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Delaware Scrub Natural Area is a 16-acre piece of land that was acquired by the Town of Jupiter and Palm Beach County in 2005. Jones Creek, a tributary of the Loxahatchee River, lies along the east side of the natural area. A unique feature of the Delaware Scrub Natural Area is the freshwater dome swamp composed of cypress trees, which is rare in today’s urban areas. The area includes a large boardwalk and is great for hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking.

Where: 47 N Delaware Blvd, Jupiter, FL 33458

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South Florida Natural Area Programs

Over 31,000 acres of County-owned and/or managed lands protected to maintain the diversity of biological communities and species. Open from sunrise to sunset, 7 days/week

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Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s Golf Capital and with more than 160 public and private golf courses in Palm Beach County you’re never more than a few miles from golfing.  If you not serious about the game and looking for something fun for everyone in the family, try one of our Mini Golf courses on any day of the week. 

Here is a list of some of the best Mini Golf Course to play:

Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf: Jupiter

The tropical fishing village and Jupiter themed Mini Golf course features two 18-hole courses that features water hazards, boats, marine life creatures, waterfalls and more. Located onsite is an ice cream shop and The Burger Shack that features burgers, wings, fish, local beer, wine and much more. 

South Florida Science

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When you’re trying to entertain a teenager, a playground won’t cut it, you have to get creative. If you live in Palm Beach County, don’t worry! There are more than a few fun things to do with your teens in and around the Palm Beaches.

Silverball Arcade

Filled with pinball machines dating back to the 1930s, blinking lights, upbeat music, and the sweet ding-ding-ding of points being earned, the Silverball Arcade is 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 second level offering nostalgic treats.

Pedego Electric Bike Tours

Touring The Palm Beaches by bike with Pedego

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The Village of Wellington is one of South Florida’s most family-friendly communities. Here are a few of our favorite activities for Wellington families.

Tiger Shark Cove

Tiger Shark Cove, an ocean-themed playground, and Scott’s Place, located right next to the amphitheater. The playgrounds are well-maintained by the town (sunshades were recently installed at Scott’s Place) and great for kids of all ages.

The Polo Club

The International Polo Club Palm Beach is one of the most popular places to watch “the sport of kings” in the world. The local polo season opens on the first Sunday in January and concludes 16 weeks later. Polo matches are open to the public, and tickets start at just $10. So, while when you think polo, you might not think

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If you’re a parent in South Florida you would probably love to introduce your kids to art, culture, and science. The problem is you may be worried that bringing them to an adult-orientated place like a museum will prove disastrous. Relax! There are many great museums in South Florida specifically built to entertain and educate rambunctious kids of all ages. Here’s a guide to the best family-friendly museums in South Florida

Children’s Museum

If you live in West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, or even in Palm Beach Gardens the Miami Children’s Museum is worth the trip. Especially because you can spend the whole day there and leave with your kids quietly napping in the backseat all the way home. This fabulous kid-friendly space has been in operation

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It’s a perfect time to take your kids or grandkids camping in Jonathan Dickinson State Park.

Jonathan Dickinson

Jonathan Dickinson State Park is a beautiful nature preserve spanning from northern Palm Beach County to Martin County. Within the park there is a multitude of different habitats each containing unique plants and animals. With so many habitats here in Jonathan Dickinson State Park, visitors can come to the park over and over again and may see a completely new environment every visit. To camp here is an experience you and your family won’t forget! The park offers over 90 different campsites in its Pine Grove Campground and over 50 in its River Campground. Each campsite offers water, electricity, public tables and grills and restroom

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Palm Beach County has a long and interesting past. If you want to learn about the area’s history, here are a few fun places you can visit.

Battlefield Park 

Known, as one of the most significant Jupiter icons and historical sites is the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park. Often referred to as the “gateway to the Loxahatchee River,” this park is must-visit site if you have not been and live in the area. 

The history of Battlefield Park shows that there has been prehistoric and historic habitation here dating as far back as the Archaic Period over 5,000 years ago. The park stands to preserve this precious past and educate locals about Jupiter’s rich history. 

Not only does the park boast an impressive story dating back thousands of years but

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Imagine flying over the tall grass, wetlands of Florida’s Everglades on an airboat. You will be gliding over the meter-tall grasses, deep and shallow waters of one of the country’s most precious national parks. Alligators, snakes, fish, and birds will all be within a few feet from the safety of the airboat. Airboat tours are the best way to see all that the vast Everglades have to offer. 

Everglades National Park spans an impressive 1.5 million acres.  Comprised of wetland preserve on the southern tip of the state of Florida, the Everglades is home to a multitude of habitats and animals. “Often compared to a grassy, slow-moving river, the Everglades is made up of coastal mangroves, saw grass marshes and pine flat woods that are home to hundreds of

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This weekend, Downtown Abacoa is having a Children’s Festival and Summer Camp Expo hosted by Macaroni Kid’s. Come out this Sunday afternoon and enjoy a fun filled family day.

The day will include family-friendly businesses, a chance to meet some people from the local schools and browse through the numerous summer camps that will be held this summer. More than 30 amazing summer camps will be there to discuss and provide information.

The day will also include arts and crafts, live entertainment, interactive games, dance groups, bands, youth singers, choirs, bounce houses and much more. There will also be several chances to win a free summer camp from many of the camps that will be at the event.

Children’s Festival and Summer Camp Expo Details:
When: Sunday,

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Bathtub Reef is one of Hutchinson Island’s best beaches. The beach has soft sand, warm water, and lots of room to lounge and layout in the sun.

Bathtub Beach is special, due in large part to this reef system just offshore, home to more than 500 marine creatures, including endangered sea turtles. This reef system is created by tiny tube-building Sabellariid sea worms and is not only incredibly unique but also an extremely fragile one. The worms cement sand grains together, creating a vast network of tube dwellings. Colonies build on top of one another over time and create a reef system that helps break waves in the summer months, creating a “bathtub effect.”

During the calmer seas of spring and summer, it is normal to see sandbars inching toward

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