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Here are some fun things for you and your family to do on rainy days in the Palm Beaches.

Escape Rooms

The growing popularity of escape rooms is well-deserved, with players of all ages working together to find a way out of a “locked” room before time runs out. There are several themes and locations to pick from in The Palm Beaches:

The Escape of South Florida - 10800 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Legends of Xscape - 324 Datura Street, West Palm Beach, FL

Time Travel Escapes – Escape Rooms Jupiter - 401 Maplewood Drive, Jupiter, FL

West Palm Beach Escape Rooms - 209 S. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL

The Surfing Museum

Florida has more coastline than California (47 miles in The Palm Beaches alone) and it also has a

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Check out The Manatee Lagoon in West Palm Beach where guides will give you a walking tour of the Lagoon’s exhibits as well as provide insight into our local marinelife ecosystem. Tours can last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour.

Manatee Lagoon provides engaging opportunities to learn about the unique Florida manatee. The Lagoon’s exhibits offer insight into South Florida’s coastal ecosystem. On cold days, like the ones we’ve had recently, the Center is the ideal spot to view wild manatee herds basking in warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light Company’s adjacent Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center.

Admissions to the Manatee Lagoon are free, and it’s open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Manatee Lagoon is

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With warmer weather on the way, it’s time to hit the beach! Here are a few of the best places to hit the water in the Palm Beaches.

DuBois Park

DuBois Park is a South Florida gem located on the southern edge of the Jupiter Inlet. DuBois has fantastic views of the Jupiter Lighthouse. Jet skiers and boaters can start their trip through the Intracoastal Waterway or out to sea, right from the marina slips. Canoe and kayak adventurers can paddle to the Loxahatchee River, one of only two national Wild & Scenic Rivers in Florida. At DuBois there are public bathrooms available, as well as small grills for cooking. Best of all, the calm swimming area is great for kids, and parents will appreciate how easy it is to keep track of little ones.

Coral Cove

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When people think of South Florida, they think of the area’s beautiful beaches. And while the beaches are beautiful, there is much more to SOFLO than blue water and white sand. Here are three fun things to do outdoors in South Florida.

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens comprises of the former residence of sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905 -1982), the widow of Ralph Hubbard Norton. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and the two-acre property, featuring a collection of 250 species of tropical palms, lies near downtown West Palm Beach on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Displayed throughout the house, studio and gardens are more than 100 works by the artist, including nine monumental sculptures,

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When it comes to youth sports, South Florida is one of the best areas to live in the entire country. Schools and organizations like JTAA keep kids on the field (and court) year-round. For parents in South Florida wondering about the benefits of getting their kids into youth sports here are just a few important reasons why we think you should.

Work Ethic

There are very few things in early childhood more rewarding than seeing your skills improve as a result of your hard work. If your kid wants to get better at a particular sport, the recipe is simple: practice! Sports can help teach kids the work it takes to achieve their goals both on and off the court.

Youth Sports Develop Self-Esteem

A high-five, pat on the back, thumbs up, or even a nod

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With clear skies year-round, a temperate climate, and miles of clean water- there are so many activities you can do outdoors to live an active lifestyle in Palm Beach County. From golfing and croquet to paddle boarding and horseback riding, the area has recreation options to fit everyone's interests. 

Fifteen percent of the Palm Beaches are green park space or beach, there are miles of trails to run or bike and more than 160 golf courses. Aside from 47 miles of pristine saltwater coastline, Palm Beach County has freshwater bodies and inlets making water sport options endless; go snorkeling, scuba diving, hobby cat sailing, surfing, kayaking, jet-skiing, wakeboarding- the list goes on and on.

If you like team sports, there are plenty of adult

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On the second Friday of every month, Jupiter’s Downtown Abacoa hosts their reoccurring Food Truck Invasions. Come out and taste some of the best food from some of the best Food Trucks in South Florida.

Bring your own chairs, blankets, and even a table to sit out and enjoy the food and music. There will be a live DJ playing all the latest hits at the Abacoa Amphitheater. The Food Truck Invasion is free to attend with food and beverage purchases.

Food Truck Invasion Details:
When: Friday, February 14th
Time: 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Location: Abacoa Amphitheater, 1260 University Boulevard, Jupiter.

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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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There is a lot to do in the Palm Beaches for residents of all ages. Here are a few, fun local activities that you and your teen will enjoy in Palm Beach County.

Silverball Arcade

While your teen is likely an expert when it comes to online video games, they’ll find the Silverball Museum in Delray Beach alluring and unique. Filled with pinball machines dating back to the 1930s, blinking lights, upbeat music, and the sweet ding-ding-ding of points being earned, it’s an experience for multi-generations. A single-entry pass is all that’s required, for unlimited play. 1980’s video arcade games such as Nintendo and Atari are also available for play, while food is available on the second level offering nostalgic treats.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and

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The Martin County Fair is the single largest fair and event held in Martin County every year. The fair draws over 70,000 people from around the county and Treasure Coast. The Fair is coming to town Friday, February 14th through Saturday, February 22nd.

The purpose of the fair is to promote the community’s talents, vision, diversity and tradition to entertain. The fair features great food, fair games, carnival rides, parades, live music, fun entertainment, a kid’s zone, shopping, cookie challenges, tribute bands, baking contests and much more.

Tickets are available for purchase online or at the gate. Advantaged General Admission tickets are $5 dollars in advance or $10 dollars at the gate. The rides and special concerts require special tickets in addition

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