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Over the last 8 years, Palm Beach County has experienced a record breaking growth in tourism.

Just last year alone, Palm Beach County had a record breaking 7.35 million visitors, with tourism continuing to grow a hotel boom is needed across the county.

The past 10 years, tourism in the county has grown more than 45%. Locals tourism leaders say the growth in visitation, industry efforts, and new cultural attractions has led to a hotel boom.

With over 47 miles of Atlantic coastline, Palm Beach County has numerous beaches and parks to enjoy the sand and sun, as well as offering plenty of fishing, boating, and all other watersport activities.

The tourism industry contributes to more than $7 billion dollars to the local economy and employs roughly 66,000 people.

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With online shopping becoming more popular, the Town Center in Boca Raton is set to undergo a major multi-million-dollar renovation to improve the mall, designed to keep to customers coming in to its stores and by offering amenities found in a luxury resort.

Recently, the mall has completed construction on a new “resort-style” entrance, featuring a large roundabout drop off, valet services, and new glass covered canopy.

Shoppers visiting the mall can now text the valet service to retrieve their cars, use bell hop carts for large packages and multiple bags, use dog strollers, shuttle service, and a café concierge.

Over the next year, the mall will undergo a series of upgrades, including new lounge seating with new and upgraded furniture, charging

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The City of West Palm Beach has listened to the public and is changing the look of Flagler Drive. The city has developed a new perspective to enjoy the water and the city, the development is called “Flagler Shore: From Pavement to People”. The city tested the idea last summer and closed the two lanes closest to the median for bicycle traffic. From the comments and feedback from residents about having more public space, the city has developed this new idea.

From Lakeview Avenue to Banyan Boulevard on Flagler Drive, the .6-mile strip will have the two eastern lanes blocked off for pedestrians to make a bicycle-friendly, walkway-friendly pathway, in addition to enjoying the water view. The public space will also feature merchants, community oriented

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Located throughout Palm Beach County, many restaurants specialize in outdoor dining and have some of the best views you’ll ever see.

Whether you are looking for a beautiful ocean view or enjoying a drink in the middle of the street life or immersed in a tropical forest; with a variety of food choices and a great scenery there is something for everyone to sit back, relax and enjoy the view.

Here is a list of some of the best dockside and outdoor dining in the area:

E.R. Bradley’s Saloon: located in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, features outdoor dining, cocktails, and a delicious Sunday brunch that makes this a hot spot on Clematis Street.

Calaveras Cantina: an authentic Mexican restaurant with outdoor seating featuring delicious foods and

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Every year on the second and third weekend of October, the American German Club of the Palm Beaches hosts it traditional Oktoberfest event. This year the event taking place October 13th,14th, and 15th, and again on October 20th, 21st, and 22nd.

The event is held on Lantana Road in Lake Worth, under a large pavilion and massive tents. The “Original Oktoberfest” tent is one of the largest in the country.

Next to the Christmas tree, Oktoberfest is the most popular German custom that Germany has ever brought to the rest of the world. The Germans, actually Bavarians from the southern region of Germany, celebrated the good times and beers that gradually caught on in many other parts of the world.

This Oktoberfest will feature a traditional Bavarian

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 West Palm Beach’s very own Kravis Center for Performing Arts, located in the heart of downtown has announced it upcoming “Kravis On Broadway” season, full of great musicals for you to enjoy.
The Center’s mission is to enhance the arts by offering education programs and community leadership to promote travel and tourism to Palm Beach County.

The Kravis Center opened its doors in 1992 to the community, and has been listening to the audience requests for “more Broadway, more music superstars, and more comedy”, and this season the center promises a playbill of award-winning shows, world class talent and powerful performances.

Starting this November, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I, is a musical that tells the story of a relationship between the King of

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GreenMarket is back again for the 23rd season, starting this Saturday October 7th. For more than 20 years this West Palm Beach waterfront farmer’s market has been the ideal place to gather fresh food and local goods from more than 90 vendors.

The local vendors offer a variety of products from fresh local produce, flowers, plants, herbs, spice, gourmet foods and specialty foods, baked goods, tea, coffee and much more.

In addition to over the 90 vendors participating, Historical Walking Tours can also be taken, showcasing the history of downtown led by architect and historian Rick Gonzalez, as well as live entertainment, unlimited mimosas for $10 dollars, kid’s activities, and plenty of seating for you to sit and take it all in.

GreenMarket continues to

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The north end of Palm Beach County, running east to west along the main path from Northlake Boulevard, PGA Boulevard, Donald Ross Road and Indiantown Road features a large range of dining options that everyone can enjoy.

The suburban area features a large dining range from everything to fresh local seafood, burgers and hot dogs, farm to table style meals, doughnuts, Italian, breakfast, healthy organic meals, and much more.

Whether its enjoying the fresh local seafood sitting outside, watching the boats sail by on the water or simply just enjoying a meal with family and friends, this area has great food gems that needs to be tried.

Jupiter:
Guanabana’s
Dune Dog
Food Shack
Lighthouse Cove
U-Tiki
Square Grouper
Little Moir’s Leftovers Cafe
Jetty’s Waterfront

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Although Florida doesn’t get to experience the changing colors of the leaves or the chilling cool temperatures, we do still get to experience the fall festivals and the fun activities. 

The weather in South Florida in the fall is sunny and typically ranges between 80 to 85 degrees, but there are a few things that can make it feel a little bit like fall in Florida.

If you love pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides, petting zoos, face painting, cider doughnuts, and more, than these pumpkin patches located throughout South Florida are perfect for you.

Bedner’s Farm, located in Boynton Beach and Delray Beach, is a family owned farmer’s market and each year they host their Fall Festival Weekend’s that starts on October 1st and runs through to October

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This October, Spa and Wellness month has returned for the second year in a row after the huge success of last year.

Many resorts and wellness spas throughout the Palm Beaches have come together again to offer great deals on facials, massages, yoga, meditation and more to help rejuvenate your soul, body, and mind.

Come relax and enjoy these amazing offers with massages and facials starting at $89, and meditation and yoga sessions starting at $25 from more than 19 wellness and spa establishments throughout the county.

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the businesses participating will donate a portion of their proceeds to the Palm Beach County’s chapter of the American Cancer Society. Show your support and enjoy a day of relaxation to support a

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