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Palm Beach County is home to some of the most enjoyable bicycle trails in the South Florida. There are a few that are family friendly which kids of all ages can enjoy.

Cypress Creek Natural Area in Jupiter offers a nice scenic path along the boardwalks overlooking the ecological area. In addition to the bike trails, there is also a few “foot traffic only” trails where you can explore. The trials are roughly 2 miles in length and located at the end at Mack Dairy Road. 

Lake Trail  situated along the Intracoastal Waterway extends the picture-perfect scenery of the historic Palm Beach homes and a peek of downtown West Palm Beach from across the water. The trail is easy to follow.  Some areas of the bike trail cross with intersections in residential

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Are you looking for an innovative way in Palm Beach County to shop for farm fresh produce? Then, head down to the West Palm Beach every Saturday morning for the GreenMarket.  The GreenMarket runs until April 2021. Those interested in arriving by boat can also take advantage of the City’s free public docks. If going to the GreenMarket by boat is not an option parking is free in the Evernia/Olive garage during market hours and a flat fee of $5 in the Banyan/Olive garage before 1 p.m.

 This weekly event brings together over 90 vendors selling locally grown farm fresh food, fresh flowers, orchids, decadent baked goods, vegan offerings, coffees, teas, spices, handmade items, crafty finds, and much more.

 Some of the vendors this year at the

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The Winter Equestrian Festival is held in Wellington every winter and it is one of the largest annual sporting events held in Palm Beach County. The Equestrian show is also the longest-running equestrian event in the world. The event attracts national and international athletes competing for prizes, preparing for the Olympics, or just beginning their equestrian careers.

This year, the Winter Equestrian Festival will be a little different. This year, the famed Palm Beach International Equestrian Center is closed to spectators, but every show will be available to see online through their live stream.

Once the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center allows visitors again, the center is worth going to. The equestrian venue is known throughout the

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One of Palm Beach Gardens newest and hottest neighborhoods has a Town Center that is continuing to grow every day.  Local restaurants, businesses, and chains are calling Alton Town Center home in Palm Beach Gardens. Alton Town Center has some of the best dining, shopping, health, and wellness areas in the community.

Beauty and Wellness located within Alton Town Center:

DekaLash, Dentist of Palm Beach Gardens, Juniors Barber Shop, Massage Luxe, Revive, Selfie Nail and Salon Bar, LA Fitness, True Rest Float Spa, VANA Laser Club, and Venetian Nail Spa

Fashion and Accessories located within Alton Town Center:

Bergman Jewelers, Ceci Palm Beach

Restaurants located within Alton Town Center:

Chipotle, Kitchen, LemonShark Poke, Longhorn

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The weekend is finally here, and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting a list of events that everyone can enjoy. Head over to the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center this weekend and join in on the fun.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center Events this Weekend

Public Guided Tours: Offered everyday at 12 pm and 2 pm

Visitors will learn about each sea turtle patient housed there during the tours and the Loggerhead Marinelife Staff will be there to answer all your questions about sea turtles, the ocean, the center itself, and marine life. The daily Public Guided Tours are offered twice a day due to their popularity. The tours are offered at 12 pm and 2 pm and last approximately an hour. All are welcomed to attend, and the tours cost $10

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It is easy to experience the Florida Everglades just west of Boynton Beach. Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge is located just west of Boynton Beach, and a short drive from West Palm Beach.

Water in south Florida once flowed freely from the Kissimmee River to Lake Okeechobee and southward over low-lying lands to the estuaries of Biscayne Bay, the Ten Thousand Islands, and Florida Bay. For thousands of years this intricate system evolved into a finely balanced ecosystem that formed the biological infrastructure for the southern half of the state. early colonial settlers and developers the Everglades were potential farmland and communities. By the early 1900s', the drainage process to transform wetland to land ready to be developed was

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Thursday nights on the waterfront in West Palm Beach just got entertaining! If you are looking for some live music to add to your Thursday night circuit, look no further than Clematis by Night. This weekly al fresco occasion is FREE to attend and takes place at Meyer Amphitheater in downtown West Palm Beach on Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m.

Clematis by Night has been an institution in the Palm Beaches for the last twenty-two years.  It brings the community together for fun on the downtown waterfront with live music from the area’s best musicians & groups.  In 2021, the popular weekly music event will look a bit different to maintain social distancing. It now requires advance pod registration. General admission will open on Sundays at 12 p.m. for

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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, 2500 Jupiter Park Drive in Jupiter, received a $20,000 grant to fund environmental education. The grant, awarded by the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, is intended to fund virtual fields trips for children in schools across Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.  This generous donation from the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation will impact up to 1,000 children in 40 classrooms. 

The program is a STEM curriculum-based project and will enhance the children’s science courses to keep them involved with nature. Through these creative environmental programs, children and adults learn about and participate in conservation efforts to protect and preserve Florida's wildlife and natural habitats. “When Covid hit, we ramped up virtual

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A manatee rescued in West Palm Beach is now being treated in Miami at the Miami Seaquarium.  Police officers with Riviera Beach and West Palm Beach teamed up with officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to rescue the manatee near the Manatee Lagoon.  A spokesman at Manatee Lagoon said the manatee is being treated for a severe lung infection.  The good news is she is eating regularly now.

Manatee Lagoon is one of Palm Beach County’s fun and engaging family-friendly attractions, with interactive, entertaining exhibits that tickle your curiosity about the environment of the Lake Worth Lagoon and the wonderful world of manatees. Due to COVID the family friendly attraction is temporarily closed.

FPL constructed

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Every Saturday morning, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is continuing to host their Self-Guided Beach Cleanup through the new year. Every weekend, volunteers head to the beach to participate in helping keep our local beaches and ocean clean.

The Self-Guided Beach Cleanup Program was introduced in 2020 as a new program that has been added to the calendar weekly. Volunteers who wish to participate are asked to stop by Marine Debris Sorting Station on the back deck of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach to pick up their cleanup supplies. Once supplies picked up, volunteers can make their way down to the beach to start the cleanup. When finished, bring the bag of debris back to the Sorting Station and pick up a free t-shirt as a Thank You gift

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