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Finally, the food trucks are back at Abacoa in Jupiter!  Come have a taste some of the finest food wagon’s cuisine in South Florida as the Food Truck Invasion rolls into Abacoa Town Center every 2nd Friday of the month.  Friday January 12, 2021 @ 5:30pm – 10:00 pm. The food trucks roll in.  There is something for everyone. Encounter a range of exceptional cuisines from American, Indian, Italian, Seafood, Mexican and more. Some food you might see include vegan tacos, fried delights, burgers, desserts and more. 

This is a fantastic family outdoor event. Please bring your own seating unless you plan on strolling and eating. Bring In your folding chairs, picnic blankets, and the entire family. Pick and choose from the different cuisine trucks or sample

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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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If you enjoy the great South Florida outdoors, here are some of the best beaches you and your family have to visit this Summer.

Tequesta

Coral Cove Park, located on the northern tip of Palm Beach County, looks out over the ocean and allows visitors an up-close look at some of the local marine life. A few feet offshore, you can snorkel and find many carved rocks that house tiny fish and crustaceans, and natural tide pools that form in the tide. Across the street from the park is the Intracoastal waterway that provides calmer swimming conditions. 

Jupiter

Dubois Park, located on the edge of the Jupiter Inlet, has great views of the Jupiter Lighthouse, the Intracoastal, and the ocean. The beach park has man-made pools of water protected by

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One of the many nice things about living in Palm Beach County is that you can spend time on the water almost year-round. Here are a few fun, water-based activities that you are sure to enjoy.

Kayaking

Kayaking is seen as nice and relaxing water activity. Kayaks can hold up to one or two people depending on the type and size of the kayak. You can come and explore Florida’s nature by gliding down the waterway and getting a good workout in while doing it. Several parks, as well as the Intracoastal, offer a nice adventure. Here is a list of some of the local parks to kayaking through Peanut Island, Okeeheelee Park, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Loxahatchee River, John D MacArthur State Park, and much more. 

Snorkeling

Come swim through the

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Palm Beach County has some of the best outdoor parks in the country. Wildlife, beaches and beautiful landscapes, Palm Beach County has it all. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor parks.

Riverbend Park

If you want to get a little history with your nature walk, Riverbend is the spot. It is adjacent to the Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park, site of two 1838 battles of the Second Seminole Indian War, and the Loxahatchee River, designated a National Wild and Scenic River, runs through it. There are 7 miles of equestrian trails and about 10 miles of walking trails. Fishing and picnicking areas, too.

Dyer Park

Located in Palm Beach Gardens between West Palm and Jupiter, Dyer is a 560-acre inland park is a good spot for running. There are

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Jupiter, FL is a great place for commercial fishermen and amateur anglers alike.  Here are some popular sports fish that you can try and catch while fishing in Jupiter.

Sailfish

These are powerful predators that are also amongst the fastest in the sea. They have an incredible swimming speed and can achieve as much as 68 mph. People love them because they have a jumping power. Often, individuals go to watch them jump in water almost like dolphins. If you are doing it for fun, this is one that will get your heart racing and your adrenaline pumping. They are chiefly found in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. You will easily identify them by their sharp, hooked nostrils.

Marlin

Blue Marlin is a favorite of people who love catching a line in

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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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Would you like to see how “The Wild Man of the Loxahatchee” lived? Called “Trapper Nelson” (his actual name was Victor Nostokovich), he was a big man with even bigger strength and a legendary ability to track and capture animals of all kinds. He bought 800 acres and lived completely off the land.

Trapper Nelson’s cabin — and the area where he displayed alligators, opossums, wildcats, and such to tourists — is a must-see. Ranger-guided tours of the 1930s pioneer homestead are available year-round.

The park is named for a Quaker merchant whose party was shipwrecked nearby in 1696. Rare environments such as coastal sandhills, upland lakes, and scrub forests as well as the pristine Loxahatchee River make Jonathan Dickinson State Park a unique spot

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Here are a few fun places in the Palm Beaches you and your family will enjoy visiting this Summer.

Jupiter Outdoor Center

Love adventure? Into exploring? Well get it all on with Kayaks, canoes and bicycles for rent at Palm Beach County’s beautiful Riverbend Park. Paddling on the Loxahatchee River, you’ll soon be in waters rich in wildlife. Turtles, alligators, great blue heron, osprey and many other birds are common visitors as you are embraced by the exquisite nature of Florida's only Wild & Scenic River on the east coast. . Jupiter Outdoor Center also offers guided kayak and canoe tours. We’ve recently updated our fleet of bicycles – some with fat tires – so you can easily pedal around the miles of shaded crushed shell paths in Riverbend Park

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The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a park located in Delray Beach, Florida. The park was created on 50 acres of unused utility land and transformed into a recreation wetland open to the public with a three-quarter mile boardwalk that crosses between open water pond areas, emergent marsh areas, shallow shelves, and islands with shrubs and snags to foster nesting and roosting. The boardwalk has interpretive signage as well as gazebos with benches along the way.

The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is part of the South section of the Great Florida Birding Trail and offers many opportunities to observe birds in their natural habitats.

Wakodahatchee has a three-quarter-mile boardwalk, and along the way, you will see birds that are so used to the passing people and

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