Port St. Lucie is a city located near the Atlantic coast of Florida. Situated in St. Lucie County, the city sits in the south-central region of the state's long coastline. Current estimates of the population place it at over 150,000 permanent residents, making Port St. Lucie one of the larger cities in the region.
Tourists who come to stay in Port St. Lucie holiday homes and rentals will find a local transportation system that has recently been modernized and upgraded from a demand-response system to a fixed route system that has stops determined in advance. This makes navigating in and around Port St. Lucie easier for visitors who do not have a car at their disposal. The system has also been expanded recently to cover not only St. Lucie County but also neighboring Martin County as well.
Sports are a popular draw for Port St. Lucie, with the New York Mets notably holding their annual spring training sessions in the city. The city is also the permanent home to the St. Lucie Mets Florida State League and the rookie level team for the Mets, with the latter playing in the Gulf Coast Baseball League.
Soccer is also popular, with the Treasure Chest Galleons using Port St. Lucie as their home base. This team is a semi-professional organization. The PGA Village with its charming old-world architecture offers not just nine or 18 holes of golf, but an amazing 54.