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Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium

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Opened in 1955, the Miami Seaquarium is one of the oldest marine life parks in the United States. The 28-acre facility features live shows, exhibits, and animal interactions for all ages, making it a great place for boating families to visit. Seaquarium is in the northern part of Biscayne Bay. Although the park is not […]

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

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Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is located on the gorgeous island of Key Biscayne. The park is a popular stop for residents and visitors, and remains one of the best boating destinations in Miami. Boaters can anchor in No Name Harbor or dock along the sea wall that lines the southern edge of the […]

Jungle Island

Jungle Island

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. It’s not a typical park. In roughly 22 acres, boaters visiting Jungle Island will find everything from penguins and parrots to tigers, spotted leopards, and orangutans – right in the heart of Miami. Docking is available at the nearby Miami Yacht Club. Jungle Island has a long history. First opened in 1936 by Franz […]

Oleta River State Park

Oleta River State Park

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Best known for miles of off-road cycling trails and breathtaking waterways, Oleta River State Park — at just over 1,000 acres — is the largest urban park in all of Florida. According to Martha Robinson, communications manager for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, it’s a great place to stop while boating in the area. […]

Explore Biscayne National Park

Explore Biscayne National Park

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. A fun-filled day packed with water-based activities awaits you at Biscayne National Park. It extends across Biscayne Bay, with most of its 173,000 acres covered by water. This makes it easier for you to enjoy everything the park has to offer, especially since most of the activities are only accessible by boat. Plan your […]

The Heat Is On!

The Heat Is On!

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Boating to AmericanAirlines Arena to take in a Miami Heat home game is easy from either the north or south area of Miami. Avoid the usual traffic and parking hassles by berthing at the Miamarina at Bayside, which offers transient slips by the day (make a reservation at 305-960-5180 or the marina monitors VHF channels […]

Great Snorkeling Spots in Broward County

Great Snorkeling Spots in Broward County

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  You pick up a mooring ball, turn off the engine, and listen to the waves lap against the side of the boat. The sun beams off the turquoise water and all is calm. Time to put on a mask and snorkel, slide into the water, and explore. South Florida is home to beautiful coral […]

Phil Foster Park

Phil Foster Park

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Phil Foster Park is a great spot to dock or anchor along the Intracoastal Waterway. Just north of West Palm Beach in Lake Worth Lagoon, this 14-acre beachfront park features an underwater snorkeling trail, boat ramps, and a playground. Docks located on the east side of the park are designated as a temporary loading and […]

Ocean Ridge Natural Area

Ocean Ridge Natural Area

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Ocean Ridge Natural Area is a recreational boater’s paradise right in the heart of Palm Beach County. This 27-acre park features a network of nature trails, a two-story observation tower, and educational exhibits. Boaters can access the park through a small inlet located one-third of a mile south of the Ocean Avenue Bridge in Lake […]

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

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Gumbo Limbo Nature Center’s 20-acre property on a protected barrier island provides a terrific escape from its urban surroundings of Boca Raton. It’s a great place for boaters exploring the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach County. Founded in 1984, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a refuge for many varieties of plants and animals. The […]

Peanut Island

Peanut Island

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.   Peanut Island is a man made island in Port of Palm Beach formed in 1918 by the dredging of Lake Worth Inlet. It’s also a boater’s paradise. The county park offers several activities such as swimming, hiking, kayaking, and snorkeling that make it a great spot for boaters to frequent throughout the year. […]

Harbourside Place

Harbourside Place

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. Just around the corner from Jupiter Inlet is Harbourside Place, where you can spend a day shopping, dining, appreciating nature, and seeing free concerts. Harbourside Place Marina offers docking at public slips available from 8:00 am to midnight. Dining choices abound whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack or a delicious meal, […]

SunFest

SunFest

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. Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival, SunFest, takes place in downtown West Palm Beach from April 29 through May 3. Music plays all day long and there’s so much for everyone in the family to enjoy. Boaters have fun and avoid the traffic hassles connected with the event, which attracts over 175,000 attendees […]

Pineapple Grove Arts District

Pineapple Grove Arts District

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  The Pineapple Fine Arts District, located in the heart of downtown Delray Beach, is a unique day trip destination in an area filled with shops, museums, parks, and beaches. Transient docking is available at the marina at Veterans Park and at City Marina, although residents fill many of the spaces at City Marina. To […]

Learn the History of Palm Beach County

Learn the History of Palm Beach County

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You can learn more about local history by cruising over to the Historical Society of Palm Beach County (HSPBC). Dock your boat for the day at the nearby Palm Beach Harbor Marina and then walk up Third Street two blocks to North Dixie Highway. There you’ll find the non-profit historical society and its museum’s exhibits […]