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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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One of the many nice things about living in Palm Beach County is that even in Winter you can spend time on the water. Here are a few fun things 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 reefs and see a number

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Love the great outdoors? Then living in Palm Beach County offers us some of the most beautiful natural environments South Florida has to offer. Here are a few parks and places you should explore.

Ocean Inlet Park

Ocean Inlet Park is a beautiful oceanfront park in Boynton Beach, Florida. With over 600 feet of beach frontage in its 11.39 acres, the park is a quaint yet ample place for adventure and fun. Known for its snorkeling, Ocean Inlet Park is home to thousands of species of marine wildlife from reef fish, turtles, dolphins, crustaceans, birds and more.

The park has received rave reviews from local families and residents saying that the park offers plenty of shaded tables for picnics, clean restrooms, clean beaches, a marina, day slip,

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Palm Beach County is home to some of the best golfing in the world. It's not uncommon to see world-famous pros playing at clubs in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida's golf capital. Here are some of the best:

PGA National

Located at the PGA National Resort & Spa, this club is defined by a luxury standard. It was just updated with new turf, rebuilt bunkers, expanded tee and green complexes, and modernized layouts. With 5 championship courses and the infamous Bear Trap, a 3-hole stretch that is considered the toughest in the state, you'll have a game like no other. This club is home to the legendary Honda Classic held each spring. 

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Sandhill Crane Golf Club

This par 72 course was also recently updated and it is both

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One of Palm Beach County's best qualities is its beautiful natural ecosystems. Locals and seasonal residents alike cherish the wildlife and natural beauty of SOFLO, especially during the Fall.

Here are some of the top places to visit if you love nature and want to preserve Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife! 

Arthur R. Marshal

Located just north of the Everglades in Boynton Beach, Florida is the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is a dedicated organization that is devoted to preserving the wildlife of the Florida Everglades. 

What makes the Arthur R. Marshal Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge so special is that not only do they serve a great cause but it is a fun place to learn, visit and give back to

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There’s a reason legendary golfers gather in Jupiter. The Palm Beaches are the golf capital of the world with more than 160 public and private courses. We have some of the most acclaimed golf courses and resorts in the world, here are just a few:

Abacoa Golf Club

105 Barbados Dr. Jupiter, FL 33458

561-622-0036

Abacoa Golf Club is one of the finest public golf courses in South Florida.  It was the last course designed by renowned course architect Joe Lee before his death.  In typical Joe Lee style, Abacoa’s lakes and bunkers meet its sloping fairways with little obstruction, and you’ll find scenic views with 14 of its 18 holes surrounded by water. All of these features make the tees, greens, and fairways a pure pleasure to play. The new TIF

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According to the American Heart Association, walking at least 20 minutes a day can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Aside from choosing the stairs over the elevator and parking further away from the store, here’s a list of scenic areas in the Northern Palm Beaches to get your steps in!

Jupiter Beach

Location: 14775 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach

It’s about 4 miles of coastline from Juno Pier to Jupiter’s South Jetty, making there and back 8 miles!

The Gardens Mall

Location: 3101 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens

Walk in the a/c in this two-story enclosed shopping mall, and window shop more than 160 specialty shops and restaurants. Jupiter Medical Center event organizes mall walking events regularly through Walk this Way Mall

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On Jupiter Island lies the largest Anastasia Limestone formation in the state. This type of rock runs along the east coast of Florida from Saint John's County down to Palm Beach County. Anastasia formations are composed of embedded sand and coquina limestone. Coquina, meaning "shellfish" in Spanish, is a rock comprised of fragmented shells, mollusks, trilobita (a fossilized group of extinct arthropods (the bug-looking things)), and other invertebrates. Scientists date these rocks to be more than 2.6 million years old. 

The formation is located at the Blowing Rocks Preserve in Hobe Sound, at the southernmost point of the Indian River Lagoon. The 73-acre preserve is comprised of the ocean side, where the rocks are, and the lagoon side, which has an

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Manatee Lagoon is an encounter center focused on the fun learning side of slow-moving flippers and whiskers. The FPL Manatee Discovery Center is located at 6000 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. The Palm Beach County educational attraction has a dedicated area for viewing manatees up close. Manatee lagoon is filled with the fun, enormous, herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as “sea cows.”

Manatees or sea cows are gentle, slow-moving plant-eaters that live in herds.  They are very peaceful and similar in disposition to cows. Sea cows often graze on water plants in tropical seas. Manatees have varying average weights up to 1,200 pounds and average 9.5 feet in length. Some of the graceful creatures can grow up to 15 feet in length and weigh

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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 this Winter.

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

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