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The Jupiter Lighthouse Museum is offering a program called “Hike Through History.” This fun and educational program allows guests to discover the topography and natural history of Jupiter’s national conservation land and historical sites.  

You will hike 2 miles across the 120 acre Jupiter Lighthouse natural area that is full of beautiful landscape and wildlife. An educated guide will explain different species of animals and plants as well as the history and topography of the land. The hike begins at the flagpole beneath the lighthouse and ventures throughout the natural area. You will be able to overlook the serene Intracoastal Waters, hike up hills and through the wooded areas. 

The next Hike Through History will take place December 3 at 8:30am

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Coming to sunny, Fort Lauderdale this weekend is the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Fort Lauderdale has earned a reputation for being one of the “yachting capitals of the world!” 

Taking place November 3rd through the 7th, will be a exposition complete with the world’s most impressive super yachts, mega yachts, sport fishing boats, center consoles jet skis, personal water crafts, exotic cars and the list goes on. For boat enthusiasts, the 57th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the place to be! 

The boat show will be broken down into two parts. The outside will be filled to the top with the mega yachts, sport fishing boats, catamarans, luxury sailboats, powerboats and more. You and your friends and family can stroll along the

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Relax your body and mind in a new way with yoga on the water. Mondays at the Jupiter Lighthouse you can experience “twilight yoga” overlooking the water and sunset. 

The class is led by Mary Veal of Kula Yoga Shala in Jupiter, and takes place on the Lighthouse Deck at sunset each Monday evening. The class is designed for yogis of all skill level, from beginner to expert. Embrace the ultimate serenity with twilight yoga at the Jupiter Lighthouse. 

Guests are asked to bring their own yoga mat and flashlight. The classes are free to everyone but a donation to the Lighthouse Museum is greatly appreciated. Class times are usually between 6-7pm but are based on sunset and will be canceled if weather isn’t permitting. 

Twilight Yoga classes for the

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Every Sunday at the Historic Downtown Stuart Riverwalk is Rock’N Riverwalk! Rock’N Riverwalk is an open-air concert that takes place each Sunday from 1pm-4pm. Every week there is a different band playing their best tunes on the beautiful waterfront stage. 

Guests can come out to enjoy the festive live music, walk along the waterfront and eat and drink from all of the local vendors. You will find the freshest seafood served in street style and delicious hand crafted cocktails. For the kids you can stop by the Kilwin’s cart and grab a gourmet ice cream, fudge or chocolates. Not only is there amazing food and drink options but there will be tons of apparel available for sale as well. 

For more information about Rock’N Riverwalk Sundays or to see which

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Mangrove Park in Boynton Beach is a small, scenic nature park. Only spanning about 12 acres, the park offers its guests a quiet and relaxing get away from the bustle of city life. 

A natural mangrove hammock, Mangrove Park is home to a variety of native plant and animal species. Visitors will see everything from great blue herons, fish, turtles, foxes, rabbits, manatees and more during a day at the Mangrove Park. A long, winding boardwalk creates the perfect path to walk or observe from. The boardwalk even comes to a point that is elevated over the Intracoastal Waterway making for the best vantage point in the park. 

Mangrove Park is in a great location and easily accessible by car or boat. The address to the park is 700 NE 4th Ave., Boynton Beach,

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Explore the waterways of Jupiter on paddle board or kayak along iwth the gentle giants we know as manatees, every month with The Jupiter Outdoor Center's Mangroves and Manatees Tours. 

Adventure out with your friends and family to see the Floridian waterways in a whole new way. The tours take you throughout these mangrove islands to spot the sweet manatees swimming below the surface. Depending on the tide and weather the tours take place at different locations and times of day. You may find yourself exploring around the Jupiter Lighthouse, near the Indiantown Bridge, off of Jupiter Island or even Pelican Island. So, even if you’ve done this tour before you can experience something new almost every time you take it. 

The Mangroves and Manatees Tours

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The Manatee Lagoon is the perfect place to bring your kids or friends to beat the heat this summer in Florida! The Manatee Lagoon is an FPL Discovery Center that overlooks the warm Intracoastal Waters of the Palm Beach Inlet. The lagoon fills up with manatees year round but especially during the winter months when the warm water runs off of the Florida Power and Light Company’s Next Generation Clean Energy Center. During the cooler months, this clean energy initiative production. 

The Manatee Lagoon is new, just opened in February of this year.  The facility is 16,000 square feet and boasts interactive, hands-on and educational exhibits and displays and it offers a two-level educational center and display decks, a gift shop, and café and picnic areas.

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Explore all of the incredible, local ecosystems of Florida in one small park, Juno Dunes Natural Area. Take a leisurely stroll, relaxing bike ride or a fast paced hike through the pristine natural environment of Juno Dunes Natural Area in Juno Beach. 

This 569-acre preserve features miles of trails for biking and hiking, oceanfront tract facilities for easy beach access, boat slips on the Intracoastal Waterway, picnic tables, restrooms and a kiosk with informational brochures and maps. 

This natural preserve is home to 12 unique, native ecosystems: beach dune, coastal strand, maritime hammock, hydric hammock, scrub, scrubby flatwoods, xeric hammock, mesic flatwoods, wet flatwoods, basin marsh, depression march and mangrove swamp. The variety of

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Most of us Florida locals have had the luxury of going to the beach or even taking a beach tour but to have that experience on horseback is a whole new adventure. The horseback tours at the Fredrick Douglass Park Hutchinson Island are something you must add to your bucket list. 

These guided beach tours are the perfect way to take a special adventure with family and friends right here in south Florida. They begin at the Frederick Douglass Memorial Park and then proceed to take you onto the soft sandy beaches of Hutchinson Island. the tours offer every guest their own horse and you will get to walk and trot along the coast. Horseback Beach Tours take place year round on specific scheduled dates. Other days during the week may be scheduled by special

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The Hobe Sound Nature Center is a quiet and pristine little park found in the charming town of Hobe Sound, Florida. The park offers access to the Intracoastal Waterway as well as the to the ocean. The sand is soft and the foliage is lush and full of wildlife. 

A fabulous place to go for the day to enjoy a warm summer day at the beach or on the Intracoastal or to experience a learning filled day! The Hobe Sound Nature Center is a private, non-profit organization that has devoted its existence to promoting environmental awareness amongst people of the community both young and old. The Hobe Sound Nature center offers a great variety of educational classes and programs ranging from guided walks to classes in the indoor nature center about local wildlife

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