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Paddle boarding is becoming an extremely popular water sport activity that provides a great exercise and builds strength and balance.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. A paddle board is a long narrow board that glides across the water, similar to a surfboard in design. While standing, sitting or kneeling in the middle of the board, a person uses oars to skim across the water. A paddle board can also be used by laying on the board and using your arms as a paddle.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. There are also many health benefits of using a paddle board. Some of the health benefits include improving

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Jupiter has gorgeous Summer and Fall weather. Both seasons are a great time to try kayak fishing.

To do so, you should first, contact a local kayak renter or dealer, like Jupiter Outdoor Center at the Jupiter Inlet, to see if they offer any fishing instruction or lessons.  The kayak community is very welcoming. The Jupiter community is based on our relationship with our amazing waterways. There is no better way to enjoy what Jupiter has to offer than to rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard and undertake your own adventure on the waterways.

When it comes to kayaks, it’s like anything else, you get what you pay for. A higher price usually means more features and nicer materials.  Here are some things to think about:

1. Borrow a kayak or rent

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Riverbend Park in Jupiter was more than a decade in the making. The 680-acre preserve in Jupiter is an ideal destination for hikers who want a taste of the wilds of Southeast Florida without getting their feet wet. More than 15 miles of interconnected trails and roads make up the trail network. The hiking trails include signage and kiosks make it nearly impossible to get lost. It’s nature, tamed, making it accessible to city dwellers who’d otherwise never take a hike. There’s a lot to do in Riverbend Park, here are just a few of the things that you might enjoy.

Hiking

Your hike starts at the entrance kiosk, which is topped with chickee thatch. It’s a theme you’ll see reflected throughout the park—lots of chickee thatch kiosks, plenty of signs,

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Founded by runners, the Palm Beach Roadrunners is a diverse organization with members of all ages and abilities joined together by their shared belief in the power of running to improve health, fitness, and overall well-being.

Whether you’re a couch potato who wants to live a more active lifestyle or a serious marathon competitor, Palm Beach Roadrunners has more than 3,000 members of all types. They serve the Palm Beach County community and have weekly serious runs, fun runs, early runs, late runs, and everything in between in Downtown West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Singer Island, Palm Beach, Juno Beach, Wellington, and Delray.

Each year, the running club also produces three premier races; Race 4 the Pies, Classics by the Sea 5k/10k, and

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The Lake Trail is a 5.5-mile path running north to south along the barrier island of Palm Beach. The scenic town is known for its upscale estates, tall palm trees, blue ocean views and beautiful landscaping- which all make the Lake Trail an excellent route to endeavor. Along the way, bikers will pass 18 eye-catching sites including the West Palm Beach skyline, Society of the Four Arts, The Breakers and historic Kennedy bunker on Peanut Island. 

The towering age-old coconut palms on the island create a nice shady path (particularly in the morning) for riders to get a glimpse of exclusive high-end backyards of impressive estates. Sites like the Estee Lauder Mansion and Flagler Museum are an incredible display of Gilded Age architecture and history in

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Wellington, FL is a great place to live and it has a lot to offer South Florida families. Here are a few fun, outdoor adventures that you and your kids will enjoy.

Panther Ridge

Part habitat, part haven, part labor of feline love, the Panther Ridge Conservation Center is above all else a home for some of the world’s most beautiful and endangered big cats.

Hot Shots Paintball

Hot Shots Paintball is a great way to spend the day if you have older or teenage kids or grandkids. You can’t go wrong with a day at the paintball park!

Okeeheelee Nature Center

2.5 miles of trails winding through 90 acres of pine flatwoods and wetlands. Highlights include hands-on exhibits, animal encounters and a nature related gift shop. Marvel at our birds of

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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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It should come as no surprise if you live in South Florida, but the beach is good for you! Here are a few reasons you should back up the towels and sunscreen this weekend and head to the beach.

Good for Your Skin

Ocean water differs from river water in that it has significantly higher amounts of minerals, including sodium, chloride, sulfate, magnesium, and calcium. This is why it’s highly useful for skin conditions such as psoriasis.

Good for Your Mind

Everybody knows that the sound of the sea is therapeutic. The white noise of waves breaking on the rocks relaxes our brains and stimulates the production of feel-good chemicals in our body, including serotonin and dopamine.

Sunlight is Good for Your Bones

The exposure to sunlight, as

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Horseback riding is a popular activity in Palm Beach County. We are even home to one of the world’s most affluent equestrian communities, Wellington. Here’s our guide to a few great places to go horseback riding.

Pink Flamingo

Located in the beautiful town of Lake Worth, Florida, Pink Flamingo Stables provide an unparalleled experience for both new and seasoned horseback riders. If you’re new to horses you Pink Flamingo offers lessons, or if you can for a trail ride through the neighborhoods and canal systems of Lake Worth, take you to sight-see while enjoying the great outdoors.

Johnson’s Folly Horse Farm

Johnson’s Folly Horse Farm sits on 8 private acres in the heart of Delray Beach. Centrally located between I95 and the Turnpike, just

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People in South Florida like to live healthy, maybe it’s because of our year-round beach weather? Either way, there are many ways to stay fit in the Palm Beaches outside of the gym. Here are a few of our favorites.

Jogging

If you are into running or jogging, or just want to get a scenic walk in to start the day, there’s no better place than The Palm Beaches. Watching the sun come up by the Juno Pier as your run takes you along Ocean Drive in Jupiter is truly breathtaking. On Saturday morning, this run has three water stops set up all the way to the Jupiter Inlet. Another great place to run is along Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach.

Meditating

Meditation is about enjoying the present moment, and when traveling it’s great to get out and find

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