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Jupiter has hidden waterways, beaches, and countless trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, all of which are great ways to explore the area. Here are 3 fun ways to explore Jupiter.

Carlin Park

Carlin Park is the premier location for Snorkeling 101. It prohibits boats for safe splashing; therefore, no dive flag is required. To get started, you just need to bring your gear and walk out to the reef.

The Jupiter Sound

You can kayak or paddleboard the Jupiter sound using either your own equipment or by renting a kayak or paddleboard from the Jupiter Outdoor Center. Because of the weather, now is the perfect time to explore the Jupiter Sound. When the ocean temperatures cool, manatees migrate to the warmer waters of the sound so you…

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Palm Beach County has lots of awesome outdoor recreation activities to fit everyone’s interests. Here are 5 fun things for thrill seekers to do in Palm Beach County.

Skydive

 Freefall over West Palm Beach with the Sky Dive Palm Beach crew. You’ll leave out of the Glades Airport in Pahokee and tandem skydive with a professional. Push your limits, face your fears and accomplish the jump! View more info here.

Climb the Lighthouse

The breeze-filled spiral staircase leading up to the top of the Jupiter Lighthouse is a workout. Once you climb the 105 steps to the top, you can look through the Fresnel lens for an incredible view of the bright blue Jupiter Intracoastal and the Atlantic Ocean. For more info click here.

Dive the Artificial Reefs

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Here are three great spots to have fun in the water around the Palm Beaches.

Jet Skiing

Jet-ski rentals are available in the heart of downtown West Palm. From the docks, you can jaunt south down the Intracoastal to race past views of the downtown skyline, sprawling Palm Beach estates and the famous Mar-A-Lago.

Sailing

Embrace the breezy days of The Palm Beaches and set sail on the Intracoastal. Catamaran rentals are available at Get Wet Watersports in Riviera Beach, just before the Blue Heron Bridge. Their fleet has two versions of Hobie Cat available, depending on your skill set and party size.

Kayaking

The best way to go kayaking in South Florida is to catch a Hide Tide Ride at Jupiter Inlet. A water taxi will take you for a…

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The Abacoa Golf Club in Jupiter is a place for those who enjoy the fun of the sport. The course features multiple elevations, beautiful views, new landscaping and an outside bar at the 18th hole.

The course was the last one designed by renowned course architect Joe Lee in 1999 before his death. Matching his style, the course has many elevation changes, sloping fairways with few hindrances, 14 holes surrounded by water and picturesque views of the surrounding wetlands and wildlife. Recently the course underwent a $1 million renovation which improved the lake banks, created new landscaping and new golf cart paths, and birthed the Abacoa Golf Club Academy. The bar at the clubhouse is also a cool spot for refreshing drinks after the game.

The most…

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Okeeheelee Park is a natural preserve, just west of Palm Beach, which has miles of biking, running and hiking trails spanning across 90 acres of woods and wetlands.

Okeeheelee is the perfect park for getting active, for relaxing or for just hanging out and enjoying the wonderful South Florida weather. The quiet parklands are home to many species of indigenous wildlife, flora, birds and butterflies.  Furry friends on leases are permitted at Okeeheelee Park.  They have a dog park, as well as an equestrian center.  In addition to the paths at Okeeheelee Park, find boat ramps, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, a playground, a nature center and a golf course. The multifaceted park offers free parking, restrooms and picnic areas with grills…

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With its 47 miles of beachfront, the Palm Beaches have a lot of snorkeling spots to choose from. Here are a few of the best.

Phil Foster Park

Constructed as a part of Palm Beach County’s Environmental Resources Management’s Artificial Reef Program, Phil Foster Park was completed in August of 2013. The park is an 800-foot-long tract of artificial reef that incorporates more than 600 tons of Anastasia rock boulders. Loosely strung together in easily accessible depths ranging from six to ten feet. Snorkelers will encounter a variety of species of fish, from colorful tropical-like angelfish and parrotfish to reef dwellers like snapper, grunts, and grouper. Lucky snorkelers may glimpse one or more of the six species of seahorses that have been…

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Looking for a new South Florida hobby? How about flying? Becoming a pilot opens a world of recreation and travel opportunities and connects you to a unique, close-knit community of people. 

Earning your pilot license only takes 40 hours. The Palm Beach Flight Training facility at the Palm Beach County Park Airport in Lantana is an FAA Part 141 Flight School, which means fewer hours of training to obtain your pilot’s license and a higher standard of excellence in training. The school is known to have the best instructors in the area, a large aircraft assortment for training and very high safety standards as skill and safety go hand-in-hand.

The school offers a 40-hour private pilot license course as well as pinch-hitter classes, designed…

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There are plenty of reasons to purchase a home in South Florida, especially in Palm Beach County. Here are a few of the main ones:

Outdoor Lifestyle

With 47 miles of Atlantic coastline, having a cold one in the sun with friends is a weekend favorite for locals. The clear blue waters make the beaches look picture perfect and with an average temperature of 78 degrees, most any day is a beach day. Having clean water with such easy access is a gateway to fun activities that many people do not get to enjoy elsewhere. These things include deep-sea fishing, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, jetskiing, surfing, parasailing, and much more. Other outdoor activities like biking, hiking, and horseback riding can be done at one of the many parks or nature…

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If mountain biking is one of your hobbies, good news! In spite of its apparent “flatness,” Florida is actually a fun place to hop on your bike and ride. There are plenty of scenic, smooth paths in Palm Beach County and there are also some rugged, adrenaline-pumping trails. Check these out:

The Hill

Dyer Park has a climbing/descending trail that is over 50 feet in elevation and great for endurance training. It's a huge hill surrounded by native forest with a 2.4-mile path up and down it. The path is made from crushed shell rock and is about 2 feet wide. "The Hill" at Dyer Park is a favorite for local riders because of the high elevation and for testing fortitude.

The Dyer Perimeter

The perimeter trail at Dyer Park is 4.7 miles and used by…

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The Palm Beaches offer year-round opportunities for golfing. But just because the courses are great, it doesn’t mean your game will be. Here's our guide for those of you in South Florida who want to improve your golf skills.

GOLFTEC

GOLFTEC in Palm Beach Gardens offers precise, high-tech solutions to your golfing problems. You can head to GOLFTEC to improve your game or to find the perfect, custom set of clubs.

Beaver Golf Lessons

Beaver Golf Lessons in West Palm Beach offers private, one-on-one instruction with Golf Pro Glen Beaver. It’s a great place to either learn to play golf, or to just brush up on your short game.

David Leadbetter Golf Academy

The David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Palm Beach Gardens offers a spectacular setting…

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