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This Friday join the River Center in Jupiter for an exciting family-friendly adventure, the Sandbar and Seashell Family Boating tour and Snorkeling Exploration.

Climb onboard the Osprey boat for a fun trip on the Loxahatchee River. Here you’ll be able to hunt for seashells, snorkeling and get some sunshine, while docking at the sandbar. Make sure to bring plenty of sunscreen, water, snacks and snorkeling gear. Guests will be getting on and off the boat at several times through the day.

The boat will launch this Friday, February 22nd from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Burt Reynold’s Park off of US Highway 1 in Jupiter. Registration is required because of limited space. Click here to register. The cost is $20 dollars for kids and $30 dollars for adults.

For more

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The incorporated village of North Palm Beach is located in northern Palm Beach County along the intracoastal waterways and the Atlantic Ocean. The quite village has won an award in 1956 from the National Association of Home Builders as the best planned community. The village is home to about 13,000 residents as of 2017.

The North Palm Beach area was developed in the 1950’s by John D. MacArthur, a philanthropist. The village known for its golfing and famous PGA Tour residents is also home to the only state park in Palm Beach County.

The John D. MacArthur State Park is an eco-friendly and family orientated park complete with picnic facilities, natural trails, a Nature and Welcome Center, waterways, kayak rentals and much more. The State Park also

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The River Center in Jupiter and the United States Coast Guard team up several times a year to provide a number of Boating Safety classes. The boating safety classes are aimed for young boaters in the area, but all are welcomed to attend to learn how to navigate the waterways.

The safety class are provided by the AustinBlu Foundation, a non-profit that is dedicated to raising awareness about safety on the water and to promote education programs.

The cost to attend the class is free, however a deposit is required to reserve your spot in the class. The deposit of $10 dollars will be refunded in full to all who attend the class.

The next class will be this upcoming Saturday, February 16th at The River Center in Jupiter. The boating safety classes take

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The final countdown for the Miami International Boat Show is just days away from one of the world’s largest and greatest boat shows of the year. Thursday, February 14th is the opening day for more than 3000 boats and yachts on display both in the water and on land.

The show features thousands of the newest and best sailboats, powerboats, electronics, marine accessories, demonstrations, food and beverages, and engines from more than 2000 manufactures and vendors. At the show this upcoming weekend, there will be everything from personal watercrafts, performance boats, sport fishers, and mega yachts for you to come onboard and take a look at. All boats and yachts are available to climb onboard unless otherwise noted. 

The popular boat show takes place in

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The Palm Beach Marine Flea Market will be coming to the South Florida Fair Grounds this Saturday and Sunday. It’s the perfect event for anglers of all types. The event will feature rods, reels, lures and lines, boating apparel, nautical decor and jewelry, taxidermy, diving equipment, antique collectibles and maps, marine artifacts and much more.

One of the highlights of this year’s event is their Boat Showcase area new and used boats will be on display and for sale from local dealers.

It is the largest marine event of this type in Palm Beach, Last year was a record attendance with more buyers and more vendors.

Click here for more information.

When: Sat, Feb 16, 2019, 9:00 AM - Sun, Feb 17, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Where: Expo Center at the

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is open 7 days a week and hosts a series of events throughout the week. The iconic red lighthouse has been part of Jupiter’s history since its construction in 1853.

Here is a list of the events happening at the Lighthouse this month.

Twilight Yoga at the Light: Monday February 11th, 18th, and 25th
Come and join in on the ultimate yoga class outside underneath the stars and lighthouse. Mary Veal will be teaching yoga at sunset every Monday at 6 pm. The classes last approximately 1 hour, and all are welcomed to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a yoga mat, water bottle and a flashlight. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the class and meet at the Museum. Classes are weather permitting, so be sure to check the

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Family Adventure Day series on Saturday, February 16th from 10 am to 1 pm.

Family Adventure Days are part of the Lighthouse’s new series that is aimed for families and features family activities, sea-inspired and educational events, and adventures about Florida’s history. Next Saturday the event will be featured around Keepers and Life Savers. The day will include arts and crafts, games, story-telling, hands on activities and water and rescue demonstrations.

Activities for the day will start at and will continue until 12 pm. Guests are asked to bring their own picnic lunches that will be served at 12 pm. Don’t forget the bring the picnic blanket, sunscreen, and swimming gear for activities near

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The Village of Tequesta is located in Northern Palm Beach County along US Highway 1 and to the West of Jupiter Inlet Colony and the North of Jupiter. The quite village is surrounded by the blue waters of the Intracoastal Waterways and the Loxahatchee River.

Tequesta is named after the Tequesta Indians and was formed in the 1950’s as part of one man’s dream that was center on the Tequesta Country Club. But over the years the Tequesta has become a wonderful waterfront community for everyone.

Tequesta is the last village in Palm Beach County before entering Martin County to the north.The small village has about 6,100 residents as of the 2017 Census. 

Tequesta is home to Constitution Park which hosts numerous events such as the Food Truck Pow Wow

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February is the month for love and romance as well as one of the busiest times for tourism in South East Florida. It's understandable since the average daily temperature reaches 70 degrees Fahrenheit and it is a popular destination for a break from the blistering cold up north. Many visitors fall in love with the area and ultimately buy a home.

February can be the toughest of winter months in the Northern United States to cope with the elements. The excitement of the first winter snow has long faded, but there's still a month to go before spring begins. The Valentine month marks the home stretch. It is the last schlep through snow-filled sidewalks and wind chills that make us want to stay in under the covers.

The abundant beaches in Delray Beach

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Fishing is a popular activity in South Florida. Whether you’re a beginner or have been fishing for years, the waterways of Jupiter and the Loxahatchee River provide an ideal spot for a large variety of inshore and offshore fishing along the 380-mile intercostal waterways of Florida. Some of the fish included Speckled Sea Trout, Jacks, Redfish, Snook, Pompano and the seasonal Tarpon, all found in the waterways along Jupiter.

Both the northern and southern jetties of the Jupiter Inlet have massive schools of Redfish and Snooks, that Jupiter has been labelled the “Snook Capital of the World”. You can look for Snook feeding off minnows and shrimp at night near lighted areas near the waterways.

The best time to fish for Snook is in the summer months, but

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