Explore The Palm Beaches' Great Indoors

09/02/2015

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Explore The Palm Beaches' Great Indoors

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2015) - Discover The Palm Beaches invites travelers to diversify their end-of-summer visit to The Palm Beaches by heading inside to explore a diverse mix of available indoor adventures. Discover treasured history on display in local museums, rejuvenate the mind, body and soul at award-winning spas, eat like royalty at restaurants serving the best in fresh South Florida produce or partake in retail therapy.

Here is a sampling of indoor adventures available in The Palm Beaches:

ON ARRIVAL

Palm Beach International Airport - Upon arriving at The Palm Beaches' gateway airport (PBI) or before concluding a stay, unwind with a round of golf at the airport's 8-hole putting green, or relax at Comfort Zone Spa, a full-service day spa and salon.

ARTS & CULTURE

Art After Dark - The Norton Museum of Art invites visitors to this weekly offering every Thursday evening. Culture and entertainment combine with varied programming that includes music of all genres, conversations with curators, docent-led tours, art activities, film, dance, wine tastings and
chef demonstrations.

Flagler Museum - Travel back in time on a visit to Henry Flagler's Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach. View exhibits on this Florida pioneer's life, and explore the Flagler Kenan Pavilion, designed in the style of a 19th century Beaux Arts railway palace.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum - Climb to the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse for a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Since 1860, its light has guided countless travelers, making it one of The Palm Beaches' most historic buildings. Discover the lighthouse's important past in the waterfront History Museum and the restored WWII Naval quarters building.

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts - This West Palm Beach cultural campus is home to some of South Florida's best cultural performances, from ballet to Broadway musicals, opera to jazz. This September 18, watch the comedic stylings of Rodney Carrington, a comedian and actor who brings country flare to his regularly sold-out comedy performances. Watch John Cheese and Eric Idle as they perform together on October 7, or enjoy laughs from Jerry Seinfeld on October 16-17.

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium - Parents can educate and engage their children in the joys of science through the Center's 50+ hands-on exhibits, its 8,000-gallon fresh and salt water aquarium, a digital planetarium and an interactive Everglades display. Star gaze or come face-to-face with a menagerie of sea creatures.

UNIQUE DINING EXPERIENCES

3800 Ocean - Savor a one-of-a-kind five-course menu created by Executive Chef Larry LaValley. Recommended for groups of five or fewer, this culinary experience welcomes all foodies to the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa to put their adventurous palates to the test. Prices begin from $69 per person.

The Cooper - This farm-to-table restaurant specializes in the finest produce and beverages sourced from local farms, food artisans, small-batch distillers and craft brewers. Founded by restaurateur Richard Rosenthal, The Cooper provides a warm, upscale dining experience, mixing sustainable seasonal dishes with an innovative take on classic American cuisine.

Hoffman's Chocolate Factory - Located in the heart of Greenacres, Hoffman's is a nationally-recognized chocolate factory with more than 90 varieties of chocolate and confections, paired with a gourmet ice cream and coffee bar. Witness how the magic is made with a candy production tour, or enjoy the family fun of a Hoffman's Children's Chocolatier Class.

Kitchen - Chef Matthew Byrne, Tiger Woods' former personal chef, treats this restaurant's kitchen as an extension of his home cooking space, serving comfort fare in an intimate environment. Try his favorite dish: chicken schnitzel with radish, sweet onion, mushrooms and arugula topped with a fried egg.

Max's Harvest - Celebrating more than 20 years in The Palm Beaches, Max's Grille puts a new spin on traditional American cuisine with an innovated bistro-style menu that pairs simple, sophisticated flavors with locally grown produce, meat and seafood. Enjoy Max's Unlimited Interactive Bloody Mary Bar& Champagne Cocktail Brunch, available every weekend from $15 per person with the purchase of an entrée.


SHOPPING

The Gardens Mall - This luxurious 1.4 million square foot shopping hub is home to 160+ fine specialty stores. Located one mile east of I-95 on PGA Blvd., The Gardens Mall blends award-winning architecture, fine art and natural landscaping with popular amenities, signature events and an innovative retail mix.

Town Center at Boca Raton - Find a mix of upscale specialty boutiques paired with traditional favorites, including major department stores, at one of South Florida's top luxury shopping destinations.

The Mall at Wellington Green - This two-level enclosed shopping center features favorite retailers along with 160 specialty shops. The Children's Play Area has become an attraction in itself, providing a respite for kids on a shopping expedition led by their parents.

SPA & WELLNESS

Eau Spa at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa - This 42,000 square foot, luxury spa-garden-salon and fitness center is one of only 49 spas worldwide to receive the Forbes Five-Star Award. Find 19 treatment villas, a wishing well, self-centered garden, private garden villas, scrub & polish bar, bath lounge saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzis, fitness center, boutique, hair and nail salon and make-up artists.

The Seagate Hotel & Spa - Located inside Delray Beach's The Seagate Hotel & Spa, this center for luxurious wellness offers a variety of signature therapies, such as a soothing Aromatherapy Body Cocoon, Atlantic Glow Body Experience, Seagate Ocean Wrap, Aromatherapy Massage and Restorative Ritual. The spa also recently added ESPA to its therapeutic product collection, joining exclusive Elemis luxury spa and skincare products.

Kimpton's Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa - The Tideline Spa features a 5,900-square-foot facility, which offers seven healing rooms and a menu of soothing treatments, body scrubs, facials, massages, salon and nail services as well as other wellness-driven offerings designed for men, women and couples. Discover an enlightening retreat with the Weekend Yoga package, or relieve muscle tension with a signature Tideline Oasis Massage.

Yoga Journey - The Boca Raton's Wyndham Hotel in-house yoga studio, Yoga Journey, was founded by Leslie Glickman, one of South Florida's most popular yogis. Her studio pairs indoor action and healthy exercise, offering 30+ classes each week to both the public and hotel guests. Anusara, Iyengar, Vinyasa, Yin and as well as meditation classes are available for all levels of expertise.

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About Discover The Palm Beaches
Discover The Palm Beaches, formerly the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the official tourism marketing corporation that promotes the collection of 38 cities and towns and 15 tourism districts, commonly referred to as The Palm Beaches, Florida. Tourism is among Palm Beach County's major industries. It generates an annual economic impact of nearly $7 billion in the local economy, produces $42 million in bed-tax revenue and lodging sales of approximately $623 million and supports more than 60,000 jobs.

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