Blowing Rocks Preserve, Florida

Blowing Rocks Preserve, Florida  is a unique habitat preserve that is owned by the Nature Conservancy. It is located along Hobe Sound on Jupiter Island in Martin County, Florida. Visitors can see what natural Florida looks like. The combination of ocean waves and natural limestone outcroppings results in magnificent sea spray that shoots up into the air at regular intervals. The preserve is easily reached via the I-95 Florida corridor or A1A/US 1. The Preserve is located about 100 miles from Miami and about 235 from Jacksonville. Hobe Sound is one of a long chain of barrier islands along the so-called Treasure Coast of Florida. There are state parks with beaches on some of these islands as well as resorts and individual hotels.

Surf and lighting Blowing Rocks Preserve, Hope Sound FloridaTo the north, the closest beach is Vero Beach. Its public beaches include South Beach and Humiston Park. Between Jupiter Island and Vero Beach, there are beach communities including Hutchinson Island South, Ocean Beach, North Beach, Pepper Park and Queens Cove. Treasure Coast beaches are warm and sunny most of the year, making them perfect for visitors who want to escape a cold winter. These Atlantic beaches are more isolated from big crowds and commercialism, even if they are part of a resort area. There are many natural beaches and nature parks to attract those who enjoy bird-watching or hiking. Sea-shell hunting is also more rewarding. The inland waterway offers more opportunities for water sports, skiing, boating, and fishing. From Vero Beach, visitors are within an hour of the Cape Canaveral Space Center.

To the south, the best known beaches are within the boundaries of the West Palm Beach area. Before reaching West Palm Beach, there are beaches near Tequestra and Jupiter, Florida. There is also the Sea Colony community with its resorts. Further south, Juno Beach offers its own beach accommodations and beach access. West Palm Beach includes the beach towns of Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, North Palm Beach and Palm Beach. These beaches offers many hotels and resorts that are part of a bustling metropolitan area with attractions, shopping and dining. There are many upscale boutiques, trendy clubs and a more exclusive atmosphere. Spas and salons are plentiful. Palm Beach International Airport brings in about 5.5 million passengers to the area yearly.


Palm Beach, Florida

The City of Palm Beach

Palm Beach, Florida established in 1894 by a wealthy railroad owner, is one of the unique beaches in Florida. The town of Palm Beach actually is on a barrier island, with the intracoastal waterway separating the beaches from the cities of West Palm Beach and Lake Worth. Several bridges connect Palm Beach to the Mainland.

Palm Beach Has Class

This strip of 15 miles of Palm Beach invites visitors from all over the world and is lined with some of the country’s most extravagant real estate. The well-kept streets and manicured landscaping are bordered with exquisite, high quality apparel stores and exclusive souvenir shops with gifts to amuse those who have everything. You will really know you are in Palm Beach when you see the distinctive fire hydrants covered in chrome and edged in shinning brass. They let you know that you have arrived somewhere special.
Palm Lined Streets in Palm Beach, Florida
Destination Palm Beach

Within only a few steps, you’ll find yourself on the beautiful, pristine beaches of beautiful Palm Beach. Your family will love the exciting water sports, including fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling in the warm Gulf Stream waters along Florida's Gold Coast. A favorite pastime is the incredible shopping, the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, or 18 holes in the world’s finest Three Par Golf Course.

Palm Beach offers that Special Getaway

What gives Florida its character is the personality that each town offers its visitors, and Palm Beach is one of those uniquely charming places that offers a super vacation for everyone.

Some visitors can spend all their time on the beach soaking up the sun and waves, but there are plenty of amazing attractions here. Palm Beach is the beach town for the rich and famous, so if you want to "do like the locals do," then try an all day spa experience at Donald Trump's extravagant Mar-a-Lago. You will feel like a million bucks, and afterwards, you can enjoy a four-star dining experience at one of the five-star hotels in Palm Beach.

The Palm Beach Maritime Museum is fantastic, and extremely interesting. It is off the beaten track and filled with artifacts from shipwrecks from the surrounding waters. Other spots not to miss are the Palm Beach Zoo, Lion Country Safari, and the Children's Museum, the Fun Depot and Rapids Waterpark will keep the kids happy for hours. There are so many memorable things for you and your family to do while visiting Palm Beach.