Palm Beach Relocation Guide Spring 2024

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RELOCATION GUIDE PALM BEACH

GREATER PALM BEACH COUNTY | TREASURE COAST

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2024-2025 2 PALM BEACH RELOCATION GUIDE – 2024-2025 CONTENTS 6 WELCOME TO PALM BEACH COUNTY 8 11 FUN FACTS ABOUT PALM BEACH COUNTY 10 BUSINESS AND ECONOMY Economic overview, major industries, networking resources, top 25 employers 23 EDUCATION Public and private schools, homeschooling, higher education 40 HEALTH CARE Major medical facilities, children’s hospitals, freestanding ERs, urgent care, V.A. clinics 48 REAL ESTATE Market overview, home sales statistics, and lifestyle communities 56 CITY SPOTLIGHTS
of the unique cities and towns in Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast 74 GETTING AROUND: A GUIDE TO TRANSPORTATION Major arteries, railways and buses, water taxis, aviation 78 LEISURE AND RECREATION
and culture, family attractions, sporting life, and golf scene 95 SENIOR LIVING Independent living communities, skilled nursing and memory care facilities 100 SHOPPING AND DINING
malls, open-air shopping, street shopping, dining guide 109 NEWCOMER RESOURCES Getting settled: utilities, licenses, voter registration, recycling, and more 112 ADVERTISING INDEX JUPITER INLET
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SALES DIRECTOR Dee Wade

ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Dina Turner

EDITOR Cathy Chestnut

ART DIRECTOR Laurie Spector

CONTRIBUTING WRITER Phil Borchmann

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

B.A. Bowen Photography, Discover the Palm Beaches, Alex Dolce, Greater Lantana Chamber of Commerce, Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Visit Florida, Visit St. Lucie

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Publisher, Naples Meegan Wyatt

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West Palm Beach is now referred to in financial circles as “Wall Street South.”

High-speed Brightline rail connects through Palm Beach County from Miami to Orlando. Soon the service will add a stop in Stuart. Palm Beach County is the epicenter of a building and business boom sweeping the East Coast of the Sunshine State. Corporate headquarters have been relocated to our warmer climate and manufacturing has been on an upswing. But, people come here for more than just a solid employment environment. Great schools, from public to private and pre-K to post-graduate, as well as continuing education provide residents plenty of learning options at every age. Housing options that include starter homes, spacious family homes, condos, and beachfront properties present all manner of choices for various needs and desires. And employment opportunities in areas such as manufacturing, research and development, health care, and hospitality offer residents an abundance of potential for career advancement and mobility.

New residential and office towers are going up in West Palm Beach and the skyline in Boca Raton is getting a lift with new condominium towers there as well. Office and commercial space continues to expand north toward the Treasure Coast. And, new planned housing developments in St. Lucie and Martin Counties promise affordable options for growing families on the move.

Need to get outdoors? Palm Beach County absolutely has you covered. Golf, tennis, sportfishing, pickleball, polo, boating, watersports…all are available just minutes away, no matter where you live in the area. When you reside in Palm Beach County, you can never say there is “nothing to do.”

On the following pages, you’ll find information about where to live, shop, and dine as well as gain insight into local health care, education, transportation, and more. “City Spotlights” gives a detailed overview of many of the county’s cities and towns (as well as a few on the Treasure Coast).

After consulting this guide, it will become clear why so many people are choosing to make Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast their destination of choice.

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The Society of the Four Arts offers a dynamic lineup of cultural programming from November through April, including art exhibitions, live performances, notable speakers, films, cultural partner screenings, educational programs, and book discussions. The Four Arts sculpture and demonstration gardens and children’s and adult libraries are open year-round. Located along the Intracoastal Waterway just north of Royal Palm Way, The Four Arts is one of Palm Beach’s oldest and most respected cultural destinations. Visit fourarts.org for programs and tickets 100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, FL | (561) 655-7226 | customerservice@fourarts.org Art Exhibitions ■ Concerts ■ Films ■ Lectures ■ Classes ■ Libraries ■ Gardens THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS FOUR ARTS FOR EVERYONE

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11 Fun Facts About Palm Beach County

Whether it’s the beaches or the zero state income tax, the uber wealthy love Palm Beach County: It lays claim to 57 billionaires, according to Forbes

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West Palm Beach incorporated in 1894, making it the oldest municipality in the county.

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Tourism is one of the largest job sectors in the county, accounting for more than 70,000 jobs. Tourism has an economic impact of more than $7 billion in the local economy and generates more than $80 million in bed tax revenue.

Palm Beach County leads the nation in the production of sugarcane and sweet corn. Approximately 50 percent of the sugarcane produced in the United States is grown in Florida, with most of that production occurring in Palm Beach County.

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The School Distric of Palm Beach County is the largest employer in Palm Beach County with more than 22,850 employees, including 12,780 teachers, serving 167,560 students. The district is the fifth largest in Florida and the tenth largest in the country, with a 92.8 percent graduation rate and a $5.2 billion budget.

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Palm Beach County’s 47 miles of beaches give access to coastal waters scattered with natural coral formations that are part of the Florida Reef Tract, the only living barrier coral reef in the continental United States and the third largest in the world. The creation of 160 “artificial reefs”—made of limestone, concrete, and sunken ships that become habitats for algae, corals, and other marine life—provides additional areas for fishing, diving, and snorkeling, ensuring the natural reefs are protected from overuse.

The first—and last— recorded snowfall in Palm Beach County was in 1977

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Palm Beach County’s Parks and Recreation Department manages 107 parks with more than 8,500 acres of land to explore. Many county parks feature athletic facilities, camp sites, trails, and beaches.

The South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach, which opened in 1912, is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest annual event.

The first modern-day IBM PC was secretly worked on in Boca Raton under the name “Project Acorn.” The computer was crowned “Machine of the Year” by Time magazine in 1983, overtaking the original cover that was planned to be Apple’s Steve Jobs as “Man of the Year.”

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A U.S. Army fort built in Jupiter in 1838 is believed to be the first permanent non-Indian settlement in the area. The fort was followed by the first civilian residents, who started maintaining the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse in 1860.

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THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

PROJECTS ROBUST JOB GROWTH FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY— AN INCREASE OF NEARLY 14 PERCENT BY 2029

IN THIS SECTION Economic Overview Major Industries Networking Resources Top 25 Employers

Palm Beach County has been a national leader in economic growth in a postpandemic world and is projected to remain that way well into the future. Palm Beach County saw private-sector employment increase by nearly 30,000 jobs over a 12-month period ending in July 2022. By 2029, it is expected to add more than 92,000 jobs, a growth rate of 13.9 percent, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. With industries ranging from tech innovation to agriculture, a diverse workforce, an international port and airport, business and tax incentives, and a trusted public transit system, Palm Beach County sets the

standard for business development. In fact, Chief Executive magazine rated Florida as the No. 2 best state for business for the eleventh consecutive year in 2022, due to the diversity of major industries and a dozen attractive business and tax incentives offered by the state, plus many others offered through counties.

Palm Beach County’s major industries include the traditional agribusiness and leisure industries that originally built the Palm Beaches, a dynamic clean tech and high-tech sector, rapidly growing medical and life sciences components, plus aviation and aerospace technologies. The county is an

PALM BEACH BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS & NETWORKING GROUPS

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Junior League of the Palm Beaches jlpb.org

Palm Beach Civic Association palmbeachcivic.org

West Palm Beach Rotary Club wpbrotary.com

ENTREPRENEUR GROUPS

Tech Hub South Florida techhubsouthflorida.org

SCORE Palm Beach County palmbeachcounty.score.org

Florida Small Business Center at FAU fau.edu/sbdc

NETWORKING/BUSINESS REFERRAL GROUPS

Best of the Best Network bestofthebestnetwork.com

Business Executives Inc. beipb.com

Executives’ Association of the Palm Beaches palmbeachexecs.com

Networking Professionals International

Palm Bech County npiflorida.com

Palm Beach Business Associates pbbainc.com

The Palm Beach Toastmasters Club thepalmbeachtoastmastersclub.com

West Palm Beach Business Referral Group wpbbrc.com

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONSULTING

Business Network International - Palm Beach Elite bniamerica.com

Gold Coast PR Council goldcoastprcouncil.com

Senior Executive Network seniorexecutivenetwork.com

WOMEN’S GROUPS

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation ewpb.org

Women’s Executive Club of South Palm Beach County womensexecutiveclub.com

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS GROUPS

Palm Beach Young Professionals palmbeachchamber.com/pbyp

Young Professionals of the Palm Beaches palmbeaches.org/pages/ypop

increasingly popular location for corporate headquarters relocations.

During a 12-month period in 2020 and 2021, 31 companies relocated or expanded operations in Palm Beach County, resulting in a capital investment of $152.3 million, according to the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County. During a five-year period through 2022, capital investment was $777 million, and economic impact exceeded $6.87 billion. Nearly 13,000 jobs were created during this period with average salaries of nearly $70,000.

Tech-sector growth in Palm Beach County supports a high-tech/green energy/biosciences startup corridor between West Palm Beach and Deerfield Beach. As a result of the activity in this sector, salaries are on the rise in a region where the IBM personal computer was created. More than 1,700 information technology (IT), telecommunications, and support companies employ more than 20,000 professionals with an average wage of $78,928 to bolster a state ranked in the top five nationally in high-tech establishments, export of high-tech products, and high-tech employment. While Silicon Valley is still bestknown as a tech sector, the extravagant cost of living, crowded urban centers, high state sales taxes, and a personal income tax in California are driving software engineers and developers to other states.

Palm Beach County’s agribusiness has gone high-tech in this era. The county is a highly desirable location for businesses and job seekers because of its industry diversity: aviation/aerospace engineering and manufacturing; business and financial services; clean technology and energy; distribution and logistics; health care; private equity and hedge funds; information technology/telecom; life sciences; manufacturing; and equestrian and marine industries.

A DIVERSE WORKFORCE

Palm Beach County provides businesses with a highly diverse and skilled talent pool. Many workers are drawn to the county by the exceptional job and business prospects. With no state income tax and a low sales tax, Floridians have among the highest retained

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incomes in the United States.

Palm Beach County is Florida’s third most populous, with about 1.5 million people and a projected population growth of 4 percent by 2026. Although the perception outside the state is that Florida’s residents are primarily retired and elderly, the median age in the Palm Beaches is 44. Workers in Palm Beach County have an above-average high school graduation rate of 88.8 percent, and 37.1 percent have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Those holding college degrees remain in high demand across the county, especially for those in STEM fields, making it an attractive option for both young graduates and more experienced mid-career and executive personnel.

Palm Beach County has a significant Hispanic population of 23.9 percent, presenting a tremendous advantage for businesses in international trade with Latin and Central America. Many firms in the region are planning to enter the highly anticipated Cuba marketplace when, and if, it re-opens.

MAJOR INDUSTRIES

Agribusiness: The historical core of Palm Beach County’s economy is agribusiness, which extends from just outside the

coastal cities west to Lake Okeechobee. Approximately 36 percent of the county’s acres are devoted to agriculture and ranching, comprising more than a third of the county.

Aviation | Aerospace | Engineering: The few small airstrips that became Florida’s World War II military installations have grown into a major industry, including commercial aviation, air cargo, air defense projects, and rocket engines. Some of the major firms located in the county include: Lockheed Martin Corporation; Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company; Aerojet Rocketdyne; Pratt & Whitney; Collins Aerospace; and Northrop Grumman.

Financial Services: The presence of 2,895 hedge funds and private equity firms that employ more than 35,000 people and help serve 71,000 millionaire households in Palm Beach County help earn it the moniker of “Wall Street South.” With no individual state income tax, corporate gains tax, and top marginal taxes for individuals and estates, Florida is a highly attractive location for the affluent and the financial companies that serve them.

Clean Tech: Florida is No. 1 nationally in annual biomass production, No. 1 in net energy generation from biomass, and seventh in energy generation from renewable sources, including hydroelectric and solar. The state supports research and development in the industry through renewable tax incentives and support of research centers. Palm Beach County hosts more than 715 cleantech businesses such as Blue Biofuels, Inc., SolarTech Universal, 4Ocean, and Enerfuel.

Distribution and Logistics: Palm Beach County is centrally located near Florida’s largest population centers and has convenient access to world markets via the port. The county is home to more than 15 distribution centers totaling more than five million square feet. These distribution centers take advantage of Intermodal Systems Highways, railroads, airports, and the Port of Palm Beach. Among the firms operating distribution centers here are Aldi, Amazon, American Tire, Cheney Bros., FedEx Corporation, Nestlé, Publix, Sysco, U.S. Food Service, and Walgreens.

Equestrian: With an estimated $600 million impact on the county, equestrian sports is a

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signature economic sector for the county. The National Polo Center –Wellington, owned and managed by the U.S. Polo Association (USPA), is one of the largest polo facilities in the United States. It is the site of the annual Winter Equestrian Festival, which runs from January to April, hosting competitions for hunters, jumpers, and equitation, and attracting more than 250,000 people and 6,500 horses to the event. With National Polo Center–Wellington, more than 10 USPA member clubs, and many private stables and horse farm communities, Wellington is considered the epicenter of polo in the U.S.

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Palm Beach County’s health care industry is vital to the economy, providing more than 79,000 jobs at nearly 5,500 health care-related businesses.

There are more than 700 life sciences companies in Palm Beach County primarily engaged in research and development or the manufacture of biotechnologies, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and environmental and biological sciences. In the past five years, 50 life sciences companies have relocated to the county or expanded. Two renowned research institutes— the Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience—anchor what is dubbed the Palm Beach Life Sciences Cluster.

IT and Telecommunications: Palm Beach County is a national leader for IT and telecommunications. With more than $8 billion annually in IT research and development activities, Florida ranks fourth nationally

PALM BEACH COUNTY AREA CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce

Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County

Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce

Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce

Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches

Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce

Belle Glade

West Palm Beach

Boca Raton

in high-tech establishments, third in hightech product exports, and fifth in high-tech employment. Palm Beach County is home to nearly 2,200 IT, telecommunications, and support companies employing nearly 20,000 professionals with an average wage of $94,354, according to the Business Development Board. The area is recognized as a prime place to locate technology firms and startups, a reputation that encompasses Deerfield Beach, just across the Hillsboro River from Boca Raton.

Manufacturing: Florida offers a sales tax exemption to manufacturers that purchase new equipment and machinery. Palm Beach County offers targeted industry incentives including sales and use tax exemptions, and tax credits and refunds for capital investment, R&D, and job creation. Currently, there are

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561-282-9657 blackchamberpbc.com

561-395-4433 bocaratonchamber.com

Boynton Beach 561-395-4433 bocaratonchamber.com

Wellington

West Palm Beach

Delray Beach

Finnish American Chamber of Commerce Florida Lake Worth

Florida Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce for Palm Beach County

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County

Lantana Chamber of Commerce

Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce

Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce

Riviera Beach Chamber of Commerce

West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach

Lantana

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Palm Beach Gardens

Riviera Beach

561-790-6200 cpbchamber.com

561-833-3711 palmbeaches.org

561-278-0424 delraybeach.com

561-582-2335 facc-fl.com

561-889-6527 fhachamber.com

561-832-1986 hispanicchamberpbc.com

561-585-8664 lantanachamber.com

561-655-3282 palmbeachchamber.com

561-655-7111 pbnchamber.com

561-746-7111 pbnchamber.com

Wellington Chamber of Commerce Wellington 561-792-6525 wellingtonchamber.com

Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County West Palm Beach

561-659-0285 womenschamber.biz

MARTIN & ST. LUCIE COUNTIES AREA CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce

Indiantown/Western Martin County Chamber of Commerce

Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce

Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce

Palm City Chamber of Commerce

Hobe Sound

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Jensen Beach

Stuart

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772-546-4724 hobesound.org

772-597-2184 indiantownchamber.com

772-334-3444 jensenbeachflorida.info

772-287-1088 stuartmartinchamber.org

772-286-8121 palmcitychamber.com

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more than 23,670 manufacturing jobs in the county boasting an average salary of $88,101. The local workforce offers particular expertise in advanced materials, aerospace, biomedical, IT, defense, marine, and green technologies.

Marine Industry: With 37,000 registered boaters in the county, the marine industry has an economic impact of $4.7 billion, ranging from boat and equipment sales to the 22,000 jobs provided by the sector to the revenue generated by marinas, boatyards, and more. The annual, four-day Palm Beach International Boat Show, which attracts hundreds of exhibitors and more than 55,000 attendees from around the world.

MARKET ACCESS TO THE CARIBBEAN

More than $7 billion worth of commodities move through the Port of Palm Beach each year. Unlike many U.S. ports, the Port of Palm Beach handles exports, with approximately 80 percent of its cargo exported, contributing to a positive trade balance. The majority of the exported cargo supports Caribbean island nations. All of the

nearly 900,000 tons of raw sugar produced in the Glades area of the county ship through the port.

BUSINESS TAXES, SALES TAX, AND LICENSING

Florida requires certain businesses to obtain professional licenses through state examination boards located in various departments; for example, health care workers are licensed through the Florida Department of Health. A list of all businesses and professionals requiring a state license is available at myfloridalicense.com/dbpr.

An overview of the corporate business tax system is available at the Florida Department of Revenue, which also covers unemployment tax and taxes collected by the Department of Revenue. The department offers a startup kit for business owners at floridarevenue.com.

Florida charges a 7 percent sales tax on retail purchases and a use tax on certain leased/rented goods and services. Registration with the state is required, and taxes can be filed and paid online.

COUNTY BUSINESS INCENTIVES

A wide array of state and local incentives are available to relocating and expanding enterprises. The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County provides support as experts in the tax abatement and grants processes. Every city in the county offers some incentives as well, including expedited permitting and/or cash incentives, as well as possible tax incentives. Learn more: bdb.org/ relocation/incentives-by-city

JOB GROWTH

The Palm Beaches are adding more professional, business, and STEM sector–related jobs than other counties. With the construction of new homes and apartments, retailers and services are expected to follow the growing population, bringing new jobs. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity projects that Palm Beach County will experience a 13.9 percent increase in job growth by 2029.

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SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

3300 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, 33406 • 561-434-8000 palmbeachschools.org

The School District of Palm Beach County is the tenth largest school district in the nation, with 22,891 employees, 12,786 teachers, and 189,805 students, which includes charter schools, and a 95.9 percent graduation rate. The district offers both International Baccalaureate programs and specialized career academies where students can explore interests as diverse as veterinary sciences and digital design. The Palm Beach County STEM Education Council collaborates with local industries to give students a strong foundation in the twenty-first-century skills needed for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

301 N. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach, 33401 • 561-355-2001

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Employing 5,753 people (outside of the school district) and with a budget of more than $5 billion, the county is one of its own largest employers. The list of services provided and departments managed by the county would fill several pages. In such a rapidly growing county, opportunities abound for workers with every level of education and in an incredible range of specialties from urban planning to landscape maintenance, and everything in between. The county actively seeks to attract new business and support the relocation and establishment of businesses moving to the Palm Beaches, offering tax incentives, grants, and other incentives.

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TENET COASTAL DIVISION

PALM BEACH COUNTY

9960 Central Park Blvd. N., Ste. 400, Boca Raton, 33428 • 888-498-1883 tenetfloridaphysicianservices.com

A division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, the Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups employs 5,734 people at six facilities

in Palm Beach County: Delray Medical Center, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, and West Boca Medical Center. The system also offers a network of walk-in clinics, imaging facilities, and outpatient surgery centers.

Tenet’s Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations, and health plans.

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(Parent company of Florida Power & Light) 700 Universe Blvd., Juno Beach, 33408 • 561-691-7171 • nexteraenergy.com

NextEra Energy, parent company of Florida Power & Light, is the largest utility holding company in the world and employs 5,330 people in Palm Beach County. This leading clean energy company has a market capitalization of about $169 billion. NextEra Energy subsidiaries generate clean, emissionsfree electricity from seven commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, and Wisconsin. NextEra Energy is a Fortune 200 company and is part of the S&P 100 index. It is often recognized by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity, and ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune’s 2022 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies.”

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777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, 33431 561-297-3000 • fau.edu

FAU is part of Florida’s state university system, with 5,059 employees. With its main campus in Boca Raton, FAU also operates five satellite campuses in Jupiter, Davie, Fort Pierce, Fort Lauderdale, and Dania Beach. FAU has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a “High Research Activity” university. Established in 1961 as the state’s fifth public university, FAU serves more

than 30,000 students, includes a K-to-12 school district, and has an annual economic impact in its six-county service region of more than $6.3 billion. A fast-growing college, FAU is closely tied to the business community throughout Palm Beach County. During the past several years, it has raised academic standards, received recognition for its research, increased funding, built new facilities, and established partnerships with notable research institutions.

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800 Meadows Road, Boca Raton, 33486 561-955-7100 • brrh.com

Boca Raton Regional Hospital employs 3,135 people. Born out of compelling community need in 1967, BRRH is a not-for-profit, advanced tertiary medical center with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The hospital is a recognized leader in cardiovascular care, oncology, women’s health, orthopedics, emergency medicine, and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. Boca Raton Regional Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and is one of only four hospitals in Palm Beach County to be designated by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

7 WEST PALM BEACH VA H EALTHCARE SYSTEM

7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, 33410 • 561-422-8262 va.gov/west-palm-beach-health-care

The West Palm Beach VA Healthcare System employs 2,600 people and has eight locations in South Florida, which include the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and communitybased outpatient clinics in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Fort Pierce, Okeechobee, Port St. Lucie, Stuart, and Vero Beach. These include a 108-bed senior living center and 13-bed blind rehabilitation service—the referral center for blind and visually impaired veterans throughout Florida. Its post-combat trauma clinic is in Port St. Lucie.

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H CA FLORIDA HEALTHCARE

450 E. Las Olas Blvd., #1100, Fort Lauderdale, 33301 • 615-344-9551 • hcafloridahealthcare.com

HCA Hospitals employs 2,419 people in Palm Beach County and operates multiple hospitals and surgery centers in the region, including JFK Medical Center, Palms West Hospital, and St. Lucie Medical Center. Based in Nashville, HCA was one of the nation’s first hospital companies. There are 49 hospitals, 30 surgery centers, and 85 urgent care centers across the state.

9 THE BREAKERS

1 S. County Road, Palm Beach, 33480 561-655-6611 • thebreakers.com

This historic resort in Palm Beach is one of the iconic landmarks of Florida. Employing 2,300 people, this spectacular destination has enticed travelers for generations to enjoy its Italian Renaissance setting. Opened in 1896 by railroad tycoon Henry Flagler, today’s hotel and grounds occupy 140 acres of land of the Palm Beach barrier island on the Atlantic Ocean. Amenities include two championship golf courses, 10 tennis courts, four oceanfront pools, on-site shopping, more than a dozen restaurants and bars, a 6,000-square-foot fitness center, and a 20,000-square-foot spa.

10 BAPTIST HEALTH SOUTH F F LORIDA

2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, 33435 • 561-737-7733 • baptisthealth.net

Baptist Health is a faith-based nonprofit health care organization and clinical care network in Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In Palm Beach County, it employs 2,300 people at Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness Institute, Boynton Beach Medical Pavilion, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, and several other facilities.

11 FLORIDA CRYSTALS

1 N. Clematis St., #200, West Palm Beach, 33401 • 561-366-5100 floridacrystals.com

With more than 2,000 employees in Palm Beach County, privately owned Florida Crystals is a leading national brand in the organic and natural market. The company

farms 190,000 acres, most of it in Palm Beach County—where it operates two sugar mills and a sugar refinery, rice mill, packaging and distribution center, and the largest biomass renewable power plant in North America. The renewable-energy facility produces clean power from leftover and recycled biomass to fully operate its sugar operations. The company’s organic and natural consumer products are made from fresh Florida sugarcane that is harvested and milled on the same day. Florida Crystals is America’s first and only certified organic sugar made in the U.S.

12 OF FICE DEPOT, INC./THE ODP CORPORATION

6600 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, 33496 800-463-3768 • jobs.officedepot.com

The ODP Corporation, a leading provider of business services, products, and digital workplace technology solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses, employs 2,000 people at its headquarters in Boca Raton. The company—with about 1,000 retail stores and an online store—is best known for Office Depot and OfficeMax, which also provide copy, print, technical, and mailing services. ODP Corporation’s other brands include CompuCom and Grand & Toy.

13 J UPITER MEDICAL CENTER

1210 S. Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter,

33458 • 561-423-1518 • jupitermed.com

Jupiter Medical Center is a nonprofit, 327-bed regional medical center consisting of 207 private acute-care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation, and hospice beds. Founded in 1979, the center has 1,880 team members, 605 physicians, and 600 volunteers. Award-winning physicians, worldclass partnerships, and innovative techniques and technology enable Jupiter Medical Center to provide a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in cardiology, oncology, imaging, orthopedics and spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung and thoracic, women’s health, weight management, and men’s health. Jupiter Medical Center opened the 55,000-squarefoot Anderson Family Cancer Institute in March 2020.

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CITY OF BOCA RATON

2 01 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, 33432 • 561-393-7700 • myboca.us

Boca Raton is the second-largest city in Palm Beach County and has nearly 1,810 employees. Home to Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton has a major impact on the county’s economy; many of the county’s largest employers are located here. The city has an active Economic Development Fund to provide incentives for companies seeking to relocate or expand within the city. These incentives include matches for state economic

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development programs, grants, loans, subsidized leases, and expedited permitting. Boca Raton has partnerships with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Palm Beach County, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, and Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce.

15 CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH

401 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 33401 • 561-822-2222 • wpb.org

Incorporated in 1894, two years before Miami, the City of West Palm Beach is the county seat of Palm Beach County and has an estimated population of more than 110,000. With approximately 1,725 employees on the city payroll, the city has a strategy of both service and growth. To achieve the city’s economic development goals, it partners with the Business Development Board, Chambers of Commerce, Economic Council of Palm Beach County, community development, planning, and zoning departments, and local business leaders.

16 P RATT & WHITNEY

1 7900 Bee Line Highway, Jupiter, 33478 • 561-796-2000 • prattwhitney.com

Pratt & Whitney has operated in Palm Beach County for more than 60 years. The developer of military and commercial aircraft engines currently employs an estimated 1,600 workers at its 7,000-acre campus west of Jupiter. In

May 2018, the firm announced a $100 million expansion plan to add 215 jobs to its workforce in support of defense programs. Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, powers the Airbus A320neo airliners and the F135 propulsion system for the F-35 Lightning II tactical fighter by Lockheed Martin.

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G4S SECURE SOLUTIONS USA

1 395 University Blvd., Jupiter, 33458 800-275-8305 • g4s.us

Formerly known in the United States as Wackenhut, G4S focuses on advancing the safety and security of businesses and governments, ensuring the security of key assets—people, property, products, and reputation. The Americas headquarters in Jupiter employs 1,451 people. The company has operations in more than 100 countries and has more than 51,000 employees worldwide. The company has deployed more than two million miles of fiber-optic cable and completed more than 1,500 security systems around the world. The company’s security systems are used at every U.S. Marine Corps base in the world.

in the southern half of the state, covering 16 counties from Orlando to the Florida Keys and serving a population of about nine million residents. Created in 1949, it is the oldest and largest of Florida’s five water management districts. SFWMD employs 1,371 staff who work to protect Florida’s water and natural resources, provide flood protection, and ensure water supply for South Florida’s communities. SFWMD oversees the Everglades restoration project—the largest ecosystem restoration project in the world.

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1 11 Ponce de Leon Ave., Clewiston, 33440 • 863-983-8121 • ussugar.com

U.S. Sugar Corporation is one of the nation’s largest fully integrated producers of sugarcane, one of Florida’s major producers of orange juice products, and a regional short line railroad operator. Headquartered in Clewiston, the company farms 245,000 acres in Hendry, Glades, Palm Beach, and Martin counties. It employs 1,250 locally, including many high-skilled jobs in automated environments. The company produces 800,000 tons of refined sugar a year. With more than 12,500 acres of orange groves and 1.8 million trees, U.S. Sugar is also one of the largest independent suppliers of not-fromconcentrate juice to major brands.

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10101 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington; 33414 561-798-8500 • wellingtonregional.com

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3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, 33406 • 561-686-8800 • sfwmd.gov

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is a regional governmental agency that manages the water resources

Wellington Regional Medical Center is a 235-bed, acute care hospital owned by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. The community hospital, accredited by The Joint Commission, employs 1,194 and has been serving the community since 1986. It is accredited for several departments, including the comprehensive stroke, breast imaging, and chest pain centers, and was rated “A” in patient safety in 2021 by the Leapfrog Group. Its Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine has been recognized as a Center of Distinction by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.

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21 PALM BEACH STATE COLLEGE

4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth, 33461 • 561-967-7222 • palmbeachstate.edu

Founded in 1933 as Florida’s first public community college, Palm Beach State College is one of the top producers of associate degree graduates in the U.S. A staff of 1,066 serves almost 36,000 students annually at its five campuses and online. PBSC also offers bachelor’s degrees, professional certificates, career training, and corporate and continuing education within more than 130 programs of study.

22 C HENEY BROTHERS

1 Cheney Way, Riviera Beach, 33404 800-432-1341 • cheneybrothers.com

This fourth-generation, family-owned foodservice distributor employs more than 1,050 staff in Palm Beach County and 3,400 overall. In 2016, the firm acquired Pate Dawson distribution company. One year later, it added a new affiliate, Crazy Fish International. In recent years, the firm has expanded into North Carolina and Georgia. Its broad inventory of more than 64,000 stocked items includes fresh and frozen food products, health care, dry goods, beverage, hospitality, equipment, chemicals and cleaning supplies, and other services and products.

23 BANK OF AMERICA Countywide locations bankofamerica.com

Charlotte, North Carolina–based Bank of America is the second largest bank in the

country and employs 1,000 people in Palm Beach County, with banks at many locations. Bank of America provides products and services through banking centers, ATMs, telephone call centers, and online and mobile banking platforms. The bank serves about 66 million consumer and small business clients with about 4,600 retail financial centers, including about 3,000 lending centers, 2,600 financial centers, and about 2,200 business centers; about 16,200 ATMs; and digital banking with about 40 million active users, including about 30 million mobile users.

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WELLS FARGO BANK C ountywide locations wellsfargo.com

San Francisco–based Wells Fargo bank has a large presence in Florida, employing 945 people in Palm Beach County. Wells Fargo is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial financial services through 7,200 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, online, and mobile devices. Wells Fargo does business with one in three U.S. households and has approximately 260,000 team members in 31 countries.

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TBC CORPORATION

4300 TBC Way, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 • 561-383-3100 • tbccorp.com

One of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, TBC employs 870 people at its Palm Beach Gardens headquarters, opened in 2020. First launched in 1956 in Dayton, Ohio, the company became Tire & Battery Corporation in 1972, went public in 1983, and today is jointly owned by Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation and Michelin. Along with wholesale operations, it has more than 3,000 franchised and company-operated service centers under the brands Big O Tires, Tire Kingdom, NTB, and Midas.

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EDUCATION

AN OVERVIEW OF THE PUBLIC, PRIVATE, AND HIGHEREDUCATION OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY. PLUS, HOMESCHOOLING AND OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES

Palm Beach County shines when it comes to education of all levels and preferences. The public school district boasts a high school graduation rate of about 94.1 percent, higher than the state average.

The county is home to some of the most highly rated private and parochial schools in the United States, offering everything from early childhood care to nationally recognized college preparatory high schools. Among the most notable of these schools are Pine Crest School and Saint Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, and The Weiss School in Palm Beach Gardens.

Local charter schools offer unique specialties and career education options. Notable charter school examples are the Renaissance Charter School at West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Maritime Academy, and Palm Beach School for

Autism in Lantana.

Florida’s customized common placement test is the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT). The PERT determines accurate collegelevel course readiness based on the student’s skills and abilities. Educational institution data company Niche reports that the average SAT score in the county is 1140, above average, and the average ACT score is 24—both higher than the national average.

Postsecondary education in the county offers a wide array of private career and technical colleges and one of the fastestgrowing universities in the United States, Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Palm Beach State College offers associate degrees, professional certificates, and apprenticeship programs through a variety of campuses and

online programs.

Private universities in the area have garnered national reputations, including Boca Raton’s Lynn University and the private Christian school Palm Beach Atlantic University. There are also local campuses for other Florida universities, including the Nova Southeastern University Palm Beach campus.

EDUCATION RESOURCES

LOCAL/REGIONAL

CAREERSOURCE PALM BEACH COUNTY careersourcepbc.com

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IN THIS SECTION Education Resources Homeschooling Public Schools Private Schools Higher Education

CareerSource is the organization chartered by the state of Florida to develop, create, and retain a quality workforce system in Palm Beach County and offers its professional services to all employers and job seekers in the county. Employment services are available to all Palm Beach County businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.

Employer services include recruiting, interviewing, candidate screening, assessments, and training. CareerSource operates two Career Centers offering innovative employment-related services. For job seekers, CareerSource Career Centers provide job-search workshops; the use of computers, phones, and faxes to assist in a job search; training opportunities for those who qualify; and counseling, assessments, and job-placement services.

CHILDREN’S SERVICES COUNCIL OF PALM BEACH COUNTY cscpbc.org

Children’s Services Council is a special-purpose government created by Palm Beach County voters in 1986 and reauthorized in 2014. The council

provides leadership, funding, services, and research to enhance local children’s academic, emotional, and physical wellbeing. The council focuses on prenatal health and early childhood development so more children are born healthy, are ready to learn when they enter school, and have access to quality after-school and summer programming.

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH AND MARTIN COUNTIES

yourcommunityfoundation.org

In 2022, the community foundation awarded more than $1.27 million dollars in scholarships to 127 students in Palm Beach and Martin counties. The foundation provides both need- and meritbased scholarships. Students who fill out a general scholarship application will automatically be considered for more than 120 scholarships.

EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY elcpalmbeach.org

The Early Learning Coalition works to increase the availability of quality early-learning programs

to meet the needs of families, particularly those working toward economic self-sufficiency. Its Child Care Resource & Referral is a free community service for all families.

EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY educationfoundationpbc.org

The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County fulfills unmet funding gaps in the School District of Palm Beach County through programs and grants by engaging community leaders in supporting public education.

PBCEDU.ORG

pbcedu.org

This website is a county-wide resource, launched by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, highlighting public, private, faith-based, and special needs schools in Palm Beach County.

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY palmbeachschools.org

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Homeschooling in Florida

Homeschooling is popular in Florida, with more than 154,000 homeschooled students —among the highest in the nation. Families interested in homeschooling must register with the Palm Beach County School District by filing a letter of intent. Parents must also maintain a portfolio logging each student’s educational activities and provide an annual evaluation, which may include the Florida Standards Assessment, among other required actions. Comprehensive information is available at the Palm Beach County School District website: palmbeachschools.org/homeeducation.

Florida Homeschooling florida-homeschooling.org

Resources and support for homeschoolers, including legal and practical information for both new and experienced homeschoolers, as well as county-specific listings of evaluators, tutors, support groups, field trips, and private schools for homeschoolers.

Florida Parent-Educators Association fpea.com

This organization serves thousands of homeschooling families in Florida, delivering support and guidance, an annual statewide convention, local conferences, and information to both new and longtime home educators in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.

Florida Virtual School flvs.net/homeschool

Florida Virtual School (FVS) is a free, online public school offering more than 190 courses. FVS gives K-12 homeschooled students the ability to complete year-round, 24/7 courses when and where they want. Virtual students can chart an educational path around individual needs, activities, and travel. They also can participate in public school extracurricular, athletic, and dual enrollment programs.

The South Florida HEAT sfheat.org

The South Florida HEAT (Home Education Athletic Teams) is a Christianbased, FHSAA-accredited, nonprofit organization that offers eight sports teams for fall, spring, and summer for homeschooled students so they can apply life lessons from the competitive interscholastic athletic arena.

The School District of Palm Beach County is the fifth largest school system in Florida and the tenth largest in the country, with 182 schools, serving 165,600 PK-12 students in district-operated schools in 2023 representing 192 countries. It is consistently high-ranking based on Florida Department of Education criteria. With an annual budget of $5.3 billion, it offers 335 award-winning programs in several career academies and 37 dual-language programs. The graduation rate is 94.1 percent for District-operated schools.

CHOICE & CAREER OPTIONS - SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

palmbeachschoolsfl.scriborder.com

Choice programs offer the opportunity for K-12 students to discover their talents and explore their interests while focusing on academics. Applications are accepted for assignments the following school year. Inhouse programs are available only to students residing within the school attendance zone. Selection is a lotterybased process. Students who want to earn industry certifications or focus on their career pathway through Career Academies and sequenced Career and Technical Education Programs connecting students’ high school and post-secondary educational experiences.

VIRTUAL SHOWCASE - SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

www2.palmbeachschools.org/showcase

This virtual tour of the county’s public schools provides

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a wealth of information about each public school, unique choice and in-house programs, demographics, mapping, statistics, graduation rates, matriculation rates, and other useful data.

STATEWIDE

CENTER FOR ONLINE EDUCATION onlinecolleges.net/florida

Most colleges and universities in Florida have incorporated online degree programs. The Center for Online Education is a resource for investigative review of the current online education landscape to evaluate online college rankings.

FLORIDA BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

FLORIDA PREPAID COLLEGE PLANS

floridabrightfutures.gov

Provides scholarships based on high school academic achievement and is Florida’s largest merit-based scholarship program. The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program has helped hundreds of thousands of Florida students attend a postsecondary institution. The program offers four levels of scholarship awards: Florida Academic Scholars, Florida Medallion Scholars, the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars, and Gold Seal CAPE Scholars. Each award level has its own academic requirements, award amounts, and funding length.

FLORIDA EDUCATION FOUNDATION

floridaeducationfoundation.org

The Florida Education Foundation is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the success

The Florida Prepaid College Board offers tax-free savings and investment plans to help families and students invest in their future by meeting the financial obligations of attending a college, technical school, or university, as well as qualified K-12 education expenses. See listing in this section and learn more at myfloridaprepaid.com.

of Florida students by providing resources to teachers, celebrating outstanding educators, and creating learning opportunities for students in civics and debate, literacy, leadership, and science, technology, engineering, and math.

FLORIDA PREPAID COLLEGE PLANS

myfloridaprepaid.com

With a Florida Prepaid College Plan, you lock in today’s plan prices to save money to invest in your child’s future.

A Florida 529 Savings Plan is a flexible, affordable, tax-free way to save for higher education at a college, technical or trade school, or university. The funds pay for tuition and fees, housing and meal plans, books, supplies, computers, and equipment.

The 529 Savings Plan can be used at private and public institutions throughout Florida, nationwide, and even in other countries. If the designated child doesn’t pursue higher education, the plan can balance can be withdrawn or it can be transferred to another family member.

FLORIDASHINES

floridashines.org

FloridaShines is a comprehensive online education and career-planning resource that lets users research and compare all public colleges and universities in Florida, search for online courses, and more.

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PUBLIC SCHOOLS

THE SPRAWLING COUNTY IS SERVED BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR REGIONS

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The School District of Palm Beach County is the tenth largest public school district in the United States and the fifth largest school district in Florida. With an annual budget of $5.3 billion, more than 12,780 teachers educate 165,600 PK-12 students representing 192 countries and territories in 182 district-operated schools.

The district has 335 award-winning programs in Choice Programs and Career Academies; 37 dual-language programs, International Baccalaureate programs for elementary, middle, and high schools; an International Spanish Academy; and Montessori, visual/performing arts, and STEM programs. There are also several Exceptional Student Education (ESE), dropout prevention, and virtual locations.

Adult learners are also served by the school district, with programs offered through the Palm Beach Virtual School and 28 Adult and Community Education sites, including an Adult Education Center and eight satellite locations.

Choice and Career and Technical Education programs include:

• Aerospace Science

• Automotive Service Technology

• Biomedical Health Informatics

• Business/Entrepreneurship/Marketing

• Computer Science

• Construction/Drafting

• Criminal Justice/Law

• Culinary Arts

• Digital Design

• Early Childhood Teacher Education

• Engineering and Technology

• Environmental Science and Field Research

• Finance

• Fire Science

• Hospitality/Resort Management

• Information Technology

• JROTC-Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps

• Leadership Academy for Young Men (African American/Afro Centric Studies)

• Medical Sciences/Biomedical Science

• Multimedia, Music, and Communications

• Pre-Veterinary/Equine

• Sports Management and Recreation

• TV and Film Production

Schoolchildren in Palm Beach County come from everywhere in the world, representing 192 countries and 150 languages. This dynamic multicultural community is reflected in the emphasis the district places on preparing students to succeed in a global economy, with instruction in several languages, including Chinese, French, Italian, Latin, Spanish, Japanese, and American Sign Language.

The Palm Beach County School District is divided into four overlapping geographic areas, with an administrative office in each area. Each area comprises a group of elementary, middle, and high schools. Parents can find which area and schools their children are eligible to attend via an online search based on the family’s home address.

To find out which zone you are in: visit palmbeachschools.org and click on “Students & Parents” and select the “Find My School” link.

School district regional offices:

SOUTH REGION OFFICE

1790 N.W. Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton, 33431 • 561-982-0919

CENTRAL REGION OFFICE

4703 10th Ave. North, Greenacres, 33463 • 561-868-5326

GLADES REGION OFFICE

2625 NW 16th St., Belle Glade, 33430 • 561-996-4900

NORTH REGION OFFICE

1160 Ave. North, West Riviera Beach, 33404 • 561-494-1500

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PRIVATE SCHOOLS

MORE THAN 100 PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY OFFER AN ARRAY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS. HERE IS A SELECT LIST OF DIVERSE RELIGIOUS AND NONSECTARIAN SCHOOLS

ADVENT SCHOOL (PK-8)

300 E. Yamato Road, Boca Raton, 33431 561-395-3631 • adventschoolboca.org

The curriculum at this Lutheran school meets and/or exceeds state requirements and is based on Florida Standards. Based on individual student mastery, the progression assures readiness for Honors and Advanced Placement classes at the high school level. Starting in elementary school, the teachers empower students to solve problems, think

creatively and develop effective interpersonal skills. Lessons are designed to meet the needs of each individual student and to incorporate the use of technology in their daily learning

The Early Childhood School participates in the VPK program. The prekindergarten program utilizes the ABeka Christian curriculum.

AMERICAN HERITAGE SCHOOLS (PK-12)

6200 Linton Blvd., Delray Beach, 33484 561-495-7272 • ahschool.com

American Heritage Schools’ Palm Beach campus is an independent, nonsectarian, and co-educational college preparatory day school with approximately 1700 students. The 40-acre campus consists of investigative science labs facilitated by Ph.D. research scientists, engineering and robotics labs, mock courtrooms, media centers and computer labs, an outdoor butterfly garden for environmental education, a center for the arts, sports fields, and quiet courtyards. With 100 percent of students going

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EDUCATION
ROSARIAN ACADEMY
YOUR FUTURE IS OUR FOCUS West Palm Beach, Florida | 561.972.9826 | oapb.org | @oxbridgeacademy An independent co-educational school for grades 6-12 Accepting the Florida Empowerment Scholarship for Education Options (FES-EO) for the 2024-2025 school year.

on to colleges and universities, it boasts an impressive number of National Merit Scholars.

THE BENJAMIN SCHOOL (PK-12)

Lower/Middle School: 11000 Ellison Wilson Road, North Palm Beach, 33408 • 561-626-3747

Upper School: 4875 Grandiflora Road, Palm Beach Gardens, 33418 • 561-472-5998 thebenjaminschool.org

With more than 1,300 students enrolled on two campuses in North Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, The Benjamin School offers a comprehensive experience academically, athletically, and artistically. Through a wide range of courses, class trips, and co-curricular clubs and sports, students learn to work independently and collaboratively. The 10-acre Lower/Middle School Campus is located across from the Intracoastal Waterway. The 50-acre

Upper School campus offers regular, honors, and Advanced Placement courses. It typically has a 100 percent college acceptance rate.

CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH SCHOOL (9-12)

512 Spencer Drive, West Palm Beach, 33409 561-683-6266 • cardinalnewman.com

This co-ed Catholic college prepatory high school offers a well-rounded curriculum and addresses each student as a whole person, providing an academic and spiritual community that shapes each student’s unique talents. It has an enrollment of about 640 students with a 12:1 student-to-teacher ratio. The school consistently boasts a 100 percent college acceptance rate. The school has a four-year religious studies and service requirement, in addition to many STEM and Advanced Placement options, dual enrollment, social

clubs, and a competitive athletics program.

GRANDVIEW PREPARATORY SCHOOL (PK-12)

336 Spanish River Blvd. NW, Boca Raton, 33431 561-416-9737 • grandviewprep.net

GPS is an independent, nonsectarian college-prep school with a focus on student achievement based on the “Five C’s”: communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and character. It offers honors classes and dual enrollment with local universities. Its Academic Advancement provides challenged students with small-group and/or one-on-one instruction so they can develop strategies and techniques that work for their personal learning style. Grandview offers a top athletics program, including swimming.

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AMERICAN HERITAGE SCHOOL OF BOCA/DELRAY
AMERICAN HERITAGE SCHOOL OF BOCA/DELRAY

GULF STREAM SCHOOL (PK-8)

3600 Gulf Stream Road, Gulf Stream, 33483 561-276-5225 • gulfstreamschool.org

Located in the small coastal town of Gulf Stream, this school offers an academic program focused on teaching students to enjoy the process of learning and nurturing their curiosity. The school prepares students for entry to college-preparatory high schools. Each year, a majority of the seventh grade class is invited to participate in the Duke University Talent Search.

JUPITER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (PK-12)

East Campus: 125 S. Pennock Lane, Jupiter, 33458 • 561-972-4521

North Campus: 430 Center Street Jupiter, 33458 • 561-745-3035

West Campus: 700 S. Delaware Blvd., Jupiter, 33458 • 561-746-7800 • jupiterchristian.org

JCS offers a Christ-centered, liberal arts curriculum marked by academic excellence to 1,000 students at three unique campuses. The

academic curriculum for younger students is enhanced with science, Spanish, music, and art, outdoor playgrounds, and a gymnasium. Course offerings for middle and high school students include STEM, dual enrollment, honors, and Advanced Placement courses, as well as a Senior Capstone experience and formal internship program.

THE KING’S ACADEMY (PK-12)

8401 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, 33411 561-686-4244 • tka.net

The King’s Academy is a National Blue Ribbon School offering an interdenominational Christian education. In addition to college preparatory–focused academics, The King’s Academy has an award-winning Conservatory of the Arts; championship athletics; academic support for students who have unique learning needs; and courses in pre-law, business, computer science, engineering, ministry, sports medicine; and STEM. One hundred percent of graduates are

accepted into a college or university. The TKA Homeschool Partnership provides support to homeschooled students in grades 6-12.

MEYER PREPARATORY SCHOOL (PK-8)

5225 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens, 33418 561-686-6520 • meyerprep.org

Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Preparatory School offers a progressive education in an unmatched setting for learning and growth. Students learn to think critically through strong academics in a state-of-the-art facility featuring 3D printers, an innovation lab, a media production studio, visual and performing arts, and athletics.

A dual-language curriculum in English and Hebrew combined with a foundation of valuesbased learning establishes the framework for students to make a difference in school and in the community. It is an International Baccalaureate World School and offers the Middle Years Programme.

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MOUNTAINEER’S

SCHOOL OF AUTISM (K-12)

1340 Kenwood Road, West Palm Beach, 33401 561-962-5075 • msainc.org

Mountaineer’s School of Autism is a private, not-for-profit school for children and students ages 3 to 22 with autism and other disabilities. Its classrooms foster inclusion, creativity, and education alongside applied behavioral analysis, occupational and speech therapy, and learning independent living and social skills. Children benefit from massage, essential oils, friendships, and more.

NORTH BROWARD PREPARATORY SCHOOL

(PK-12)

7600 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, 33073 • 954247-0011 • nbps.org

Located between Parkland and Boca Raton, North Broward Preparatory School is a private, international day and boarding school with a

curious community comprised of more than 50 nationalities. Educators are commi ed to accelerating each student’s academic achievement and personal growth through college prep, honors, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses. Rigorous academic programs combine with state-of-the-art facilities, competitive athletics, STEAM programs, servicelearning opportunities, and fine arts to provide experiences tailored to every student’s interest.

OXBRIDGE ACADEMY (9-12)

3151 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, 33409 561-972-9600 • oapb.org

Oxbridge is a private college preparatory school with a 100 percent college acceptance rate that offers a unique, experiential approach to education through more than 230 courses. Students are engaged in hands-on activities that foster their talents and interests. The school’s signature programs

include include artificial intelligence, aviation, the Cambridge Scholars Program, and The Free Enterprise Institute, in addition to Independent Study and Honors Seminar classes.

PALM BEACH DAY ACADEMY (PK-9)

PK-3: 1901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, 33401 •561-832-8815

Grades 4-8: 33401 241 Seaview Ave., Palm Beach, 33480 • 561-655-1188

pbday.org

Palm Beach Day Academy is the oldest independent school in Florida. The nonsectarian school offers an academically challenging environment that results in 98 percent of PBDA students being able to a end their first choice of secondary school. It has 575 students and 98 faculty and staff members. More than 100 enrichment activities are offered and the school has 25-plus community learning partnerships.

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PINE CREST SCHOOL (PK-8)

2700 St. Andrews Blvd., Boca Raton, 33434 561-852-2800 • pinecrest.edu

Pine Crest School’s Boca Raton campus goes up to grade 8 while its Fort Lauderdale campus goes to grade 12. For more than eight decades, it has been at the forefront of providing an educational experience rooted in academic excellence and complemented by outstanding athletics and arts. Pine Crest remains dedicated to this tradition while being inspired by innovation, the modernization of education, and the importance of twenty-first-century learning skills. It focuses on teaching students to become effective and articulate communicators with the ability to take calculated risks, and think independently, globally, and collaboratively to create opportunities and find solutions to reallife, complex challenges.

THE PINE SCHOOL (K-12)

12350 S.E. Federal Highway, Hobe Sound, 33455 772-675-7005 • thepineschool.org

The Pine School is dedicated to providing the most robust educational offering on the Treasure Coast. Its small-by-design size allows the to develop a unique path for each and every student we have the privilege to educate. Students graduate with tremendous communication and creative problem-solving skills, as well as an impressive empathy for the world beyond this picturesque, 174-acre campus (the largest independent campus in Florida). Its unique programming features a range of specially-designed focuses including environmental education, Beyond-the-Classroom travel opportunities, inspiring arts, and competitive athletics.

ROSARIAN ACADEMY

(PK-8)

807 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, 33401 561-832-5131 • rosarian.org

Since 1925, Rosarian Academy has enriched the lives of students and families in Palm Beach County with a strong academic program enhanced by faith, athletics, visual and performing arts, and community service opportunities. The independent Catholic school—sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters—offers an accelerated education, starting with its Early Childhood Montessori Program. The school fosters each student’s spiritual, physical, social, emotional, and

intellectual needs. It became the state’s first Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Partner, which will guide cutting-edge curriculum and best practices in STREAM education.

SAINT ANDREW’S SCHOOL (PK-12)

3900 Jog Road, Boca Raton, 33434

561-210-2000 • saintandrews.net

Saint Andrew’s is a nationally recognized boarding and day college preparatory school. It is an independent school in the Episcopal tradition, which fosters an atmosphere of diversity and welcomes children of multiple faiths. The school offers one of the top college-preparatory curriculum programs in South Florida, which includes honors, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate courses. As part of its commitment to incorporating a global emphasis into core curriculum, the school is a member of the Round Square Organization, an international association of schools that share the educational ideas of Kurt Hahn: democracy, service, environmentalism, leadership, adventure, and internationalism.

SAINT JOHN PAUL II ACADEMY (PK-12)

4001 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, 33431

561-314-2100 • sjpii.net

Saint John Paul II Academy is a Catholic college preparatory high school governed by the Diocese of Palm Beach. Advanced programs include dual enrollment with Lynn University and St. Thomas University, an honors program, and Advanced Placement classes across the curriculum. The school follows Lasallian educational practices that prepare students for college, career, and for life. Saint John Paul II is known for strong academics and developing the talents and interests of its students. Its Learning Achievement Services assists students with learning and language-based disabilities.

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JOAN OF ARC

CATHOLIC SCHOOL (PK-8)

370 S.W. 3rd St., Boca Raton, 33432 561-392-0007 • stjoan.org

St. Joan of Arc Catholic School provides top-rated education in a state-of-the-art environment using the Diocese of Palm Beach Curriculum. The school educates 500 students and differentiates math instruction by offering various math levels to meet the needs of each of student. Traditional classroom teaching is

complemented by enrichment programs and students participate in various competitions such as spelling and geography bees.

ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (PK-8)

3395 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 561-622-1504 • stmarkspbg.org

St. Mark’s welcomes children of all faiths to experience its academic program in a safe and nurturing community. Students are provided with balanced exposure to academics, arts, athletics, and spiritual life. A hallmark of St. Mark’s robust curriculum is its award-winning writing program that begins in kindergarten. Hands-on science and mathematics develop critical and creative thinking skills. Graduates are typically accepted into top high schools.

ST. PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (PK-8)

701 W. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton, 33486 561-395-8548 • stpaulbocaschool.com

Along with providing religious instruction and leading children in the Christian faith, the school emphasizes excellence in language arts, including reading, spelling, and literature. It also focuses on mathematics, the natural sciences (including a STEM and robotics program), social studies, computer science, Spanish, music, art, physical education, and varied extracurricular activities.

TURTLE RIVER MONTESSORI

(PK-6)

West Campus: 926 Maplewood Drive, Jupiter, 33458 • 561-745-1995

East Campus: 740 Indiantown Road, Jupiter, 33458 • 561-746-1998 turtlerivermontessori.com

Turtle River Montessori embodies the philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori that children experience different stages of readiness and have sensitive periods of development so they should move at their own pace to master concepts. Classrooms are structured with custom-designed materials that are geared toward the size, pace, and interests of the child to stimulate the natural desire to learn. The curriculum in each classroom accommodates a three-year age span with multi-age grouping that provides children with opportunities for broad social development. The curriculum meets and exceeds Florida State Standards.

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UNITY SCHOOL (PK-8)

101 NW 22nd St., Delray Beach, 33444 561-276-4414 • unityschool.com

Unity School—a small campus of 320 students and 75 faculty and staff —offers a strong academic, athletic, artistic, peace, and character education program. The educational process at Unity incorporates extensive family and parental involvement on and off campus. The school has a focus on environmental awareness and education and was named a Green School of Excellence by Palm Beach County and it supports a distinctive wellness program. As a non-denominational school, it encourages an appreciation for religious and cultural diversity. Pre-kindergarten students engage in a challenging Montessori learning environment, while elementary school students transition to a progressive curriculum. Middle school students engage in interdisciplinary projects as they develop the independence needed for success.

THE WEISS SCHOOL (PK-8)

4176 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 561-627-0740 • weissschool.org

The Weiss School program provides full-time gifted students with an academic curriculum

that combines a firm foundation of skills and knowledge with the development of reasoning, communication, and critical thinking abilities. The Weiss School has developed a unique educational program that is based on the work of the nation’s leading educators and current, research-

based best practices for gifted education. Students participate in numerous local, regional, state, and national academic competitions through the school’s six Centers of Excellence, including technology, foreign language, visual and performing arts, and taekwondo.

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HIGHER EDUCATION

IN PALM BEACH COUNTY AND THE TREASURE COAST, A VARIETY OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES OFFER STUDENTS THE CHANCE TO PURSUE PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. FROM RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS TO TECHNICAL SCHOOLS, BLAZE A PATH TO YOUR DREAM CAREER AT ONE OF THE AREA’S MANY OPTIONS

PUBLIC COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY

777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, 33431 561-297-3000 • fau.edu

One of America’s fastest-growing public universities, FAU serves more than 30,000 residential and commuter students at its Boca Raton campus. The largest campus of FAU, the Boca Raton location provides 175-plus undergraduate and graduate degree programs, a 29,419-seat stadium, 19 intercollegiate teams attracting the participation of 450 student-athletes, and 300 campus organizations and clubs. Notable features are the Adams Center

for Entrepreneurship, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center, and the FAU Lifelong Learning Society, with more than 20,000 patrons. FAU has been designated a High Research Activity university by the Carnegie foundation. It also has one of the most active record labels of any university; Hoot/Wisdom Recordings has released more than 21 albums produced by the students and commercial music faculty.

INDIAN

RIVER STATE COLLEGE

3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce, 34981 772-462-4772 • irsc.edu

Indian River State College has earned a statewide and national reputation for excellence. IRSC offers more than 100 programs leading to bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, technical certificates, and applied technology

diplomas. The college also offers careertraining programs for students who wish to pursue careers immediately upon completion of associate degree and technical certificate programs. Indian River State College is recognized as a key partner in the Research Coast region and ranks high nationally for affordability and community college excellence.

PALM BEACH STATE COLLEGE

4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth, 33461; 561-967-7222 • palmbeachstate.edu

This public state college is the largest postsecondary institution in Palm Beach County, serving 36,000 students at five campuses: Belle Glade, Boca Raton, Lake Worth, Palm Beach Gardens, and Loxahatchee Groves. PBSC offers more than 130 programs of study and is also the county’s leading educator of skilled professionals. Founded in 1933 as Florida’s first public commu-

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nity college, more Palm Beach County high school graduates choose it each year than any other institution. The associate in arts degree is a university transfer track that meets the requirements for Florida’s 2+2 prepaid plan’s guaranteed admission to a state university. Career and professional education options cover a rich variety of in-demand fields, including health care; information technology; advanced manufacturing, aerospace, and energy; and marine services; as well as customized workforce training and continuing education.

PRIVATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

BARRY UNIVERSITY

9123 N. Military Trail, #206, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 • 561-622-9300 • barry.edu

Based on the Catholic intellectual tradition and originally founded as a women’s college, Barry University has grown into a coeducational university that is one of Florida’s leading education centers. The Palm Beach Gardens campus offers programs in nursing practice and social work, offering students small classes with flexible schedules.

LYNN UNIVERSITY

3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, 33431 561-237-7000 • lynn.edu

Lynn University is an independent, nonprofit, residential institution on a 115-acre campus featuring five freshwater lakes. It enrolls about 3,500 students with 16 percent of the study body coming from 100-plus countries and throughout the United States. Since 2014, Lynn University has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for learning, teaching, and it campus environment. Student life includes dozens of clubs and student organizations and numerous intercollegiate sports teams. The university has earned 25 National Championships. In

addition to the College of Arts and Sciences, Lynn offers a School of Aeronautics, College of Business and Management, Conservatory of Music, a College of Education, and College of Communication and Design.

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

PALM BEACH CAMPUS

11501 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 • 561-805-2100 • nova.edu

Nova Southeastern University Florida is one of the largest private, for-profit universities in the state, serving nearly 30,000 students at all campuses. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale. NSU serves the Treasure Coast and surrounding areas with a modern, regional campus in Palm Beach Gardens. Noted for small class sizes and personalized attention, NSU has 14 colleges with more than 150 degree programs for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees; eight colleges are focused on health-related fields, including pharmacy, osteopathic medicine, optometry, nursing, and health care sciences. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and is one of only 50 universities to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. The university offers athletics, social and professional organizations, and cultural activities.

PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY

901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, 33401 888-468-6722 • pba.edu

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a comprehensive, interdenominational Christian university. It offers 69 undergraduate majors and 16 master’s programs, in addition to professional doctoral programs —with specialization afforded through its six distinctive Centers of Excellence. It also offers several professional certification programs. With a total student enrollment that averages 3,700.Palm Beach Atlantic University offers a low 12:1 classroom student-to-teacher ratio. There are a wide range of activities, including 18 varsity sports; more than 100 annual student music, theater, and dance performances; and involvement and leadership opportunities in social, professional, and religious clubs and organizations.

SOUTH UNIVERSITY

9801 Belvedere Road, Royal Palm Beach, 33411 561-273-6500 • southuniversity.edu

South University is a private, for-profit academic institution with several campuses in the United States. The local campus is focused primarily on bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the business, criminal justice and legal, and health care professions. The Royal Palm Beach campus serves approximately 525 students annually.

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STRAYER UNIVERSITY

11025 RCA Center Drive, #200, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 • 561-904-3000 • strayer.edu

Strayer University has been helping working adults continue their education to advance their careers since 1892. The Palm Beach Gardens campus helps students earn their undergraduate and graduate degrees with both online and in-person, classroom courses. Strayer offers programs in business and finance, education, business and health services administration, criminal justice, and information technology. Students can earn their MBA through Stayer’s Jack Welch Management Institute in 18 months. Flexible schedules and multiple modalities allow learners who are employed full-time or managing their household to earn certifications and degrees on their own schedule.

SPECIALTY AND CAREER COLLEGES

AVIATOR COLLEGE OF AERONAUTICAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

3800 Saint Lucie Blvd., Fort Pierce, 34946 • 772-466-4822 • aviator.edu

Powerplant training on operational aircraft engines, inspections, repairs, and engine maintenance at its Kissimmee Campus.

EVERGLADES UNIVERSITY

5002 T-Rex Ave., #100, Boca Raton, 33431 561-912-1211 • evergladesuniversity.edu

coding, practical nursing, and heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC). Fortis Institute also offers continuing education programs for licensed health care professionals at this location.

KEISER UNIVERSITY

Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology offers hands-on training and a flight academy. The Aeronautical Science Program is centered on commercial pilot training and prepares students for FAA licensing along with a liberal arts core to give the student the education necessary for entry-level positions in the aviation industry. It also offers a two-year Associate Degree in Aeronautical Science degree for those who wish to become flight instructors. The Aviation Maintenance Technician Program offers hands-on Airframe &

Everglades University offers small class sizes and awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees in emerging-market areas including sustainable and alternative energy management, construction management, business administration, and aviation/aerospace. Consistently ranked among the top military-friendly universities, colleges, and trade schools, it has five campus sites and an online division.

FORTIS INSTITUTE OF PORT ST. LUCIE

9022 S. U.S. Hwy. 1, Port St. Lucie, 34952 772-221-9799 • fortis.edu

Fortis Institute campuses prepare students for careers in health care, business and technology, and various trades. Fortis also offers online learning platforms for many of its programs. At the Port St. Lucie campus, programs include an associate degree in nursing, dental or medical assisting, X-ray operation, medical billing and

2085 Vista Pkwy., West Palm Beach, 33411 561-471-6000 • keiser-education.com

Keiser University, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, has 21 campuses across Florida, which include an online Spanish-language division and locations in West Palm Beach and Port. St. Lucie. Education is focused on hands-on career education in small classes using the actual technologies and equipment the students will use in the workplace. Keiser University offers degrees in more than 100 doctoral, specialist, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate fields. The 100-acre West Palm Beach Flagship Campus is home to dormitories and dining, sports teams, and other components of the traditional campus experience.

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HEALTH CARE

Palm Beach County residents enjoy an active, outdoor Florida lifestyle, and are focused on health and wellness. It is no surprise that the area has abundant resources for both young and old, with high-quality care from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Palm Beach County’s health care is primarily divided among three major hospital systems— Tenet Healthcare Corp., HCA Florida, and Palm Beach Health Network.

Many local institutions are focused on addressing challenging health care issues such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and autoimmune diseases.

These are some of the partnerships and innovations that are advancing health care in Palm Beach County:

* The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience offers the Max Planck Academy, a “one stop shop” for all levels of education: for high school and undergraduate students, post-baccalaureate, graduate, and postdoctoral scientists, and young and established research group leaders.

Located on Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter, FAU High School-Jupiter Campus in partnership with Max Planck Academy has become the

premier early university entrance high school for STEM-focused juniors and seniors in high school.

The FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter also is home to: the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Brain Institute, Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention, Jupiter Life Science Initiative, and one-of-akind Academy for Community Inclusion and Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.

* The University of Florida (UF), the state’s flagship land-grant university, and Scripps Research have undertaken a 10-year, $1 billion public-private partnership called UF-Scripps, resulting in the Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology in Jupiter. The UF Scripps campus will encompass more than 100 acres — a 30-acre campus in Palm Beach County that houses 360,000 square feet of research facilities, offices, and classrooms, and an adjacent 70-acre tract of land that will be developed. UF-Scripps also collaborates with FAU Jupiter programs.

* The Florida International University (FIU) Center for Translational Science (formerly the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies) in Port St. Lucie is a state-of-the-art campus. The focus of its research is human disease, specializing in researching inflammation, infection, and immunity; lung vascular and airway

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disease; bionformatics; environment medicine; and mitochondria and metabolism. It is part of FIU’s robust focus on training the next generation of scientists and doctors.

South Florida’s hospitals are forwardthinking institutions that are constantly seeking to adopt technologies to benefit patents and communities.

* Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach and St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach offer an integrated neurosurgical technology using 3D tractography to visualize surgical paths within the brain. This allows surgeons to design minimally invasive surgeries for patients with deep-seated brain tumors or who have suffered from strokes.

* Jupiter Medical Center plan to open the 90,000-square-foot Johnny and Terry Gray Surgical Institute in 2025 featuring 16 smart operating rooms to accommodate complex surgeries and two hybrid operating suites. Jupiter Medical Center’s Anderson Family Cancer Institute is a state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer treatment center that brings together multidisciplinary medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists.

* The renowned Hospital for Special Surgery — an academic medical center and research institution headquartered in New York City that specializes in the treatment of orthopedic

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As one of Florida’s leading academic health systems, Tampa General delivers game-changing medicine driven by innovation. We’re one of the nation’s best hospitals and Florida’s highest ranked in multiple specialties. Our physicians in the Palm Beaches deliver the highest level of care in a convenient local setting. And if you need complex care at Tampa General, our health ambassadors make care coordination seamless.

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and rheumatologic conditions—has built an outpatient center that has partnered with Good Samaritan Medical Center to provide increased orthopedic surgical and research capabilities for the area. Good Samaritan Medical Center is also aligned with Mount Sinai Medical Center to enhance its oncology and cardiac services.

As Palm Beach County seeks to build an economic base in biomedical and life sciences, the collaboration and cooperation among notable institutions continues to attract research and medical expertise. According to the Business Development Council of Palm Beach County, there are more than 700 companies in the county engaged in the research and development or manufacturing of biotechnologies, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.

With so many top-tier hospitals and medical centers in the region, residents have access to the very best health care in their backyard.

MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITIES

BETHESDA HOSPITAL (EAST AND WEST)

East Campus: 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, 33435; 561-737-7733 West Campus: 9655 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, 33472; 561-336-7000 baptisthealth.net

Bethesda Hospital East and West are part of the Baptist Health South Florida network. As a result, both also provide specialized cancer, heart, vascular, brain and spinal and cuttingedge treatments through Boca Raton Regional Hospital, which also is part of the Baptist Health South Florida network.

Bethesda Hospital East was established in 1959. It offers comprehensive services, including: a nationally recognized orthopedic total joint replacement program; cardiovascular care; cancer care; vascular, endovascular and robotic surgery; and women’s and children’s services.

It is a 401-bed hospital with 670 physicians in more than 40 areas of specialty, and a staff of more than 2,500 employees. Specialties: Emergency department, maternity with Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Bethesda Hospital West serves the western communities of South Palm Beach County and is committed to providing the same high

standards of care as Bethesda East. Specialties: Emergency department, advanced cardiac CT imaging; and a state-of-the-art endovascular and interventional surgical suite for minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures.

BOCA RATON REGIONAL HOSPITAL

800 Meadows Road; Boca Raton, 33486

561-955-7100; brrh.com

Boca Raton Regional Hospital is a not-forprofit, advanced tertiary hospital with 400 beds, more than 2,100 employees, and 800-plus primary and specialty physicians on staff. Founded in 1967, Boca Raton Regional Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and is designated by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The facility was recognized in U.S. New & World Report’s 2018-2019 “Best Hospitals” listing as a “Top Ranked Hospital” in the South Florida metropolitan area and the highest-ranked hospital in Palm Beach County. It is part of the Baptist Health South Florida network. Specialties: Emergency department, sports medicine, Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute, Christine E. Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute, Lynn Cancer Institute, Morgan Pressel Center for Genetics, Marcus Neuroscience Institute

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MARTIN NORTH HOSPITAL

200 S.E. Hospital Ave., Stuart, 34995 772-287-5200; martinhealth.org

The 244-bed, not-for-profit Cleveland Clinic Martin North Hospital has a 24-hour emergency room and is nationally recognized for heart and stroke care. Physicians represent 71 medical specialties and sub-specialties, working in teams focused on specific organ or disease systems. Newsweek ranks it among the top hospitals in the world for specialized care in 2024. Specialties: Emergency department, Frances Langford Heart Center, Back and Spine Center, Robert and Carol Weissman Cancer Center, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, and Martin Health System Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

DELRAY MEDICAL CENTER

5352 Linton Blvd., Delray Beach, 33484 561-498-4440; delraymedicalctr.com

Established 1982, Delray Medical Center is 536-bed acute-care hospital with 600 doctors and 1,600 employees. Part of the Palm Beach Health Network, Delray Medical Center has garnered numerous Healthgrades awards over several years, including “Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure” and “Top 5 percent in the country for Treatment of Stroke.” Other honors include excellence awards for critical care and women’s health. Specialties: Level I Trauma Center, research hospital, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Center for Advanced Orthopedic Care, Wound Treatment Center, Suite Dreams Sleep Disorder Center

GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER

1309 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, 33401 561-655-5511; goodsamaritanmc.com

Good Samaritan has 333 acute-care beds and a 22-bay emergency department. It provides services in a range of practice areas and outpatient services, including surgery, lab results, radiology, and rehabilitation services for post-treatment recovery. The center received the “Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award” from the American Heart Association and the “Comprehensive Community Cancer Center Award” from the American College of Surgeons. It is part of the Palm Beach Health Network. Specialties: Emergency department, cancer, cardiovascular, and digestive disease treatment institutes, intersocietal accreditation in both vascular testing and echo-cardiology, da Vinci Robotic Surgery system

HCA FLORIDA JFK HOSPITAL

5301 S. Congress Ave., Atlantis, 33462 561-965-7300; hcafloridahealthcare.com

HCA Florida JFK Medical, founded in 1966, is a 516-bed, acute-care hospital with more than 900 physicians. Services include behavioral health. The hospital received “Joint Replacement Excellence Award” and “America’s 100 Best for Orthopedic Surgery” recognition from Healthgrades, as well as hospital accreditation from The Joint Commission. Specialties: Emergency department, accredited Chest Pain Center, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program, Comprehensive Community Cancer Program, and Breast Center, JFK Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute

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HCA FLORIDA JFK NORTH HOSPITAL

2201 45th St., West Palm Beach, 33407 561-842-6141; hcafloridahealthcare.com

JFK North Hospital is a 280-bed, acute-care facility with more than 950 on its medical staff that has provided services for more than 45 years. In addition to comprehensive health services, it also provides behavioral health services for seniors, adults, adolescents, and children. A teaching hospital, it is accredited by The Joint Commission. Specialties: Emergency department, Advanced Primary Stroke Center, adjoining 123-bed psychiatric unit and outpatient rehabilitation center, Pain Management Center, Orthopedic & Spine Institute

JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER

1210 S. Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, 33458 561-263-2234; jupitermed.com

Founded in 1979, Jupiter Medical Center has 248 private acute-care beds and 120 long-term care, rehabilitation, and hospice beds. It has an advanced family and pediatric emergency department. Jupiter Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, Commission on Cancer, and American College of Radiology. Recognition includes being named among “America’s BestIn-State Hospitals for 2024” by Newsweek and as a “Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee, Hip Replacements & Spine Surgery and for Bariatric Surgery” by Blue Cross Blue Shield. Specialties: Emergency department, Mastroianni Family Pediatric Emergency Department, Joe Namath Neurological Research Center (in partnership with Mount Sinai Heart New York), Anderson Family Cancer Institute in affiliation with the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Thoracic Surgery and Lung Center of Excellence

LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER

39200 Hooker Hwy., Belle Glade, 33430 561-996-6571; hcdpbc.org

HCA FLORIDA LAWNWOOD HOSPITAL

1700 S. 23rd St., Fort Pierce, 34950

772-461-4000; hcafloridahealthcare.com

Lawnwood Hospital is a 435-bed, acutecare facility with more than 640 physicians and 18,000-plus employees. In 2024, seven of Lawnwood Hospital’s treatment and surgery programs were given five stars by Healthgrades, which also named it among “America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery” and “America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery.” Specialties: Emergency department, Heart Institute, Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center

HCA FLORIDA PALMS WEST HOSPITAL

13001 Southern Blvd., Loxahatchee, 33470 561-798-3300; hcafloridahealthcare.com

Lakeside Medical Center is a regional healthcare hub for communities in western Palm Beach County bordering Lake Okeechobee, including Belle Glade, Pahokee, and Palm Bay. The medical staff provides an array of services, including trauma and critical care, pediatrics, respiratory therapy, radiology, and skilled nursing. As part of the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, which is funded through an independent taxing district, it provides high-quality care for the uninsured and is a rural teaching hospital. It was recently awarded an “A” by the Lown Institute for Social Responsibility for excellence in health equity and inclusivity and accolades for its contributions to the community’s well-being. Specialties: Emergency department, health coverage for the uninsured, pharmacy, interpretation services

Palms West Hospital is 204-bed, acutecare facility with more than 790 physicians.

Operating since 1986, the hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, Children’s Oncology Group, and for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, and ultrasound. It has earned an “A” rating for patient safety from Leapfrog Group. Specialties: Emergency department, pediatric emergency and oncology care, full-service children’s hospital, Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, Center of Excellence for Robotic Surgery, Primary Stroke Center

PALM BEACH GARDENS

MEDICAL CENTER

3360 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 561-622-1411; pbgmc.com

This 199-bed advanced tertiary medical center provides comprehensive services including heart and vascular care, advanced brain and neurological, emergency, oncology, orthopedics, rehabilitation, and women’s health. Part of the Palm Beach Health Network, it was recognized in 2023 with five stars by Healthgrades for three programs—valve surgery, heart failure treatment, and carotid heart procedures. It earned an “A” rating for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group and accolades for its kidney failure treatment program from U.S. News & World Report. Specialties: Emergency department, Primary Stroke Center, Heart & Vascular Institute, orthopedics and hip and knee replacement, neurosurgery, urology, general and robotic surgery, rehabilitation

HCA FLORIDA RAULERSON HOSPITAL

1796 Highway 441 N., Okeechobee, 34972 863-763-2151; hcafloridahealthcare.com

Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed, acute-care hospital that has been recognized for several years as a “Top Performer on Key Quality

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Measures” by The Joint Commission for: heart attack, heart failure, immunization, pneumonia, surgical care, and venous thromboembolism.

“ It earned an “A” rating for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group and has accreditations for computed tomography (CT), mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and its clinic laboratory. Specialties: Emergency department, Primary Stroke Center, Critical Care Nursing Unit, 3D mammography, outpatient physical rehabilitation

HCA FLORIDA ST. LUCIE HOSPITAL

1800 S.E. Tiffany Ave., Port St Lucie, 34952 772-335-4000; hcafloridahealthcare.com

St. Lucie Medical Center is a 222-bed, acute-care, full-service medical center with nearly 390 physicians. The center was named among the “Top 100 Orthopedic Hospitals” by Healthgrades, a “Top Maternity Hospital” by Newsweek, and as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Hip and Knee Replacement and Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care by Blue Cross Blue Shield. It is accredited by The Joint Commission. Specialties: Emergency department, Primary Stroke Center, Orthopedic and Spine Surgery Institute, maternity care, neurology and oncology, wound care, outpatient rehabilitation center

ST. MARY’S MEDICAL CENTER

901 45th St., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 561-844-6300; stmarysmc.com

St. Mary’s is a 420-bed, acute-care hospital that provides medical, surgical, obstetrical, pediatric, trauma, and emergency services to a five-county area. In 2024, it became the first hospital in the world to use the Precice ® Max System in a surgical limb lengthening procedure. It has earned national recognition for its heart failure and hip fracture programs and the spine surgery program is certified by The Joint Commission. St. Mary’s delivers the most babies in Palm Beach County; it has earned five stars from Healthgrades for its vaginal and C-section deliveries for several years.

It also is home to the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, which has a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and dedicated pediatric emergency department. Both are part of the Palm Beach Health Network. Specialties: Emergency department/Level I Trauma Center, Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center,

Memory Disorder Clinic, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Institute for Advanced Orthopedics/Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute, GE Showsite for neurointerventional imaging technology, Outpatient Dialysis Center

WELLINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

10101 Forest Hill Blvd.; Wellington, 33414 561-798-8500; wellingtonregional.com

Wellington Regional Medical Center is a 235-bed, acute-care hospital, with more than 700 affiliated physicians operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. It has achieved national recognition for treating heart failure, diabetes, and total hip and total knee replacements. Accredited by The Joint Commission, it has a birthing center and a 25-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Specialties: Emergency department, Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Regional Cancer Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Weight Management Center, Chest Pain Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, comprehensive lung program

WEST BOCA MEDICAL CENTER

21644 State Road 7, Boca Raton, 33428 561-488-8000; westbocamedctr.com

West Boca Medical Center is family-center medical center with emergency departments in addition to award-winning care for expectant mothers and their babies at the Boca Center for Women’s Care. Part of the Palm Beach Health Network, the center has recently earned national recognition for excellence in stroke, gastrointestinal, sepsis, respiratory failure care, as well as C-section and vaginal deliveries. Specialties: Emergency and pediatric emergency departments, Primary Stroke Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Shabbos room, Lung Cancer Screening Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, inpatient and outpatient speech, physical, and occupational therapy

CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS

PALM BEACH CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL 901 45th St., West Palm Beach, 33407 561-844-6300; palmbeachchildrenshospital.com

Located in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital’s pediatric cancer treatment center is accredited by the National Cancer Institute’s Children’s Oncology Group. As part of this organization and its membership in the Children’s Hospital Association, the hospital performs clinical trials that give patients access to the latest treatments. The 138-bed Palm Beach Children’s Hospital also offers specialized support services, including child-life specialists and Quantum House, offering families a comfortable place to stay near the hospital. Specialties: 24-hour pediatric emergency department and intensive care unit, Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, orthopedics, and spinal cord injury

JOE DIMAGGIO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (JDCH) is located in Hollywood. As part of the Memorial Healthcare System, it has three local locations that provide specialized pediatric care. Memorial Division of Pediatric Complex Gastroenterology: 900 Glades Road Suite 501, Boca Raton, 33431; 954-265-4475

JDCH Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders: 9291 Glades Road, Ste. 202, Boca Raton, 33434; 954-265-5324

Memorial Division of Pediatric Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology: 3377 S. State Road 7, Wellington, 33449; 561-341-7000; jdch.com

JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AND DE GEORGE PEDIATRIC UNIT

1210 S. Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, 33458 561-263-5437; jupitermed.com

Through its partnership with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, the hospital has created world-class pediatric clinical services for families with newborns and children to age 18. The Mastroianni Family Pediatric Emergency Department utilizes the most advanced diagnostic technologies and medical equipment designed specifically for small patients to treat injuries and diagnose illnesses. The De George Pediatric Unit is a comprehensive, family-centered environment featuring state-of-the-art medical and therapeutic services. The unit offers private, inpatient rooms; surgery; a child life specialist; diabetes education; imaging; and

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speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy.

NICKLAUS CHILDREN’S HEALTH SYSTEM

Nicklaus Children’s Palm Beach Gardens

Outpatient Center 11310 Legacy Ave., Palm Beach Gardens, 33410; 561-624-9188; nicklauschildrens.org/ palmbeachgardens

Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists at Wellington 10111 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 110, Wellington, 33414; 561-877-5870; nicklauschildrens.org/ wellington

Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists at Boynton Beach

10383 Hagen Ranch Road, Suite 200 Boynton Beach, 33437; 561-799-7272

nicklauschildrens.org/boyntonbeach

Nicklaus Children’s Health System is the parent organization of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 307-bed nonprofit hospital was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International and is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The health system includes a network of nonprofit outpatient and urgent care centers in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin counties.

The Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center offers urgent care; walk-in X-rays and diagnostic imaging, including full-body 3D images; EKG screening; and physical, occupational, speech-language, orthopedic, physical, hand, and feeding and swallowing therapies.

Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialty Care Centers are staffed with a variety of board-certified specialists who provide consultations for babies, children, teens, and young adults under 21 years old.

VA MEDICAL CARE

WEST PALM BEACH VA MEDICAL CENTER

7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, 33410 561-422-8262; va.gov/west-palm-beach-health-care

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is

a general medical, psychiatric, and surgical facility. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care and long-term care in the areas of dentistry, extended care, medicine, neurology, oncology, pharmacy, physical medicine, psychiatry, rehabilitation, and surgery, and women’s health. It ranks among the top 15 percent of VA healthcare systems nationwide for organizational health, according to a 2023 employee survey. A teaching hospital, the center has received the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation. The facility’s Blind Rehabilitation Center is the referral center for blind and visually impaired veterans throughout Florida.

VA CLINICS

The West Palm Beach VA Healthcare System has several outpatient VA Clinics, which provide primary care and specialty health services, including mental health care, nutrition services, social work, internal medicine, rehabilitation, and more. Services vary based on the clinic.

VA Health Connect: 877-741-3400

Boca Raton VA Clinic

901 Meadows Road; 561-416-8995

Delray Beach VA Clinic

4800 Linton Blvd., Ste. E300; 561-422-6510

Fort Pierce VA Clinic

1901 S. 25th St., Ste. 103; 772-595-5150

Okeechobee VA Clinic

1201 N. Parrot Ave.; 863-824-3232

Port Saint Lucie VA Clinic

128 S.W. Chamber Court; 772-878-7876

Stuart VA Clinic

3501 S.E. Willoughby Blvd.; 772-288-0304

Vero Beach VA Clinic

372 17th St.; 772-299-4623

VA VETERANS CENTERS

Veterans Centers offer confidential help for veterans, service members, and their families at no cost in a non-medical setting. Services include counseling for depression, post-trau-

matic stress disorder (PTSD), bereavement and the psychological effects of military sexual trauma, employment referral, and substance abuse assessment and referral. It also connects vets with resources for obtaining more support in VA and their community.

Jupiter Vet Center

6650 W. Indiantown Road; 561-422-1220

Palm Beach/Greenacres Vet Center 4996 10th Ave. N.; 561-422-1201

FREESTANDING EMERGENCY ROOMS

HCA FLORIDA DARWIN SQUARE EMERGENCY

3275 S.W. Darwin Blvd., Port St. Lucie, 34953 772-807-4840; hcafloridahealthcare.com

This 11,000-square-foot, freestanding emergency room is an extension of HCA Florida St. Lucie Hospital. The 24/7 emergency room was built with children and seniors in mind. The facility includes board-certified emergency room physicians; on-site laboratory, imaging, and diagnostic services; separate pediatric treatment rooms; and emergency areas tailored to senior patients.

HCA FLORIDA JFK EMERGENCY HOSPITAL

Three locations:

10921 S. Jog Road, Boynton Beach, 33437 561-548-8250

4797 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 33418 561-548-8200

5301 S. Congress Ave., Atlantis, 33462 561-548-3836; hcafloridahealthcare.com

The award-winning, 516-bed emergency hospital is affiliated with more than 900 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties. It has also has two off-site emergency rooms in Florida—one in Palm Beach Gardens and one in western Boynton Beach.

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PALM BEACH COUNTY AREA URGENT CARE CLINICS

CARESPOT | CARESPOT.COM Boynton

DR. G’S URGENT CARE | DRGSURGENTCARE.COM

EXPRESSDOCS | MYEXPRESSDOCS.COM

HELIX URGENT CARE | HELIXCARES.COM

JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER URGENT CARE | JUPITERMED.COM

MD NOW | MYMDNOW.COM Boca

Boca

Boca

Boynton Beach East 1625 S. Federal Highway 561-945-0544

Boynton Beach South 11800 S Military Trail, Ste. 105 561-264-2280

Boynton Beach West 6699 Boynton Beach Blvd. 561-734-4210

Delray Beach 601 Linton Ave. 561-276-2270

Delray Beach West 14701 S. Military Trail 561-865-4792

Greenacres 6868 Forest Hill Blvd. 561-967-8771

Jupiter 1697 W. Indiantown Road 561-300-4123

Lake Worth/Lantana 4570 Lantana Road 561-963-9881

Palm Beach Gardens/Donald Ross 5240 Donald Ross Rd 561-768-5887

Palm Beach Gardens East 2534 PGA Blvd. 561-295-8822

Palm Beach Gardens 9060 N. Military Trail

Palm Beach Gardens North

561-622-2442

Royal Palm Beach 11551 Southern Blvd. 561-798-9411

Royal Palm Beach East 1021 N. State Road 7 561-333-9331 Wellington 9955 Lake Worth Road

561-227-7540

West Palm Beach 2007 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. 561-688-5808

West Palm Beach/Okeechobee Blvd. 4714 Okeechobee Blvd.

West Palm Beach/South Dixie

2606 S. Dixie Hwy.

URGENT CARE OF THE PALM BEACHES | URGENTCAREOFTHEPALMBEACHES.COM

North Palm Beach

West Palm Beach

11951 U.S. Hwy. 1, #108

5818 S. Dixie Highway

Palm Springs/Forest Hill 3537 Forest Hill Blvd.

561-640-7505

561-804-4327

561-429-6109

561-823-6207

561-823-6294

This is not a comprehensive list of all Palm Beach County urgent care centers.

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8756 W. Boynton Beach Blvd. #150 561-740-2273 Wellington/Royal Palm Beach 129 S. State Road 7 #401 561-425-7801
Beach 1425 S. Congress Ave. 561-330-9363 Lake Worth 127 N. Dixie Hwy. #4 561-330-9363
East Delray Beach 14530 S. Military Trail, Suite A1-A5 561-381-0260 West Delray Beach 15071 S. State Road 7, Bay 100 561-381-0261
Deerfield Beach 525 S. Federal Hwy. 954-421-8181 North Palm Beach 328 Northlake Blvd. 561-626-4878 Palm Springs 2720 10th Ave. North 561-540-4446 Tequesta 225 S. U.S. Hwy. 1 561-747-4464
Beach
Delray
Jupiter/Abacoa 5430 Military Trail, Suite 64 561-263-7010 Jupiter/Indiantown Road 1335 W. Indiantown Road 561-263-7010 Palm Beach Gardens 3250 PGA Blvd. 561-263-7010 Stuart 2628 S.E. Federal Highway 561-263-7010 West Palm Beach 625 N. Flagler Drive 561-263-7010
Raton 7035 Beracasa Way #105 561-361-1515
2181
Federal Highway 561-287-3500
Boca Raton East
N.
North 21200 Yamato Road, Ste.
561-288-0722
Raton
A7
9690
Raton West
Glades Road, Unit 425 561-449-2322
Boynton Beach 2272 N. Congress Ave. 561-737-1927
4520 Donald Ross Rd., Ste. 100 561-776-3090

Mazel Tov and

We’re excited to help you settle into the neighborhood by welcoming you into our vibrant Jewish community. The Palm Beaches are home to one of the largest, most dynamic communities anywhere.

• Jewish preschool, day school, Hebrew schools and at-home learning resources

• Adult education and community leadership development programs

• Programs for children and adults with disabilities

• Volunteer projects for all ages and abilities

• Resources for local synagogues

• Community events, holiday celebrations and exclusive travel experiences

• Social services, including emotional health support and counseling

• Philanthropic programs for all giving levels

• Senior care and companionship

• Financial assistance and scholarships

Shalom Palm Beach is your concierge service to guide you to meaningful Jewish programs and experiences related to your interests.

Shalom!
jewishpb.org | 561.478.0700 | @jewishpalmbeach
There are so many ways to be an active member of our Jewish community: Visit jewishpb.org/shalompb or scan this QR code. partner organizations and programs Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service of Palm Beach County JFS 50 Years LEVYCENTER FOR ISRAEL & OVERSEAS STACEY & MARK JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM BEACH COUNT Y Building Tolerance. Providing Safety. Leading the Way. For more information, please contact Amy Gordon, Director, Dorothy & Sidney Kohl Jewish Volunteer Center at shalom@jewishpalmbeach.org or 561.242.6680

REAL ESTATE

THERE’S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT: PALM BEACH COUNTY IS ATTRACTING MORE BUYERS AND RENTERS THAN EVER BEFORE

Palm Beach, the island town, is often associated with the wealthy, past and present, including celebrities, captains of industry, and a few United States presidents. Palm Beach, the county, is a more diverse affair, with communities that vary from the tony oceanside to urban centers to rural settings. This variety offers living opportunities for a range of tastes and budgets, which is a major draw for new homeowners and renters.

The county’s population stands at 1.5 million, making it the third most populous county in Florida. Favorable tax rates (7 percent sales) and property tax exemptions, as well as zero state income tax, provide a thriftier alternative to northern high-tax states, such as New York and New Jersey.

But there’s more than money when it comes to Palm Beach County’s allure.

People from across the country—and world—seek out the region’s magnificent environment and bountiful activities, capped off by mild winters and plentiful sunshine. Along the Atlantic coast, beaches are a great place to relax before hopping in the ocean to swim or surf. Plus, the water allows for boating, fishing, and diving.

There are many other ways to stay active, as well. The county has more than 160 golf courses and hosts championship tournaments. Tennis remains popular, but its cousin, pickleball, is a fast-growing alternative. Either way, there are countless courts for your choosing. The county features a variety of parks with everything

from family playgrounds to technical hiking trails, freshwater fishing, and camping. For horse enthusiasts, Palm Beach is an equestrian county, with communities that cater to the lifestyle, and opportunities to enjoy rodeo events and polo matches. Entertainment, arts, and dining are also abundant across the county, offering ample diversions.

And for those who want to enjoy Palm Beach County on a more permanent—or at least seasonal—basis, the next step is finding a place to live.

MARKET OVERVIEW

After some contraction in 2021 and 2022, the real estate market moved in a positive direction in 2023.

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Total sales of single-family homes in 2023 dropped 8.3 percent and total dollar volume fell 5.8 percent, according to the Miami Association of Realtors. That is a vast improvement from 2022, when both metrics fell 20 percent. The median price increased 4.6 percent to $597,000, and the average price rose 2.7 percent to $990,466.

Condos and townhouses sales also hit negative figures, down 5 percent and total dollar volume dropping 41 percent to $6.1 billion. The median price rose 5.1 percent to $310,000, while the average price jumped 16.3 percent to 506,757.

And it appears that there are plenty of opportunities for homeownership. Inventory of single-family homes increased 13.2 percent to 4,575, while months of condo and townhouse supply went from 3.1 to 4.9—a whopping 58.1 percent. Active listings of condos and townhouses spiked to 4,575, up 25 percent, creating 4 months of inventory.

COMMUNITIES

The county is filled with diverse cities and towns, stretching from the Treasure Coast in the north to Boca Raton in the south. In one town, you may find historic Art Deco homes

from the 1920s, vintage ranch-style homes from the 1960s and ’70s, and modern condominiums, townhouses, and homes. Communities are laid out in suburban-style grids or grouped into small mini-developments around a golf

course or lake. Gated and walled communities are popular, as well as lifestyle communities catering to equestrian activities, boating, 55plus living, and more. (See “City Spotlight” and “Lifestyle Communities” for more details.)

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THE CLUB AT IBIS

LIFESTYLE COMMUNITIES

WITH RESIDENTIAL OPTIONS CATERING TO LOVERS OF HORSES, GOLFERS, AND BOATERS, HOBBYISTS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE THEIR DREAM IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

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EQUESTRIAN

There are many different types of equestrian communities, including those with horses onsite, those with horses off-site, and those with the elegance and extravagance of the equestrian world without equines. Florida has a deep history of being a playground for the wealthy, and South Florida has been a beacon for wealthy equestrians. Wide-open natural spaces are available with large green pastures, towering barns, and shady areas for horses and other large animals to graze. Residences can include show and boarding barns, as well as other equestrian accommodations. In Wellington, many homes are a stone’s throw from a barn. Large lot sizes, natural foliage, and miles of trails, in addition to horse parks and training rings, cater to the equestrian lifestyle.

EQUUS | BOYNTON BEACH

equuscommunity.org

Equus Boynton Beach is a gated community with 280 luxurious homes catering to the equestrian community. The nearby Equus Equestrian Center is a dream home for horses, with a riding school, paddocks, and a competition ring. Located in Boynton Beach, Equus features a bridle path and is conveniently close to the equestrian activity of Wellington.

FOX TRAIL | LOXAHATCHEE

foxtrailpoa.com

This rural residential community located in unincorporated Palm Beach County is made up of 210 five-acre lots which are zoned agricultural residential. Many residents enjoy owning horses, goats, cows, and chickens and ride their horses on the numerous miles of private bridle paths that wind around and through the community. There are also miles of passive canals for canoeing and exploring wildlife.

GLADE RANCHES | WELLINGTON

Glade Ranches in Wellington offers upscale homes, show barns, and stall barns with professional horse farms and up to 10 acres of land. Large, luxurious properties with plenty of space for horses and humans alike to enjoy are available in Glade Ranches.

JUPITER FARMS | JUPITER

jupiterfarmsresidents.com

Jupiter Farms has a rural lifestyle in the community, which boasts close proximity to Northeast Everglades Trails, Riverbend Park, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, canoeing, kayaking, and any other outdoor activity its residents enjoy. Jupiter Farms is the perfect place for anyone wanting to have horses or livestock, grow fruit trees, and connect with other equestrians.

PALM BEACH COUNTRY ESTATES | PALM BEACH GARDENS

pbce.org

Palm Beach Country Estates is a 2,000-acre community with approximately 1,500 homes, each on wooded properties of at least one acre. Close to Florida’s Turnpike, Palm Beach Country Estates is near Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, The Gardens Mall, and other shopping, yet is still quiet and ideal for equestrians.

RANCH COLONY | JUPITER ranchcolonypoa.com

Ranch Colony is a gated community just a few minutes from Jupiter and with easy access to the Palm Beach International Airport. Ranch Colony includes five communities, each with its own specialty, including five-acre homesites in Ranch Acres and 20-plus-acre homesites in Ranch Colony for equestrians. There’s also Tailwinds for pilots and Old Trail and The Links for avid golfers.

WHITE FENCES | LOXAHATCHEE

whitefencesflorida.com

White Fences in Loxahatchee is near Lion Country Safari and Twentymile Bend. Nestled in the heart of the large-lot community is the White Fences Equestrian Center, which offers boarding options as well as five regulation-size dressage rings, 16 paddocks, schooling, USEFrated shows, 25 acres of land for open riding, easy access to horse trails, and more.

BOATING

Some of the world’s largest boat shows take place in Florida, a worldwide hub for boating and yachting. For those who want their own, personal access to the water, there are beautiful and private communities throughout Palm Beach County. Many of these communities are located in Jupiter, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, North Palm Beach, and Palm Beach Gardens. Whether it is the call of the Atlantic Ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway, the siren song of the sea is difficult to resist. With access to the inlets, coastal barrier islands, or deep-water access by river or canal, there are plenty of luxurious communities to satisfy the desire to float away. Many of these communities have more docks than homes and include additional amenities such as dining venues, clubhouses, golf courses, fitness centers, and spas. Owning a boat is not a requirement to live on the water and enjoy the scenic waterways, rivers, lakes, and canals that South Florida has to offer.

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ADMIRALS COVE | JUPITER

admiralscove.net

More than 85 percent of all homes in Admirals Cove’s East Side are connected by navigable waterways. The community is two miles from the Jupiter Inlet; amenities include a yacht club, marina, championship golf, tennis, pickleball, spa and salon, and boutique hotel for hosting residents’ guests and visitors.

BANYAN LAKES | WEST PALM BEACH

Between Wellington and West Palm Beach, Banyan Lakes is intimate, sitting on a large man-made lake where residents can water ski, Jet Ski, boat, and enjoy the view from their backyard. With only 60 homes and custom floor plans with between three and seven bedrooms, lush landscaping, and a private golf club across the street, Banyan Lakes is exclusive and majestic.

FRENCHMAN’S CREEK BEACH & COUNTRY CLUB | PALM BEACH GARDENS

frenchmanscreek.com

Frenchman’s Creek offers the ideal Florida lifestyle with tropical greenery, tranquil waterfalls, private golf courses, tennis, a spa, and first-class luxury service. Private homes in Frenchman’s Creek are elegant, ranging from villas to ocean-access and waterfront homes.

Its exclusive lifestyle, beauty, and elegance are second to none, with a private oceanfront beach club.

JUPITER YACHT CLUB | JUPITER

jycmarina.com

Jupiter Yacht Club offers condominiums in five buildings with either marina or Intracoastal views. With four bedroom/four bathroom and three bedroom/three bathroom condos, residents have convenient access to the Jupiter Yacht Club Marina’s many slips.

PARADISE PORT | PALM BEACH GARDENS

A gated waterfront community, Paradise Port boasts large docks, easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway, no fixed bridges, and stunning views—all just a few minutes from The Gardens Mall and parks.

PALM

POINT | JUPITER

Palm Point features single-family homes near the Jupiter Inlet and Jupiter Sandbar. The homes, either one or two stories tall, offer anywhere from two to four bedrooms, sunrooms, custom cabinets, wet bars, twocar garages, and a day dock. The dock offers residents easy access to the river, where they can explore all that Jupiter has to offer by boat.

BALLENISLES

PENNOCK POINT | JUPITER

Once the site of Fort Jupiter and the Second Seminole War, Pennock Point sits on a small peninsula with breathtaking views of the Loxahatchee River and access to the Southwest Fork Loxahatchee River. It is comprised of 81 homes on parcels up to three acres.

TWELVE OAKS | NORTH PALM BEACH

twelveoaksnpb.com

Twelve Oaks features a private marina, magnificent water views, and private waterfront villas and condominiums. Tennis courts, a swimming pool, and security, as well as close proximity to popular area attractions make Twelve Oaks an affordable means for those chasing waves.

GOLFING

With lush rolling hills, pristine sand traps, and water elements, there are many golfing communities in Palm Beach County that take advantage of the warm weather, sunny skies, and South Florida landscape. Local golf courses attract the best of the best (professionals and amateurs alike) and there are many communities in the area that provide the opportunity to live near or on one.

BALLENISLES

| PALM BEACH GARDENS ballenisles.org

BallenIsles offers a clubhouse, world-class tennis, swimming pools, a fitness center, a spa, and three exquisite golf courses. The courses feature unique backdrops for players of all skill levels. With more than 30 communities, there is something for everyone.

THE BEAR’S CLUB | JUPITER

thebearsclub.com

Jack and Barbara Nicklaus founded The Bear’s Club in 1999 in the hopes of creating an unmatched golf experience and a luxury paradise. Based on 370 acres, The Bear’s Club features an 18hole championship course that weaves through pine trees and marshlands.Amenities include a clubhouse, boating docks, dining rooms, and fine dining spaces. It also features an outdoor bar, Har-Tru tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center with personalized training sessions, bocce and pickleball courts, a pro shop, and easy access to the beach.

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BREAKERS WEST COUNTRY CLUB | WEST

PALM BEACH

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Set within a 670-acre wildlife sanctuary, Breakers West Country Club features a newly renovated Rees Jones golf course, tennis, activities, dining, and the perfect location for weddings and special events. With multiple membership packages, there’s something for everyone, including access to the Breakers Beach Club and Ocean Golf Course in Palm Beach.

HARBOUR RIDGE YACHT & COUNTRY CLUB | PALM CITY

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This private, waterfront country club community on the St. Lucie River offers 695 residences set in 28 villages, two championship golf courses, a clubhouse with river views, marina, and slate of social activities.

IBIS | WEST PALM BEACH

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Consisting of 33 communities on more than 1,900 acres, Ibis is home to about 5,000 residents in 1,871 residences adjacent to the Grassy Waters Preserve. It contains 45 lakes, numerous parks, three golf courses, 16 tennis courts, pickleball courts, pools, restaurants, and other amenities. The Club at Ibis offers incomparable golf and tennis programs, an innovative Sports Village, modern clubhouse, and an engaging lifestyle. A variety of residences located within a manicured setting include golf villas, condominiums, singlefamily homes, and custom estates, nestled among three Nicklaus family courses.

MIRASOL | PALM BEACH GARDENS

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Set on more than 2,300 acres, the Mirasol offers a variety of upscale, private family residences in 23 diverse neighborhoods. It features two championship golf courses designed by legends Tom Fazio and Arthur Hills among other superb amenities.

OLD MARSH GOLF CLUB | PALM BEACH GARDENS

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Established in 1987, Old Marsh was ranked among “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses” in its first year of eligibility with a mindset of preserving the game’s traditions. Set against a backdrop of oak hammocks, pines, and sawgrass vistas, the Pete Dye-designed championship course has no

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SUMMARY STATISTICS 2022 2023 Closed Sales 15,118 13,868 Paid in Cash 6,865 6,229 Median Sale Price $571,000 $597,000 Average Sale Price $964,179 $990,466 Dollar Volume $14.6 Billion $13.7 Billion Original List Price Received 98.4% 95.3% Median Time to Contract 16 Days 31 Days New Pending Sales 15,776 14,879 New Listings 21,153 18,669 Pending Inventory 1,371 1,307 Inventory (Active Listings) 4,042 4,575 Months Supply of Inventory 3 4
SUMMARY STATISTICS 2022 2023 Closed Sales 13,720 11,980 Paid in Cash 8,564 7,295 Median Sale Price $290,000 $310,000 Average Sale Price $465,773 $506,757 Dollar Volume $6.4 Billion $6.1 Billion Original List Price Received 98.6% 94.9% Median Time to Contract 14 Days 34 Days New Pending Sales 14,502 14,879 New Listings 18,188 17,693 Pending Inventory 1,269 1,307 Inventory (Active Listings) 3,503 4,575 Months Supply of Inventory 3 4

starting times and an acclaimed caddy program and sits in a gated, 456-acre community with just 180 single-family homes.

PANTHER NATIONAL | PALM BEACH GARDENS

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With an impressive championship course designed by Jack Nicklaus and Justin Thomas,

Panther National boasts 18 holes of challenging elevation changes that will test your skills. Panther National also features a practice range with Tif Eagle grass and a nine-hole short course. Panther National also boasts a clubhouse, courtyard with a fire pit, fitness center, European-inspired spa, and concierge services. The luxury residences are intricately designed by acclaimed architect Max Strang, featuring modern amenities, magnificent views, and elegant landscaping,.

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The PGA National Resort offers cottage rentals, suites, and vacation homes among its many residences. With 99 holes of golf on six courses, PGA National recently underwent a $100 million transformation that built upon the prestige of the well-known home of the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic.

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Hone your golf game against the stunning landscape of a private, championship golf course. Set sail from the calm waters of this naturally protected yacht basin, or challenge yourself on Har-tru tennis and pickleball courts. Nature abounds at this designated wildlife sanctuary that is home to 29 lakes brimming with bass on 600 acres. Residences include condos, cottages, villas, and customized homes,

WYCLIFFE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB | WELLINGTON

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Wycliffe Golf & Country Club offers a beautiful clubhouse with dining, two golf courses, 15 Har-Tru tennis and four pickleball courts, a fully equipped fitness center, and spa. Wycliffe is a private, equity community. The community is gated and includes 1,045 Mediterranean-style single-family homes, villas, and coach residences spread throughout 14 neighborhoods. Residents enjoy open-style floor plans with picturesque golf course and lake views.

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Membership BENEFITS

• Access to monthly newsletter that includes a portion of the Palm Beach Police Department Crime Blotter

• Admission to our Breakfast Speaker Series for you and a guest

• Eligible to participate in the Safeguard Palm Beach Citizen’s Academy

• Access to admission for Safeguard Palm Beach Teen Academy

• Access to Community Shred & Recycle Events

• Public Safety Day advance notice

ABOUT SAFEGUARD PALM BEACH:

Safeguard Palm Beach, formerly known as Palm Beach Crime Watch, is a division of the Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation. Safeguard Palm Beach is a membership, community-focused organization dedicated to promoting safety, crime prevention, risk reduction, and emergency preparedness. Its expanded mandate, which combines outreach initiatives from both the Palm Beach Police and Palm Beach Fire-Rescue Departments, embraces comprehensive approach to public safety and community well-being.

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CITY SPOTLIGHTS

GET TO KNOW MANY OF THE UNIQUE CITIES AND TOWNS THAT MAKE UP PALM BEACH COUNTY AND THE TREASURE COAST

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Across the Intracoastal Waterway from West Palm Beach lies the town of Palm Beach. This exclusive enclave on a barrier island hardly needs an introduction, but its well-known name belies a small, familyfriendly town that lays claim to only 9,000 full-time residents and an additional 20,000 who call it home during the winter season.

From its birth more than 120 years ago as a playground for the rich, the town honors the man with the original vision, Standard Oil founding partner Henry Morrison Flagler. His ambitious transportation system included the original railroad that brought goods and tourists from the Northeast to Palm Beach and the entire east coast of the state. As the town grew, it retained its small-town charm and much of the Mediterranean-style architecture made

famous in the 1920s by Addison Mizner. Visitors can tour the winter home of Flagler, now a museum, or stroll around the town soaking in the tropical European vibe of the well-preserved architecture.

Stretching from the Atlantic to the Intracoastal, a visit to Worth Avenue—one of the most iconic streets in the United States—is a must. Perhaps the most famous shop on the avenue is that of Lilly Pulitzer, whose comfortable, brightly colored, tropical co on shi s came to epitomize ’60s-era Florida and the ease of affluent life in the tropics. Other venerable stores include Be eridge Jewelers, Maus & Hoffman, and Saks Fi h Avenue.

The Royal Poinciana Plaza, affectionately called “The Royal” by locals, is home to popular dining spots, such as Palm Beach Grill and

Italian eatery Sant Ambroeus. They join an eclectic mix of 50 brands including Hermès and Yves Saint Laurent, as well as beauty and wellness services and Pilates studios. On the opposite side of the street, in what was originally the center of town, Via Flagler by The Breakers is a vibrant, Mediterranean Revival–style, mixed-use development boasting a restaurant operated by the famed The Breakers Hotel. It is also home to various shops and casual eateries flanking the charming vias that lead to courtyards where people gather and relax.

In Palm Beach—a town that can be walked in an hour—visiting five-star hotels such as The Breakers and rubbing elbows with the wealthy at a posh lounge are unique experiences that cannot be missed.

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West Palm Beach is one of the oldest cities in South Florida, and the historic areas have a unique tropical ambience, combining the Spanish Colonial Revival influence of renowned 1920s architect Addison Mizner with the updated beauty of sleek contemporary buildings. The distinctive skyline is often photographed from the Intracoastal Waterway, and the city is instantly recognizable from the air as you fly into Palm Beach International Airport. From bohemian and artistic to trendy and modern, urban to upscale, West Palm Beach gives residents much more than balmy tropical weather. Its residents have created a city where people can walk, ride bikes, or push baby strollers, and everyone can explore a long list of things to do. There are two public transit systems: The Tri-rail commuter train makes downtown easily accessible from surrounding communities, and the newest rail alternative, Brightline, puts downtown Miami just over an hour away.

The heart of West Palm Beach is the Arts and Entertainment District, with every cultural amenity one would expect in a major urban area, including Palm Beach Opera, Palm Beach Symphony, Ballet Florida, visiting musical acts, world-class museums such as the Norton Museum of Art, the regional theater Palm Beach Dramaworks, an active historical society, the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, and much more.

The Square is at the geographic center of urban West Palm Beach. The European-style plaza and walkways are lined with shops and restaurants, and live entertainment fills the air with music Friday and Saturday evenings. Clematis Street is the place to go for food, and a short walk will bring you to nearly every type of cuisine in the world, including local landmarks like Roxy’s Pub, where more than 60 beers are available on draft and a rooftop lounge provides an aerial view of the surroundings.

Life in West Palm Beach is all about the water,

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and the city has amenities that no other place can offer. With the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean to the east and Clear Lake and Magnolia Lake to the west, this is a water-activities paradise. Head down to the waterfront to rent a kayak or Jet Ski, take a snorkeling cruise, or go for a sunset sail on a 50-foot catamaran. On Saturdays from October through April, walk down to the waterfront for the West Palm Beach Green Market, a pet-friendly event where you can buy farm-fresh produce and artisanal prepared foods.

In March, the Palm Beach International Boat Show draws thousands of boats from around the world. The waterfront is also the home of SunFest, Florida’s largest waterfront music and arts festival, attracting more than 100,000 visitors every spring for a celebration of sun, music, food, and fine arts. At Halloween, MoonFest takes advantage of the cool fall air with a costumed street party along Clematis Street.

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BOCA RATON

Frequently recognized as an ideal living, working, and playing destination, Boca Raton offers its residents and visitors pristine beaches, a thriving corporate community, A-rated education, cultural a ractions, recreational amenities, and an amazing dining and nightlife scene. With its five miles of golden coastline and 46 parks, it boasts a perfect location in the center of Southeast Florida.

It was here that famed 1920s architect Addison Mizner established his signature Spanish-Mediterranean style, which went on to become a distinctive hallmark of the city, evident in landmarks both old and new— including the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Mizner Park, and historic Town Hall.

The economy in Boca Raton is strong and thriving and consists of innovative businesses, diversified companies, entrepreneurial incubators, and unique mom-and-pop shops, all anchored by large corporate headquarters. Serving the executive and recreational needs of this coastal town, the Boca Raton Airport is an added bonus.

Contributing top talent to the economy are Boca Raton’s main universities—Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University, and Palm

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Beach State College—positioning the city as an a ractive destination for students across the country and within the city limits.

Art and entertainment are embedded in Boca Raton’s rich cultural offerings. The city features the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Mizner Park Cultural Center, an outdoor amphitheater, prestigious cultural arts festivals, concerts, and more all year-long.

Residents and visitors find downtown Boca to be a hip and exciting destination that always has something fun to offer—events, dining, shopping, and recreation. All this comes with a backdrop of beautiful architecture and idyllic public spaces for all to enjoy. From a thriving corporate community to top-notch education and plenty of fun in the sun, Boca Raton truly does have it all.

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BOYNTON BEACH

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rom Maine to Miami, Boynton Beach is the closest point to the Atlantic Gulf Stream, earning the title “Gateway to the Gulf Stream.” With the ocean at your fingertips, it is easy to live a relaxing South Florida lifestyle in Boynton Beach. The coastal community runs parallel to a four-mile stretch of the Intracoastal Waterway with access to the ocean

through the Boynton Inlet. Located half a mile south of the Boynton Inlet, the Boynton Harbor Marina offers a multitude of water activities including waterfront dining, boat rentals, fishing charters, dri fishing, scuba diving charters, and Jet Ski rentals.

The waterway is not all Boynton Beach has to offer. Residents can also enjoy old Florida

charm with more than 250 acres of municipal parks, a beach, natural conservation lands, and access to the Florida Everglades via the Arthur Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge—all of which provide unique opportunities to explore endangered species in their natural habitats and enjoy hiking, kayaking, and canoeing. For the golfer, The Links at Boynton Beach features an 18-hole championship golf course and 9-hole family golf course, both of which are open year-round.

There are abundant shopping, dining, and entertainment areas in Boynton Beach.

The Boynton Beach Mall features Macy’s, JCPenney, and more than 100 specialty stores and eateries.

Renaissance Commons, along Congress Avenue, is home to dozens of unique restaurants, several big brand stores, and surrounding townhomes. About a mile north, there is a budding brewery district.

Boynton Beach takes pride in its history. It houses two historical landmarks on the National Registry, a Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center (awarded “Best Museum” by South Florida Parenting Magazine),

and a very active woman’s club that provides additional cultural programs and activities. There are educational plaques at 30 of the city’s historic sites and a City Heritage Trail app with an interactive map to explore 175 historic landmarks. In addition, the city’s municipal library houses an extensive history of Boynton Beach for public viewing and research.

Art and culture are vital aspects of life in Boynton Beach, which features more than 80 displays of public artwork within the city’s 16.25 square miles.

Nearly every weekend, Boynton Beach is host to an array of community events such as Pirate Fest, Blarney Bash, Holiday Boat Parade, Fourth of July Celebration, Egg-stravazana, Barrier Free 5K Run, Art Walks, Movies in the Park, Music on the Rocks, and the International Kinetic Art Exhibit & Symposium. Additional cultural destinations include the Boynton Beach Art District, community theatre, and Gold Coast Band.

Education is a top priority for city officials. Each of the city’s schools receives continual support. Boynton Beach strives to be a recognized leader successfully connecting resources that promote workforce readiness, civic involvement, and business growth.

As the third-largest city in Palm Beach County with more than 78,000 residents, Boynton Beach aims to #makelifefun for humans as well as their canine friends.

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DELRAY BEACH

Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in southern Palm Beach County, Delray Beach is rich in history and cultural diversity. This “Village by the Sea,” which began as an agricultural community in the 1890s, welcomes families who are seeking a place to call home and invites visitors to experience the ultimate vacation.

Within more than 16 square miles, Delray Beach embraces a permanent population of nearly 70,000. Well-known for its bustling downtown and vibrant arts district, the city features gourmet restaurants, unique shops, and trendy galleries. Scenic vistas complement charming neighborhoods, making this a desirable bike- and pedestrian-friendly community. The city maintains more than 40 parks and recreational facilities including the award-winning Municipal Beach, a popular destination for both residents and out-of-towners. The Delray Beach Tennis Center, located in the heart of downtown, is a full-service public facility with

lighted clay and hard courts. The Delray Beach Golf Club, a city-owned, 18-hole, par-72 course designed by legendary architect Donald Ross, has been designated a historic golf course on the Florida Historic Golf Trail.

The City of Delray Beach takes an active role in health and education. Youth camps, adult programs, and recreational events promote good nutrition and active lifestyles. Designated a Healthy Weight Community Champion by the Florida Department of Health, the city was also recognized by the National League of Cities for outstanding achievements in health and wellness through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties. Academic programs also are paramount. The city was one of just 30 communities across the nation to be honored with a Pacese er Award by the Campaign for Grade Level Reading for “measurable

progress” in summer learning, signifying the city’s commitment to increase the number of children who are reading at grade level by the end of third grade.

Renewal and redevelopment efforts in Delray Beach have resulted in numerous accolades, including the prestigious All-America City Award and USA Today/Rand McNally’s Best of the Road Most Fun Small Town in America. The city has been the recipient of the John Nolan Award for outstanding achievements in urban growth and development, as well as the Driehaus Form-Based Codes Award for its production and implementation of the Central Business District Code and Architectural Design Guidelines.

Access to public transportation is available throughout the city, and international airports are just minutes away. Public parking garages and surface lots are conveniently located in the downtown area, and the city provides free electric-vehicle charging stations. Free trolley service is also available along downtown Atlantic Avenue.

Delray Beach is host to exceptional special events. Throughout the year, people from around the world visit the city to enjoy championship tennis, fabulous Fourth of July celebrations, and festive holiday events.

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Jupiter is located in the northeast corner of Palm Beach County, between Miami and Orlando. A coastal community that celebrates its history, heritage, and people, Jupiter’s quality of life is achieved by balancing its small-town feel with careful growth. Jupiter’s beautiful beaches, breathtaking inlet, abundant natural areas, and active waterways offer a unique experience for visitors and a superb quality of life for residents. Florida is known for its beaches and waterways, and Jupiter has some of the finest. Jupiter’s wild and scenic Loxahatchee River meanders through neighborhoods and natural areas, eventually meeting the Intracoastal Waterway and the Jupiter Inlet at the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Jupiter is also the place for nature lovers and eco-tourism enthusiasts. There is free public parking on A1A along more than two-and-a-half miles of Jupiter’s public beaches. The famous “dog beach” is a stretch of the shoreline where four-legged friends are welcome. For more coastal fun, several parks, beaches, swimming areas, snorkeling coves, and jetties line the inlet. Seven designated natural areas make up more than 70 acres of environmentally protected land that offers nature trails, wildlife observation stations, kayaking, and paddleboarding excursions, and fishing. Jupiter’s Riverwalk, a two-and-a-half-mile walking and biking path along the Intracoastal, follows the waterway from Jupiter Ridge Natural Area north to Inlet Village, where old Jupiter’s working waterfront heritage still lives.

Jupiter has something for everyone. Whether you are into sports, the arts, history, or just expanding your mind, you can take in a play, learn something new, attend a festival, browse through a museum, or catch a pop-fly. Jupiter is home to the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins spring training at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, the Jupiter Riverwalk, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), and the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. There are so many cultural opportunities, you’ll want to extend your stay just to experience it all. The feeling of small-town lives on in Jupiter. Friendly neighborhoods offer a unique quality of life for Jupiter’s families, professionals, and businesses. Take a walk through one of Jupiter’s neighborhoods and you’ll see active neigh-

borhood parks; children walking, biking, and playing along safe sidewalks and streets; and a sense of community that comes from pride and peace of mind. When you discover Jupiter, you’ll find that it is the land of discovery. Home to Scripps Research, G4S, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, and an FAU campus, Jupiter is the bioscience hub of Palm Beach County. These institutions make exciting scientific and technological advances every day that create unique opportunities for research, academia, and new businesses.

Jupiter’s rich history spans thousands of years of in habitation by indigenous people, explorers, settlers, and pioneers. The famous Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, which sits atop an ancient shell mound, is a beautiful place to learn about early Spanish explorers, the Seminole, maritime shipwrecks, and even World War II radio stations. Jupiter’s early inhabitants and famous pioneer families, such as the DuBois family and the Whites, left the community with rich stories and artifacts of old Florida life along the enchanting Loxahatchee River.

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NTANA

The Town of Lantana is a coastal community in Palm Beach County that still retains the charm of its origins as an old Florida fishing village. Nestled along the coast of Palm Beach County and noted as one of the oldest communities in South Florida, it’s a great destination for vacationers and home seekers alike. When it comes to small-town charm, Lantana has it. Step foot inside any of the three square miles of Lantana and you’ll be greeted with a warm welcome.

Originally named a er the gorgeous wildflower that grew in the area, Lantana was founded by Morris Lyman and incorporated in 1921. Pieces of Lantana’s history are found throughout town with nods to Lyman and the earlier se lers on various parks, buildings, and developments.

This hidden gem is home to co age-style shops, a fishing pier, a two-acre boat-launching facility, a kayak park, and panoramic views of the Intracoastal, making it a destination for a day on the water, kayaking, picnicking, or simply watching boats go by. On a dazzling sunny day, Lantana Municipal Beach is the perfect place to warm your toes in the sand. Ample parking, sand volleyball courts, picnic tables, and a children’s playground create the ideal se ing to relax with family and friends, soak up the sun, and watch the clouds pass by.

Just steps from the beach, nature lovers can gather at the Lantana Nature Preserve. Once the town landfill, the land has now been shaped to create a beautiful native habitat for wildlife. These 13 acres of nature sanctuary welcome bird watching and hiking alongside views of the Lake Worth Lagoon.

This unique coastal forest is home to zebra longwing bu erflies, red fox, osprey, kestral, green heron, loggerhead shrike, and many more beautiful species of birds and small mammals. Still need convincing? Lantana Nature Preserve has been named the “Best Hidden Preserve” by Florida Weekly.

The town also hosts an array of ways to get involved. Beach cleanups are a fun way to meet new friends and offer an opportunity to give back to the community. The town coordinates these cleanups to help protect the ocean and ecosystem—something the town puts an emphasis on in many different ways. The junior lifeguard program is offered to children interested in learning the responsibilities of ocean lifeguards. The program provides young men and women a sound aquatic background and acquaints them with the hazards of ocean swimming while exposing them to an environment that promotes courtesy, respect, discipline, sound morals, and good sportsmanship. For artist-minded people, the town has an exciting adopt-a-hydrant program, which lets the artist paint a fire hydrant as they wish. From simple stripes to elaborate landscaping, choose a design that fits your style and paint a piece of Lantana.

“Enjoy Lantana!” is a town-wide initiative to produce a variety of special events that provide unique year-round experiences for residents and tourists alike. Throughout each year, the community comes together for family-friendly movies at the beach, a concert in the park, Bark in the Park (an event for four-legged friends held at the town’s dog park), and a spectacular July 4th Celebration that features a colorful fireworks display. The “Enjoy Lantana!” lineup is rounded off with the Haunted Nature Preserve in October and a Winterfest Parade in December.

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KE WORTH BEACH

Lake Worth Beach (formerly Lake Worth) is a vibrant community at the intersection of form and function. It is an extraordinary place where tranquility meets creativity, where the sun shines bright and the ideas shine even brighter, where warm tropics meet hot topics, and where the power of potential turns every day into a blank canvas. This is not just a lifestyle; it is an art form.

The Atlantic Ocean and the broad waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon form the city’s east boundary, and the beautiful fresh waters of Lake Osborne sit west. Next door to Palm Beach, Lake Worth Beach is situated along the latitude, making it the northern-most point of the subtropics. Lake Worth Beach is truly the place “where the tropics begin.” It’s a dynamic, multicultural city with a strong social and environmental consciousness. People are drawn to the city by its independent character, acceptance of different cultures and lifestyles, many historic structures, hip downtown, and distinctive residential neighborhoods. The city has a rich history and is protective of its architectural fabric. More than 1,000 historic buildings contribute to the human scale and charm of the downtown and residential areas.

Mya Murphy of Sky Magazine wrote:

“Palm Beach County owns the phrase ‘Florida’s Cultural Capital’ for very good reason... Palm Beach County’s heart beats from a wide range of cultural opportunities, including music, dance, museums, and theaters.” Lake Worth Beach is the geographic and artistic center of Palm Beach County. The downtown area is considered its artistic soul, with a historic theater and museum, live music clubs, coffee houses, art galleries, antique malls, retail stores, and restaurants. It also is the site of the annual Street Painting Festival.

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is headquartered in historic downtown Lake Worth Beach. The Cultural Council is Palm Beach County’s official arts agency and serves nonprofit cultural organizations and professional artists throughout the county. LULA Lake Worth Arts unifies the local art community around a shared vision and invests in partnerships that support the talent and creative community. The City of Lake Worth Beach supports the arts through public-private partnerships and long-term planning to promote the creative spirit.

The Lake Worth Playhouse, the oldest

building on the register of the Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches, has provided nearly 70 years of excellence in the performing arts. The Duncan Theatre brings in top performances from across the United States and beyond.

For visual art connoisseurs and artists, the Lake Worth Art League presents many opportunities to see and purchase outstanding works of art by local artists at their gallery and outdoor art shows. The Clay Glass Metal Stone Cooperative Gallery features the works of local artists and has created an extensive schedule of classes for those who would like to learn.

The City of Lake Worth Beach has supported the growth of the arts industry in a big way. By dedicating two city-owned buildings and forming strategic alliances, the arts are thriving here. The Armory Arts Annex has recently opened in a renovated space and now offers gallery space and programming. However, Lake Worth’s crowning jewel is the Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts. Housed in a historic train depot, the center offers a glassworks studio, gallery, and gi shop. There is also a metalworks studio capable of pouring 69,000 pounds of bronze per year. Both projects are recipients of Cultural Facilities Grants from the State of Florida.

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JUNO BEACH

Do you enjoy long walks on the beach? Juno Beach is a predominately residential seaside community whose vision is to have neighbors join together to share an exceptional quality of life. The Town of Juno Beach is a partnership of residents, businesses, and town staff creating a hometown atmosphere that emphasizes community involvement, cultural activities, and natural beauty. Fine oceanfront estates and condominiums provide

an ideal se ing for a vacation or permanent residence. With Juno Beach, activities range from sunbathing, swimming, and fishing to walking, jogging, and bicycling.

The Town of Juno Beach was incorporated in 1953 and is located approximately 14 miles north of West Palm Beach, which is the county seat of Palm Beach County. The town encompasses an area of 1.85 square miles. This unique town is an island with the Intracoastal Waterway to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Jupiter Inlet to the north, and Palm Beach Inlet to the south. Offshore there are Spanish wrecks dating back to the 1500s. The barrier island was created by the cu ing of the Intracoastal Waterway. The waterway was dredged along the watershed of Old Lake Worth Creek and cut through Lake Worth in 1898.

The town has operated under the council-manager form of government since 1985. Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in a five-member town council. The council is elected on a nonpartisan basis. Councilmembers serve three-year staggered terms. The councilmembers are elected at large, and every year they select a mayor, vice mayor, and vice mayor pro tem. The town council is responsible, among other things, for passing ordinances, adopting the budget, appointing commi ees, and hiring both the

town manager and town a orney. The town manager is responsible for carrying out policies and ordinances of the town council, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the government, and appointing the heads of the various departments.

The town provides general municipal services such as police, planning and zoning, building, code enforcement, public works, storm water utilities, and cultural events. Fire services are provided by Palm Beach County. Utility services, such as water and wastewater, are provided by neighboring jurisdictions/agencies (Town of Jupiter, Loxahatchee River District, and the Seacoast Utility Authority).

The town has many special features that contribute to it being a wonderful place to live, such as the beach, Juno Beach Pier, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, environmentally sensitive lands, and the Town Center.

Why Juno Beach? Many benefits of being located within the Town of Juno Beach cannot be quantified by a dollar value, but they offer a higher quality of life that can be interpreted as priceless. Some of the benefits to calling the Town of Juno Beach your corporate headquarters (like Florida Power & Light and Tire Kingdom do) or home (like many yearlong and seasonal residents do) are stronger local government voice and superior police protection.

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Known for its extraordinary quality of life and dynamic business climate, Palm Beach Gardens was founded in 1959 by insurance magnate John D. MacArthur. The city’s incorporated boundaries span more than 56 square miles, making Palm Beach Gardens one of the largest land areas in Palm Beach County. Residents enjoy many art and cultural opportunities, world-class golf courses, luxury shopping, day spas, resorts, and outstanding dining opportunities. In addition, the city is dedicated to protecting its natural beauty, with nearly 45 percent of its total land dedicated to conservation.

Gardens, as it is affectionately called, has been able to stay true to the vision of its founder by maintaining a careful balance of green space and development. As you explore, you will find tree-lined streets and lush gardens intertwined with homes and businesses. It truly is a cosmopolitan city with a small-town feel. Beautiful beaches are located within a mile, making

Gardens a tropical paradise.

Public art is valued in the community, where more than 100 art pieces exist citywide due to an active public art program and partnership with the business community. The Palm Beach

Gardens City Hall lobby is home to a rotating national art exhibit, providing an opportunity for the public to engage in a cultural exchange with various artists throughout the year.

Palm Beach Gardens prides itself on the close relationship with the local business community and works to develop policies that respect commercial interests, while maintaining the standards and unique characteristics of the city. With a highly educated workforce, economic and tax incentives, as well as access to transportation routes, a diverse array of companies and many corporate headquarters thrive in Gardens.

Known as “The Golf Capital,” Palm Beach Gardens is home to numerous golf courses, including PGA National Resort & Spa. The City of Palm Beach Gardens hosts the Honda Classic and the PGA of America. Palm Beach Gardens is a vibrant Florida community with a year-round sunny disposition and a lush, tropical ambience that boasts an outstanding quality of life. Many PGA and LPGA players call Gardens home.

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Listed by Money magazine as one of the Top 50 Places to Live, the Village of Wellington is located in western Palm Beach County, sharing a southwestern boundary with the world-famous Florida Everglades.

In 1951, Wellington was purchased by successful accountant and New York investor Charles Oliver Wellington. Because of its close proximity to the Everglades, the area was prone to frequent flooding. In 1953, the Florida Legislature created the Acme Improvement District to provide drainage, water management, and infrastructure development in western Palm Beach County. Acme transformed the waterlogged land into fertile farmland. At one point, there were 2,000 acres devoted to strawberry plants, leading to claims that it was the world’s largest strawberry patch. Citrus groves also thrived in the area.

Wellington has come a long way since the 1950s. Located approximately 15 miles from downtown West Palm Beach and 12 miles from the Palm Beach International Airport, Wellington serves as a home base for many. The community shares the convenience of both

urban living and easy access to breathtaking natural areas, preserves, and numerous outdoor activities.

The Village of Wellington is internationally recognized as the winter equestrian capital of the world and is an international destination for show jumping, dressage, and polo. Wellington is the home of the National Polo Center – Wellington and Wellington International, home of the Winter Equestrian Festival.

Today, this beautiful South Florida town boasts plenty of hometown charm with activities for people of all ages. With an abundance of parks, quality schools, a ractive neighborhoods, and equestrian interests, Wellington maintains a high reputation. With several Palm Beach County A-rated schools, some offering specialty magnet programs, Wellington actively supports education.

Wellington’s outstanding Parks and Recreation Department schedules family-

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friendly events such as movie nights, food trucks, and tribute band concerts and hosts outstanding events for the holidays including a Fourth of July Celebration that culminates with a fireworks spectacular. In the spring and fall, Village Park offers a multitude of sports and family programming, from Saturday morning soccer games to the open gym on Thursday nights. There is always something to do.

Wellington also works closely with both the Palm Beach County Sherriff ’s Office and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to maintain the highest level of safety and services for its residents.

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BELLE G DE

Nestled in the heartland of the state close to Lake Okeechobee, Belle Glade is home to 19,000 residents. Legend has it that the town was so named because it was considered “the belle of the Glades.” Today, it is the largest city within the nearly 3-million-acre subtropical Everglades. From its earliest days, agriculture has been a bedrock of the community, with celery, sugarcane, le uce, and sweet corn the predominant crops.

An area known as “Indian Mound,” just west of the city, was an important Seminole excavation site—first by the Smithsonian Institution in the 1930s and later by the Florida State Museum. Incorporated as a town in 1928, with only 500 residents, Belle Glade is still the site of vital research. The University of Florida Everglades Research and Education Center is a field base for scientists and staff members who are researching soils, agronomy, entomology, water sciences, and horticulture, and overseeing

graduate students.

Following a devastating hurricane in 1928 that sent floodwater from Lake Okeechobee surging through the community, federal and state governments agreed to build a levee. The Hoover Dike spans approximately 85 miles and reaches heights of 34 feet or more.

Land and water conservation, agriculture, and some of the best sport fishing in the state all thrive in this area. The vast Lake Okeechobee—referred to simply as “The Big O”—provides endless entertainment for anglers eager to snare a largemouth bass.

BELLE GLADE

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The Belle Glade Marina Campground is a home away from home for both fishermen and recreational campers who want to soak in the state’s rural beauty far from the glitzier coast.

The campground features 350 campsites, boat ramps, miniature golf, and numerous picnic areas. Golfers will find an 18-hole course within walking distance, and hikers will enjoy the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail, with more than 100 miles of lakeside paths.

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FORT PIERCE

Situated on the Treasure Coast, named a er the famed sinking of a Spanish treasure fleet in 1715, Fort Pierce is one of the oldest communities on the east coast of Florida. Incorporated in 1901, the city grew from 300 pioneers to more than 45,000 residents today and encompasses approximately 29 square miles. This city in St. Lucie County is a diverse yet neighborly community, embracing both the richness of its heritage and the promise of the future. The historic downtown waterfront affords residents and visitors contemporary shopping, dining, fishing, and a range of entertainment and activities from the nationally acclaimed Farmers Market, Friday Fest, Jazz Cra Market, and the city-owned and operated historic 1,200-seat Sunrise Theatre.

Downtown Fort Pierce ranked among the nation’s most idyllic and historic main streets according to USA Today, and is the only Florida city to make the list. The publication described Fort Pierce as an “Old Florida” town, cooled by breezes off the Indian River. Fort Pierce’s downtown Main Street has been named number one on a consumer-advocacy group’s list of “50 Best Small Town Main Streets in America.”

Downtown Fort Pierce has retained its Old Florida charm and scale, even as it continues to

welcome new development and revitalization.

Fort Pierce is famous for being a quaint fishing village, but take a closer look and you will find a treasure trove of activities, education, history, and art. Fort Pierce is home to educational and research facilities like the top-ranked Indian River State College, Smithsonian Marine Station, Manatee Observation and Education Center, and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution at Florida Atlantic University.

Museums in Fort Pierce include the newly enlarged Florida landscape artist A.E. “Beanie” Backus museum and the St. Lucie Regional History Museum. The city’s most popular tourist a raction, the National UDT Navy SEAL museum, commemorates the birth of the Navy frogmen here in Fort Pierce and chronicles the evolution of this military unit to today’s Navy SEALs.

Established in 1938, the Fort Pierce City Marina stands the test of time and continues to improve with its first-in-the- state, eco-friendly Storm Protection System and improved yachtfriendly navigation. Owned and operated by the city, the marina features a state-of-the-art docking system and is centrally located downtown within walking distance of the public library, shops, galleries, restaurants, Sunrise Theatre, museums, parks, and events. Fort

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Pierce City Marina is also home to the Southern Kingfish Association’s National Championship Fishing Tournament.

Fort Pierce’s natural beauty is worldrenowned as many visitors come for year-round paddleboarding, horseback riding on the beach, diving/snorkeling, kayaking, and world-class fishing on unspoiled beaches. Fort Pierce has the culture, excitement, and drive to rival any “big city” atmosphere. Fort Pierce is truly a unique gem on the Treasure Coast and is commi ed to making the city shine.

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PORT ST. LUCIE

Port St. Lucie is one of Florida’s fastest-growing cities and, with a population of close to 205,000, is the third-largest city in South Florida. The arrival of the Spanish in 1567 began its development as a se lement. In spite of long occupation, Port St. Lucie retains an extensive 21-mile stretch of beaches in a pristine natural state and has 11,000 acres of natural parks and preserves.

The St. Lucie River winds through the city and merges with the Intracoastal Waterway to empty into the Atlantic. Whether you want the ocean views and condominium living available on Hutchinson Island or a home with deep-water access for your boat, the Port St. Lucie area is a great choice for those who enjoy a lifestyle based on boating, fishing, and marine activities. The city has a high rate of homeownership and takes pride in its vibrant, involved community and low crime rate. The city’s Strategic Plan Vision 2030 is dedicated to developing “great neighborhoods.” The Neighborhood Planning Division, a recent initiative, is designed to work with homeowners to gather input that will enhance the community and foster togetherness.

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Port St. Lucie is also home to PGA Village, owned and operated by the PGA of America and ranked by Golf Digest as one of the top 75 “Best Golf Resorts.” The village offers 54 holes of championship golf courses designed by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye, and the PGA Museum of Golf. With more great golf courses only a short drive up or down the coast, Port St. Lucie is a golfer’s heaven.

For non-golfers, McCarty Ranch Preserve offers hiking, camping, and fishing. There are also more than 40 public parks with a variety of activities including so ball, football, and cheerleading leagues. Nature-lovers will enjoy strolling the city’s Botanical Gardens, which include an impressive array of separate gardens flourishing with bamboo, orchids, roses, and bu erflies. True to its mission of being a place where residents can live, learn, and play, Port St. Lucie offers a free 10-week program, City University, that teaches residents about local government.

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STUART

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Long known as “The Sailfish Capital of the World,” Stuart was recently recognized as “America’s Happiest Seaside Town.” The recognition came as no surprise to residents of this quaint community of more than 17,000. Stuart is widely recognized for its welcoming atmosphere and Old Florida charm.

Once home to pineapple plantations and flower farms, today Stuart occupies just over six square miles along the St. Lucie River in Martin County on Florida’s Treasure Coast. The city includes a ractive residential neighborhoods, active townhome and condominium communities, and a vibrant historic downtown. Pristine, landscaped streets and skyscraper-free views helped Stuart earn the title “America’s Most Beautiful City” for its size in 2008, while the city’s “flip-flop chic” style sets a casual vibe for residents and visitors alike.

The U.S. 1 corridor houses major retailers and restaurants, while smaller business and cultural districts host unique independent businesses, boutiques, galleries, and gourmet eateries. Walkable and bicycle-friendly, Stuart also offers golf cart–friendly neighborhoods. A solar-

powered fleet of trams provides free service throughout the downtown and adjacent neighborhoods, connecting residents to Martin County public transportation. Nearby, miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches, golf courses, and nature preserves offer recreation from hiking and golfing to boating and paddleboarding.

A multitude of neighborhood and street-end parks extend tropical greenery throughout the city. Anchor parks include the newly redesigned Memorial Park on East Ocean Boulevard, the waterfront Flagler Park adjacent to City Hall on the St. Lucie River, and the unique barrier-free playground at Kiwanis Park on Colorado Avenue.

Another favorite recreation spot is the Riverwalk boardwalk running along the St. Lucie River from south of the Roosevelt Bridge to east of Colorado Avenue. Incorporating a floating public dock and a fishing area under the Roosevelt Bridge, the Riverwalk is a popular place to stroll, fish, or enjoy the scenic waterfront. It is also home to the Riverwalk Stage and a multitude of events, including more than 50 free outdoor concerts every year.

Other popular events include the annual

ArtsFest in Memorial Park, Dancin’ in the Streets (a summer block party and music festival), and the 58-year-old Stuart Christmas Parade—one of the longest- running lighted Christmas parades in the country. Stuart’s vibrant atmosphere has brought recognition from The Huffington Post as one of the “Top 10 Beach Towns in Florida,” Smithsonian magazine as the nation’s number-three “Best Small Town to Visit,” and House Beautiful as the numbernine spot on the “50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America” list.

Stuart—which is just 45 minutes north of Palm Beach International Airport—prioritizes education. City residents a end Julian D. Parker Elementary School, Stuart Middle School, and Martin County High School or a variety of private educational facilities. Martin Health System provides health care for city residents and the surrounding community. The city runs its own police department, fire department, and trash collection and operates a water-utility program that is recognized year a er year as having the best-tasting water in the state by the Florida Rural Water Association’s Annual Conference.

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GETTING AROUND PALM BEACH COUNTY

NO MATTER YOUR DESTINATION OR PREFERRED METHOD OF TRANSPORTATION, PALM BEACH COUNTY’S CONVENIENT TRAVEL OPTIONS MAKE AREA COMMUTES A CINCH

MAJOR ARTERIES

The region’s two major controlled-access highways are located on Florida’s southeast coast. Interstate 95, a multilane freeway, runs the length of the East Coast; Florida’s Turnpike, a multilane divided toll road, spans 313 miles from Wildwood to Florida City. The Florida Department of Transportation makes navigating rush hours on these highways easier with electronic signboards that alert drivers about delays and road closures. A special radio frequency broadcasts emergency messages, and WPTV-Channel 5 also runs regular reports during rush hours.

Other major north-south roads include State Road A1A, which hugs Florida’s eastern coast and acts as the “main street” for communities lining the barrier islands, and U.S. Highway 1, which runs from Key West to Maine. Hundreds of bridges crisscross the Palm Beaches’ waterways, including 20 drawbridges maintained by the state or county that span the Intracoastal. No tolls are charged, but bridge openings’ schedules vary.

RAILWAYS AND BUSES

Palm Beach County is serviced by both Amtrak and the regional Tri-Rail, which runs north-south from Mangonia Park to Miami. Tri-Rail runs trains every 30 or 60 minutes, depending on the hour, and every hour on weekends. Plus, the Downtown Trolley in West Palm Beach allows travelers to connect for free between the Tri-Rail station via its Green and Yellow lines. Fares vary, and different passes are offered.

In addition, Brightline provides express train service that runs between Miami and West Palm Beach (via a stop in Fort Lauderdale) in just over an hour. Brightline continues on to Orlando International Airport.

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Railways and Buses

Water Taxis

Aviation

Local Contact Info

The county’s public bus service, Palm Tran, operates daily (except holidays) with 31 routes serving more than 2,920 bus stops. Weekday peak service runs every 30 minutes; off-peak, every hour. Weekend service is hourly on most routes. Fares vary, and different passes are offered.

WATER TAXIS

If you’re looking for a fun way to see the local beaches or spend the day at the ever-popular Peanut Island, a water taxi might be the way to go. There are two limited services in the county: Sailfish Marina Resort and the Peanut Island Water Taxi in Riviera Beach.

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AREA TRANSPORTATION CONTACTS

AIRPORT

Palm Beach International Airport

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

At Your Service Transportation

Affordable Luxury Transport

ChariottZ.com

Go Airport Shuttle

Infinity Transportation

Palm Beach Car Services

Palm Beach Limo and Car Services

Palm Beach Tours & Transportation

SuperShuttle Express/ExecuCar

Treasure Coast Airport Shuttle

RAIL AND BUS SERVICES

Amtrak

Brightline

Greyhound

Palm Tran Public Buses

Tri-Rail

WATER TAXIS TO PEANUT ISLAND

Palm Beach Water Taxi at Sailfish Marina Resort

Peanut Island Shuttle Boat at Riviera Beach Marina

GROUND TAXIS

AmeriCab

East Coast Taxi

West Palm Beach Taxi

Yellow Cab

RIDE-SHARING NETWORKS

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561-818-8274

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844-787-1670

561-649-8889

561-853-4679

561-856-5836

561-655-5515

561-242-6400

727-324-8380

800-872-7245

561-537-8059

800-231-2222

pbia.org

aystransport.com

altflorida.com

chariottz.com

gowithus.com

infinity-transportation.com

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palmbeachlimoandcarservices.com

pbtt.com

supershuttle.com / execucar.com

tcairportshuttle.com

amtrak.com

gobrightline.com

greyhound.com

561-841-4287 pbcgov.com/palmtran

800-874-7245

tri-rail.com

561-844-1724 sailfishmarina.com

561-777-0438 peanutislandshuttleboat.com

561-337-7777 americabtaxi.com

561-651-1111 eastcoasttaxi.com

561-371-7171 wpbtaxiservice.cab

561-777-7777

yellowcabpbc.com

Lyft lyft.com

Uber uber.com

TROLLEY SERVICES

Downtown West Palm Beach Trolley Service

Molly’s Trolleys

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ger covered vessels and 49-passenger catamarans that travel to all areas of the Palm Beaches accessible through the Intracoastal Waterway (sailfishmarina.com or 561-844-1724). Peanut Island Water Taxi, based at the Riviera Beach Marina, operates a boat rental service and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily ( peanutislandshuttleboat.com or 561-777-0438).

AVIATION

While Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach is the county’s premier portal for air travel, visitors may find it less expensive to travel to or from Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood, Miami, or Orlando International Airports. You can get to Palm Beach County via cabs, shuttles, and private transportation, or through one of the rail services listed in the chart below.

There are three other airports operated by the county Department of Airports. The

North Palm Beach County General Aviation Airport provides quick access to Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, and the Florida Research Park and accepts both jet and private aircraft. Palm Beach County Park Airport in Lantana is home to several flight schools. Palm Beach County Glades Airport, located near Lake Okeechobee, is the county’s designated general aviation recreational airport.

ON-DEMAND, FREE WEST PALM BEACH SHUTTLE

Whoever said there’s no such thing as a free ride? Did you know you can visit your favorite spots in downtown West Palm Beach for free? (You can also visit the Town of Palm Beach for cheap.)

The Circuit shuttle is a 100 percent electric, local service that operates Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Simply download the Circuit App from the Apple App Store or

Android Google Play so you can schedule ondemand rides and learn about the fixed routes. New, electric-powered vehicles, including Teslas and Carts, are used to operate ondemand services.

Ride for free within the Circuit Zone stretching from Northwood Village to El Cid and Progressive Northwest/Grandview Park to the Lake Worth Lagoon. Destinations include:

• West Palm Tri-Rail Station

• B rightline West Palm Beach

• L ocal bus stops

• Th e Square/Downtown

• Worth Avenue

• O cean Boulevard

Fare Zone: Rides that start and/or end on the island of Palm Beach have a fare of $4 per ride, with $1 added for each additional rider. (Rides that remain wholly within the City of West Palm Beach are free.)

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After hitting the links and relaxing along the coast, the family may just be ready to indulge in other experiences and make more memories. If so, you’re in luck. The region is a cultural haven abuzz with diverse venues that are sure to sate your desire for live music and theater, visual arts, film, and history.

Art aficionados can become immersed in art at renowned institutions such as the Norton Museum of Art, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, and Boca Raton Museum of Art. Theater lovers

can find everything their hearts desire at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Palm Beach Dramaworks, and many others.

Palm Beach County is home to three popular outdoor amphitheaters that regularly draw national acts as well annual festivals, such as SunFest.

From ballet to opera to country music, tickle your muse today—and discover why The Palm Beaches calls itself Florida’s Cultural Capital.

FILL YOUR CALENDAR WITH ART, DANCE, MUSIC, HISTORY, AND THEATER

ANN NORTON SCULPTURE GARDENS

253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach, 33401 561-832-5328 • ansg.org

Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is a landmarked complex built as a testament to the creative genius of the namesake American sculptor. Its gardens include more than four decades of Norton’s monumental sculptures, along with several artistic periods represented by works of bronze, stone, and wood. Displayed throughout the house, studio, and gardens are more than 100 of Norton’s works.

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE RICH CULTURAL OFFERINGS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

ARMORY ART CENTER

811 Park Place, West Palm Beach, 33401 561-832-1776 • armoryart.org

The Armory Art Center—located in a 1939 Art Deco building—provides nearly 100 courses for students of all ages in 12 state-of-the-art studios. The Armory hosts 20 exhibitions annually within its four galleries, salons, lectures, and special events.

ARTS GARAGE

94 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, 33444 561-450-6357 • artsgarage.com

In the heart of Delray Beach’s vibrant downtown, Arts Garage is an inspiring hub for visual artists and musicians. Patrons get to sip wine, taste cheese, and soak in jazz, blues, soul, reggae, and classical music. No seat is a bad one in this cozy venue. Theater classes and piano lessons from seasoned performers are offered as well.

BOCA BALLET THEATRE

7630 NW 6th Ave., Boca Raton, 33487 561-995-0709 • bocaballet.org

Boca Ballet Theatre teaches children and adults classical ballet with a focus on eight full-length ballets in its repertory with the philosophy that future innovation in the medium comes from a strong background in the history of dance.

BOCA RATON HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

71 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton, 33432 561-395-6766 • bocahistory.org

The historical society offers a wide array of heritage education programs, exhibits, and resources that provide a tangible link to the region’s past. The museum is located in the city’s original 1926 Town Hall, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART 501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, 33432 561-392-2500 • bocamuseum.org

Attracting more than 200,000 visitors a

year to its cultural galleries and programs, the impressive Boca Raton Museum of Art houses an assortment of traveling exhibitions and permanent collections from both established and rising artists. The two-story museum also offers educational programs, artist lectures, films, and art classes for children.

CORNELL ART MUSEUM

51 N. Swinton Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444 561-654-2220 • oldschoolsquare.org

The Cornell Art Museum is housed in the 1913 Delray Elementary School building on the Old School Square campus. The first floor houses two large galleries for exhibitions

of works by nationally and internationally recognized, contemporary artists. The spotlight gallery hosts exhibits of works by local artists. The first-floor store features hand-crafted art, decor and jewelry by 50 area artists. The second floor has four exhibition galleries.

CULTURAL COUNCIL FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY

The Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building 601 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth Beach, 33460 561-471-2901 • palmbeachculture.com

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professionals, administers public and private grant programs, advocates for funding, enhances local arts education, and promotes cultural tourism. It is also home to galleries showcasing art made in or unique to Palm Beach County, the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store, and concert series.

DELRAY BEACH PLAYHOUSE

950 NW 9th St., Delray Beach, 33444 561-272-1281 • delraybeachplayhouse.com

Since opening its doors in 1947, Delray Beach Playhouse has been providing South Florida with engaging community theater. Located in a picturesque park on Lake Ida, Delray Beach Playhouse presents a mix of comedy, drama, and Broadway musical revues, as well as children’s theater productions, camps, and workshops.

FLAGLER MUSEUM

One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach, 33480 561-655-2833 • flaglermuseum.us

When it was completed in 1902, Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach, was called “more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world” by the New York Herald. Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public as the Flagler Museum, featuring guided tours, changing exhibits, and special programs.

ITHINK FINANCIAL AMPHITHEATRE

601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach, 33411 561-795-8883 • westpalmbeachamphitheatre.com

Among the biggest and the best venues in South Florida is this amphitheater at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach. The open-air music venue can seat 20,000 and offers marvelous views of the city. The modern venue also features the biggest names in the concert industry, ranging from Snoop Dogg to the Dave Matthews Band.

JUPITER INLET LIGHTHOUSE & MUSEUM

Lighthouse Park

500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, 33469 561-747-8380 • jupiterlighthouse.org

Challenge your family to climb to the top of this 105-foot-tall, conical-cylindrical lighthouse tower. Built in 1860, the red brick lighthouse was designed by future Union General George Meade. Also on-site, you’ll find a Keeper’s Workshop and a restored WWII building that serves as a history museum. Take advantage of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum’s educational programs, including sunset and moonrise tours, hikes through history, and story times for kids.

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KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, 33401 • 561-832-7469 • kravis.org

It’s been more than 26 years since the Kravis Center welcomed its first guests—and since then, the center has presented more than 13,000 performances. Today, the Kravis Center is known as South Florida’s premier performing arts center and serves as a cultural beacon

for the community, offering a diverse lineup of touring Broadway hits, concerts, comedy, dance, classical music, and arts-education programming.

LIGHTHOUSE ARTCENTER

GALLERY & SCHOOL OF ART

373 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, 33469 561-746-3101 • lighthousearts.org

For more than 50 years, the Lighthouse ArtCenter, a member-supported nonprofit, has provided artistic programming and cultural opportunities for Palm Beach and Martin counties. The ArtCenter offers engaging exhibitions, cultural programs, a dynamic school of art, workshops, day trips, lectures, and monthly receptions as well as a gift shop and art supply store. The center hosts summer camps for children and provides cultural opportunities for underserved communities. It was founded in 1964 by a group of eight artists and Christopher Norton, the son of founders of the Norton Museum of Art.

MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE

1001 E. Indiantown Road, Jupiter, 33477 561-575-2223 • jupitertheatre.org

As Florida’s largest award-winning, nonprofit professional regional theater, the Maltz Jupiter Theatre produces spectacular year-round entertainment featuring Broadway-caliber musicals, dramatic works, concerts, family programming, and classes for all ages at its Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts. The Maltz draws nearly 100,000 people annually and has earned numerous Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s highest honor for artistic excellence.

MIZNER PARK AMPHITHEATER

590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, 33432 561-393-7890 • myboca.us

The Mizner Park Amphitheater, colonnade, and concert green in accommodates 4,200 visitors for music events like rock bands, cover acts, symphonies, and community events.

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MORIKAMI MUSEUM AND JAPANESE GARDENS

4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, 33446 • 561-495-0233 • morikami.org

With rotating exhibitions, tea ceremonies performed monthly (October through May) in the Seishin-an tea house and educational outreach programs, Morikami strives to spread appreciation for the living culture of Japan. Its museum collection includes more than 7,000 Japanese art objects and artifacts, including tea ceremony items, textiles, and fine art.

NORTON MUSEUM OF ART

1450 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, 33401 561-832-5196 • norton.org

Since its founding in 1941, the Norton Museum of Art has become one of South Florida’s most beloved cultural institutions. Its permanent collection includes nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and American masterpieces, world-class Chinese bronze and

jade, and photography and contemporary art that spans decades and styles. Education and public programming is of equally high caliber.

OLD SCHOOL SQUARE

51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, 33444 561-243-7922 • oldschoolsquare.org

Old School Square provides downtown Delray Beach with first-class arts, entertainment events, and educational exhibits. Located at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Swinton Avenue, Old School Square comprises restored early twentieth-century school buildings, including the Cornell Art Museum and the Crest Theatre. South Floridians can enjoy live music, art, photography, and a weekly green market in Old School Square’s open space.

PALM BEACH DRAMAWORKS

201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 33401 561-514-4042 • palmbeachdramaworks.org

Located in the heart of downtown, Palm

Beach Dramaworks is a professional not-forprofit theater company that entertains audiences with fun and stimulating productions. What sets the venue apart is its small size and intimacy, as well as spectacular performances with talented actors throughout the year in a lively part of town.

THE PALM BEACH MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

10300 Forest Hill Blvd., Ste. 172, Wellington, 33414 • 561-729-4246 • pbmnh.org

The Palm Beach Museum of Natural History collects, researches, interprets, and explains all aspects of our natural world, the evolution of life, and the development of human culture. The museum focuses on the natural history of southern Florida but extends its reach through the Caribbean region. Stop in for a visit and participate in any of the many exhibits, lectures, classes, and fascinating hands-on learning experiences available year-round.

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BEACH OPERA

1800 South Australian Ave., Ste. 301, West Palm Beach, 33409 • 561-833-7888 pbopera.org

Founded in 1961, Palm Beach Opera presents mainstage performances while also offering many diverse education programs. Worldrenowned artists from all over the globe to perform with the 50 singers comprising the Palm Beach Opera Chorus and 75-musician Palm Beach Opera Orchestra. Show-goers and critics agree that the artistic quality of every Palm Beach Opera production is impeccable.

RICHARD AND PAT JOHNSON PALM BEACH COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM

300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, 33401 561-832-4164 • hspbc.org

Palm Beach County’s history is on display in this restored 1916 Neoclassical-style courthouse. Docents lead guided tours through three galleries of interactive exhibits that celebrate the county’s pioneers, natural environment, and milestone

events. Meet the iconic Barefoot Mailman, early Native Americans, and trailblazers who left their footprint on Florida’s past.

SEABREEZE

AMPHITHEATER

750 S. State Road A1A, Jupiter, 33477 561-966-7043 • discover.pbcgov.org/ amphitheaters

Seabreeze Amphitheater is an entertainment facility at Carlin Park in Jupiter hosting up to 2,000 people for theater performances, concerts, and community fundraisers. It has been the setting for the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival for more than two decades. Seabreeze Amphitheater hosts major musical acts, ranging from Slightly Stoopid and The Flaming Lips to Willie Nelson and Travis Tritt.

THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS

100 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach, 33480 561-655-7227 • fourarts.org

Founded in 1936, The Society of the Four Arts inspires and engages people through

the presentation of outstanding artistic and cultural programs. From November through April, Four Arts, as it’s known by locals, offers hundreds of events including notable speakers, art exhibitions, concerts, workshops, films, and more. Located along the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach, the 10-acre campus also includes a stunning sculpture garden.

SOUTH FLORIDA SOCIETY FOR ARTS AND CULTURE

4076 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 561-840-5351 • southfloridafinearts.org

A cultural arts organization and event venue located in the heart of Palm Beach Gardens, the South Florida Society for Arts and Culture offers music performances, education programs, youth arts workshops and summer camps, and more. The venue is open for private events as well.

SUNFEST

525 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 33401 800-786-3378 • sunfest.com

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Since 1983, SunFest has been the Sunshine State’s largest waterfront music and art festival, a racting more than 275,000 visitors each year to the three-day extravaganza. Taking place along the Intracoastal Waterway in downtown West Palm Beach in late April/early May, SunFest presents international acts in a range of genres—including rock, pop, blues, hip-hop, and folk—on three stages. Other happenings include the Creative Arts Village, bars, concessions, a floating cocktail barge, free water stations, and more. Discounted tickets are sold in advance. Note: This is a cashless event.

SUNRISE THEATRE

117 S. Second St., Fort Pierce, 34950 772-461-4775 • sunrisetheatre.com

It may not be located in Palm Beach County, but the Sunrise Theatre is worth a mention anyway. Located in nearby St. Lucie County,

it’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Since opening in 1923, it has become a center for local, national, and international performing arts presentations. The 1,200-seat theater in historic downtown Fort Pierce boasts state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems for lovers of the theater.

SUNSET COVE AMPHITHEATER

Burt Aaronson South County Regional Park 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton, 33498 • 561-488-8069

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Sunset Cove Amphitheater has the capacity to seat 6,000 for national acts, festivals, community fundraisers, and more. Not only is there a 1,700-square-foot stage, but the venue also has top-notch sound and lighting, along with a spacious lawn for patron comfort. Thanks to the amphitheater’s ideal location,

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demographics, and capacity, it plays host to several community events throughout the year, including the annual Fourth of July concert and fireworks.

THE WICK THEATRE AND COSTUME MUSEUM

7901 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, 33487 561-995-2333 • thewick.org

The Wick Theatre produces Broadwayquality musicals starring award-winning casts and serves as a professional theater in the South Florida region. The Costume Museum is internationally renowned and contains wardrobe pieces with historical significance spanning more than 100 years of designs for American theater.

For more information about art and cultural institutions and events in the area, visit the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County at palmbeachculture.com or call 561-471-2901.

Your DESTINATION for the arts

The Kravis Center, located in Downtown West Palm Beach, is South Florida's premier home for the very best in live entertainment. From comedy, dance, music and top-touring Broadway hits, we're proud to host world-class artists and welcome students of all ages to experience our comprehensive arts education programs.

To learn more, visit kravis.org Group sales: 561.651.4438

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FAMILY ATTRACTIONS

THERE’S ALWAYS PLENTY TO EXPLORE, INDOORS AND OUT, IN SUNNY PALM BEACH COUNTY. IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR SOME FUN WITH THE KIDS OR OUT-OF-TOWN VISITORS, YOU’LL FIND PLENTY TO DO AND SEE

CORNELL ART MUSEUM

51 North Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, 33444 561-654-2220 • oldschoolsquare.org

The historic Delray Elementary School, built in 1913 in the architectural style of “Masonry Vernacular” and extensively remodeled in recent years, is home to seven exhibition galleries. The museum shows nationally and internationally recognized, contemporary artists as well as local talent. The museum Store features hand-crafted

art, decor and jewelry by 50 area artists.

COX SCIENCE CENTER AND AQUARIUM

4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach, 33405 561-832-1988 • coxsciencecenter.org

Science becomes exciting with more than 100 hands-on exhibits, including the $2.5 million permanent exhibit “Journey Through the Human Brain,” a state-of-the-art, full-dome planetarium, the 10,000-gallon Aquariums of the Atlantic,

open-air amphitheater, and a miniature golf Conservation Course designed by Gary Nicklaus and Jim Fazio designed as a green space to teach players about native habitats. There is much more, including the quarter-mile-long Fisher Family Science Trail and an observatory.

DUBOIS PIONEER HOME

DuBois Park, 19075 DuBois Road Jupiter, 33477 • 561-966-6695

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This pioneer house along the Jupiter Inlet was built in 1898 for Harry and Susan DuBois and their children. Can your kids imagine life without a computer or cell phone? Let the house’s docent take your family back in time, before modern inventions and technology, a time when laundry was done in an iron pot heated by outdoor fire, when rainwater was the main water source, and candles provided nighttime lighting. It was built atop a shell mound built by ancient native people, and the site is also home to Harry DuBois’ shed for storing his pineapple harvests.

FUN DEPOT

2003 10th Ave. N., Lake Worth, 33461 561-547-0817 • fundepot.com

At this family entertainment center, kids and kids-at-heart can shoot, pull, dodge, drive, and whatever else it takes to be a winner in the laser tag arena, on go-kart rides, at the batters’ cage, and inside the video arcade. It’s endless family fun.

HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES

5190 Lake Worth Road, Greenacres, 33463 561-967-2213 • hoffmans.com

How sweet it is! From the minute you inhale the delicious aroma of chocolate and taste any of the 70-plus varieties of confections, you’ll understand why Bon Appetit has named Hoffman’s Chocolates one of “America’s Best Chocolate Shops.” Visitors to the factory—which makes gourmet chocolates for six retail locations in South Florida—peer through observation windows to watch the confections’ creation. Attention chocoholics: In addition to samples, prepare to indulge in ice cream, fudge, and chocolatecovered pretzels.

The Hoffman’s garden turns into a festive wonderland during the winter season, when colorful lights and ornaments adorn the trees and the gazebo. Chocolatiers occasionally teach classes at this location and in

Delray Beach (14851 Lyons Road, #100, Delray Beach) so you can make your own tasty treats.

NATIONAL POLO CLUB - WELLINGTON

3667 120th Ave. S., Wellington, 33414 561-204-56874 • nationalpolocenter.com

Home of the United States Polo Association, the National Polo Club in Wellington spans nearly 250 acres encompassing world-class equestrian trails and state-of-the-art tournament fields in the “Equestrian Capital of the World.” The club has become a home for low-, medium-, and highgoal polo with a focus on developing American players across all levels of polo. It hosts the most prestigious polo tournaments in the United States—and polo matches are open to the public.

NATIONAL NAVY SEAL MUSEUM

3300 N. Highway A1A, North Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, 34949 • 772-595-5845; navysealmuseum.org

Photos, artifacts, equipment, and exhibits explore the force’s evolution from Naval Combat Demolition Units and Underwater Demolition Teams to modern-day Navy SEALs (Sea, Air, and Land Teams). Test your skills on the challenging obstacle course and learn about the arduous demands these stealthy warriors have faced in their defense of freedom. Exhibits include air, land, and marine vehicles. The museum resides on the original training grounds— the joint Army and Navy Amphibious Scout and Raider School—of these elite teams.

PEANUT ISLAND

6500 Peanut Island Road Riviera Beach, 33404 • 561-845-4445 discover.pbcgov.org/ parks

Peanut Island is a different kind of family fun because of its location. The 80-acre county park sits in the Intracoastal Waterway and is

accessible by boat or water taxi. Peanut Island’s beach, fishing pier, picnic areas, swimming lagoon, boat slips, and campgrounds make it a popular day-tripping or overnight destination for families. Water taxis:

• Peanut Island Shuttle Boat: 561-777-0438

• Palm Beach Water Taxi: 561-683-8294

RAPIDS WATER PARK

6566 N. Military Trail, Riviera Beach, 33407 561-848-6272 • rapidswaterpark.com

Wet and wild describes the twists, turns, loops, drops, dips, and splashdowns you’ll experience on the park’s 29 water slides, in the 25,000-squarefoot wave pool, and along the lazy river. This attraction has been a local favorite for more than 40 years. With thrill rides for teens and families and exciting adventures for the little ones, rent a cabana for birthday parties and special gatherings.

ROGER DEAN CHEVROLET STADIUM

4751 Main Street, Jupiter, 33458

561-775-1818 • rogerdeanchevroletstadium.com

The Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium complex is the only stadium in the country to host four minor league teams. It is one of two in the state to host annual spring training for two Major League Baseball teams—the Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals. Did someone say, “Take me out to the ball game?”

SCHOOLHOUSE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

129 East Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach, 33435 561-742-6780 • schoolhousemuseum.org

Built in 1913, this former schoolhouse is loaded with interactive fun. Kids can stock the shelves of the child-size mock general store and run the cash register, use props in a mock doctor’s office, sort mail and interact with historically based items that teach children about Florida pioneer life more than a century ago.

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SOUTH FLORIDA FAIR

9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, 33411 561-793-0333 • southfloridafair.com

This annual, two-week event in late January presents major entertainment on multiple stages, an expo center, agriplex spotlighting agriculture and livestock, and Yesteryear Village at the 135-acre South Florida Fairgrounds.

WEST PALM BEACH GREENMARKET

100 N. Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, 33401 • 561-822-1515

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For more than 25 years, the seasonal GreenMarket’s friendly vendors and scenic waterfront location have drawn loyal shoppers on Saturday mornings (October-April).  Bring the family to try samples of locally made and harvested foods and natural products.  You’ll find everything from plants and orchids to pickles, spices, breads, smoked fish dip, and vegan delights. There is live entertainment and free activities for children. Leashed pets are welcome.

GO WILD!

ARTHUR R. MARSHALL LOXAHATCHEE

NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

10216 Lee Road, Boynton Beach, 33473 561-734-8303 • fws.gov/refuge/ arthur-rmarshall-loxahatchee

This 145,000-acre refuge has been attracting nature lovers since its establishment in 1951. In addition to the landscape of cattail, sawgrass, wet prairie, and cypress swamp, the refuge maintains a 5.5-mile canoe trail that provides access into

Northern Everglades habitat.

You may spot bobcats, muskrats, marsh rabbits, and other wildlife indigenous to Florida, such as the endangered sand kite with its paddle-shaped wings and the diminutive white-tailed deer. Plan your day according to your interests: hiking, biking, canoeing, photography, or hunting. Your child can even become a Junior Refuge Manager. How cool is that?

BUSCH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY AT ABRAMSON & SCHLAGGAR RESERVE

2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, 33458 561-575-3399 • buschwildlife.org

For more than 40 years, this nonprofit sanctuary rescued, rehabilitated, and released endangered and keystone native species back into the wild. Learn about local wildlife in the Discovery Center and walk through pine flatwoods, oak hammocks, and cypress wetlands. The sanctuary offers a variety of age-appropriate children’s and specialty programs. In 2022, it broke ground on a 20-acre campus at Rocky Pines Road and Indiantown Road.

GREEN CAY NATURE CENTER AND WETLANDS

12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, 33437 • 561-966-7000 discover.pbcgov.org/parks/

The nature center overlooks 100 acres of constructed wetland with 1.5-mile elevated

boardwalk featuring interpretive signs. Keep your camera handy for sightings of alligators, egrets, turtles, and other wildlife. The nature center includes a lecture hall, gift shop, and live animals in an extensive exhibit room that explains how wetlands function and their importance for humans and the natural world.

GUMBO LIMBO NATURE CENTER

1801 North Ocean Blvd. (A1A), Boca Raton, 33432

561-544-8605 • myboca.us

This 20-acre center is a haven for stranded or injured turtles. Its sea turtle program monitors 1,000 nests and releases more than 9,000 stranded sea turtle hatchlings each nesting season. It provides a variety of programs for children, adults, and families taught by educators, biologists, and naturalists and is a research site for Florida Atlantic University.

LION COUNTRY SAFARI

2003 Lion Country Safari Road

West Palm Beach, 33470

561-793-1084 • lioncountrysafari.com

What’s more exciting than a four-mile driving adventure through seven habitats where the largest herds of zebra, rhino, and giraffe in the country roam? Lion Country Safari is located on 600 acres and is home to more than 900 animals. The amusement park has even more in store for a memorable day: a water park, rides, petting

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zoo, giraffe and lorikeet feeding encounters, and pontoon boats and paddleboats. There is a KOA campground adjacent to the park where campers can awake to the roar of lions.

LOGGERHEAD MARINELIFE CENTER

14200 U. S. Highway 1, Juno Beach, 33408 561-627-8280 • marinelife.org

This center appeals to all ages. Its hands-on exhibits and guided tours make it much more than a marine turtle hospital. Seniors can sign up for health and science lectures provided in partnership with St. Mary’s Medical Center. The “Rescue to Release Virtual Reality Theater Show” transports viewers through a real-action rescue. You can go on a naturalist-led hike to learn about Florida’s ecosystems or on a turtle walk to observe the wonders of sea turtle nesting and hatching. The center also offers research, naturalist, veterinarian, and art programs for children.

MANATEE LAGOON

6000 N. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, 33407 561-626-2833 • visitmanateelagoon.com

Manatee Lagoon—An FPL Eco-Discovery Center, is a free Palm Beach County educational a raction with a dedicated area for viewing manatees. The 16,000-square-foot center features hands-on exhibits for visitors to learn all about these endangered and unique creatures as well as the natural wonders of the surrounding Lake Worth Lagoon. On cold days, the facility’s observation deck is the ideal spot to view manatee herds basking in the warm-water outflows from Florida Power & Light’s Riviera Beach power plant. Additional amenities include free parking, two levels of exhibit and observation areas, a picnic area and pavilion, and gi shop. Manatee season runs from November 15 to March 3.

MANATEE OBSERVATION AND EDUCATION CENTER

480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, 34950 772-429-6266 • manateecenter.com

This environmental education center straddles Indian River Lagoon, a saltwater estuary, and Moore’s Creek, a freshwater tributary. It features a covered observation walkway and a second-story observation tower for viewing Florida’s “gentle giants,” bo lenose dolphin, mullet, brown pelicans, and terns. Stroll through the center’s gardens, take part in an educational presentation, and embark on a kayak or boat tour adventure.

MCCARTHY’S WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

12943 61st Street North West Palm Beach, 33412

561-790-2116

or abused animals and releases them back into the wild or provides a permanent haven for exotic ones, such as Gila monsters, pythons and tarantulas. Many other

Discover One of America’s Greatest House Museums

When it was completed in 1902, the New York Herald proclaimed that Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach, was “more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world.” Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark open to the public as the Flagler Museum, offering tours, exhibitions, and special programs.

A National Historic Landmark One Whitehall Way, Palm Beach, FL 33480

animals are counted among the permanent population, including panther, other big cats, and raptors.

OKEEHEELEE NATURE CENTER

7715 Forest Hill Boulevard, West Palm Beach, 33413 561-233-1400 • discover.pbcgov.org/parks

Take a 2.5 mile stroll that winds through pine flatwoods and wetlands at the 90-acre Okeeheelee Park and get up close with snakes, alligators, turtles, and the resident screech owl at the nature center.

PALM BEACH ZOO & CONSERVATION SOCIETY

1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach, 33405 561-547-9453 (WILD) • palmbeachzoo.org

This 23-acre zoo is home to hundreds of animals and 190 species—many of them threatened or endangered—from South and Central America, Australia, Malaysia, and Africa. Hand-feed a wild lorikeet, cool off in the play fountain nature pavilion, explore the zoo’s primate islands and Florida wetlands, and experience up-close encounters during educational presentations.

(For more ways to explore the area’s rich cultural and museum offerings, see “Tickle Your Muse” on page 78.)

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SPORTING LIFE

WHEN IT COMES TO SUN, SAND, AND SURF, PALM BEACH COUNTY HAS GOT YOU COVERED WITH AMPLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FISHERMEN, BOATERS, AND BIKERS

FISHING

Fishing ranks a close second to golf in popularity among residents and visitors alike, and there’s an abundant number of places to cast your line, regardless of whether you prefer saltwater or freshwater fishing.

Fishing the Atlantic Ocean off Palm Beach County’s shores provides a wide selection of opportunities to snag a prize saltwater catch. Anglers regularly reel in bluefish, blackfin tuna, cobia, dolphin, kingfish, and a variety of snapper. There’s also wahoo and sailfish that roam these waters, the la er of which provides an exhilarating experience and a chance to snap a keepsake photo. If you don’t own a boat, there are a slew of saltwater fishing charters/guides throughout the county. Visit surfinggator.com for an extensive list. The Palm Beach Post’s sports section also regularly publishes the local fishing report, which is helpful in determining what is biting when and where.

converted into a winding-climbing trail—the only location in the South Florida region with appreciable climbs and descents. There are also single-track trails at Okeeheelee Park (3.2 miles) just west of West Palm Beach and West Delray Regional Park (2.5 miles) in Delray Beach.

CANOEING AND KAYAKING

A wonderfully scenic paddling experience is the 7.6-mile stretch of the Loxahatchee River from Riverbend Park in Jupiter downstream to Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Whether you’re looking for a oneor two-hour kid-friendly trip or prefer to embark on an all-day adventure, the Loxahatchee offers a variety of options. And even if you rent a canoe or kayak, it’s a fun and inexpensive form of outdoor exercise. For more information, visit jupiteroutdoorcenter.com

If you prefer to stay closer to shore, you might snag a Spanish mackerel in the surf. Tossing your line from bridges or an inlet je y can possibly bag you a jack, a snook, or a pompano if you’re lucky.

If freshwater fishing is more your thing, you owe it to yourself to spend a day on Lake Okeechobee, whose southeastern shoreline forms part of the western edge of Palm Beach County and is only about an hour’s drive from West Palm Beach. “The Big O,” as locals call it, is the best largemouth bass fishing lake in the state. It’s the second-largest freshwater lake—next to Lake Michigan—contained entirely within the contiguous 48 states, so there are plenty of spots to anchor or just dri , or you could hire one of the local guides to lead you to the hot spots.

If fishing doesn’t tickle your outdoor fancy, no problem—there are also several recreational parks that offer an array of other outdoor activities, from biking paths to water skiing, all of which are at your beck and call 365 days a year, thanks to the county’s year-round tropical weather.

BIKING

SURFING

The Atlantic Ocean forms the entire eastern boundary of Palm Beach County, but it’s not always conducive for great surfing, especially during the summer months, unless there’s a tropical storm or hurricane brewing offshore. However, what it lacks in wave consistency, it makes up for in quality. When the waves are good, such as when winter low-pressure systems deliver fairly consistent groundswell toward the beaches, there are some great spots for surfers— most notably Reef Road, which is tucked away in the north end of the county’s richest real estate. Other sweet spots are just off the Jupiter Inlet and Juno Beach Pier. Check out surfline.com for the latest surf reports and live video web cams.

TENNIS

Fi een of the 110 county parks have paved bicycle paths that provide a safe venue for cycling enthusiasts. Three of them offer mountain bike trails for those who are looking for a more challenging or exuberant ride. Dyer Park in West Palm Beach has a 4.7-mile single-track perimeter trail and a 2.4-mile trail (called the “Hill”) built upon a former landfill that has been

Most of the local private country clubs have tennis courts, as do 12 of the county parks (go to discover. pbcgov.com/parks for locations). Nine courts are lighted. One of the nicest full-service public tennis facilities is the Delray Beach Tennis Center near bustling downtown Atlantic Avenue in the heart of the city. It has 14 clay courts, six hard-surface courts, and an 8,200-seat stadium and offers a variety of adult and junior programs, clinics, and camps. The center has hosted the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour’s Delray Beach Open for more than 25 years. The sister property, Delray Swim & Tennis Club, has 24 clay courts. (delraytennis.com)

Spectator Sports

Fans of professional organized sports are in luck: Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros, Washington Nationals, Miami Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, and New York Mets all come to Palm Beach County every year for spring training. Fans can catch practice games at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter, Cacti Park of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, and Clover Park in Port St. Lucie—plus catch polo right here in your community.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Miami Marlins / Jupiter Hammerheads St. Louis Cardinals / Palm Beach Cardinals Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium 4751 Main St., Jupiter • 561-630-1828 rogerdeanchevroletstadium.com

The two-time World Series champion Miami Marlins and 11-time World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals spend their spring training at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter. The facility, which includes the 6,800-seat main stadium, also is home to Minor League teams. Those are the Marlins and Cardinals affiliates in the East Division of the Low-A Southeast (formerly Florida State League)—the Jupiter Hammerheads and Palm Beach Cardinals, respectively—and their rookie squads of the Florida Complex League (formerly the Gulf Coast League).

Houston Astros / Washington Nationals Cacti Park of the Palm Beaches 5444 Haverhill Road, West Palm Beach 561-500-4487 • cactipark.com

The 2022 World Series Champion Houston Astros and 2019 World Series Champion Nationals play at Cacti of the Palm Beaches, a $148 million facility opened in 2017. The 160-acre complex features a 7,700-seat

stadium, six practice fields per team, and other support facilities. It also hosts tournaments, concerts, festivals and more, and is home to the Astros’ and Cardinals’ rookie-level squads of the Florida Complex League in the summer and early fall.

New York Mets / St. Lucie Mets

Clover Park

St. Lucie County Sports Complex 31 Piazza Drive, Port St. Lucie 772-871-5476 • mlb.com/mets

Clover Park, originally known as Thomas J. White Stadium and most recently known as First Data Field, has been the New York Mets spring training home since its opening in 1988. The facility and 7,800-seat main stadium has undergone major renovations, with latest in 2019 for $57 million. Clover Park also is home to the St. Lucie Mets Minor League team and all the New York Mets Minor League operations. When the players aren’t in town, th complex is used for a variety of events such as festivals, concerts, and baseball tournaments.

POLO

National Polo Center – Wellington

3667 120th Ave. South, Wellington 561-282-5290 • nationalpolocenter.com

There’s no better way to spend a Sunday than taking in a polo match at the National Polo Center – Wellington (NPC). All of the major ponies and riders from around the world converge at NPC January through April for the most prestigious polo tournaments in the United States. Reserve a table at the famous Sunday Brunch, where you can eat, drink, socialize, and watch the match—or just grab a seat in the stands by the field and take it all in away from the crowd.

BOATING

Navigating Palm Beach County by water is easy, thanks to the Atlantic Ocean’s 45 miles of shoreline, as well as boat access from four inlets and the Gulf Stream (only three miles offshore). The Intracoastal Waterway lies a short distance inland, with numerous marinas scattered along its route, including places where you can pull up to one of several restaurants that provide docking space for boaters looking for a bite to eat or a refreshing beverage.

For freshwater options, Lake Okeechobee forms part of the county’s western border and encompasses 488,000 acres. A handful of smaller inland lakes also provide boating opportunities, the largest being 540-acre Lake Mangonia. Some really great anchoring spots, according to floridamarineguide.com, are Peanut Island in Palm Beach County, across from Lake Worth Inlet, in front of Florida International University in Miami and across from Baker’s Haulover Inlet, and the anchorage in Boca Chica Harbor.

If you need a place to store your boat, the Palm Beach Yacht Club is a world-class marina in West Palm Beach, just a short distance from the Palm Beach/Lake Worth Inlet. It’s open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis and can accommodate yachts up to 150 feet, as well as sport fishing boats and sailing vessels. If you don’t own your own vessel, the Palm Beach Boat Club offers a variety of membership plans and has a fleet of boats ranging from luxury motor yachts to center-console fishing boats and cabin cruisers.

For information on Boating Safety Education Requirements, registering your boat in Florida, and equipment requirements, contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission at 850-488-4676.

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MARINAS AND YACHT CLUBS

Blowing Rocks Marina Tequesta

561-746-3312 blowingrocksmarina.com

The Bluffs Marina Jupiter 561-627-6688 thebluffsmarina.com

Castaways Marina Jupiter

Gateway Marina Hypoluxo

HAVN Yacht Club Palm Beach Shores

JIB Yacht Club & Marina Jupiter

Jupiter Pointe Club & Marina Tequesta

Jupiter Yacht Club Marina Jupiter

Lake Park Harbor Marina Lake Park

Loggerhead Marina at Jupiter Jupiter

Loggerhead Marina at Lantana Lantana

Loggerhead Marina at Palm Beach GardensPalm Beach Gardens

Loggerhead Marina at Rivieria Beach Riviera Beach

Marina Delray Delray Beach

Palm Beach Yacht Center and Marina Hypoluxo

Palm Beach Yacht Club & Marina West Palm Beach

Palm Harbor Marina West Palm Beach

Port 32 Palm Beach Gardens

Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club Boca Raton

Safe Harbor - New Port Cove Riviera Beach

Safe Harbor - North Palm Beach North Palm Beach

Safe Harbor - Old Port Cove North Palm Beach

Safe Harbor - Rybovich West Palm Beach

561-406-6417 squaregrouper.net/marina

561-588-1211 gatewaymarina.net

561-848-7469 havnyachtclub.com

561-746-4300 jibmarinajupiter.com

561-556-7385 jupiterpointe.com

561-741-3407 jycmarina.com

561-881-3353 lakeparkflorida.gov

561-747-8980 loggerheadmarinas.com

561-582-4422 loggerheadmarinas.com

561-627-6358 loggerheadmarinas.com

561-840-6868 loggerheadmarinas.com

561-276-7666 marinadelray.com

561-588-9911 palmbeachyacht.com

561-655-8711 pbyc.com

561-655-4757 palmharbor-marina.com

561-626-0200 port32marinas.com

561-395-2100 rpycc.org

561-844-2504 shmarinas.com

561-626-4919 shmarinas.com

561-626-1760 shmarinas.com

561-840-8190 shmarinas.com

Sailfish Marina Resort Palm Beach Shores 561-844-1724 sailfishmarina.com

The Seagate Yacht Club Delray Beach

Soverel Harbour Marina Palm Beach Gardens

561-272-2700 seagatedelray.com

561-691-9554 soverelmarina.com

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GOLF SCENE

GOLF IS RANKED AS ONE OF FLORIDA’S TOP ATTRACTIONS FOR TOURISTS AND RESIDENTS ALIKE, AND SOME OF THE STATE’S MOST SCENIC COUNTRY CLUBS AND TOP CHAMPIONSHIP COURSES ARE RIGHT HERE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

There’s something here for every level of golfer, from lengthy challenging layouts to shorter executive courses and par-3 venues. While about 75 percent of the 150-plus golf courses are private, there is no shortage of public courses where everyone can play. Some offer views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway, or the Lake Worth Lagoon, providing a peaceful backdrop for your game.

Heading the list is PGA National Resort & Spa. Located in Palm Beach Gardens, the venue—which also currently serves as the headquarters for PGA of America—hosts the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic, which attracts many of the world’s top professional golfers. Four of PGA National’s five championship courses are ranked among the top 75 layouts in Florida by Golf Digest

Designed by renowned architect Joe Lee, Abacoa Golf Club has one of the finest layouts among South Florida’s public golf courses. Located in the heart of a premier golf community— beautiful Jupiter, Florida—Abacoa combines the best in golf challenge, luxurious amenities, and tropical scenery. The course is challenging but fair to golfers of all skill and experience levels, and the greens are TifEagle grass and some of the highest-quality putting surfaces in all of Florida. Abacoa Golf Club is one of the Florida golf courses that can boast about its unique elevation changes and is a true treat to play.

Another first-class private destination is The Breakers Ocean Course in Palm Beach. The oldest 18-hole golf course in Florida recently got a makeover by course designer Rees Jones himself, and its sister course, Rees Jones Course at Breakers West, is another wonderfully chal-

lenging layout.

Many of the private golf-centered clubs also offer other amenities, especially The Club at Ibis, a gated community in West Palm Beach that, in addition to three Nicklaus family–designed golf courses, includes a sports village, four dining venues, social and cultural activities, swimming, tennis, a fitness center, and a full-service spa.

There’s no course more picturesque than the Palm Beach Par-3, nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Golf Digest rates it “one of the best par-3s you can play anywhere.”

Park Ridge Golf Course in Lantana is one of the more unique courses in the county because it was built over a former landfill and has more elevation changes than most courses in the area, topping out at 85 feet at its highest.

Another unique and picturesque playing

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experience awaits at Osprey Point Golf Course in Boca Raton, in the southwestern corner of the county. It’s a natural wildlife habitat and one of only five Audubon International Classic Signature golf courses in the world. It features three nine-hole courses, and Golf Digest rates it among the top 50 courses in Florida.

At the northern end of the county is North Palm Beach Country Club, an 18-hole public layout that is one of the few Nicklaus Signature municipal courses in the United States. Many of the courses here have teaching pros. There is also John Prince Park Golf Learning and Practice Center in Lake Worth, in the central part of the county, that includes a four-hole mini-course. Greens fees fluctuate throughout the year (with the summer months offering some great deals), but the sunshine and balmy ocean breezes are free year-round.

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PUBLIC GOLF COURSES

Abacoa Golf Club Jupiter 561-622-0036 abacoagolfclub.com

Atlantic National Golf Club Lake Worth 561-969-6600 atlanticnationalgolfclub.com

Atlantis Country Club Atlantis 561-965-7700 atlantiscountryclub.com

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club Boca Raton 561-451-1600 bocadunes.com

Boca Raton Municipal Golf Club Boca Raton 561-367-7000 myboca.us

Delray Beach Golf Club Delray Beach 561-243-7385 delraybeachgolfclub.com

Forest Oaks Golf Club Lake Worth 561-967-6810 forestoaksgc.com

The Golf Club of Jupiter Jupiter 561-747-6262 golfclubofjupiter.com

Lake Worth Beach Golf Club Lake Worth 561-582-9713 lakeworthgolfclub.com

The Links at Boynton Beach Boynton Beach 561-742-6500 boynton-beach.org/golf

Madison Green Country Club Royal Palm Beach 561-784-5225 madisongreengolf.com

North Palm Beach Country Club North Palm Beach 561-691-3433 village-npb.org

Okeeheelee Golf Course West Palm Beach

561-964-4653 pbcokeeheeleegolf.com

Osprey Point Golf Course Boca Raton 561-482-2868 pbcospreypointgolf.com

Palm Beach National Golf & Country Club Lake Worth

561-965-3381 palmbeachnational.com

Palm Beach Par-3 Golf Course Palm Beach 561-547-0598 golfontheocean.com

Park Ridge Golf Course Lantana 561-966-7044 pbcparkridgegolf.com

Poinciana Golf Club Lake Worth 561-439-4721 poincianagolfclub.com

Red Reef Executive Golf Course Boca Raton 561-391-5014 mybocaparks.org

Sandhill Crane Golf Club Palm Beach Gardens 561-630-1160 pbgfl.com

Southwinds Golf Course Boca Raton

561-483-1305 pbcsouthwindsgolf.com

Village Golf Club Royal Palm Beach 561-793-1400 villagegolf.club

Westchester Golf & Country Club Boynton Beach 561-369-1000 westchestercc.com

PRIVATE GOLF COURSES

BallenIsles Country Club

Palm Beach Gardens

561-622-0220

ballenisles.com

The Bear’s Club Jupiter 561-626-2327 thebearsclub.com

Boca Dunes Golf & Country Club

Boca West Country Club

Boca Raton

Boca Raton

561-451-1600 bocadunes.com

561-488-6990 bocawestcc.org

The Breakers Palm Beach 561-655-6611 thebreakers.com

Broken Sound Club

Boca Raton

The Club at Ibis West Palm Beach

561-241-6800 brokensoundclub.org

561-625-8500 clubatibis.com

The Country Club of Florida Boynton Beach 561-732-9771 ccfgolf.com

The Country Club at Mirasol Palm Beach Gardens 561-776-4949 mirasolcc.com

Delray Dunes Golf & Country Club

Delray Beach 561-732-1600 delraydunes.org

Eastpointe Country Club Palm Beach Gardens 561-626-6860 eastpointe-cc.com

The Falls Club of the Palm Beaches Lake Worth 561-964-5700 thefallsclub.com

Fountains Country Club Lake Worth 561-642-2700 fountainscc.com

Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club Palm Beach Gardens 561-622-8300 frenchmanscreek.com

Gleneagles Country Club Delray Beach 561-498-3606 gleneagles.cc

Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club Jupiter 561-747-7600 jonathanslanding.com

The Loxahatchee Club Jupiter 561-744-6168 theloxahatcheeclub.org

Palm Beach Polo Golf and Country Club Wellington 561-798-75405 palmbeachpolo.com

Panther National Palm Beach Gardens 561-769-4211 panthernational.com

PGA National Resort & Spa Palm Beach Gardens 561-627-1800 pgaresort.com

Quail Ridge Country Club Boynton Beach 561-737-5100 quailridgecc.com

Tequesta Country Club Tequesta 561-746-4501 tequestacountryclub.net

Trump International Golf Club West Palm Beach 561-682-0700 trumpinternationalpalmbeaches.com

Winston Trails Golf Club Lake Worth 561-439-3700 winstontrailsgolfclub.com

Wycliffe Golf & Country Club Wellington 561-964-9200 wycliffecc.com

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WHETHER YOU (OR YOUR LOVED ONE) ARE LOOKING FOR AN ACTIVE COMMUNITY OR A LITTLE EXTRA CARE, PALM BEACH COUNTY HAS RESIDENTIAL OPTIONS TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS IN THIS SECTION

ACTIVE ADULT/ INDEPENDENT LIVING COMMUNITIES

For seniors with few medical problems and no need of assistance with daily activities, independent living offers everything from theater outings to field trips to sporting events. These facilities typically provide on-site social and fitness activities, transportation to shopping, appointments, and other nearby needs, and more.

ABBEY DELRAY

2000 Lowson Blvd., Delray Beach, 33445 561-454-2000 • abbeydelray.com

Apartment homes and villas truly do make this independent-living facility seem like home. Abbey Delray prides itself on its beautifully landscaped grounds, restaurant-style dining (and a cocktail lounge), and more activities and events than one resident could a end. Yet behind all of this is a trained, professional, and a entive staff, making sure each resident maintains his or her healthiest lifestyle.

DEVONSHIRE AT PGA NATIONAL

350 Devonshire Way, Palm Beach Gardens, 33418 • 561-739-4629

ericksonliving.com/devonshire

Gourmet dining, a fitness center, and a performing arts center aren’t what you’d expect in an independent-living facility. But luxury and resort-style amenities set Devonshire at PGA National apart. Complimentary transportation whisks residents to nearby shopping, dining, and cultural a ractions.

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FIVE STAR PREMIER RESIDENCES OF BOCA RATON

22601 Camino Del Mar, Boca Raton, 33433 561-750-7100 • fivestarseniorliving.com/ communities/fl/boca-raton

Here is where seniors will find an active lifestyle with distinctive social, cultural, and educational activities. And while your mind is being nourished, chef-prepared meals are created to please the most discriminating palate. All the Boca Raton lifestyle has to offer is just minutes away.

LA POSADA

11900 Taylor Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 • 561-277-0660 • mylaposada.com

On 22 acres highlighted by lakes and lush courtyards, La Posada prides itself on its resort-like lifestyle. Residents enjoy the choice of either apartment homes or villas, all offering the same array of services, from housekeeping to a flexible meal plan. Just minutes from an upscale mall and a short ride to the beach, the facility combines independence with a full slate of activities, wellness programs, and other programs and assistance.

LEVIN PALACE AT MORSELIFE

4850 Loring Dr, West Palm Beach, 33417 561-570-2815 • morselife.org/ the-levin-palace

The Levin Palace blends white-glove service

and resort-style amenities geared towards active people ages 65-plus on a 50-acre campus minutes from museums, shopping, and other cultural amenities.

LOURDES-NOREEN MCKEEN

315 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, 33401 561-655-8544 • lourdesmckeen.org

All the comforts of home along with all the conveniences of upscale hotel living combine for a rich and rewarding senior lifestyle in a Catholic setting. At the edge of the Intracoastal Waterway in downtown West Palm Beach, Lourdes-Noreen McKeen and McKeen Towers provide the social amenities, medical attention, and security to a sense of home for their residents.

ASSISTED LIVING

A higher level of care—including help with activities of daily living such as dressing and bathing—makes assisted living a valuable option for some seniors and their families. A higher level of nursing care also allows residents to remain in a home-like environment, giving their loved one’s peace of mind. Physicians often are on staff, and housekeeping and meals are provided. The communities listed here may offer other locations, as well as other services and care levels. Please contact the specific community for more information.

BROOKDALE WEST

BOYNTON

BEACH

8220 Jog Road, Boynton Beach, 33472 • 561-2605317 • brookdale.com/en/ communities

By providing services tailored to each individual’s unique needs, Brookdale West Boynton Beach enriches seniors’ lives with compassion, respect, and integrity. Assisted living makes daily life easier for its residents, by listening

to their needs and customizing personal-care offerings. Activities at Brookdale are chosen by and for its residents, and can range from art classes and poetry groups to theater and museum outings.

GRAND VILLA OF DELRAY WEST

5859 Heritage Park Way, Delray Beach, 33484 561-921-5957 • grandvilladelray-west.com

Grand Villa of Delray West believes that every resident should determine his or her own daily schedule. And there are plenty of options—from gardening club to Wii bowling to live musical performances. At the same time, individual attention to each resident assures family members that relatives will get the assistance they need—whether it’s dressing, bathing, or medication management—while maintaining the optimum level of independence.

HARBORCHASE OF PALM BEACH GARDENS

3000 Central Gardens Circle, Palm Beach Gardens, 33418 561-536-5519 • harborchase.com/ harborchase-palm-beach-gardens

From the soothing and welcoming atmosphere of the upscale apartments with modern amenities, HarborChase of Palm Beach Gardens

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Assisted Living and Memory Care offers the personalized level of care and support you need with the premier retirement lifestyle you desire. Take a relaxing and leisurely stroll through the butterfly garden or take your dog for a walk in the dog park. Staff will take care of all the chores while you relax with friends and enjoy delicious chef-prepared cuisine in one of many distinct and elegant dining venues. You’ll experience undivided attention and nurturing care by dedicated and friendly care partners. Associates are always available 24 hours a day to offer discreet and compassionate assistance at a moment’s notice.

HARBORCHASE OF WELLINGTON CROSSING

8785 Lake Worth Road, Wellington, 33467 561-320-4500 • harborchase.com/ harborchase-wellington-crossing

Nestled in the heart of Palm Beach County in one of Florida’s most vibrant and dynamic areas, HarborChase of Wellington Crossing

Assisted Living and Memory Care community is a place where hospitality and irresistible elegance converge in an atmosphere of peaceful tranquility. Residents will discover a host of engaging activities, generous amenities, award-winning cuisine, superior concierge services, and customized programs that will enhance health and happiness, now and into the future. The community has a rich and rewarding ambiance because it has been thoughtfully designed and created to cater to the wants, needs, and desires of residents. The community offers assisted living, memory care, respite care, and day retreats.

MANGROVE BAY

110 Mangrove Bay Way, Jupiter, 33477 561-575-3123 • seniorlifestyle.com/property/ mangrove-bay

The staff at Mangrove Bay understands that seniors cherish their independence. At the same time, its professionals know residents also need assistance with some daily activities. A compassionate and caring approach make this assisted-living facility a place where residents can maintain their lifestyles and their families

can be confident their loved ones are being well taken care of. A personalized service plan for each resident assures he or she can continue functioning as independently as possible and will get the assistance and care needed.

TRADITION AT MORSELIFE

4920 Loring Drive, West Palm Beach, 33417 561-570-2815 • morselife.org/tradition

Tradition offers exceptional luxury assisted living with spacious apartments set amid lakes, courtyard fountains, and tropical gardens. Amenities include a fitness center, chauffered transportation, linen service, spa and salon services, kosher dining, and more. All levels of care are included in residents’ monthly rent.

VERANDA CLUB

6061 Palmetto Circle, North Boca Raton, 33433 561-898-9139 • verandaclub.com

Each resident at Veranda Club has his or her individually tailored care plan. That approach guarantees residents get the personal care or medical attention they need but also maintain as much independence as possible in their daily lives. Recreation programming along with wellness, walking, balance, and exercise classes make for a well-rounded, safe, and secure living arrangement.

NURSING CARE FACILITIES/ SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES

For seniors who need supervised medical attention, a skilled nursing facility provides around-the-clock care by a professional nursing staff. Seniors may move to a skilled nursing facility when their conditions become too complicated for them to remain in their homes or in an assisted-living facility. Skilled nursing facilities provide constant monitoring of a resident’s condition. Many skilled nursing facilities also offer short- and long-term rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or serious injuries. The communities listed here may offer other services and care levels. Please contact them for additional information.

ABBEY DELRAY SOUTH

1717 Homewood Blvd., Delray Beach, 33445 561-272-9600 • abbeydelraysouth.com

Abbey Delray South is a continuing care retirement community that provides a range of lifestyles, from independent to skilled nursing providing around-the-clock medical care.

BARRINGTON TERRACE OF BOYNTON BEACH

1425 S. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, 33426 561-369-7919 • fivestarseniorliving.com

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Stressing the “home” in “nursing home” allows Barrington Terrace to create an environment that contributes to both the health and well-being of seniors. Knowing the difficulty of the transition to a skilled nursing facility, Barrington Terrace offers short-term stays for seniors and their families who wish to “test drive” skilled nursing.

BOCA RATON

REHABILITATION

CENTER

755 Meadows Road, Boca Raton, 33486 561-391-5200 • bocaratonhealthandrehab.com

Providing care to south Palm Beach County for more than 35 years, Boca Raton Rehabilitation Center provides a caring environment for residents needing short- and long-term rehab and for those needing dedicated nursing services. Its interdisciplinary team works to develop an individualized plan of care for each resident and patient.

THE GARDENS COURT

3803 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 33410

561-626-1125 • lcca.com/locations/fl

The Gardens Court, a Life Care Centers of America facility, focuses on inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation with four state-ofthe-art rehabilitation gyms. Its location, within 10 minutes of two top-flight hospitals, helps its staff provide the best of care for short-term and long-term stays. Therapy—physical, occupational, and speech—is available seven days a week. For long-term-care residents, special amenities such as a putting green and beauty shop add to the sense of community.

VI AT LAKESIDE VILLAGE

2792 Donnelly Drive, Lantana, 33462

888-961-4144 • viliving.com/locations/fl

Its warm and hospitable location next to Lake Osborne helps make residents feel like they’re at home. The skilled nursing staff gets to know every resident and his or her family, allowing a personalized level of care and attention to each individual’s personal and medical needs. The activity room, salon services, and visitor areas add to the comfort of Vi at Lakeside Village.

THE WATERFORD

601 Universe Blvd., Juno Beach, 33408

561-627-3800 • thewaterford.com

Physicians on-site provide personalized care in areas ranging from internal medicine and gerontology to neurology, optometry, and podiatry. In its beautiful setting in northern Palm Beach County, The Waterford offers residents amenities such as a game room, art studio, and events and activities.

MEMORY CARE

Care for those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and memory impairment typically includes a secure assisted living or nursing home setting, usually in a separate wing or floor. Residents also have the choice of living in semi-private apartments or private rooms and are typically provided structured activities provided by staff members who are trained specifically for those with memory impairment. The communities listed below may offer other locations or services. Please contact the specific community for more information.

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ALLEGRO

11450 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, 33437 • 561-536-3859 • allegroliving. com/boynton-beach

Dedicated to memory care, Allegro has created a care philosophy built on trust and relationships with residents and their families. It offers a structured memory care program designed to encourage individuality, support, and safety, beginning with the initial design of the neighborhood. The staff strives to create close relationships with each resident and their families.

ARBOR OAKS AT GREENACRES

3400 South Jog Road, Greenacres, 33467 561-331-5154 • arboroaks.net/senior-living/fl

Arbor Oaks at Greenacres residents enjoy the comforts of home and the benefits of a tailored memory care program for each individual. A full spectrum of servercies are provided in a comfortable and safe care home.

ARDEN COURTS OF DELRAY BEACH

16150 Jog Road, Delray Beach, 33446 561-498-5552 • arden-courts.com/locations/ arden-courts-of-delray-beach

The staff at Arden Courts Memory Care

Community offers care to the special needs of individuals with memory loss to include specially trained caregivers. Each Arden Courts features friendly common spaces, inviting kitchen and family rooms, and walking paths within enclosed courtyards, all designed for the safety and comfort of their residents.

THE ATRIUM AT BOCA RATON

1080 Northwest 15th St., Boca Raton, 33486 • 561-750-7555

atlasseniorliving.com/the-atrium-at-boca-raton

By designing a community specifically for memory care residents, The Atrium at Boca Raton provides a neighborhood where residents have access to common areas and exterior courtyards accompanied by a senior lifestyle staff member. Providing a balance between safety and engagement.

MORSELIFE

HEALTH SYSTEM

4847 Fred Gladstone Drive, West Palm Beach, 33417 • 561-570-2725

morselife.org

Morse Life Health System offers a secure environment designed for comfort, safety, and socialization to residents with moderate to advanced memory impairment. Offering specialized programs focusing on enhancing the quality of life of their residents in safe, comfortable, and nurturing environments. The goal is to enhance quality of life for both the resident and the family caregivers.

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SHOPPING & DINING

MAJOR AREA MALLS & SHOPPING CENTERS

THE GARDENS MALL

3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 561-775-7750 • thegardensmall.com

The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens is a luxurious, 1.4 million-square-foot regional shopping center, featuring more than 160 fine specialty shops and restaurants, anchored by Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, and Sears. The Gardens Mall has maintained its position as a world-class shopping destination, blending award-winning architecture, fine art, and natural landscaping with popular amenities, signature events, and an innovative retail mix to make it the premier shopping destination in Palm Beach County.

THE MALL AT WELLINGTON GREEN

10300 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington, 33414 561-227-6900 • shopwellingtongreen.com

The Mall at Wellington Green is a beautiful blend of Mediterranean-style and local architectural traditions. The two-level enclosed mall features some of the most popular and sought-after flagship retailers including Dillard’s, JCPenney, Macy’s, and more than 140 specialty shops. Conveniently located in the heart of Palm Beach County, the mall is a popular destination for families and includes a children’s play area, five full-service dine-in restaurants, and a food court.

TOWN CENTER AT BOCA RATON

6000 Glades Road, Boca Raton, 33431 561-368-6001 • simon.com/mall/town-center-atboca-raton

One of South Florida’s top luxury shopping destinations, Town Center at Boca Raton features an outstanding mix of upscale and elite specialty shops along with an impressive lineup of six department stores: Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom, plus more than 200 specialty

stores featuring Coach, Kate Spade, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, and many more. Town Center at Boca Raton is a popular and premier shopping destination, conveniently located off of I-95 and Glades Road.

OPEN-AIR SHOPPING

DOWNTOWN PALM BEACH GARDENS

11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 • 561-727-2640 downtownpbg.com

An active, pedestrian-only atmosphere combines with sidewalk charm at this outdoor lifestyle center in Palm Beach Gardens. Its handmade, one-of-a-kind, wooden carousel was recently restored and relocated to the lake waterfront. Unique boutiques, top-notch restaurants, a comfortable movie theater, and Whole Foods Market all combine to make this a remarkable place for any age. Whether you like to shop, dance, or listen to live entertainment, Downtown Palm Beach Gardens welcomes you.

THE ESPLANADE PALM BEACH

150 Worth Ave., Palm Beach, 33480 561-659-6909 • esplanadepalmbeach.com

Located just steps from the Atlantic Ocean, The Esplanade offers the ultimate luxury retail experience. With exclusive dining options, a Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store, and boutique retailers including Emilio Pucci, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, you’re certain to find a designer fashion show or trunk show in which to indulge.

HARBOURSIDE PLACE

200 North U.S. Hwy. 1, Jupiter, 33477 561-935-9533 • harboursideplace.com

Drive, dock, or paddleboard into Jupiter’s downtown entertainment destination. “Dock

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and dine” at one of the complex’s eight restaurants, shop at more than 16 boutique stores, enjoy live music, yoga, a green market, and more in the outdoor amphitheater, or make it an overnight adventure by spending the night at the luxurious, 179-room Wyndham Grand Jupiter. Leisurely stroll along the handcrafted brick streets of the Jupiter Riverwalk featuring public art installations and live entertainment on select evenings— or rent the PonTiki party boat for fun on the water.

MIZNER PARK

327 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, 33432 561-363-0606 • miznerpark.com

Mizner Park, where commerce and culture meet, is an open-air, mixed-use mall. Stroll the plaza, tour a fine art exhibit at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, or enjoy a concert at the on-site amphitheater. Shopping, however, is the heartbeat of Mizner Park. Visitors can enjoy a high level of luxury retail choices with renowned jewelers, boutiques, nationally known retailers like J. McLaughlin, a luxury theater, and nine restaurants.

PALM BEACH OUTLETS

1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, 33401 • 561-515-4400 • palmbeachoutlets.com

This tantalizing shopping destination offers a completely different retail therapy experience and is the only outlet center of its kind in the Palm Beaches. Conveniently located just off of Interstate 95, Palm Beach Outlets boasts more than 500,000 square feet of outlet shopping. Luxury retailer Saks Inc. anchors the mall with its Saks Off 5th, in addition to well-known labels including Cole Haan, Lacoste, J. Crew, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Nautica, Talbots, Polo Ralph Lauren, and White House/Black Market. For sports enthusiasts, there’s Greg Norman, Adidas, and Nike.

PGA COMMONS

5100 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 33418 561-630-8630 • pgacommons.com

PGA Commons offers an exciting mix of award-winning restaurants, upscale boutiques, retailers, and personal services, as well as fine

art galleries, professional offices, and elegant apartments. Inspired by the European way of life and featuring outdoor art sculptures, a lifesize chessboard, and meandering brick walks, PGA Commons is the perfect place to sip, shop, and stroll.

THE ROYAL POINCIANA PLAZA

340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, 33480 561-440-5441 • theroyalpoincianaplaza.com

A unique shopping destination perfect for girls’ days out and fun-filled family excursions alike, The Royal Poinciana Plaza offers an eclectic mix of 50 hand-selected brands including beloved local lines and renowned international labels. This beautiful oasis offers the ideal backdrop for boutique events, philanthropic soirees, and alfresco family flicks in its lush courtyard.

THE SQUARE

700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach, 33401 561-366-1000 • rosemarysquarewpb.com

One of the most inspired and admired downtown centers in the nation, The Square’s imaginative architecture, public plazas, art installations, and destination restaurants and shopping have made it a signature of downtown West Palm Beach. The open-air, Italian-inspired, 72-acre property offers more than 60 shops and dining options for all ages

and tastes. Located in the heart of West Palm Beach, it offers an amazing mix of shops that includes H&M and a four-story RH Restoration Hardware. The experience is one-of-a-kind with a spectacular water fountain surrounded by an open-air plaza.

STREET SHOPPING

ATLANTIC AVENUE

Delray Beach, 33483 • 561-243-1077 downtowndelraybeach.com

The pedestrian-friendly avenue is the epicenter of downtown Delray Beach, most notably known for its shopping, dining, and small-town curb appeal. The charming ambience of the café-style streetscape is set with brick-paved sidewalks lined with oak and palm trees, which makes for a perfect day or evening excursion by foot. Visit stylish fashion and jewelry boutiques, galleries, and dozens of unique shops to find one-of-a-kind treasures.

CLEMATIS STREET

West Palm Beach, 33401 • clematisstreet.org

Downtown West Palm Beach’s Clematis Street is defined by its dynamic blend of specialty shops, spas, art galleries, and homegrown retailers with urban appeal. These businesses are mixed among high-

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energy dining and nightlife options, from unique gastropubs to acclaimed restaurants. The historic district’s award-winning waterfront is home to a weekly green market, as well as live music and cultural happenings throughout the year.

DOWNTOWN LAKE WORTH BEACH

Lake Avenue and Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth Beach, 33460 • lakeworthcra.org

The vibrant downtown area of Lake Worth is best described as colorful, artistic, and bohemian. Along its two main streets, Lake and Lucerne Avenues, meander through the eclectic mix of shops, one-of-a-kind boutiques, restaurants, art galleries, music venues, and unique specialty shops. Lake Worth has become a center for the finest visual arts, experimental music, dance, and theater groups. Its exuberance is reflected in the many locally owned boutiques, art galleries, and public art forms that dot the streets.

SOUTH COUNTY ROAD

S. County Road, Palm Beach, 33480

On this scenic road, you can browse the selections at Classics Bookshop, peruse local boutiques like Fashionista Palm Beach and Rapunzel’s Closet for the latest designer wear, and gifts or treat your four-legged friend to a

pampering service at the upscale grooming facility Onblonde Pet Spa + Boutique.

THE SHOPS AT THE BREAKERS

1 S. County Road, Palm Beach, 33480 thebreakers.com/activities/shopping

Just beyond the famous hotel’s grand lobby is a quaint stretch of storefronts including some of the world’s most recognized brands. Browse Lilly Pulitzer’s vivid prints, classic American style at Polo Ralph Lauren, Guerlain’s luxury fragrances and skin care, and Coconut Crew’s charming children’s apparel—all surrounding the picturesque Palm Courtyard.

VIA FLAGLER BY THE BREAKERS

221-231 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach, 33480 • viaflagler.com

Continuing the century-old architectural legacy of the Breakers, Via Flagler is an intimate alfresco plaza of boutiques and restaurants, palm trees, and courtyards below luxury residences. Enjoy the island glamour and old-world charm of this lifestyle destination while browsing art at Contessa Gallery or the latest ready-to-wear and resort collections at SHAN, and dining at the resort-operated Henry’s Palm Beach or Main Street by the Breakers—part café, part gallery

offering coffee, fresh-made baked goods, and unique gifts.

WEST PALM BEACH ANTIQUE ROW & DESIGN DISTRICT

3200-3900 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, 33405 305-493-0784 • westpalmbeachantiques.com

Situated just south of downtown West Palm Beach, this charming district features more than 40 antique shops offering seventeenthto twentieth-century antiques, fine art, period deco, vintage and modern furnishings, and more. All within walking distance, this vast array of quality antique stores, specialty shops, and art galleries is complemented by award-winning restaurants for a quick break during shopping. Aantique Row is often regarded as the best and most diverse antiquing districts in the country.

WORTH AVENUE

Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, 33480

561-659-6909 • worth-avenue.com

In this enchanting resort destination with European sophistication, inimitable style, and grace, Worth Avenue is one of the most beautiful shopping venues in the world. Along the avenue, find the world’s top luxury retailers, while on the romantic side alleys, known as “vias,” uncover celebrated independent boutiques that sell designer fashion, accessories, gifts, art, antiques, jewelry, leather goods, and home furnishings—all in a captivating atmosphere rich with charm, architectural character, and historic glamour. One of the avenue’s most popular destinations is The Esplanade Palm Beach at 150 Worth, home to many exclusive retailers whose diverse offerings range from haute couture and fine jewelry to ready-to-wear and resort designs.

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PALM BEACH/MANALAPAN

ANGLE Indulgent modern American cuisine. 100 S. Ocean Blvd., eaupalmbeach.com, 561-5404924 $$$

BICE Italian fine dining. 313 Worth Ave., bice-palmbeach.com, 561-835-1600 $$$

BREEZE OCEAN KITCHEN Floridian fare featuring Latin, Caribbean, Asian, and American flavors. 100 S. Ocean Blvd., eaupalmbeach.com, 561-540-2924 $$

BUCCAN Small plates with big flavor from Chef Clay Conley that change with the seasons in a welcoming space. 350 S. County Road, buccanpalmbeach.com, 561-833-3450 $$

CAFÉ BOULUD The four-star cousin of Manhattan’s Boulud, with a dash of South Florida flavor. 301 Australian Ave., cafeboulud.com, 561-655-6060 $$

CAFÉ L’EUROPE Continental-influenced cuisine, an impressive wine list, and exquisite desserts. 331 S. County Road, cafeleurope.com, 561-655-4020 $$$

THE COLONY PALM BEACH Dine on light bites or time-honored classics—indoors or outside—throughout the day at Swifty’s at The Colony Hotel. 155 Hammon Ave., thecolonypalmbeach.com, 561-655-5430 $$$

CUCINA PALM BEACH Classic Italian dishes and an elegant nightclub. 257 Royal Poinciana Way, cucinapalmbeach.com, 561-855-7799 $$$

ECHO Cuisines of China, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam, thoughtfully conceived and brilliantly executed, with a full sushi bar. 230A Sunrise Ave., thebreakers.com, 561-802-4222 $$$

FLAGLER STEAKHOUSE Elegant steak house offering hand-selected cuts of USDA Prime American beef in a timeless social club ambiance. 2 S. County Road, thebreakers.com, 561-659-8488 $$$

HMF The Breakers’ glamorous cocktail lounge serving Asian-influenced cuisine, with a full sushi bar. 1 S. County Road, thebreakers.com, 561-290-0104 $$

IMOTO AT BUCCAN Asian and Japanese small bites and a sushi menu from Chef Clay Conley. 350 S. County Road, imotopalmbeach.com, 561-833-5522 $$

MEAT MARKET A glamorous take on the traditional steak house. 191 Bradley Place, meatmarket.net, 561-354-9800 $$$

PALM BEACH GRILL Classic American dishes, prime steaks, and a hand-picked wine list highlighting New World favorites. 340 Royal Poinciana Way, palmbeachgrill.com, 561-8351077 $$$

PB CATCH Raw bar and contemporary seafood, including an innovative “seacuterie.” 251 Sunrise Ave., pbcatch.com, 561-655-5558 $$

POLPO PALM BEACH Palm Beach outpost of the famed Connecticut restaurant renowned for its seafood-focused Southern Italy cuisine. 100 S. Ocean Blvd., eaupalmbeach.com, 561-5404923 $$

RENATO’S Upscale Italian and continental fare in a romantic European setting. 87 Via Mizner, renatospalmbeach.com, 561-655-9752 $$$

SANT AMBROEUS Old World Milan fine dining presented in a chic, retro atmosphere. 340 Royal Poinciana Way, santambroeus.com, 561-285-7990 $$$

SEAFOOD BAR AT THE BREAKERS Fresh fish and shellfish, with stunning views of the Atlantic. 1 S. County Road, thebreakers.com, 561-659-8488 $$$

SURFSIDE DINER Casual breakfast and lunch eatery serving classic comfort food. 314 S. County Road, surfsidediner.com, 561-659-7495 $

TA-BOO American comfort food. 221 Worth Ave., taboorestaurant.com, 561-835-3500 $$

THE CIRCLE DINING ROOM Sunday Brunch at The Breakers is a remarkable cornucopia of dishes, including a full raw bar and decadent desserts. 1 S. County Road, thebreakers.com, 561-659-8488 $$$

TREVINI RISTORANTE Northern and Southern Italian dishes with taste and refinement. 223 Sunset Ave., treviniristorante.com, 561-833-3883 $$

WEST PALM BEACH

AVOCADO GRILL Artisanal cuisine with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and avocados. 125 Datura St., avocadogrillwpb.com, 561-623-0822 $$

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BANKO CANTINA Mexican eatery and tequila bar serving delicious mesquite-grilled skewers and more with a rooftop view of the city. 114 S. Olive Ave., bankocantina.com, 561-355-1399 $$

BELLE & MAXWELL’S Gourmet bistro with garden seating serving lunch, happy hour, dinner, and wine tastings. 3700 S. Dixie Highway, belleandmaxwells.com, 561-832-4449 $

CAFÉ CENTRO Innovative Italian with live entertainment. 2409 N. Dixie Highway, cafecentrowpb.com, 561-514-4070$$

CAFÉ SAPORI Classic and moder Italian cuisine. 205 Southern Blvd., cafesaporicorp.com, 561-805-7313 $$

CHOLO SOY COCINO A colorful taqueria featuring Latin-American fusion in the heart of Antique Row. 3715 S. Dixie Highway, cholosoycocina.com, 561-619-7018 $

CITY CELLAR WINE BAR & GRILL Hearthbaked pizza, dry-aged steaks, fresh pasta, and seafood. 700 S. Rosemary Ave., citycellarwpb. com, 561-366-0071 $$

ELISABETTA’S RISTORANTE Italian favorites in the tradition of a trattoria. 185 Banyan Blvd., elisabettas.com, 561-342-6699 $$

GRATO A rustic Italian trattoria from Chef Clay Conley. 1901 S. Dixie Highway, gratowpb.com, 561-404-1334 $$

HULLABALOO Italian gastropub with creative cuisine and a unique cocktail menu. 517 Clematis St., sub-culture.org/locations/hullabaloo, 561-833-1033 $$

INDUS INDIAN AND HERBAL CUISINE

Traditional Indian dishes seasoned with tasty herbs and spices. 1649 Forum Place, indusdine. com, 561-249-0123 $$

IL BELLAGIO Outstanding Italian fare and specialties like whole lobster with spaghetti, enjoyed in Rosemary Square. 600 S. Rosemary Ave., Ste. 170, ilbellagio.com, 561-659-6160 $$

KITCHEN Sophisticated fare from Tiger Woods’ former personal chef. 319 Belvedere Road, #2, kitchenpb.com, 561-249-2281 $$$

LA SIRENA Italian cuisine with a focus on the Amalfi Coast. 6316 S. Dixie Highway, lasirenaonline.com, 561-585-3128 $$

LEILA RESTAURANT Mediterranean cuisine, belly dancing, and hookah on the patio. 120 S. Dixie Highway, leilawpb.com, 561-659-7373 $$

LYNORA’S Family-owned authentic Italian restaurant serving traditional recipes. 207 Clematis St., lynoras.com, 561-899-3117 $$$ (more locations online)

OKEECHOBEE STEAKHOUSE Florida’s oldest steak house, serving succulent beef prepared with a secret family aging process. 2854 Okeechobee Blvd., okeesteakhouse.com, 561-683-5151 $$$

PÉTANQUE KITCHEN & BAR Casual French eatery from the owners of the former Le Rendezvous, serving cheese and charcuterie boards, tapas, and signature cocktails indoors and out. 517 Northwood Road, petanquepb.com, 561-888-6171 $$

PISTACHE FRENCH BISTRO French bistro bites with a Mediterranean twist. 101 N. Clematis St., pistachewpb.com, 561-833-5090 $$

RH ROOFTOP Seasonal cuisine atop Restoration Hardware space with sweeping views of the city. 560 Okeechobee Blvd., rh.com, 561-804-6826 $$

RHYTHM CAFÉ Internationally inspired comfort food and an impressive beer and wine inventory. 3800A S. Dixie Highway, rhythmcafe.com, 561-833-3406 $$

ROCCO’S TACOS AND TEQUILA BAR Signature tacos, savory guacamole made fresh tableside, and more Mexican standouts. 224 Clematis St., roccostacos.com, 561-650-1001 $$ (more locations online)

SUSHI JO American sushi Chef Joseph Clark offers a diverse sake collection for a laid-back, cosmopolitan Japanese dining experience. 319 Belvedere Road #112, sushijo.com, 561-868-7893 $$ (more locations online)

TROPICAL SMOKEHOUSE Chef Rick Mace brings his culinary prowess to barbecued meats and fish with twists like gator sausage. 3815 S. Dixie Highway, eattropical.com, 561-323-2573 $

RIVIERA BEACH/ NORTH PALM BEACH

3800 OCEAN Chef James King takes guests

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on a culinary journey at this seafood-centric restaurant in the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort. 3800 N. Ocean Drive, marriott.com, 561-340-1795 $$$

THE CAPITAL GRILLE Classic steak house

complemented by a remarkably well-trained staff and a stellar wine portfolio. 11365 Legacy Ave., thecapitalgrille.com, 561-630-4994 $$$ (more locations online)

COD & CAPERS SEAFOOD MARKET AND RESTAURANT

A daily market and restaurant in one, offering fresh fish to bring home and dinner service. 1201 U.S. Highway 1, codandcapers.com, 561-6220963 $$

THE COOPER CRAFT KITCHEN & BAR

Farm-to-table, innovative takes on classics from pasta to cocktails. 4610 PGA Blvd., Ste. 100, thecooperrestaurant.com, 561-622-0032 $$

ENTRE NOUS BISTRO Chef Jason

Laudenslager fuses home-style cooking with gourmet fare. 123 U.S. Highway 1, entrenousbistro.com, 561-863-5883 $$$

FRIGATE’S WATERFRONT BAR & GRILL

Arrive by land or sea for casual fine dining, hand-crafted drinks, and live music. 400 N. U.S. Highway 1, frigatesnpb.com, 561-855-7497 $$$

PARIS IN TOWN BAKERY & CAFÉ Pastries, crepes, and more in an authentic setting. 11460

U.S. Highway 1 at PGA Blvd., parisintown.com, 561-626-6017 $

PALM BEACH GARDENS

BRIO ITALIAN GRILLE Hearty Italian fare complemented by fine wine and dessert options. 3101 PGA Blvd., brioitalian.com, 561-622-0491 $$

CAFÉ CHARDONNAY Chef-owner Frank Eucalitto augments his menu with LatinAmerican and Asian influences. 4533 PGA Blvd., cafechardonnay.com, 561-627-2662 $$$

CHRISTOPHER’S KITCHEN Raw/vegan food at its best, prepared by Chef Christopher Slawson. 4783 PGA Blvd., christopherskitchenfl.com, 561-318-6191 $$

COOLINARY CAFÉ Fresh, creative cuisine from Chef Tim Lipman. 4650 Donald Ross Road, Ste. 110, coolinarycafe.com, 561-249-6760 $$

HONEYBELLE Florida favorites with a Southern twist and seasonal flavors by Chef Lindsay Autry. 400 Avenue of the Champions, pgaresort.com, 561-627-7015 $$

J. ALEXANDER’S Modern American cuisine. 4625 PGA Blvd., jalexanders.com, 561-694-2711 $$$ (more locations online)

SEASONS 52 Sophisticated grill and wine bar serving seasonally inspired, healthy dishes. 11611 Ellison Wilson Road, seasons52.com, 561-625-5852 $$

SPOTO’S FISH & OYSTER

Satisfying seafood dishes, plus unique cocktails made with a specialty infused simple syrup. 4560 PGA Blvd., spotos.com, 561-776-9448 $$$

STAGE KITCHEN & BAR

Fresh, local ingredients take center stage for small plates with wide-ranging global culinary influences. 2000 PGA Blvd., #5502, stagepga.com, 561-4083685 $$

YARD HOUSE Hearty classical American entrées and plentiful tap options. 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens, yardhouse.com, 561-691-6901 $ (more locations online)

JUPITER/TEQUESTA/ JUNO BEACH

1000 NORTH RESTAURANT Casual tavern, alfresco terrace, and private members-only club all tied together by the modern, regional cuisine of Chef Lee Morris. 1000 N. U.S. Highway 1, 1000north.com, 561-570-1000 $$$

AQUAGRILLE Seafood-centric cuisine, creative cocktails, and an impressive wine list. 14121 U.S. Highway 1, aquagrillejuno.com, 561-355-0438 $$$

BUONASERA RISTORANTE Classic and perfectly executed Northern Italian dishes in an intimate setting. 2145 S. U.S. Highway 1, buonaserajupiter1993.com, 561-744-0543 $$$

CAPTAIN CHARLIE’S REEF GRILL

Cajun-inspired entrées that pack a punch. 12846 U.S. Highway 1, captaincharliesreefgrillfl.com, 561-624-9924, $$

EVO ITALIAN Southern Italian cuisine from Sicilian Executive Chef Erik Pettersen. 150 N. U.S. Highway 1, evoitalian.com, 561-745-2444 $$

GUANABANAS Fresh Florida seafood, sandwiches, and wraps with waterfront views. 960 N. Highway A1A, guanabanas.com, 561-747-8877 $$

HOG SNAPPERS Argentinean churrasco, Colombian fusion, sushi, and seafood with a

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Caribbean vibe. 279 N. U.S. Highway 1, hogsnappersshackandsushi.com, 561-401-9309 $$

LEWIS STEAKHOUSE Prime aged steaks, a renowned wine list, and a high-end steakhouse experience. 6390 W. Indiantown Road, #59, lewissteakhouse.com, 561-277-9188 $$$

LITTLE MOIR’S FOOD SHACK Fresh, creatively prepared seafood. 103 S. U.S. Highway 1, #D3, littlemoirsjupiter.com, 561-741-3626 $$

LITTLE MOIR’S LEFTOVERS CAFÉ

A funky atmosphere and fresh, creative seafood dishes not to be missed at Food Shack’s sister restaurant in Abacoa. 451 University Blvd., littlemoirsjupiter.com, 561-627-6030 $$

LOLA’S SEAFOOD EATERY Casual spot for scallops, shrimp, lobster rolls, pasta dishes, and more. 181 S. U.S. Highway. 1, lolasseafood.com, 561-406-5000 $$ (more locations online)

PAPICHULO Mexican restaurant with a beachy vibe, serving enchiladas, fajitas, and more made with fresh fruit and vegetables. 1556 U.S. Highway 1, papichulotacos.com, 561-250-7274 $$

LATITUDES Upscale beachfront seafood restaurant at Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa. 5 N. A1A, opalcollection.com/jupiter-beach, 561-7457120 $$$

THE PARISIAN French brasserie presenting culinary staples like coq au vin. 201 N. U.S. Highway 1, theparisianrestaurant.com, 561-3602224 $$

UTIKI BEACH Fresh seafood with breathtaking views at Jupiter Inlet Marina. 1095 N. Highway A1A, utikibeach.com, 561-406-2210 $$$

WELLINGTON

ANTHONY’S COAL FIRED PIZZA Top-notch pizza and Italian soul food. 1000 S. State Road 7, acfp.com, 561-615-1255 (more locations online) $

STONEWOOD GRILL & TAVERN A casual yet classy tavern with oak-grilled steaks and fresh seafood. 10120 Forest Hill Blvd., stonewoodgrill.com, 561-784-9796 $$

LAKE WORTH/LANTANA

BENNY’S ON THE BEACH This Lake Worth Pier landmark overlooking the Atlantic Ocean serves casual fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a focus on seafood. 10 S. Ocean Blvd., bennysonthebeach.com, 561-582-9001 $

DAVE’S LAST RESORT & RAW BAR Casual, kitschy sports bar serving up fresh seafood and more. 632 Lake Ave., daveslastresort.com, 561-588-5208 $$

DOWNTOWN PIZZA No-fuss pizza, pasta, and Stromboli. 608 Lake Ave., 561-586-6448 $

PARADISO RISTORANTE Chef

Angelo Romano serves traditional Italian fare along with some delicious surprises. 625 Lucerne Ave., paradisolakeworth.com, 561-5472500 $$$

THE STATION HOUSE Clam chowder, Ipswich steamers, Maine lobster, and more New England staples. 233 W. Lantana Road, thestationhouse.com, 561-801-5000 $$

BOYNTON BEACH

BONEFISH GRILL A casual

environment with seafood favorites like wood-grilled lobster and rainbow trout with just the right amount of kick. 1880 N. Congress Ave., bonefishgrill.com, 561-732-1310 $$ (more locations online)

SUSHI SIMON Freshly caught fish and a playfully creative flair. 1628 S. Federal Highway, 561-731-1819 $$

DELRAY BEACH

ATLANTIC GRILLE Bold and innovative American seafood. 1000 E. Atlantic Ave., seagatedelray.com, 561-665-4900 $$$

50 OCEAN First-rate seafood and a beautiful brunch. 50 S. Ocean Blvd., 50ocean.com, 561-278-3364 $$$

AVALON STEAK & SEAFOOD Modern steak house classics of hand-selected prime dry-aged and wet-aged meats and sustainably sourced seafood specialties. 110 E. Atlantic Ave., avalondelray.com, 561-593-2500 $$$

BRULÉ BISTRO French-American gastropub serving creative cuisine and cocktails. 200 N.E. Second Ave., brulebistro.com, 561-274-2046 $$

BURT & MAX’S Local favorite specializing in made-from-scratch plates. 9089 W. Atlantic Ave. Ste. 100, burtandmaxs.com, 561-638-6380 $$

CAFFE LUNA ROSA Classic Northern Italian, an oceanfront location, and a wine list offering

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a dazzling array of Super Tuscans. 34 S. Ocean Blvd., caffelunarosa.com, 561-274-9404 $$

CITY OYSTER AND SUSHI BAR Full sushi bar, fresh oysters, and a bakery. 213 E. Atlantic Ave., cityoysterdelray.com, 561-272-0220 $$$

CUT 432 Modern steak house set in a high-energy environment. 432 E. Atlantic Ave., cut432. com, 561-272-9898 $$$

DADA Fresh takes on classic dishes, plus an extended mojito menu. 52 N. Swinton Ave., sub-culture.org/locations/dada, 561-330-3232 $$

EL CAMINO Mexican soul food. 15 N.E. Second Ave., elcaminodelray.com, 561-865-5350 $$

HARVEST SEASONAL GRILL & WINE

BAR Wood-fired steak, poultry, and seafood along with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Plus more than 50 wines by the glass, seasonal cocktails, and local craft beers. 1841 S. Federal Highway, #402, harvestseasonalgrill. com, 561-266-3239 $$$

HENRY’S American comfort food. 16850 Jog Road, henrysofbocaraton.com, 561-638-1949 $$

JIMMY’S BISTRO Chef James Mills creates unusual dishes that combine decadent flavors with fresh, exquisite ingredients. 9 S. Swinton Ave., jimmysbistrodelray.com, 561- 865-5774 $$$

LA CIGALE Classic French dishes along with influences from Spain, Italy, and North Africa. 253 S.E. Fifth Ave., lacigaledelray.com, 561-2650600 $$$

LE COLONIAL

Discover the flavors of Vietnam with a French twist at this chic outpost that marries Parisian sultriness with exotic modernity. 601 E. Atlantic Ave., lecolonial. com, 561-566-1800 $$$

THE OFFICE

Gastropub serving comfort food and a

variety of local craft beer. 201 E. Atlantic Ave., theofficedelray.com, 561-278-3796 $$

PARK TAVERN An eclectic menu of handmade American comfort food prepared with locally sourced ingredients. 32 S.E. Second Ave., parktaverndelray.com, 561-265-5093 $$

RACKS FISH HOUSE + OYSTER BAR

Steam kettles, Prohibition-style cocktails, and a Grand Central Station–inspired oyster bar in a New England setting. 5 S.E. Second Ave., racksdelray.com, 561-450-6718 $$$

ROCCO’S TACOS AND TEQUILA BAR

Signature tacos, savory guacamole made fresh tableside, and more Mexican standouts. 110 E. Atlantic Ave., roccostacos.com, 561-808-1101 $$ (more locations online)

SALT 7 Steak is the top draw, but also try the truffle mac and cheese, sushi, and raw bar bites.

32 S.E. Second Ave., salt7.com, 561-274-7258 $$$

TRAMONTI RISTORANTE ITALIANO An outpost of the New York favorite, which has been serving Neapolitan cuisine since 1902. Reservation bookings online only. 119 E. Atlantic Ave., tramontidelray.com, 561-272-1944 $$$

BOCA RATON

ABE & LOUIE’S Steak house augmented by New England seafood dishes and a comprehensive wine list. 2200 W. Glades Road, abeandlouies.com, 561-447-0024 $$$

ARTURO’S RISTORANTE Authentic flavors of Italy shine through in every dish and wine glass. 6750 N. Federal Highway, arturosrestaurant.com, 561-997-7373 $$$

CASA D’ANGELO Italian fare made with market-fresh ingredients. 171 E. Palmetto Park Road, casa-d-angelo. com, 561-996-1234 $$$

CHOPS LOBSTER BAR

Extensive steak and seafood options, complemented by an equally interesting wine list. 101 Plaza Real S., chopslobsterbar.com, 561-395-2675 $$$

FARMER’S TABLE Showcasing sustainable ingredients. 1901 N. Military Trail, dinefarmerstable. com, 561-417-5836 $$

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THE FRENCH GAZEBO French continental dishes and wine pairings. 4199 N. Federal Highway, thefrenchgazebo.com, 561-395-6033 $$

GARY RACK’S FARMHOUSE KITCHEN

Healthy, farm-fresh seasonal fare. 399 S.E. Mizner Blvd., farmhousekitchenboca.com, 561-826-2625 $$ (more locations online)

INDIAN HARVEST Fresh, authentic Indian cuisine with a contemporary flare and traditional ingredients. 500 Via De Palma, indianharvestboca.com, 561-465-3246 $$

FRIES TO CAVIAR GARDEN BISTRO & BAR Seafood, pasta, sashimi, caviar, and a whole lot more. 6299 N. Federal Highway, frie-

stocaviar.com, 561-617-5965 $$$

JOSEPHINE’S ITALIAN

RESTAURANT Family-owned and operated, offering casual Italian fare and not-to-be-missed desserts. 5751 N. Federal Highway, josephinesofboca.com, 561-988-0668 $$$

KAPOW! NOODLE BAR

Asian fusion with a FrenchVietnamese flair. 402 Plaza Real, kapownoodlebar.com, 561-567-8828 $$ (more locations online)

LA NOUVELLE MAISON

Light and delicate cuisine from Chef Gregory Howell and artful desserts from pastry Chef Stephanie Steliga. 455 E. Palmetto Park Road, lnmbocaraton.com, 561-338-3003

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LA VILLETTA RISTORANTE & LOUNGE

Chefs Maria Mirra-Costanza and Angelo Mirra serve Old World cuisine. 4351 N. Federal Highway, lavillettaboca.com, 561-3628403 $$$

LOCH BAR RAW BAR & ELIXIRS Located in upscale Mizner Park, a classic seafood tavern and whiskey bar featuring one of South Florida’s largest raw bars. 346 Plaza Real, lochbar.com, 561-939-6600 $$$

NEW YORK PRIME Top-of-the-line steak house with flawlessly executed dishes and a private setting. 2350 Executive Center Drive, newyorkprime.com, 561-998-3881 $$$

SEASPRAY INLET GRILL Outdoor dining area along the Boca Inlet at the Waterstone Resort. Coastal classics to contemporary dishes. 999 E. Camino Real, seasprayboca.com, 561-226-3022 $$

SERENA PASTIFICIO Old-school Italian meets new-school techniques, plus brunch and craft cocktails. 301 Plaza Real, serena-pastifico.com, 561-922-6699 $$

LOUIE BOSSI’S RISTORANTE AND PIZZERIA A delicious menu that roams from northern Italy to the south and reflects Chef Bossi’s eclectic tastes. 100 E. Palmetto Park Road, louiebossi.com, 561-3366699 $$

MAX’S GRILLE Part steak house, part sports bar. 404 Plaza Real, maxsgrille.com, 561-368-0080 $$$

SIX TABLES Multi-course, prix-fixe menu only at this outstanding 24-seat establishment where new owner-chefs Tom and Jenny Finn continue the tradition of founding Chef Jonathan Fyhrie. 112 N.E. Second St., sixtablesarestaurant.com, 561-347-6260 $$$

SUSHI RAY JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Enjoy the entertaining hibachi grill after sipping from the collection of sake at the lit-onyx sushi bar. 5250 Town Center Circle, #111, sushiray.com, 561-394-9506 $$

TAP 42 Craft beer bar and kitchen serving gourmet, health-conscious gastropub fare. 5050 Town Center Circle, tap42.com, 561-235-5819 $$ (more locations online)

This is not a full list of restaurants in Palm Beach County and has been edited to fit space limitations.

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Utilities

License and Registration

Registering to Vote

Recycling

Helpful Phone Numbers

GETTING SETTLED

KEEP THIS CHEAT SHEET OF BASIC INFO ON HAND TO MAKE YOUR MOVE GO SMOOTHLY

1. UTILITIES

Call a couple of weeks ahead of time to have utilities connected at your new home the day

before or the day of your scheduled move-in. Below is a list of resources for phone, internet, cable, gas, electric, and other utilities.

2.

LICENSE AND REGISTRATION

Moving, be it just across town or to another state, is a detail-oriented process that is further complicated by the fact that some laws and regulations are, more often than not, different in a resident’s new home than one’s old home. This is particularly true when it comes to getting a

new driver’s license, vehicle registration, and vehicle titling. To begin the process, visit your local Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles office websites to read up on what you need to do. Here are the main ones for Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast:

Palm Beach County Department of Motor Vehicles dmvflorida.org/dmv-offices/palm-beach

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NEWCOMER RESOURCES

HELPFUL NUMBERS

AAA Auto Club - Palm Beach Gardens

AARP - Florida

Abuse Hotline

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alzheimer’s Association

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

American Lung Association

Arthritis Foundation

Better Business Bureau

Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation

Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County

Coalition for Independent Living Options

561-694-9090

866-595-7678

800-962-2873

561-655-5700

800-272-3900

561-655-3449

561-697-6600

561-659-7644

561-833-1133

561-842-1918

800-231-4222

561-616-1222

561-966-4288

Emergency 911

Epilepsy Foundation

Families First of Palm Beach County

Feeding Palm Beach County Community Caring Center

Florida Outreach for the Blind

Handicapped Transportation - Palm Tran

Health Care District of Palm Beach County

Health & Human Services

Hospice of Palm Beach County: Trustbridge Foundation

Lupus Foundation of America - S.E. Region

Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches

Medicaid Fraud

Medicare

Mental Health America of the Palm Beaches

Palm Beach Agency on Aging

Palm Beach County Division of Human & Veteran Services

Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services

Palm Health Foundation

Palm Beach International Airport

Palm Tran

Parkinson’s Foundation

Poison Control

Palm Beach County Public Utilities

Red Cross

Salvation Army

Sheriff (non-emergency)

Social Security Administration

Tri-Rail

United Ostomy Associations of America

United Way of Palm Beach County

Urban League of Palm Beach County

U.S. Administration on Aging - Eldercare Locator

561-478-6515

561-721-2887

561-331-5441

561-642-0005

561-649-9838

561-642-1000

211

561-848-5200

561-279-8606

561-802-6979

800-447-8477

800-633-4227

561-832-3755

561-684-5885

561-355-4775

561-355-4764

561-833-6333

561-471-7400

561-841-4287

800-473-4636

800-222-1222

561-740-4600

561-833-7711

561-686-3530

561-688-3000

800-772-1213

800-874-7245

800-826-0826

561-375-6600

561-833-1461

800-677-1116

Martin County Department of Motor Vehicles

dmvflorida.org/dmv-offices/martin

St. Lucie County Department of Motor Vehicles

dmvflorida.org/dmv-offices/st-lucie

3. REGISTERING TO VOTE

You must be 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and a legal resident of Florida to register to vote. If you are 16 years old, you may pre-register and receive your card in the mail after your eighteenth birthday. You are not entitled to register to vote if you have been adjudicated mentally incapacitated with regard to voting in this or any other state and you have not had your right to vote restored pursuant to law—or if you have been convicted of any felony by any court of record and you have not had your right to vote restored pursuant to law.

If you meet the above requirements, you may register to vote in Palm Beach County by going online at registertovoteflorida.gov

You may also obtain a voter registration application in person or by telephone. Below is a list of locations where you can pick one up:

Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Main Office

240 S. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, 33415 561-656-6200

Northeast County Courthouse Branch Office

3188 PGA Blvd. #2401, Palm Beach Gardens, 33410 561-656-6200

Southeast PBC Administrative Complex Branch Office

345 S. Congress Ave., #103, Delray Beach, 33445 561-576-1226

Glades Office Building Branch Office

2976 State Road 15, Belle Glade, 33430 561-992-1114

Martin County Supervisor of Elections Main Office

135 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Stuart, 34994 561-656-6200

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St.

Lucie County Supervisor of Elections Main Office

Orange Blossom Business Center, 4132 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, 34947 772-462-1500

After completing the voter registration application, it can be mailed or delivered to the Supervisor of Elections office.

A voter identification card will be mailed to you approximately two to three weeks after the application is processed.

If you do decide to register by mail, be aware that you must present a current valid photo identification or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or other government documents that shows your name and address. If you wish to vote by mail, you must submit with your ballot the same documentation stated above.

You may be exempt from the above requirements if you meet one of the following criteria:

• You are 65 years of age or older when you register

• You have a physical disability

• You are a member, spouse, or dependent of an active uniform service or merchant marine who will be absent from the county on election day

• You are living outside the United States but are eligible to vote in Florida

CABLE,

INTERNET, AND PHONE SERVICE

AT&T

844-576-1101 • att.com DirecTV 866-396-3868 • directv.com

DISH

855-519-2331 • dish.com

EarthLink 888-327-8454 • earthlink.net

Hughesnet 877-639-5890 • internet.hughesnet.com

Viasat 844-549-0042 • viasat.com

Verizon Wireless 833-VERIZON • verizonwireless.com Xfinity 800-934-6489 • xfinity.com

ELECTRIC

Florida Power & Light (FPL) 561-697-8000 • fpl.com

Florida Public Utilities

800-427-7712 • fpuc.com

NATURAL GAS

Florida Public Utilities

800-427-7712 • fpuc.com

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING

Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County 561-640-4000 • swa.org

WATER AND SEWER

City of West Palm Beach Utilities 561-822-1300 • wpb.org/utilities

Palm Beach County

Water Utilities Department 561-740-4600 • discover.pbcgov.org/waterutilites

MAIL

United States Postal Service

800-275-8777 • usps.com

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