Palm Beach Area

Things to do in Palm Beach Area

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).

Said to burn at “one million candlepower,” the first-order (largest) Fresnel lens at Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse in Florida inspired the lighthouse to found its own historical society, which conducts regular tours for visitors, who are allowed to climb the tower to see the lens and turquoise ocean v

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.

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

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.

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.