Palm Beach Area

Palm Beach Area Travel Guide

Insider clout: Johnston sends clients to the Antisana Reserve, in central Ecuador, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: seeing condors in the wild. Years as agent: 16. Specialties: Ecuador, Kenya. Consulting Fee: None.

The L.A. Dodgers hold their spring-training session here in March.

Hike up to the aqua-blue lakes on Poas Volcano and visit the Butterfly Farm, home to hundreds of Blue Morpho butterflies.

Mediums and psychics populate this 57-acre self-titled “spiritualist camp” founded in 1894 to give safe haven to followers of the spiritualist movement.

Special booking: Escorted clients on a pilgrimage to the Gujarati holy site of Palitana, in northwestern India. They climbed 4,000 steps to the temples and participated in the aartis (prayer ceremonies).

From birds and bobcats to the odd manatee, 730-square-mile Lake Okeechobee is a sprawling waterway you can hike around (there’s a 100-mile-plus trail), or skim over by boat. Fishing’s also a popular activity—its shallow waters make it a great place for first-timers.

This gorgeous nature walk takes hikers along the lavish homes of Palm Beach residents.

Just like the designer and preppy icon before her, Kourtney Pulitzer (whose father-in-law, Peter Pulitzer, was married to Lilly Pulitzer) epitomizes young Palm Beach style.