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When it comes to must visit destinations in Florida, few places can rival the allure and natural beauty of the Florida Keys. Located just a few hours away by car from Palm Beach County, this string of islands offers a unique and unforgettable experience. So, let’s take you on a journey from Palm Beach County to the Florida Keys, highlighting the must-visit attractions and hidden gems along the way. 

The Drive from Palm Beach County

Starting your adventure from Palm Beach County, once you get down past Homestead, you'll embark on a scenic drive along the famous Overseas Highway, a 113-mile road connecting the mainland to Key West. Be sure to have your camera ready to capture the breathtaking turquoise waters all around you that make this drive so…

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When the conditions are right in Southeast Florida, the Bahamas are only a boat ride away. A thrilling adventure and rare opportunity: making the run to the Bahamas makes for a great weekend getaway to a paradise with even more pristine beaches, even clearer waters, an island lifestyle, and vibrant marine life. Here are some suggestions on the essentials of boating to the Bahamas. If you haven’t done it before, get ready for an unforgettable journey.

a boat anchored off the Bahamas after coming from Florida

Planning and Preparation:

Boating to the Bahamas requires careful planning and preparation to ensure a safe and enjoyable voyage. Start by obtaining the necessary documents, including a valid passport, boat registration, and proper permits. Familiarize yourself with the boating regulations and…

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Living in Florida we are fortunate enough to live close to so many different amazing places. One being the Bahamas, which is a world-renowned fishing destination. The clear, warm waters are the perfect environment for fish such as Tuna, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi. And because the Bahamas are so close to Florida, fisherman and boaters alike can easily reach them in just a couple of hours.

Planning

If you are planning a fishing trip to the Bahamas from Florida, there are a few things you need to know. First, you will need to get a fishing license from the Bahamas Department of Marine Resources. You can do this online or at the Department's office in Nassau.

Second, you will need to decide where your fishing excursion will be because the Bahamas is home…

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Owning a boat can come with a lot of expensive fees. Luckily for us there are plenty of boat clubs that you can join to avoid the hassle and responsibility of owning a boat. For a membership fee you can access a boat’s club wide range of boats for every boating adventure. 

Here is a guide to the local boat clubs to consider joining.

Jupiter Pointe Club and Marina

Located in Tequesta, this marina has a wide variety of options from an annual membership to a limited plan where you can rent a boat for half a day. All new members are required to take a boating class prior to going out on the water. Jupiter Pointe is also home to the popular Blue Pointe Bar and Grill to grab a bite to eat before heading out on the water for the day. 

Jupiter…

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With the summer weather fast approaching, getting out on the water is one of South Florida’s most popular outdoor activities. Since 2010, the State of Florida has required anyone born after January 1st, 1988, to obtain their Boater Safety Identification Card by taking an approved state course if they wish to get behind the wheel of a boat. 

Florida does not have a “boating license” but a Boating Safety Education Identification Card. The card is proof of a successful completion of the course and a pass on the exam.  The Identification Card is valid for life and no renewal fees or continuing education course is required once the course is completed and the exam is passed. However, you are asked to continue to review and follow the current boating…

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The Juno Beach Fishing pier is a popular destination in northern Palm Beach County for locals and visitors. 

The fishing pier is a 990-foot-long T-shaped pier that offers great saltwater fishing. The Pier is home to a full-service Pier House that features a friendly Guest Service Team, bags of ice, snacks, drinks, various fishing gear, tackle, fishing poles available for rentals, and much more.

The Fishing Pier is managed by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The Pier is part of the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center’s Responsible Pier Initiative which is the first of its kind. The program is designed as a tool to work directly with fishing piers and fishermen to promote a healthy Pier environment for sea turtles and…

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The Palm Beach International Boat Show is coming back to Palm Beach County. The popular and one of the biggest boat shows in the country will be in our area next weekend. 

The show features over $1.2 billion dollars’ worth of yachts and supplies including over eight hundred boats ranging in all different sizes, from 8 feet to over 100 feet in length. The Boat Show doesn’t just feature hundreds of boats and yachts, but also includes an Aqua Zone, Educational Seminars, a Science Center, Culinary Experiences and much more. 

Tickets are on sale now for the big weekend. Tickets include 1-Day Tickets, 2-Day Tickets, and VIP Tickets. There will be no box office at the event, tickets will need to be purchased in advance. 

The Palm Beach International…

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Divers across the globe have their eyes on the Jupiter coast for the next few months, as hundreds of goliath grouper -- some the size of golf carts and up to eight feet in length will make their way off the coast for mating season. This annual phenomenon, known as the Atlantic Goliath Grouper aggregation which provides divers with a one-of-a-kind experience right off the Jupiter coastline. The Goliath Grouper is the largest of the grouper species in the western hemisphere. The grouper can reach 8ft in length, weigh more than 1000 lbs and has a lifespan of 30-50 years. Their heads and fins have tiny dark spots, their sides irregular dark bars, their tail is rounded, and their eyes are small.

Every year, spawning aggregations of up to 100-150 Goliath…

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Red snapper anglers from Southeast Florida must be elated south of Jupiter up the coastline to Jacksonville. Each year, NOAA Fisheries announces the season-opening dates for red snapper in federal waters of the South Atlantic Ocean and the recreational season length.

Federal fishery managers announced last week that they would get a two-day recreational fishing season in 2022. Red snapper anglers in the Atlantic Ocean will have a chance to bring home one snapper per person with no size limit.

The recreational sector will open for harvest on the following 2 days, July 8 and 9, 2022. The recreational season opens at 12:01 a.m., on July 8, 2022, and closes at 12:01 a.m., on July 10, 2022.

The commercial sector will open for harvest at 12:01…

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It is time to slow down and enjoy springtime before the balmy summer weather is upon us. Find a quiet place to decompress. Quiet Waters Park is a 430-acre park in Broward County located at 401 South Powerline Road in Deerfield Beach. Quiet Waters Park is known locally for its annual Renaissance Festival and Ski Rixen cable water-skiing system. Ski Rixen is one of seventy-nine cable water-ski attractions in the world, and the only wakeboard and water ski resort in Southeast Florida. It is a wonderful place to take visiting family and friends to enjoy an outside water adventure and really appreciate the pleasant weather.

Deerfield Beach is a city just south of the Palm Beach County line near Boca Raton. The city was named for the numerous deer that…

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