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It’s time to start enjoying the warm, South Florida Weather. One of the best ways to do that, especially if you have kids, is at a waterpark.

Here are a few of our favorite waterparks in the Palm Beaches.

The Rapids

Rapids Water Park is a water park is one of the best waterparks in the Palm Beaches. The park occupies 30 acres near I-95. The park includes 42 slides and attractions, including a wave pool, dual seven-story speed slides, and a quarter mile lazy river.

Calypso Bay

Calypso Bay Waterpark is a seasonal outdoor attraction where you can also enjoy two four-story waterslides, an 897-foot river ride, an interactive water playground and a traditional swimming pool complete with lap lanes and diving boards. Splashing around can work

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Shepard Park is a great place for families in Stuart to hang out and bring their kids to play on the playground or to launch their boat for the day. Outdoor fun and in-person play are invaluable for kids and what better way to do that than in a place that is also enjoyable for you.

Shepard's Park in Stuart has a lovely location right on the intercoastal waterway. Here, a boardwalk over the water amongst the mangrove plants has pretty views of the bridge curving over liquid blue. At sunset you can sit on a bench and watch the peachy colors over the water. There are plenty of picnic tables under large trees, and a playground under tall coconut trees. White sand makes the playground area a fun place to dig and play. There are swings too. Near the

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If you live in South Florida, you are probably familiar with CrossFit, which is a branded fitness regime that was created by Glassman and Lauren Jenai in 2000. CrossFit combines elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, girevoy sport, calisthenics, strongman, and other exercises.

The Palm Beaches, an area known for its health and fitness, has a number of great CrossFit gyms which welcome both athletes and armatures alike. Here are a few you might enjoy.

CrossFit Palm Beach

When you decide to get fit – whether that’s losing the last five pounds, dropping the first 100 pounds, conquering your first 5K or half-marathon, or getting ready to rock it in a CrossFit competition – you

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The Palm Beaches have a lot to offer kids this Summer when it comes to outdoor fun. Here are some of the best family-friendly beaches in Palm Beach County.

DuBois Park

Lined with palm trees and protected waters, Dubois Park is located on the southern edge of Jupiter Inlet. Pull into the ample parking lot and you’ll notice the park doesn’t face the ocean, but rather the beautiful and historic Jupiter Inlet. Look west and you’ll see the Jupiter Lighthouse. Look east and you’ll see the mouth of the inlet leading into the shimmering ocean. A man-made barrier of natural rock and concrete shelters a pool of water, perfect for bathers of all ages. The water is replenished and cleaned by the natural currents of the inlet, and access to the swimming area

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The Road to Victory Military Museum in Stuart makes the perfect destination for kids or families this Summer looking to experience WWII history first-hand.

The Museum features military vehicles, WWII encampments, camp victory children’s area and Mini ‘boot camp’, WWII Battle Re-enactment, Weapons Demonstrations, and more. Their displays of historical artifacts, uniforms, photographs, and vehicles both historical and personal, pay homage to America’s heroes while informing and educating the public of their noble endeavors and our freedoms as Americans.

Where: 319 SE Stypmann Blvd. Stuart, FL 34994

Click here for more information.

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Boynton Beach offers a lot of fun in the sun. From beaches and stand up paddleboarding to museums and bars, there is something for everyone in Boynton Beach.

SUP

Stand-Up Paddleboarding in Boynton Beach’s Intracoastal Waterway is a great way to spend the weekend. Conveniently located along the coast of The Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach offers multiple outlets for aquatic explorers to venture into the Intracoastal Waterway. Rentals for paddleboading, kayaking and jet skiing are available.

Grab A Beer

In Boynton Beach, you can sample the variety of local craft brews, where no two breweries are alike. Discover Due South Brewing Company, the newest nano brews of Devour Brewing, Copperpoint Brewing, and NOBO Brewing. And, what if we said there

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There are a lot of great biking trails in South Florida 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

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It's no secret that the Palm Beaches is home to more than 160 golf courses. What you may not know is the area also has some great mini-golf. Here are a few of our favorite mini-golf courses in Palm Beach County.

Lighthouse Cove

Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf is a tropical fishing village-themed, 36-hole miniature golf course that explores both the wildlife and history of the fishing community. In addition to exciting and challenging holes, the family-friendly attraction offers delicious treats at The Burger Shack and 3 Scoops, two on-property food and beverage options for golfers.

Conservation Course

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has a full-blown 18-hole mini golf course, called Conservation Course. The course, designed by

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The Austinblu Family Fishing Tournament is a family-friendly event aimed at supporting the education and outreach efforts of the foundation, which is dedicated to teach people about the importance of safety on the water.

This unique tournament will showcase not just one competition, but two! Anglers will have the option to compete in our Release Competition and/or the Harvest Competition.  In the Release Competition, anglers will receive points for the number/species of fish caught, photographed, and released.  In the Harvest Competition, anglers will compete to catch the heaviest fish out of these 4 categories:

  • Saltwater Catfish

  • Crevalle Jack

  • Snapper (any species)

  • Checkered Puffer

Fishing will commence

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There’s nothing quite like a delicious cup of joe. Thankfully, if you live in the Palm Beaches there’s no shortage of places to get. Here are a few of the best cafés in West Palm Beach.

Harold’s Lounge

Harold’s Coffee Lounge specializes in Kyoto-style cold brew coffee, but that’s not their only specialty. Fresh-pressed juices, Kombucha, a variety of teas and baked goods are also available for purchase. Come for coffee and stay for their drum circle, poetry readings, film screenings, book signings or art exhibits.

Swedish Coffee

Johan’s Joe Swedish Coffee House specializes in the sharing the “taste of Scandinavia” with The Palm Beaches, this Swedish Coffee House and Café serves up a custom blend of Sweden’s most ethical and

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