Fort Pierce, Florida
Fort Pierce is a city in St. Lucie County, Florida, USA. It is also known as the Sunrise City, sister to San Francisco, California, the Sunset City. It is located on the Fort Pierce Inlet and boasts the county’s only walkable downtown area.
Fort Pierce's charming, restored downtown is home to numerous shops, restaurants and galleries, including the A.E. Backus Gallery, which celebrates one of Florida’s most famous artists. Museums, exhibits and cultural opportunities also abound, such as the Manatee Observation & Education Center and the Sunrise Theater. Fishing and boating are popular activities in Fort Pierce.
Things to See & Do
* St. Lucie County Regional History Center
* Historic Main Street
* Old Fort Park
* Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
* St. Lucie County Marine Center featuring the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit
Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 38.2 km²
Population – 41,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code - 1
Port Location – The Fort Pierce City Marina is situated in downtown Fort Pierce.
Transport Links – The nearest commercial airport is Palm Beach International and there is a Greyhound station in Fort Pierce