Make the Best of a Tropical Vacation with Affordable Fun in The Palm Beaches

08/10/2015

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Make the Best of a Tropical Vacation with Affordable Fun in The Palm Beaches
Enhance Summer Travel Experience Using Exclusive Travel Deals on PalmBeachSummer.com

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (August 10, 2015) - Incorporate more into your South Florida summer itinerary with a visit to The Palm Beaches. Pair exclusive travel package deals on PalmBeachSummer.com with the destination's eclectic calendar of free events, exhibits and concerts to make the best of a personalized tropical vacation.

Stay and play for less by purchasing hotel and attraction deals on PalmBeachSummer.com; Discover The Palm Beaches' seasonal deal hub. Find tailored accommodation packages that include free night stays and pick up a Discover Pass to receive up to 38 percent off admission to four popular attractions - Lion Country Safari, Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, and South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Visit Palm Beach Sunset Sailing Cruise.

Also, enter to win a getaway to The Palm Beaches through the Sun & Fun Giveaway. The prize package features a three-night stay at Delray Sands Resort, rental car provided by Sixt, a $100 restaurant gift certificate, a $100 Macy's gift card, $500 AMEX gift card and a catamaran cruise with Palm Breeze Charters.

A sampling of things to do in The Palm Beaches this summer with little or no admission cost include:

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary - Take a trip on a nature adventure with free admission into the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary at Loxahatchee River District. Engage in the 3:00 p.m. daily wildlife encounter show to learn more about the creatures at the sanctuary and take advantage of the opportunities to touch and feed these exotic animals.

The City of Boca Raton's Summer Series 2015 - The City of Boca Raton's Summer Series offers a line-up of concerts at Downtown Boca Raton's Mizner Park Amphitheater through Friday, August 21. Music from tribute bands and classical performances fill summer nights with entertainment for all generations. Acts include The Longest Run (Eagles tribute) on August 14 and The SYMPHONIA Boca Raton on August 21.

Clematis by Night - Centennial Square in Downtown West Palm Beach hosts an evening filled with live music, food and drink specials every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Find your summer groove while listening to top local bands playing country, rock, R&B, reggae, blues, soul, swing and Latin music.

Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Events - The Cultural Council is showcasing professional artists from throughout The Palm Beaches in its summer Cultural Council Biennial 2015. This exhibition is open to the public every Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until August 29, 2015. From September 11 through October 31, experience the Made in Delray Beach semi-annual exhibition featuring artists who have captured the beauty of their hometown and are sharing for all to see.

Downtown Live Presents - As a premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination of Palm Beach Gardens, Downtown at the Gardens offers visitors more than just the accommodations of a retail mall. ‘Downtown Live Presents' are free events held with musical guests on select Fridays and Saturdays of the month of August from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with rock, pop, blues and more.

Live Music at Harbourside Place - Weekends just got better with Harbourside Place's free live music celebrations at the Waterfront Amphitheater. Savor the flavors in one of Harbourside Place's mouthwatering restaurants and shop in a few of its 15 national and specialty stores all while enjoying the live music and view along Jupiter's Intracoastal Waterway.
John D. MacArthur State Park Beach Cleanup - Help save the lives of ocean wildlife and endangered sea turtles during your visit to John D. MacArthur State Park. The MacArthur Beach Cleanups are held the second Saturday of each month. Free admission and community service hours will be provided for school-aged participants. After the cleanup, stick around to meet Stella, resident sea turtle, in the Nature Center. Then, resume your regularly scheduled relaxing day on the beach.

John D. MacArthur State Park Beach Cleanup - Help save the lives of ocean wildlife and endangered sea turtles during your visit to John D. MacArthur State Park. The MacArthur Beach Cleanups are held the second Saturday of each month. Free admission and community service hours will be provided for school-aged participants. After the cleanup, stick around to meet Stella, resident sea turtle, in the Nature Center. Then, resume your regularly scheduled relaxing day on the beach.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center - This donation-based conservation center is located in Juno Beach, and is one of the most densely nested loggerhead turtle nesting beaches in the world. It features up-close interactions with threatened and endangered sea turtles, as well as unique aquariums, exhibits and learning programs. Trained staff lead paddleboard, snorkel and dive excursions into the sea turtle's natural habitat, as well as specialty tours to see these gentle giants coming to nest between April and October each year.

The Norton's Free Thursdays & Saturdays - Found in 1941, this major cultural institution is known for its permanent collections of American, Chinese, Contemporary and European Art as well as Photography. The Norton Museum of Art invites all Florida residents to explore these artistic treasures on Thursdays for free through September 3, 2015. Similarly, Palm Beach County residents are welcome to free admission on Saturdays throughout the year.

Palm Beach Lake Trail - Bring a bike from home or put on some comfortable walking shoes and take on the Palm Beach Lake Trail for up close views of local historic buildings, residential mansions and oceanic views all in one trip. Situated between two picturesque settings - Lake Worth lagoon to the west and a plethora of luxury real estate to the east - this path is a popular outing for joggers, bikers and rollerbladers, as well as those looking to take a leisurely stroll.

Palm Beach Photographic Centre Museum - This summer at the Palm Beach Photographic Museum, set your sights on the dual exhibits "Visions of Excellence," a Picture of the Year International photojournalism exhibit and "Picture My World," the culmination of a community outreach program for at-risk children. The museum is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Plaza at CityPlace Live Entertainment - Every Friday and Saturday night for the month of August, get ready to rock, roll and salsa with live music from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The Plaza at CityPlace hosts a diverse lineup of entertainment with ‘80s favorites by ‘On The Roxx', Latin flavor from ‘El Side Project' and a splash of country with ‘Samantha Russell Band.'

REIMAGINED at Delray Beach Center for the Arts - Take a yellow highlighter, cell phone case, staple remover and tennis ball, and what do you get? A portrait of actress Tori Spelling. Expand your imagination at the REIMAGINED exhibit every Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning July 14 through October 18, inside the Cornell Museum of Art. See how 16 internationally recognized artists use unconventional materials to create avant-garde artwork that will surprise, inspire and amaze.

Society of The Four Arts Botanical Garden - Lush in foliage to represent the diversity and tropics of The Palm Beaches, The Four Arts Botanical Gardens invites visitors to discover the multi-garden facility at its lakeside campus. The garden paths lead the way through the Moonlight Garden, Ariod Garden, Spanish Façade Garden and many more.

Sunday on the Waterfront - Head down to the Downtown West Palm Beach Waterfront on the third Sunday of every month from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and enjoy a family-friendly concert series. A variety of national and regional recording artists will take the stage, including a performance by The Dee Gees on September 20 and Markey Blue on October 18.

Twilight Yoga at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Channel the yogi within and find tranquility with Twilight Yoga. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse hosts yoga classes of all levels, so learn the art from its beginning or come to perfect it. Gather on the Lighthouse deck at sunset with a yoga mat and flashlight to get the most out of this nightfall experience.

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 generating an annual economic impact of nearly $7 billion in the local economy, producing $42 million in bed-tax revenue, lodging sales of approximately $623 million and supporting more than 60,000 jobs.

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