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Two Palm Beach County cities have made the list of the “10 Best Places to Visit” done by Livability.com. Livability.com is a website that showcases some of the best cities to visit and live throughout the country. The website ranked more than 2,000 cities across the United States and both Boca Raton and Jupiter were ranked in the Top 10. Boca Raton and Jupiter were also the only two Florida cities to have made the list.

Jupiter is ranked number five and Boca Raton is ranked number seven. The website ranked the cities based on their relaxing and adventurous attractions in both cities.

The list highlights Jupiter’s culture, expansive nature preserves, beaches and parks, baseball stadium, iconic lighthouse, golf courses, and other tourist attractions.

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hosting their 15th Annual TurtleFest 2018 this upcoming Saturday, March 24th. More than 10,000 visitors are expected to attend the free ocean conservation festival from 10 am to 6 pm.

The festival will include food, specialty drinks and craft beers, live music, yoga, a beach cleanup, educational and fun activities, shopping, sea turtles and much more. At the festival you’ll have a change to visit the sick or injured sea turtles located in the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.

TurtleFest is Palm Beach County’s largest ocean conservation festival and the festival will be in Loggerhead Park located along the Atlantic Ocean. TurtleFest is free to attend and guest of all ages are welcomed.

The Loggerhead Marinelife

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Fishing is a popular activity in South Florida. From fishing off the Juno Beach Pier to fishing along the shores of the Jupiter Inlet, inshore and off shore fishing is always a fun choice when living near the water and a fun activity for the whole family.

Fishing Charters are great service for those wanting to get out and enjoy the water and fish for some of the local fish swimming in the area. The charters can be rented for private use for you and your group to enjoy or the normal everyday use.

Charters are offered by local boat owners or charter companies that focus on providing you with some of the best fishing in the area. These services are very popular among avid fishing anglers and fisherman.

Charters boats go out several miles in the ocean to

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It’s that time, the Palm Beach International Boat Show is back for another year. The Palm Beach International Boat Show is one of the largest boat shows in the United States and taking place March 22nd through March 25th in downtown West Palm Beach on Flagler Drive for its 33rd year.

The boat show attracts has gained a reputation as a premier event featuring over $1.2 billion dollars worth of boats and yachts that attracts high-end charter clients and buyers ready to purchase. The boats and yachts are displayed both in the water and on land, ranging from mega yachts, fishing boats, center consoles, high performance boast, cruisers, runabouts and more.

The show also features exhibits with everything from sterns to anchors, to fashion and accessories to even

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The DuBois Pioneer Home located in Dubois Park in Jupiter is one of the last remaining historic homesteads of its type in northern Palm Beach County. The historic Jupiter landmark closed in 2008 and underwent extensive renovations and is opened to the public for tours to learn about Jupiter’s history and the DuBois family.

The home was built in 1898 by Harry DuBois, the son of Harry and Susan DuBois and Charlie Carlin, the oldest son of Captain Charles Carlin of the Jupiter Inlet Lifesaving Station. The home belonged to South Florida pioneers Harry and Susan DuBois and is a perfect example of the self-sufficient South Florida homestead with both archeological and historic value.

The “house on the hill” was built on top of the Native American shell midden

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There is no better way than to start the than enjoying breakfast with a beach and ocean view. Scattered throughout Palm Beach County’s 47 miles of Atlantic coastline, here is a list of some of the best local eateries and cafes with an ocean view.

Lazy Loggerhead Café has been serving breakfast and lunch in Jupiter’s Carlin Park since the café opened its doors in 1998. The colorful restaurant features an outdoor patio overlooking the bright blue ocean. The café is open everyday from 8 am to 2:30 pm and is located at 6 Van Kessel Parkway in Jupiter.

Singer Island:
Johnny Longboats on Singer Island has been voted the number 1 restaurant in Riviera Beach by Trip Advisor for the last several years. The tropical style restaurant serves breakfast, lunch,

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TrawlerFest 2018 is more than a boat show passing through Stuart this weekend ending Sunday, March 11, 2018. It features a collection of “new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations”.

What’s a trawler you ask?  Recreational trawlers are pleasure boats which can endure long sea adventures.  It’s a boat with a noble cruising history - seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable. They are also referred to as trawler yachts or cruisers. 

TrawlerFest 2018 is an experience you simply won't want to miss!  The trawling festival offers vendors and educators the opportunity to join the trawling community.  The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Learn handy maintenance tips

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The local and popular Rapids Water Park is opening this Saturday, March 10th for the summer season. Rapids is the largest water park in all of South Florida with 30 acres of fun for everyone in the family.

Rapids Water Park features 35 water slides ranging from all levels of intensity. Some of the raft style slides can fit up to six people at a time. The park also features body boarding and surfing, a kid’s zone, a lazy river, food and drinks, souvenirs and more inside the park. Special Events, Parties, School Trips, and Cabana Rentals are also available to rent and use.

Rapids Water Park is divided into three main areas based on thrill level: The Biggest, The Coolest, and The Wettest. The Biggest features six thrill slides including twists and turns in

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Jupiter and Juno Beach locals take the well being of our local sea turtles very seriously. Form protecting their environment, preserving our beaches and oceans to celebrating turtles in festival form. This month is the Annual Turtle Fest at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. 

TurtleFest is a fun and educative way to support the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the future of sea turtles. Guests can get up close and personal with loggerhead turtles, green sea turtles and leatherback sea turtles. There will also be interactive games and activities for the kids who join, live music, educational presentations and fine art for sale. TurtleFest is all about preserving the health of our oceans, educating people on turtles, their behaviors,

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 Palm Beach County is home to over 83 parks that feature everything from playgrounds to thousands-acre parks filled with fun outdoor activities for the whole family. Some of the parks include Amphitheaters, Fishing Lakes, Equestrian Centers, Nature Exhibits, Golf Courses, Aquatic Centers, and more.

Palm Beach County is also home to many beach parks, state parks, and the parks run by individual cities not maintained by the county.

Here is a list of some of the best parks to visit in Palm Beach County:
Okeeheelee Park
This 1,702-acre park features a 111- acre Equestrian Center with a rider ring and trails, a 27-hole golf course, a Nature Center, Boat Launch, Bike Trails, Walking Trails, and much more. The park is located at 7715 Forest Hill Boulevard in West

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