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If you live in South Florida, you are probably familiar with CrossFit, which is a branded fitness regime that was created by Glassman and Lauren Jenai in 2000. CrossFit combines elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, girevoy sport, calisthenics, strongman, and other exercises.

The Palm Beaches, an area known for its health and fitness, has a number of great CrossFit gyms which welcome both athletes and armatures alike. Here are a few you might enjoy.

CrossFit Palm Beach

When you decide to get fit – whether that’s losing the last five pounds, dropping the first 100 pounds, conquering your first 5K or half-marathon, or getting ready to rock it in a CrossFit competition – you

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Boynton Beach offers a lot of fun in the sun. From beaches and stand up paddleboarding to museums and bars, there is something for everyone in Boynton Beach.

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Boynton Beach’s Intracoastal Waterway is a great way to spend the weekend. Conveniently located along the coast of The Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach offers multiple outlets for aquatic explorers to venture into the Intracoastal Waterway. Rentals for paddleboading, kayaking and jet skiing are available.

Grab A Beer

In Boynton Beach, you can sample the variety of local craft brews, where no two breweries are alike. Discover Due South Brewing Company, the newest nano brews of Devour Brewing, Copperpoint Brewing, and NOBO Brewing. And, what if we said there

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There are a lot of great biking trails in South Florida for both experts and families, here are a few that you might enjoy.                              

Halpatiokee Park

Located at Halpatiokee Regional Park, this 10-mile, single-track trail is perfect for a beginning biker. The flat terrain is ideal for those looking for a mildly challenging ride through the Florida scrub.

Jonathan Dickinson

The bicycle trail at Jonathan Dickinson State Park provides a rare opportunity to glimpse endangered, threatened and unique animals, such as the bald eagle, Florida scrub-jay, alligators, Sandhill Cranes and more. Cycling Jonathan Dickinson State Park is an absolute must-do ride for everyone, and recommended for riders of all abilities.

Cypress

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Halpatiokee Regional Park in Stuart is a great place to visit if you want to go on a hike, ride bikes or just explore some local nature. Halpatiokee is the largest park in Martin County with 65 acres of active park land surrounded by approximately 500 acres of wetland preserve area.

The landscape varies from pine flatwoods, oak hammock, scrub and river land. The property includes approximately four miles of river frontage on the west side of the South Fork of the St. Lucie River.

These lands provide habitat for sustainable populations of hundreds of species of native flora and fauna, including at least 13 species that are designated by the State of Florida as endangered or threatened.

The park’s miles of hiking trails, biking trails, paddling

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There’s nothing quite like a South Florida airboat ride, especially now that it’s officially summer. West Palm Beach Airboat Rides is a great place to go to do just that. West Palm Beach Airboat rides offers private airboat rides in the Florida Everglades. Their tours of the Everglades are custom and private for your needs.

West Palm Beach Airboat rides, the ramp for which is Parkland Florida, all kinds of different airboat packages so you can create the perfect adventure for you and your family.

Sure Palm Beach has a lot of attractions like golf, fishing charters and lots of beaches but there is only one place in the world like the Everglades, and the only way to explore it like a true Floridian is on an airboat.

Prices range from $275 to

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There’s no better reason to live in the Palm Beaches than the great outdoors. There’s enough to do around here to fill up a lifetime’s worth of fun weekends. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor activities in Palm Beach County.

Paddle Boarding

The Palm Beaches has 125 miles of tropical waterways, so treating him to a paddle board or a kayak is a sure-fire hit. There are many places to go kayaking or paddling, including the Jupiter Inlet, Lake Worth and sections of the Intracoastal Waterway. You can rent the needed gear at places like Jupiter Outdoor Center, Kayak Lake Worth, and Blueline Surf and Paddle Co.

Explore Nature

There’s a huge selection of 85 parks in the Palm Beaches, all of which are just a drive away, including the

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Year-round access to the beautiful, South Florida outdoors is one of the greatest things about living in Palm Beach County. Here are a few natural parks that you and your family can enjoy and explore.

Green Cay

Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands overlooks 100 acres of constructed wetland from a 1 1/2-mile boardwalk trail. Shimmering water is everywhere since the area is filled with natural ponds, examples of hammock swamp and ages-old cypress swamp. This quick visit will bring you close to egret and bunting during bird season, and a nature center will entertain and educate the entire family about the natural treasures to be found in the wetlands.

Wakodahatchee Wetlands

Delray Beach is a town of diverse attractions and things to do. A

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The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a park located in Delray Beach, Florida. The park was created on 50 acres of unused utility land and transformed into a recreation wetland open to the public with a three-quarter mile boardwalk that crosses between open water pond areas, emergent marsh areas, shallow shelves, and islands with shrubs and snags to foster nesting and roosting. The boardwalk has interpretive signage as well as gazebos with benches along the way.

The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is part of the South section of the Great Florida Birding Trail and offers many opportunities to observe birds in their natural habitats.

Wakodahatchee has a three-quarter-mile boardwalk, and along the way, you will see birds that are so used to the passing people and

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Living in Jupiter means a life on the water. The beach town has miles of prime waterfront property. You may, however, be a Jupiter resident who doesn’t live on the water but who still enjoys boating. In that case, here are a couple of places where you can launch your boat.

Waterway Park

Where: 3630 Indiantown Road Jupiter, Florida 33477

Waterway Park is a convenient location to quickly and easily launch your boat. The hours of this park are from sunrise to sunset. Some of the amenities that you can enjoy when utilizing Waterway Park include: 3 boat launching ramps which are free to the public but a boat trailer parking permit is required and they can be purchased for $10 on site. A kayak and canoe launching site, clean and private restrooms,

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There is a lot to do in the Palm Beaches for residents of all ages. With Summer coming up fast, and your kids about to start spending more time at home, here are a few local activities that your teen might enjoy in Palm Beach County.

Silverball Arcade

While your teen is likely an expert when it comes to online video games, they’ll find the Silverball Museum in Delray Beach alluring and unique. Filled with pinball machines dating back to the 1930’s, blinking lights, upbeat music, and the sweet ding-ding-ding of points being earned, it’s an experience for multi-generations. A single-entry pass is all that’s required, for unlimited play. 1980’s video arcade games such as Nintendo and Atari are also available for play, while food is available on the

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