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JEWELS ALONG THE TREASURE COAST

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A January 2003 trip to Florida by Irishdancer

Mother-In-Law Fish Photo, Florida, United States More Photos
Quote: Do you believe in pirates and buried treasure? Ever been to a Frog Leg Festival or seen endangered West Indian Manatee? Like to spend time walking along pristine, uncrowded beaches? The Treasure Coast of Florida has all this and more.

JEWELS ALONG THE TREASURE COAST

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Overview

Mother-In-Law Fish Photo, Florida, United States
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Check out the Treasure Coast on a clear, detailed Florida map (AAA provides members with excellent maps, trip tiks, directions, etc.). It extends along Florida's east coast from the northern tip of Palm Beach County, through Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River Counties.You'll be pleasantly surprised to find less densely populated towns, barrier-island beaches, wildlife refuges, and some of the largest swells for the best surfing in Florida. MUST-SEES:Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival - the 12th annual festival held in mid-January for 4 days. It advertises itself as the "Home of the Guinness Book of World Records for Frog Leg Dinners".Grant Seafood Festiva...Read More

Meg O'Malley's Restaurant & Irish Pub

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Restaurant | "MEG O'MALLEY'S RESTAURANT & IRISH PUB"

Meg O'Malley's Restaurant & Irish Pub Photo, Melbourne, Florida
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MEG O'MALLEY'S is located in historic downtown Melbourne amid trendy gift shops, boutiques, and antique shops. They've earned a reputation along The Treasure Coast and beyond for their excellent pub grub and traditional Irish music.INFORMATION: Directions: Take Exit 71 off I-95. Go east onto US 192(New Haven Ave.) to intersection w/East New Haven Ave. Go right onto East New Haven Ave. Meg O'Malley's is on your left. Parking is available along East New Haven Ave., directly behind the pub, or down the side streets. Allow extra time to find parking, especially on the weekends and when O'Malley's is having special music events. WE...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 28, 2003

Meg O'Malley's Restaurant & Irish Pub
812 East New Haven Avenue
Melbourne, Florida 32901
3219525510

R J's Pub

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Restaurant | "RJ'S PUB"

R J's Pub Photo, Melbourne, Florida
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The front of RJ's faces US l and resembles an old roadhouse(see photo). It's got a high comfort level, serves good food with generous portions at reasonable prices, and has musical entertainment several nites a week.HISTORY:Prior to RJ's Pub, RJ had several years experience working in some of the best local establishments and elsewhere in different capacities, i.e., chef, business manager, beverage manager, etc. In October of 1992, RJ LaFlamme and Julie Burke purchased this "biker bar" and changed the name from Channel Marker 42. In just 23 days they accomplished a massive clean up and started making immediate improvements: - Boat Dock for customers...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 25, 2003

R J's Pub
6097 U.S. Highway One
Grant, Florida
(321) 729-9757

Elliott Museum

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Attraction | "THE ELLIOTT MUSEUM"

Elliott Museum Photo, Stuart, Florida
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As our friend drove into the uncrowded parking lot of this lovely pink-and-white museum, our eyes immediately focused on an antique green car with the sign "Elliott Museum." A perfect photo op not to be missed (see photo).HOURS: Open daily 10am-4pm. Closed for all major holidays.PHONE(772)225-1961EMAIL ADDRESS: info@elliottmuseumfl.org.WEBSITE: Elliott Museum.SAMPLE OF UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM: October thru November 2003 - "The Highwayman": Florida's African-American Traveling Artists in collaboration with the Treasure Coast Minority Arts Alliance.Novem...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 26, 2003

Elliott Museum
825 NE Ocean Blvd
Stuart, Florida 34996
(772) 225-1961

Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival

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Attraction

Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival Photo, Palm Bay, Florida
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Two friends from Hutchinson Island joined my husband and me for this outdoor family festival. There are different themes and hours for each day: Bike Night - 4pm to 11pm Rock’n Roll Night - 4pm to 11pm Country Night - 10am to 11pm Jazz/Gospel Night - 11am to 6pmDIRECTI0NS: From I-95, take exit 156. Go l mile west of I-95 on County Road 512 to Fellsmere.WEBSITE:www.froglegfestival.comHISTORY: Twelve years ago, the first Frog Leg Festival was held outdoors, and it sold out with 400 frog-leg dinners. In the next couple of years, it was moved...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 25, 2003

Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival
12198 County Road 512
Fellsmere, Florida
(772) 571-0250