Ever After Farms Ranch is located in a serene farming town in Indiantown Fl, a short drive from from Port St Lucie and West Palm Beach, as well as easily accessible for couples in Ft Lauderdale and Miami. Ever After Farms Ranch is a working Quarter Horse farm featuring friendly horses, hundred year old Florida oak trees, and panoramic countryside views. Take a step away from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the naturalistic peacefulness that envelops this serene Florida Wedding Barn. The surrounding towns offer tons of unique local amenities, amazing food, and awesome experiences for you and your guests to enjoy together. Here is what Makes Ever After Farms Ranch Barn extraordinary, beyond the venue.
A wedding trend that may be here to stay is the planning of a Staycation Wedding. This means you plan a wedding within driving distance to your home base, book some hotels or Airbnbs, and then plan multiple activities with all of your friends and family the week leading up to your very BIG DAY. This creates a sense of vacation for all of your friends and family, without the heavy travel fees and plans you would experience when planning a destination wedding. Your Wedding Day is one of the biggest and most momentous occasions of your life, why not turn it into a lifetime worth of memories, enjoying your favorite people for longer than just the one day?
Getting to Know Martin and St. Lucie County
One of the great things about our Ranch Barn location, is it's proximity to all of the best local towns in Martin County and St. Lucie County, From Stuart to Hobe Sound, you'll find tons of options for beach communities, accommodations, and activities, all just 20-3o minutes from Indiantown. In both Martin County and St. Lucie County, you will find every type of water activity you can imagine, from surfing, to fishing, to boating, or kayaking. It is the perfect place for family and friends of all ages because each community has great options for shopping, museums, kid friendly activities, and nightlife.
Lodging near the Ranch Barn
Whether you are planning on staying overnight, a few days, or more, it is important to find the best local lodging options for guests traveling to your wedding. That is why, in order to save our couples time and money, we have compiled a list of some of the very best local hotels Martin County and St Lucie County have to offer, all within a short driving distance to Ever After Farms Ranch.
Courtyard Marriot Stuart
A great option that is just 20 miles from our Ranch, is the Courtyard Marriot in Stuart. Just minutes from Bathtub Reef Beach, one of Florida's most pristine beaches, this is the perfect central location for your wedding party. With lots of local hotspots just minutes away and special pricing for Wedding Block Bookings for Ever After Farms couples, this is a great option for your Staycation Wedding.
Holiday Inn Express Stuart
Another great local option is the Holiday Inn Express in Stuart. Located directly off I-95, this hotel features a pool, fitness center, and homemade cinnamon roles as part of their continental breakfast. With many local attractions and amenities all at this 95 exit, this is a very convenient hotel.
If you are looking for something closer to the barn, than the Seminole Inn is the hotel for you. Located directly in Indiantown, just minutes from the barn, this smalltown hotel features it's very own cafe for homestyle lunches Wed-Sunday.
Sheraton PGA Resort, Port St. Lucie
This hotel is a stunning option with many luxurious amenities, sure to have your guests enjoying themselves to the fullest during their downtime. Guests enjoy complete access to PGA Village, the ultimate golf destination. Ranked among the "75 Best Golf Resorts" by Golf Digest.
Chic Vacation Rental in Stuart
Martin County has a lot of Vacation Rentals available to provide you and your guests with the comforts of home during your stay. This home is located just 20 minutes from Indiantown and is centrally located to all of the fun amenities and activities that Stuart has to offer.
Club Med Sandpiper Bay - Port St. Lucie
If you are looking for the ultimate tropical oasis, within driving distance of our Ranch, than be sure to check out the amazing all-inclusive rates at Club Med Sandpiper Bay. With 7 restaurants, water activities, trapeze school, sports training, and so much more, you cannot go wrong with a Club Med Staycation.
Oasis on the Hill-Swim up Heated Pool Bar
If you have a large group coming, then consider this epic vacation rental with enough beds for 16 guests, located in Jensen Beach. With a heated saltwater pool, a theater room, and so much more, this Airbnb is a great choice for a group Staycation Experience.
Jupiter Island Private Ocean Front House
Looking for Beachside accommodations for a large group? Check out this Jupiter Island Airbnb. Just steps from the Atlantic ocean, this stunning beachhouse can accommodate up to 13 guests and is literally steps from the ocean.
Two Luxury Rentals at 1 Price
This Stuart Airbnb is the ultimate rental for a large group looking to enjoy the Florida Sunshine, Beach, and Water activities. This enormous rental features TWO houses with a total of 37 beds and is a great way to save money, while still affording luxury, if your wedding Party Splits the cost together. One of the best things about this rental, is the amount of extras they supply including kayaks, beach supplies, volleyball, cornhole, and more. It is the perfect place to hang while not enjoying Wedding Festivities.
We have compiled a list of home rentals in the area that are great lodging options for your guests. These, in addition to the hotel recommendations on our Preferred Vendors List give you additional choices in the surrounding area.
- Red Parrot Condo (Stuart)
- Beautiful cozy Casa Del Sol (Hobe Sound)
- Merritt Island Mansion
- Super Affordable & Huge Port Saint Lucie Home
- Gorgeous Condo (Ocean Breeze)
- Palm City Comfort
- Pet Friendly Condo (Stuart)
- Tropical Oasis (Jensen Beach)
- Mansion on the River for 16 Guests (Port Saint Lucie)
- Romantic Beach Getaway (Jensen Beach)
- Baby Friendly Rental (OceanBreeze)
- Hutchinson Island Condo
- Waterfront, Dock, Pool (Palm City)
Restaurants Near Ever After Farms Ranch
Whether you are searching for the perfect place to order coffee from for your big day, or the ultimate Reception Dinner experience, Martin County and St. Lucie County lots of amazing options for local cuisine. We have compiled a list of just some of the few delicious local restaurants in the area below.
Gilberts Coffee Bar
Rated Best Coffee in the region, if you are looking for a morning pick me up, Gilberts is the place to go. Offering organic and vegan options, this cafe features Smoothies, Coffee, Tea, Cheeseboards, and more. It is a great place to start your day, and provides gorgeous views overlooking the water.
1971 Roasters & Coffee Bar
If you are staying near Port Saint Lucie, be sure to check out this local gem, serving delicious coffee with a stunning riverside view. Their empanadas and pastry treats are raved about online as a must have if you are in the area!
The Fresh Stop
An awesome local Indiantown hotspot is an awesome brunch and lunch cafe, The Fresh Stop. If you love good ol homestyle soups, salads, and smoothies, than this is the place for you. Just minutes from the barn, and made with fresh local ingredients, everyone in your group will find something to eat at this great cafe.
Taco Dive Port St Lucie
Called the best tacos in St Lucie County, if you are craving something flavorful and unique be sure to check out this awesome taco spot. With specialties like the cajun shrimp taco, and unique combinations like the corned beef "Irish" taco, you are sure to find something for all of your guests to enjoy at Taco Dive.
The Twisted Tuna
Craving seafood? Check out this stunning waterfront seafood restaurant in Stuart. Featuring Fresh Seafood, Amazing Sushi and Made by Hand Original Recipes, this is a great spot for local nightlife.
Fernando's Dockside Grille
A great option for St Lucie County dining, Fernando's features delicious food with beautiful riverfront views. If you are looking for seafood with a tasty Northern Portuguese flair, than be sure to plan a visit to Fernando's.
Michelina's Restaurant & Pizzeria
If you are in the mood for Italian or amazing Pizza, then plan on checking out Michelina's. With homemade pastas, Stromboli, and so much more, you will love the family style ambiance provided by this hometown favorite. They will even host your reception dinner if you make reservations in advance.
Things to Do in Martin County and St Lucie County
There are plenty of activities and places to explore surrounding our Ranch barn We have listed a few options suitable for adults, children, families, morning, and night! We want your entire experience in Martin County & St Lucie County to be full of adventure and fun, as you create memories with your favorite people, during this celebratory time in your lives.
Beaches, Beaches, and more Beaches
What is a Florida Staycation without some time spent on the beach? The treasure coast is a beach lover's paradise with boating, snorkeling, surfing, and more available on over 22 miles of uncrowded natural beaches. You can learn more about the different beaches nearby by reading this local article.
Johnathan Dickinson State Park
If you or your guests are outdoor enthusiasts, then you should definitely plan a trip to Johnathan Dickinson State Park. As one of Florida's largest State Parks, this natural treasure features hiking and biking trails, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and more! There's even daily pontoon tour rides, perfect for the entire family!
If you are looking for a fun day adventure for the wine and beer lovers of your group, consider joining in on the Treasure Coast Wine & Ale Trail. Download your map of awesome local bars, breweries, and wineries to visit, receiving a stamp at each location until your final destination where everyone receives a special prize. This is a great adventure for the bridal party.
Hobe Sound Mural Tour
Another fun day adventure, more suitable for your entire group, is exploring the Hobe Sound Murals. This is a great opportunity to explore the local town while taking epic photos with all of your loved ones. You can sign up for guided tours or download a map online for self-exploration.
Next Level Watersports
Kiteboarding, Wakeboard and Tubing, Hydrofoiling!! Next Level Water Sports offers lessons tailored to any age and any riding level in a variety of formats. If you are looking for unique adventure for your Staycation, than this is the place for you!
Sail La Vie Boat Tours
One of the best things about Martin County, is the ability to enjoy the gorgeous Florida coast in so many different and fun ways. Sail La Vie Boat tours offer different types of tours to suit your unique group needs including sandbar excursions and fishing charters.
The Pink Cottage Day Spa
If you are looking for some relaxation before your big day, look no further than, The Pink Cottage Day Spa. Offering a wide variety of services including massages, facials, and more, this is the perfect spot for some mellow bonding time. They offer many Bridal Party Packages and Specials for larger gatherings as well.
Ever After Farms Ranch Beyond the Venue
We hope this helps you and your guests get the most out of the area surrounding our Ranch location. Another helpful resource is the Indiantown Chamber of Commerce and the St Lucie Chamber of Commerce. Also, if you have any special requests or creative ideas for the people traveling to your big event, feel free to reach out to our wedding team and if we don't know the answer, we'll get you in touch with someone in Martin or St Lucie County who can.