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The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway stretches for nearly 3,000 miles along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf Coasts. The sparkling, bright blue waterway in this area is between the coastline of a series of barrier islands.  It is a favorite route for sightseeing boats and boating activities because of its calm waters.

The Manatee Queen is a treasure in Jupiter.  The vessel is well-kept and operated by the Captain. During the narrated tour, the Captain explains some local history of Jupiter, such as the background of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse as he makes his way up the Intracoastal Waterway.  Cruise alongside incredible Jupiter Island highlighting some of notable homes. Spot a manatee or two swimming under the waterway or noteworthy birds that are…

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If you live in the Palm Beaches, you and your family have the opportunity to canoe the Grassy Water Preserve every Saturday as the City of West Palm hosts a group tour along the 23 square-mile stretches of water while a guide tells paddlers about the history and ecology of the area. The cruise is through one of Florida's cleanest reservoirs on the preserve which also serves as a source of drinking water to residents of West Palm Beach.

It's only $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 6 and over to participate in the fun! You'll need to sign up with a partner because it takes 2 to paddle in a canoe. The cruise starts at 10 a.m. and takes about an hour and a half to complete. You're asked to check-in at 9 a.m. at the Nature Center, which by the way, is…

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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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Explore and enjoy natural South Florida by canoeing or kayaking and getting a workout at the same time.  Quietly glide through the calm and cool waters of Jonathon Dickinson State Park, 16450 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, on a kayak or canoe. This is a relaxing journey, ideal for observing a manatee in its natural habitat. whitetail buck, turtles, varieties of birds as well. Imagine observing water lilies, air plants, Spanish moss, turtles sunning on the bank, and varieties of birds such as great blue heron or osprey.

As we’ve been told, location is everything! Kayak through the magical setting of mangroves where you can catch pelicans nesting. A stroll back in time to experience what the early pioneers of Florida saw. You can sign up for a…

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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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Mangrove Park in Boynton Beach is a small, scenic nature park spanning about 12 acres, the park offers its guests a quiet and relaxing getaway from the bustle of city life. 

A natural mangrove hammock, Mangrove Park is home to a variety of native plant and animal species. Visitors will see everything from great blue herons, fish, turtles, foxes, rabbits, manatees and more during a day at the Mangrove Park. A long, winding boardwalk creates the perfect path to walk or observe from. The boardwalk even comes to a point that is elevated over the Intracoastal Waterway making for the best vantage point in the park. 

Mangrove Park is in a great location and easily accessible by car or boat. The address to the park is 700 NE 4th Ave., Boynton Beach, FL…

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Palm Beach County is home to some of the best bike trails in South Florida. Here are a few that you and your family could enjoy riding together.

Lake Trail

This Palm Beach Trail along the Intracoastal offers the perfect scenery of the historic Palm Beach homes and a glimpse of downtown West Palm Beach from across the water. The trail is easy to follow and traffic-free, though some areas of the trail intersect with intersections in residential areas with little traffic. Along the trail, you can stop at the historic section of Worth Avenue and Henry Flagler Museum. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many shops and restaurants are located nearby to stop for food and drinks. Access to the bike trail is located across Royal…

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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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South Florida has many great biking trails for both experts and families, here are a few that you might enjoy.                              

Halpatiokee Park

Located at Halpatiokee Regional Park, this 10-mile, single-track trail is perfect for a beginning biker. The flat terrain is ideal for those looking for a mildly challenging ride through the Florida scrub.

Jonathan Dickinson

The bicycle trail at Jonathan Dickinson State Park provides a rare opportunity to glimpse endangered, threatened and unique animals, such as the bald eagle, Florida scrub-jay, alligators, Sandhill Cranes and more. Cycling Jonathan Dickinson State Park is an absolute must-do ride for everyone, and recommended for riders of all abilities.

Cypress Creek

Cypress…

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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.

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 sound so you…

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