Family Activities in Palm Beach Gardens
Nothing says vacation quite like Florida– even if you live here! And what better way to spend your vacation (or staycation) than doing fun things with your family. There are a ton of great family activities in Palm Beach Gardens that everyone can enjoy, from cool museums to beautiful beaches. So what are you waiting for? Check them out today!
Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a testament to the stunning wildlife and wilderness of Florida. As the state’s most visited non-profit scientific center specialized in ocean and sea turtle conservation, there is so much to see and do. The best way to experience the center is with a public or private guided tour. Your kids will love the up close and personal look at these gentle giants in our outdoor sea turtle hospital and will enjoy the gorgeous view from the Juno Beach Pier. Featuring year-round experiences, and season-specific tours, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a must-see for any aquatic loving child.
Is there any better way to cool down than a water park? We don’t think so! So check out the Rapids Water park, and enjoy the water without having to worry about sand. Rapids has 42 of the largest water slides and attractions in the state, from the massive Big Thunder funnel to the twin 70-ft. High flume water slides of The Big Drain. Rapids has attractions and rides fit for the whole family, from high-octane plunges to gentle spiral slides. And for your very little ones, there’s plenty to do too! Hop on down to Alligator Alley to balance from alligator to lily pad, or play at the Barefootin’ Bay, packed with prayers, slides, and a giant pineapple tipping bucket.
Peanut Island is 80 acres of beautiful Florida wilderness. Originally created in 1918 as a result of the excavation of Lake Worth Inlet, it started off as a mere 10-acre island. But as time went on and maintenance of the inlet continued, Peanut Island became what it is today. The entire perimeter of the island is now available as a public park. Featuring crystal clear waters and pathways the wind around the island, you’ll love the hours you spend here.
If being outside is getting a little too hot, head down to Palm Beach Skate Zone to cool down! Ice skating at the end of summer is a particularly refreshing activity that your whole family will enjoy. Featuring fun ice skate sessions, ice skating classes, and public skates, everyone can pull a pair of ice skates on and enjoy the rink.
Blueline is a perfect way to get out in the water and see what Florida has to offer. Featuring paddleboard and kayak rentals, they offer beautiful eco-tours, stand-up paddleboarding lessons, race league, yoga on the water, and more. Enjoy the sun and the surf before it starts to get cold today!