrounding deck space to accommodate any configuration. It is a family oriented public pool, and the pool is heated and open throughout the year. The center features an activity pool and a competition pool with a diving well and changing facilities. It hosts many swim and dive events as well as traditional training classes. There are 24 lanes for swimming and the diving well has diving boards of different heights. The center is open all day, seven days a week. This will be definitely your next venue for your next event.

North County Aquatic Center

Address: 9450 Co Rd 512, Sebastian, FL 32958, USA

Website: North County Aquatic

Wonderful journey to Sebastian

Sebastian is a wonderful place for a perfect holiday destination. It is a very popular location for travelers that come together for outdoor events. I am sure that you will enjoy yourself at Sebastian, with the many places and activities there is to do!

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