Palm Beach Area

Palm Beach Area Travel Guide

Bring flippers and a mask; The exposed reefs poke up at low tide, forming a tublike enclosure tailor-made for snorkeling.

If you're into doodads like ridiculous sconces adorned with ostrich feathers, than Dolce - the most wacked-out emporium on the strip - is your kind of place.

Inside this antiques dealer in the upper East side, shoppers can browse the 'ah'-inspiring selection of of period finds, which range from a 1940s French sideboard to disco-era elephant tusk chairs.

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See the New York Mets baseball team practice at Digital Domain Park during February and March; there’s also a local minor-league team, the St. Lucie Mets, which plays from April on.

The Museum: You may know him only as the star of Smokey and the Bandit, but residents of Jupiter, Florida, also know him as a generous contributor, establishing a number of theater-centric programs since purchasing a ranch here some 30 years ago.

On Florida’s Hutchinson Island, bask on Jensen and Stuart beaches—the two best local sand strips.

The best shopping, though, is hidden in the misleadingly named courtyard, Via Mizner, where Bottega Veneta honcho Tomas Maier has a branch of his deluxe concept shop.

A jumble of Disney detritus, MouseSurplus is a hodgepodge of outdated flatware, fiberglass characters from old window treatments, obsolete ride vehicles, and towels embroidered with characters from Alice in Wonderland. Much of it is junk, but there’s the odd find, too, such as an actual