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There is a variety of guided tour options in the Palm Beaches. You can travel around sunny South Florida by air, land, or sea. Either way, you are sure to have a good time.

Foot Tours

Walking around a city on foot is perhaps the best way to experience it. In West Palm Beach The Historical Society of Palm Beach County hosts a stroll through the Downtown area from January to April. The one-hour guided tour showcases the evolution of the area’s buildings and landmarks and includes an overview of the changes currently taking place in the city.

Worth Avenue Historical Tour

Worth Avenue Historical Tour of Palm Beach lasts about 1 hour 15 minutes, the tour covers much of the history of Worth Avenue. Worth Avenue is one of the most notable

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A delicious breakfast is one of life’s great pleasures. Thankfully, for those who live in South Florida, The Palm Beaches have a variety of great restaurants to satisfy your morning hunger. Here are three of our favorites.

Howley’s

Whether you’re a fan of big American breakfasts or eye-catching art, you won’t be disappointed at Howley’s. The walls at this eclectic West Palm Beach diner, which dates back to 1950, display a rotating selection of artwork from local talent. The kitchen features breakfast staples like corned beef hash and eggs, French toast, Belgian waffles, and much, much more, all of which is made with organic, locally sourced ingredients.

The Nook

The kitchen at The Nook in Jupiter churns out decadent breakfast specials like

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The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a park located in Delray Beach, Florida. The park was created on 50 acres of unused utility land and transformed into a recreation wetland open to the public with a three-quarter mile boardwalk that crosses between open water pond areas, emergent marsh areas, shallow shelves, and islands with shrubs and snags to foster nesting and roosting. The boardwalk has interpretive signage as well as gazebos with benches along the way.

The Wakodahatchee Wetlands is part of the South section of the Great Florida Birding Trail and offers many opportunities to observe birds in their natural habitats.

Wakodahatchee has a three-quarter-mile boardwalk, and along the way, you will see birds that are so used to the passing people and

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There's a lot to eat, drink, and do in downtown West Palm Beach. Here are a few of our favorite places that you're sure to enjoy.

Camelot

Camelot is a Kennedy beach house-inspired club that is a favorite among locals. It's semi-private with an upscale bar and lounge, keeping up with the classy Presidential feel of the club. Grab a drink and dance the night away in style.

The Blind Monk

The Blind Monk is a restaurant and bar that specializes in affordable fine wines, gourmet small plates, and artisanal cheeses. The two-story loft has a floor to ceiling wine cellar, soft elegant lighting, and wood accent walls and paneling. Guests feel as though they have stepped into a chic dinner party in Manhattan, all while being in the heart of West

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Here are a few of our favorite outdoor activities in the Palm Beaches

Paddle Boarding

The Palm Beaches has 125 miles of tropical waterways, so treating him to a paddle board or a kayak is a sure-fire hit. There are many places to go kayaking or paddling, including the Jupiter Inlet, Lake Worth and sections of the Intracoastal Waterway. You can rent the needed gear at places like Jupiter Outdoor Center, Kayak Lake Worth, and Blueline Surf and Paddle Co.

Explore Nature

There’s a huge selection of 85 parks in the Palm Beaches, all of which are just a drive away, including the popular Okeeheelee Park, Carlin Park and Riverbend Park to beautifully secluded gems of Ocean Ridge Hammock Park,  Oceanfront Beach Park and Lake Ida West Park.

Go

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There’s a vibrant art scene in the Palm Beaches and it’s anchored by a growing number of galleries and cultural museums. Here are a few that you might enjoy.

Arthouse 429

In the heart of West Palm Beach’s Art’s District in Northwood Village, Arthouse 429 is designed to house a wide variety of contemporary pieces, including painted works and freeform installations from artists such as Anon, Joel Cohen and Mary Coyle. Explore the outdoor sculpture garden, or enjoy the view from this gallery’s reception area on the second level outdoor terrace.

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, the former home to sculptor Ann Weaver Norton, displays more than 100 original works, including nine monumental sculptures. The Gardens

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Here are 3 great restaurants in Tequesta, FL. that you and your family are sure to enjoy.

Hog Snappers

Located in Tequesta, Hog Snappers is a popular restaurant option amongst locals. The restaurant itself is on the smaller end, which is why customers are encouraged to arrive for dinner early. The food has a reputation for being above stellar, with favorites such as Crab-Crusted Snapper, Steamed Seafood Fest, Tequesta Roll, and Lobster Roll. On some nights, there is even an acoustic guitarist playing old favorites. Because of its diverse menu, Hog Snappers is an ideal place to eat for the whole family, or even a date night.

The Gallery Grille

Located in Gallery Square North in Tequesta, the Gallery Grille is a local favorite featuring

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Okeeheelee Park is a natural preserve, just west of Palm Beach, which has miles of biking, running and hiking trails spanning across 90 acres of woods and wetlands.

Okeeheelee is the perfect park for getting active, for relaxing or for just hanging out and enjoying the wonderful South Florida weather. The quiet parklands are home to many species of indigenous wildlife, flora, birds and butterflies.  Furry friends on leases are permitted at Okeeheelee Park.  They have a dog park, as well as an equestrian center.  In addition to the paths at Okeeheelee Park, find boat ramps, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, a playground, a nature center and a golf course. The multifaceted park offers free parking, restrooms and picnic areas with grills

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Hosted by Hampton Forks, sommelier Brian Chamis is presenting a selection of Central Coast wines this Saturday at the Oceana Coffee Café. The wines will compliment a 4 course "Autumn" inspired menu.

This event makes a great date night and is it perfect for wine-lovers and food-coinsures. At Oceana Coffee Café you can relax in the cool atmosphere and enjoy your food and wine in comfort. The menu and wines will feature food from a number of local farms and growers.

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Price: $85

When: Sat, November 16, from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Oceana Coffee Café - 150 U.S. 1, #1 Tequesta, FL 33469

About Hampton Forks

Hampton Forks sets the standard for gourmet specialty food with exclusive concierge catering,

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It’s no secret that Waterfront Properties and Club Communities agents represent the most stunning listings in South Florida. If you’re searching for your dream home, we welcome you to attend any of our open houses this weekend!

500 Regents Park Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480

Sunday at 1 PM – 3 PM

$16,000,000

7 Beds, 8 Bath, 5,998 SqFt

This stately Clarence Mack Regency home is the centerpiece of the private enclave that is the Regents Park Historic District. Whether you are hosting a gala or an intimate dinner, the spacious loggia/living room area, formal dining room, butler’s pantry, and wine storage make this home perfect for entertaining. Don’t miss this prime opportunity to be conveniently located near all the best Palm Beach living has

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