About Vero Beach, Florida
Climate – You will experience humid, hot summers with pleasant winters that are sunny, warm and dry because Vero Beach is in a humid subtropical climate. On average, you will experience a high temperature of 81.4 degrees and a low temperature of 72.7 degrees. The average temperature is a comfortable 72.7 degrees. For the most part, you will not have any frost in the area.
Industry – Piper Aircraft calls Vero Beach home and this aviation manufacturer is the biggest private employer in the county. They employed about 750 people as of 7/15. There are also a number of other ways to get involved in industry in Very Beach. They include citrus, service industry and tourism.
Retail – The Fashion Outlet and Indian River Mall are located in the area. They are large malls found on SR 60, Just west of I-95. Throughout the area and on the barrier island you will find many specialty shops, as well as the “Miracle Mile.” The downtown area is known for it’s history but they are also revamping things to include dining, shopping and even art galleries.
Tourism – The Disney Vero Beach Resort is responsible for a large portion of the tourism but there are also other points of interest in the area.
Additional Points of Interest – If there is one thing that is wonderful about Vero Beach, it’s the fact that is is so close to the beach. You will enjoy the public beaches in Vero along the Treasure Coast. Those beaches include the following:
South Beach – Head east on SR 656 till the end of 17th st.
Humiston Park – Located on Ocean Drive in the Central Beach Business District.
Jaycee Park – Located next to Conn Beach
The benefit of using these beaches is that they are protected by lifeguards between the hours of 9am and 5pm. In Indian River County, there are also 26 more miles of beaches to explore. Access to free hiking trails is available in Vero in areas, such as Sea Cove, Riomar Beach, Sexton Plaza and Sea Grape Trail.
Indian River Lagoon – You can enjoy hours of water recreation fun in this waterway. It is used for many water sports, including fishing, diving, boating, kayaking and the use of other small water crafts.
Resorts – The Disney Resort is the largest, but it is actually located to the north of Vero Beach in Wabasso.