June 2019

There are 69 blog entries for June 2019.

It’s time to start enjoying the warm, South Florida Weather. One of the best ways to do that, especially if you have kids, is at a waterpark.

Here are a few of our favorite waterparks in the Palm Beaches.

The Rapids

Rapids Water Park is a water park is one of the best waterparks in the Palm Beaches. The park occupies 30 acres near I-95. The park includes 42 slides and attractions, including a wave pool, dual seven-story speed slides, and a quarter mile lazy river.

Calypso Bay

Calypso Bay Waterpark is a seasonal outdoor attraction where you can also enjoy two four-story waterslides, an 897-foot river ride, an interactive water playground and a traditional swimming pool complete with lap lanes and diving boards. Splashing around can work

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Summertime is here and what better way to spend the summer than exploring some of Palm Beach County’s attractions.

Flagler Museum: Take a step back into the Gilded Age and tour the Flagler estate in Palm Beach. The Museum features and exhibits about Henry Flagler’s life, career and the history of Palm Beach Island. Private Tours, Guided Tours, and Audio Tours are available, and some are included in the museum’s admission. The museum is open 6 days a week, click here to purchase tickets online. The Flagler Museum is located at One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach.

Hoffman’s Chocolate Factory: Take a tour of the Chocolate factory and learn about the different types of chocolate. The factory also has a retail store, ice cream shop, garden and you can even

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Shepard Park is a great place for families in Stuart to hang out and bring their kids to play on the playground or to launch their boat for the day. Outdoor fun and in-person play are invaluable for kids and what better way to do that than in a place that is also enjoyable for you.

Shepard's Park in Stuart has a lovely location right on the intercoastal waterway. Here, a boardwalk over the water amongst the mangrove plants has pretty views of the bridge curving over liquid blue. At sunset you can sit on a bench and watch the peachy colors over the water. There are plenty of picnic tables under large trees, and a playground under tall coconut trees. White sand makes the playground area a fun place to dig and play. There are swings too. Near the

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Tonight, in Downtown Abaoca, the monthly event of Food Trucks will be lining up for their Food Truck Invasions for a night of fun and great gourmet food.

The popular event includes rows of Food Trucks lining Town Center Drive and offer a variety of food for everyone to enjoy. Food Trucks specialize in their own different type of cuisine to stand out from the rest. Some of the food includes desserts, ice cream, burgers, tacos, chicken, and much more.

The next Food Truck Invasion will be this Friday, June 14th starting at 5:30 pm. There will also be a local DJ playing all the latest hits from the Abacoa Amphitheater.

You are welcomed to bring your own blankets, tables and chairs to sit out and enjoy the food, music and entertainment. The Food Truck events

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The Palm Beaches have a lot to offer kids this Summer when it comes to outdoor fun. Here are some of the best family-friendly beaches in Palm Beach County.

DuBois Park

Lined with palm trees and protected waters, Dubois Park is located on the southern edge of Jupiter Inlet. Pull into the ample parking lot and you’ll notice the park doesn’t face the ocean, but rather the beautiful and historic Jupiter Inlet. Look west and you’ll see the Jupiter Lighthouse. Look east and you’ll see the mouth of the inlet leading into the shimmering ocean. A man-made barrier of natural rock and concrete shelters a pool of water, perfect for bathers of all ages. The water is replenished and cleaned by the natural currents of the inlet, and access to the swimming area

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The Road to Victory Military Museum in Stuart makes the perfect destination for kids or families this Summer looking to experience WWII history first-hand.

The Museum features military vehicles, WWII encampments, camp victory children’s area and Mini ‘boot camp’, WWII Battle Re-enactment, Weapons Demonstrations, and more. Their displays of historical artifacts, uniforms, photographs, and vehicles both historical and personal, pay homage to America’s heroes while informing and educating the public of their noble endeavors and our freedoms as Americans.

Where: 319 SE Stypmann Blvd. Stuart, FL 34994

Click here for more information.

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Fishing is a popular activity here in South Florida. According to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, South Florida is home to more than 1,000 marine life species. The most common fish found in the waters are redfish, snook, bonefish, sailfish, tarpon, tuna, marlin, mackerel, flounder, snapper, spadefish, dolphin, and much more. To view the recent fishing forecast for Jupiter and Palm Beach County, click here.

Here are some of the most popular fishing destinations in South Florida.

John D. MacArthur Beach State Park: fishing in the lagoon very popular in the state park on the north end of Singer Island. You can expect to see trout, snook, blue fish, flounder, pompano, sharks, snapper, barracuda, red drum and more. The admission to the park

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For the entire summer, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their Evening Guided Tours on Tuesday’s through Friday’s. The program was added to their calendar last year and has been extremely popular.

The Evening Tours gives visitors the ultimate experience during a special after-hours tour of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The tours are led by an experienced member of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s staff.

The tour will be led through the exhibit hall to learn about the different sea turtle species and the various types of Marinelife found in the ocean. The tour will continue through the exhibit hall into the “Turtle Yard” to meet and see the current sea turtle patients at the center. Light bites and refreshments will be

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The Austinblu Family Fishing Tournament is a family-friendly event aimed at supporting the education and outreach efforts of the foundation, which is dedicated to teach people about the importance of safety on the water.

This unique tournament will showcase not just one competition, but two! Anglers will have the option to compete in our Release Competition and/or the Harvest Competition.  In the Release Competition, anglers will receive points for the number/species of fish caught, photographed, and released.  In the Harvest Competition, anglers will compete to catch the heaviest fish out of these 4 categories:

  • Saltwater Catfish

  • Crevalle Jack

  • Snapper (any species)

  • Checkered Puffer

Fishing will commence

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Jupiter is home to one of the very few dog beaches remaining in the State of Florida and the only one in Palm Beach County. In 1989, the Town of Jupiter adopted the policy to allow dogs on the beaches in Jupiter. Since the policy was adopted, the town expanded the initial area to now a 2.5 mile stretch of beach.

The Jupiter Dog Beach stretches from marker #25 at Marcinski Road going north to marker #59 on the south end of Carlin Park. Dogs are allowed to roam free in the designated area of the beach and must be supervised at all times.

The Town of Jupiter has a set of rules they would like everyone to follow, because being allowed to bring your dog to the beach is a privilege. The Friends of Jupiter Beach has also joined in and provides free dog waste bags

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