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There are a number of luxury spas in the Palm Beaches that offer a fantastic form of "healthy" relaxation.

New York University Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Sadock, MD. stated that "Going to a spa is a way of getting taken care of that is psychologically and culturally acceptable and we can carry that feeling of being cared for with us for a period of time, and very often that can help us cope better with stress." A key element in helping one relax is being touched. Most spa treatments involve touch.  "Physical contact is necessary to our well-being, and even if the touching is from a stranger, if that stranger is a professional there to pamper you, that touch will have a beneficial effect," says Sadock.

Northern Palm Beach County offers

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The snook are on the move as the water temperatures are escalating.  Inshore anglers can find a lot of Snook activity around dock lights at night.  If you do not have a boat, no problem, check out the base of bridges at night with little jigs and live shrimp.  If you prefer daytime fishing look for snook to be laid up around seawalls, downed trees, mangrove roots and docks.

Snook feed primarily of tiny fish and shrimp.  When the Snook hit the bait, or a lure, they make a distinguishing “thump”.  Once the Snook is hooked, they put up quite the fight.

The cunning inshore gamefish do not have teeth but do have a sharp gill plate you should be careful when handling. The Snook is a “large, Pike-like fish with a protruding lower jaw and a prominent

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Palm Beach County is home to some of the best bike trails in South Florida. Here are a few that you and your family could enjoy riding together this summer.

Lake Trail

This Palm Beach Trail along the Intracoastal offers the perfect scenery of the historic Palm Beach homes and a glimpse of downtown West Palm Beach from across the water. The trail is easy to follow and traffic-free, though some areas of the trail intersect with intersections in residential areas with little traffic. Along the trail, you can stop at the historic section of Worth Avenue and Henry Flagler Museum. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many shops and restaurants are located nearby to stop for food and drinks. Access to the bike trail is located

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The iconic Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach was founded in 1896 by the industry tycoon Henry M. Flagler. Flagler, one of the great American industrialists started a trend on the island of Palm Beach of elegant properties. Soon after, other industry tycoons and socialites began flocking to the new destination.

Flagler first made his debut on the island with The Royal Poinciana, a six-story hotel on the Intracoastal side of the island. Just two years later, Flagler debuted the premier oceanfront hotel, The Breakers. 

Unfortunately, the hotel had two fires, in 1903 and then again in 1925 and the hotel had to undergo renovations. The second renovations were awarded to New York-based architects and designers, Shultze and Weaver, who would later go on to

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Fishing is a popular activity in South Florida. From fishing off the Juno Beach Pier to fishing along the shores of the Jupiter Inlet, inshore and offshore fishing is always a fun choice when living near the water and fun activity for the whole family. Fishing Charters are great service for those wanting to get out and enjoy the water and fish for some of the local fish swimming in the area. The charters can be rented for private use for you and your group to enjoy or the normal everyday use.

Charters are offered by local boat owners or charter companies that focus on providing you with some of the best fishing in the area. These services are very popular among avid fishing anglers and fisherman.

Charters boats go out several miles in the ocean

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The Nature Center is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to bring environmental education and awareness to the local community. The Center is located at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, in south Martin County.

The Nature Center was opened by a couple in 1973 to educate people of all ages about Florida's fragile ecosystems and environment. It has a 30+ year partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service which allows it to conduct educational programs on-site, while the service provides and maintains the facility.

In the 80s the Center created the "Friends of the Nature Center" to help gain support and encourage people to take an effort in helping with the mission. Members of the Friends would in return receive "The

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Palm Beach’s 7thAnnual Summer Beer Fest is coming up tomorrow, July 20. The event will include over 200 beer samples, live music, food trucks, a silent disco, a cigar lounge, bar games, a much more. If you love beer and are looking for something fun to do in South Florida this weekend, you are not going to want to miss out!

Click here for more information.

When: July 20, from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Where: South Florida Fairgrounds - 9067 Southern Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33411.

$10 Designated Driver: Anyone under 21 must purchase a DD ticket for admission. DD’s get free water and soda with admission.

$45 General Admission: Includes mini mug and unlimited sampling!

$75 VIP:  Includes an hour early entry into the show for private VIP

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Even though we are welcoming the Fall here in South Florida, it is still pretty warm most of the day! If you find yourself wondering what to do to entertain your kids, grandkids or nieces and nephews that will keep them having a blast without overheating, consider these 4 places that can keep you and the kids cool! 

Children’s Explorium

The Children’s Science Explorium is a part of Sugar Sands Park in Boca. It’s the ideal place for kids to come get a day jam-packed with science and learning. The Explorium offers its guests incredible exhibits ranging from “rockets to molecules.”

Visit www.scienceexplorium.org for more information on programs, events and exhibits at the Children’s Science Explorium. 

iPic Theaters

For a movie experience

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Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s Golf Capital and is known for some of the best golfing in the country. The area is boasting with some of the most acclaimed golf courses and resorts in the world. Palm Beach County is home to over 160 golf courses, both private and public, and in fact some of the “Top 100 Golf Courses in America” and “Top Golf Courses in Florida” are located in Palm Beach County.

Golfers are drawn to the area to play because of some of the PGA National Tournaments such as The Honda Classic that has been played at PGA National Resort and Spa for several years. In May of 2121, The 48th Walker Cup will be held at one of the most exclusive clubs in the area, The Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach. 

Palm Beach County is also home

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Come and experience the spirit of Japan in South Florida. The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is a renowned, world-class park featuring gardens, bonsai displays, galleries of contemporary and historical art, signature Japanese festivals, family activities and much more. 

The Museum and Gardens is considered one of Palm Beach County’s most treasured cultural attractions. The 16 acres that surround the two-museum building located on the property include the expansive Japanese Gardens. The grounds feature resting and sitting areas, walking paths, collections, lakes and even wildlife. 

The larger, 200- acre park features a pine forest, nature trails, and picnic areas. The Gardens went under a major renovation and expansion in 2001 to what it is

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