Ocean & Beaches

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Palm Beach County's award-winning park system offers the widest possible range of leisure opportunities and with over 8,000 acres of accessible parkland to discover. Watersports sports, fitness, ecological, and cultural opportunities abound, as well as restful places for peace and quiet.

One of the newest parks is Waterway Park in Jupiter. The $7 million park opened just three months ago.  April 2017 the new park unlocked a new Intracoastal entry point for the community. Located on the west side of the waterway at the base of the Indiantown Road bridge.

Waterway Park offers a boat ramp, 52 boat trailer parking spaces and 29 vehicle spaces.  Additionally, there is a tortoise preserve area, a boardwalk, a fishing pier and a restroom building.

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Situated nine miles north of West Palm Beach, the Village of North Palm Beach is a haven for boating, shopping, and dining. The Village won an award from the National Association of Home Builders as best planned community of 1956. The North Palm Beach Country Club is home to a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course.

Boasting 12,182 residents, North Palm Beach offers an elite selection of waterfront and Intracoastal properties. The fact that the Village is close to the Palm Beach Inlet, as well as to a host of marina facilities, North Palm Beach attracts fishermen and boaters, alike.

With such assets as warm weather, sunshine, golf, ocean fishing, boating, sandy beaches, and balmy breezes, the Village has much to offer enthusiastic people who are

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The life of a south Floridian is usually influenced by the surrounding landscape. Surf culture is a way of life here with the laid-back lifestyle, beaches and ocean encompassing all that resides here. A major part and key characteristic of what makes Jupiter and the rest of South Florida so special is life on the water. Whether you enjoy boating, fishing, surfing or swimming, the ocean and Intracoastal waterways are the lifeblood of our community. 

So, for those of us who want to try something new and see Jupiter from a different angle you have to paddle. Join the new craze that has taken over the waterways of Juno, Jupiter and Tequesta with Stand Up Paddle Boarding! A challenging yet relaxing sport that incorporates physical strength and an

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The Rustic Inn Seafood Crabhouse restaurant on the Jupiter Inlet closed last Saturday night, May 20, 2017. Rustic Inn opened in January, 2015, in the previous location of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. on the Jupiter Inlet just south of U.S. 1, next door to Jetty’s restaurant.

Charles Modica, local Jupiter developer, bought the four-acre restaurant property last November for $8.3 million. The other two parcels owned by Modica, all are on the Jupiter Inlet. The other two projects are known as Love Street and Suni Sands.

Love Street: The town has approved a plan for retail/offices, restaurants, a boardwalk for the four-acre parcel overlooking the Jupiter Inlet. The Love Street project has been scaled back in size because of residents’ complaints about

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Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May.  It was formerly known as “Decoration Day” and it commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States of America.  Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is known as the informal start of the summer season!

This Memorial Day weekend try something that involves beach, fun and sand.Peanut Island, the 80-acre tropical island located at the west end of the Palm Beach (Lake Worth) Inlet. It’s a get-there-by-only-boat county park, where long strings of boats raft up while hundreds of people socialize in the shallow off-shore water.

If you don’t have your own boat, you can still get to Peanut Island.  The Peanut Island Shuttle leaves from

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Come visit “downtown” and meet the friendly locals, shopkeepers and the entire community known as a Sociable City and recently awarded "Best of the Road - Most Fun Small Town in America" by Rand McNally & USA Today. Delray Beach is a great city o live in. There is no shortage of things to do in Delray Beach, recently named "The Most Fun Small Town in America". Whether you're into extreme sports, wine tastings, festivals, arts, or cultural experiences there is literally something for everyone.

Leading Urban Retail Consultant, Robert Gibbs, named Atlantic Avenue. Delray Beach, as one of the top 10 great American Shopping Streets. In an USA Today article about urban shopping districts, he said, “They have what I call the X-Factor of Urbanism. Very

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Singer Island is an island just off Florida’s southeast coast. It is officially within the city limits of Riviera Beach and part of Palm Beach County. Singer Island runs East and West across Lake Worth Lagoon and Highway 703 which runs North and South down through the John D MacArthur Beach State Park onto the island. To be specific, Singer Island is not an island per se because it’s connected to the mainland by the state Park.

It is a Peninsula, not an island, however the area is named after a relative to the family that founded the Singer sewing machine company.  Singer Island was named for Paris Eugene Singer, the famous developer of Palm Beach and 23rd child of Isaac Singer, the sewing machine magnate. It is said that Singer Island was

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The Jupiter no-wake zone extension passed but the next step is to request the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners to support the plan. The most recent controversy is about a plan to extend the no-wake zone for boaters about one mile north of Cato’s Bridge, which goes from Tequesta to Jupiter Island. Boaters now can go up to 25 mph in the 125-foot-wide, 10-foot-deep. A no-wake zone would limit boaters to about 5 mph, increasing the one-mile trip to the north end of Coral Cove Park from two minutes to about six minutes. Saying fast-moving boaters are endangering swimmers, paddle boarders, snorkelers, the Jupiter council voted Tuesday night unanimously to support a plan to extend a no-wake zone. Opponents say more law enforcement to prevent speeding…
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Sailfish Point, 1648 SE Sailfish Point Blvd., Stuart is truly an exceptional country club and golfing community! Ranked 3rd of Residential Courses in South Florida and 47th Nationwide by Golf Week Magazine 2017. This 7,088-yard, par 72 course, stretches along ocean and river, it is 18 holes of a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. Of the many private Florida golf club communities, Sailfish Point is truly a special lifestyle. 

Water and wind are the distinctive aspects at Sailfish Point. This private course, originally designed by Jack Nicklaus in 1981, is surrounded by three bodies of water.  The Atlantic Ocean, the St. Lucie Inlet and the Indian River are on three sides of the course.  Each hole boasts stunning water views, which makes it both

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Bring all of your friends and family out for a day of free, family-friendly fun in the sun at the 2nd Annual Palm Beach Paddlefest. This Saturday, May 13th from 9am until 5pm at Harbourside Place in Jupiter is the fun packed event.

Paddlefest 2017 will be offering a ton of different, adventurous games and races for people of all ages. There will be paddle boarding races, paddle boarding relays, water demos and so much more to partake in. a number of different local food and drink vendors will be offering delicious dishes and tasty drinks for everyone. Live music will be filling the air along with the sounds of laughter and fun for this year’s Paddlefest.

The generous hosts of the 2nd Annual Palm Beach Paddlefest will be raffling off a bunch of

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