14) Vero Beach
The city of Vero Beach is one of those hidden little gems of a town with a small population of just about 15,000 residents.
As part of the state’s Treasure Coast, it is also a place rich in history and intrigue.
For those looking to visit and live in a city with plenty of activities available, Vero Beach offers a wide array of museums, historical sites and annual cultural events to enjoy with friends and family like the popular shows put on at the local J.M. Stringer Gallery of Fine Art.
If outdoor activities are what you’re looking for there are number of different kayaking and canoe activities offered in the city and the nearby Sebastian River.
The city is also just a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Indian River Lagoon, making it a popular destination for visitors from all over the US. The diverse population of the city also features a great artist community that helps to shape the city’s overall character. With over 28 percent of the city’s population identifying as 55+ Vero Beach is also known as a great place to retire.