ATTRACTIONS & RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Jupiter Lighthouse – U.S. Highway 1 and State Road 7, Jupiter – 747-8380

Tour this recently restored majestic lighthouse – the oldest existing structure in Palm Beach County – Sundays through Wednesdays from 10 am – 4 PM, weather permitting. Because of the strenuous climb, visitors must be in good health and at least 48″ tall.

Knollwood Groves Hallpatee Seminole Village – 8053 Lawrence Road, Boynton Beach – 734-4800 or 800-222-9696

Take a tram ride through Palm Beach County’s oldest working orange grove and tropical flowering jungle. You can also visit a Native American village and alligator pit featuring live alligator handling shows every Saturday.

Lion Country Safari – 2003 Lion County Safari Road, Loxahatchee – 793-1084

Drive through this four-mile safari complete with a thousand free-roaming animals of a hundred different species. Visit the petting zoo and nature exhibits, take a spin on the carousel or in one of the paddle-boats, and play miniature golf.

Loxahatchee Everglades Tour – Boca Raton – 842-0313

Take a guided air-boat tour and experience all the glorious wonders of the Florida Everglades. Tours are available daily beginning at 9:30 am.

Manatee Queen – Behind the Crab House, Jupiter Island – 744-2191

See the Intracoastal Waterway with sightseeing tours daily from 2:3- – 4:30 pm. Sunset cruises from 5-6:30 PM.

Mariah Sailing Catamaran – Located at the North Palm Beach Marina, east of the North Palm Beach Country Club – 844-3297

Hop aboard this 49 passenger catamaran for a three hour sailing adventure on the Atlantic ocean and the protected waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon. Private group charters and snorkeling trips available.

Marine life Center of Juno Beach – 14200 U.S. 1 at Loggerhead Park, Juno Beach – 627-8280

The aquariums and marine life exhibits are designed to foster an understanding of the fragile ocean environment. The rehabilitation facility gives visitors a closer look at the endangered sea turtle population. Website www.marinelife.org

Mounts Botanical Gardens – 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach – 233-1749

Tour a wide array of exotic tropical and subtropical plants including fruit, palm and citrus trees, rose gardens, herb gardens, xeriscapes, and even a rain forest!

Palm Beach Kennel Club – Located at the corner of Belvedere Road and Congress Avenue – 683-2222

Wager on greyhound racing or compete in Stud and Draw games in the Poker Room. Simulcast broadcasting is shown from greyhound, thoroughbred, harness and Jai Alai facilities around the country.

The Palm Beach Water Taxi – 98 Lake Drive, Palm Beach Shores (Singer Island) – 683-TAXI

Based out of The Sailfish Marina & Resort. Offers narrated daily sightseeing tours along Palm Beach’s waterways, relaxing cruises, and transfer service to and from West Palm Beach’s Clematis Street District. Also available for private charters.

Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park – 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach – 533-0887

The number one family attraction in Palm Beach County is known and loved for being the tropical zoological garden home to over 400 animals from across the globe. The zoo is also renowned for its preservation of several endangered species and features the nation’s first outdoor exhibit of Goeldi’s Monkeys.

PLAYMOBIL Fun Park – 8031 North Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens – 691-9880

Sit back and relax as the little ones play for hours in this indoor hands-on playground featuring PLAYMOBIL, toys of every shape and size. Available for birthday parties and special events.

Rapids Water Park – 6566 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach – 842-8756
From mid-March through mid-October, water park enthusiast can get their thrills at Rapids Water Park with over 12 acres of attractions including spiraling flumes, enclosed slides, wave channels, an aquatic rain forest, and even a 25,000 square foot Big Surf Wave Pool. Special area with pint-sized water fun just for toddlers.

Roger Dean Stadium – Located in Abacoa – 775-1818
Florida’s only dual team Spring Training facility playing host to the Montreal Expos and St. Louis Cardinals. Also the summer home of the Florida State Class – a minor league affiliate Jupiter Hammerheads.

The Sailfish Marina and Resort – 98 Lake Drive, Palm Beach Shores (Singer Island) – 844-1724
This vacation paradise offers a world famous sport-fishing charter fleet, dockside guest accommodations, a full size marina, waterfront restaurant and bar, boat and bike rentals, water taxi tours and transfers, and much more.

Sawgrass Recreational Park – Located 2 miles north of I-75 on Hwy. 27 No. – 800-457-0788
Take an airboat ride through Florida’s Everglades and tour a Native American village with reptile exhibits and alligator wrestling shows.

South Florida Science Museum – 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach – 832-1988
Dozens of interactive permanent exhibits as well as special traveling exhibitions appeal to all ages at this hands-on science museum. While there, make sure to visit the McGinty Aquarium with a variety of Pacific and Atlantic species of sea life and the Aldrin Planetarium which offers exciting star shows and spectacular laser light concerts.

Sports Immortals Museum – 6830 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton – 561-997-2575
This extensive collection of sports memorabilia from the world’s greatest athletes has been featured at the Smithsonian Institute and is recognized as the largest and most valuable of all sports collections in the world. Over 20,000 rare items are available for purchase in the Memorabilia Mart.

Yesteryear Village – South Florida Fairgrounds, West Palm Beach – 793-0333
Step back in time at this charming village of more than 30 historic and restored local buildings spanning Florida’s history from 1880-1930. Volunteer artisans display skills of days-gone-by while costumed re-enactors mingle with visitors to the community.