Theater of the Sea in Islandmorada in the Florida Keys provides a safe home to their animals while at the same time educating visitors on environmental issues. Theater of the Sea is family owned and considered one of the oldest marine mammal facilities in the world. Visitors will enjoy sea lion shows, parrot shows, and dolphin shows.
City Place is a popular shopping and entertainment area in downtown West Palm Beach. It is located just east of the Kravis Performing Arts Center and south of Okeechobee Blvd. City Place plays host to several quality family entertainment and events with Family Festivals, concerts and holiday fun like nightly snowfall in December.
Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach is a wonderful place to explore the flora and fauna of South Florida. Mounts Botanical Garden offers classes and special events to help educate and excite Floridians about the diversity that abounds in this area. Mounts hosts the Fall Family Festival, Connoisseurs Garden Tour on Mother's Day and the Tropical Fruit Festival. Admire or taste or buy several of the specimens highlighted at the events or in the garden. Restrooms are located adjacent to the garden shop.
Bedner's Farm Fresh Market is located on US 441 in western Boynton Beach. It is adjacent to the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge run by the US Department of Fish and Wildlife. Bedners is a family owned and operated farm that was established in the 1960s. They recently opened up the Fresh Market and have been expanding their events and amenities yearly.
$1 for a day of imaginative play? You got it right. The kids can enjoy creative play in a variety of themes and play with all of the Playmobil toys out of box. There are only a few Playmobil Fun Parks nationwide. This one, located in western Palm Beach Gardens is the only one in Florida. At different times during the day staff members come out and entertain the kids with songs and games. If your child absolutely falls in love with a playset, there is a store on site to buy it. There is no cafe or prepared food available.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens are located right on the border of Delray Beach and Boca Raton. It is on Jog Road just south of Linton on the west side of the road. This cultural and historical attractions has so much to offer from an adorable gift shop to wonderful cultural/art exhibits to marvelous gardens and an award-winning cafe, you can easily spend an enjoyable day here with the enitre family. The small museum inside the gardens, Yamato-Can has an excellent interactive, child-friendly "Japan Through The Eyes of a Child" exhibit.
One of the most amazing things about the Girls U-pick is when you drive up to the location, it looks like just a modest store front in an old strip shopping center in western Delray Beach. You walk in thru the doors and see tons of yummy goods for sale from prepackaged jams, honey, candies, etc. to the bakery case and ice cream counters. Hung all about you are bits from the past that bring a warm nostalgic feel to the place. When you make your way out thru the store, pick up a basket and a pair of scissors to start picking.