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Secret Woods in Dania offers free entry, free parking & nature walks

If you enjoy nature walks, Secret Woods in Dania Beach is a delightful natural area that’s easily accessible for South Florida residents.  Entry and parking are free. Embark on nature walks on your own. Or join guided nature walks. They usually are offered on the first full weekends of the month, but it’s suggested you …

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Doral Yard features entertainment & events

Open-air venues are a welcome site nowadays, and the City of Doral now has one. Doral Yard offers “a community gathering concept with innovative culinary offerings and socially-distanced live music, fitness and cultural events.” Located in the downtown area at the corner of Main Street and Paseo, the white tents will let you know when you …

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Free outdoor summer Tai Chi, drum circles, pet fun, and family day at the Norton

The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach is offering a variety of fun free outdoor gatherings for summer 2022: Tai Chi classes, drum circles and pet events. The museum is also free to Palm Beach County residents on Saturdays through Sept. 3. It’s part of the 80-year-old museum’s new #NortonSummer program, and all …

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Things to do on a rainy day in Miami

Sometimes summer in Miami doesn’t feel like summer at all when it rains. That doesn’t mean you should cancel your plans altogether, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy your summer vacation. Museums and indoor entertainment are aplenty in Miami, you just have to know where to look. Luckily, we’ve taken care of the …

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Stroll this free floral park in Coral Gables

There’s a new floral park in Coral Gables! The Lamar Louise Curry floral park located at 2665 DeSoto Blvd. (across from Venetian Pool) is now open to the public. “This is a living tribute to a long-time and committed club volunteer,” said Susan Rodriguez, club president. “We look forward to unveiling the plaque in her …

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Rapids Water Park offers afternoon deals

For wet fun under the South Florida sun, Rapids Water Park in Riviera Beach offers water slides, flumes, raft rides, a wave pool and lazy river. Rapids Water Park offers occasional deals and afternoon discounts Deals include Sunset rates 4 p.m. 7 p.m. Mondays – Fridays, except holidays, $25, tax and parking fees are extra …

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Fern Forest is an oasis for nature walks

If you’re looking to soak in the outdoors in South Florida, Fern Forest is a lush oasis for nature walks. Delight in the scenic setting on your own. Or register for a guided hike. Most events are free. Admission and parking are free.  The 244-acre wilderness preserve features walking trails for savoring the sights, scents …

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Pools, Water Playgrounds & Water parks

Refreshing fun is offered at pools, water parks and water playgrounds in South Florida. Entry for some public pools & water parks is relatively inexpensive. Some offers deals, such as reduced entry fees in the afternoons.  Entry is free for some splashpads in public parks.  Please return to this feature as other water fun in …

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Free water shuttles to Deerfield Island park on The Intracoastal

Deerfield Island is a natural area on the Intracoastal Waterway in north Broward that’s accessible by boat. Rides on a water shuttle to Deerfield Island Natural Area are free, weather permitting, on Fridays & weekends.  The free boat shuttle service usually runs from a dock at Sullivan Park, 1701 Riverview Road, Deerfield Beach, at 10 …

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Tax-Free event in Florida for outdoor recreation

Florida shoppers, rev up your wallets for a tax-free shopping spree.  For Freedom Week in Florida, eligible outdoor and recreation items, plus entry to eligible venues and events, are exempt from usual Florida state sales tax. You’ll save at least 6 percent on qualifying purchases. For some items, such as sunglasses, a portion of the …

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Skate Park in Weston offers free recreation

Dust off your skates & skateboards. Weston enhanced Tequesta Trace Park with a new skate park. Ramps and rails are included at the park, and entry is free. Tequesta Trace Skate Park is at Tequesta Trace Park, 600 Indian Trace, Weston 33326 The skate park is for inline skates, skateboards and scooters. Helmets and pads …

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