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Rock climbing is an increasingly popular form of exercise that offers fitness enthusiasts to get in shape, and to test how good of shape they are really in. Here are some indoor and outdoor rocking climbing locations in and around the Palm Beaches.

ProjectROCK

ProjectRock is a huge indoor rock-climbing facility that offers courses for newbies and veterans alike. They also have classes for fitness and to learn how to get into climbing as a fun, effective form of exercise.

Location: 3580 N Andrews Ave, Oakland Park, FL 33309

Coral Cliffs Rock Climbing Center

Coral Cliffs Rock Climbing Center in Fort Lauderdale offers lead climbing classes, as well as private instruction, beginners’ classes, and even classes for kids. This is a great place

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One of the great things about having so many Northern transplants in South Florida is that with them comes great food. Namely, Italian food. Here’s our guide to great Italian restaurants in Palm Beach County.

Zuccarelli’s

Zuccarelli’s is a delicious, cozy Northern Italian bistro popular for its down-home cooking & pet-friendly patio. It’s moderately priced and has great seafood options as well as all the classics like chicken/veal parmesan/ Francese/piccata/etc.

Location: 4595 Okeechobee Blvd #126, West Palm Beach, FL 33417

Renato’s

A Palm Beach favorite, Renato’s is nestled in breathtaking architecture, with an intimate dining room that enchants with warm woods and fabric-covered walls. Culinary delights from the classics to the

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For kids ages 10 years and under here are some fun indoor options to try in Palm Beach Gardens and Jupiter areas! 

Cool Beans

Cool Beans Indoor Playground and Café is an all-encompassing indoor play area for kids and a great place to relax for their accompanying adults. The whole goal for this awesome kid center was to create a “stimulating environment for children and a relaxing, cozy oasis for adults.” Cool Beans is exceptionally designed for the all of the growing and developing steps of children 6 months to 6 years old. The indoor playground offers a safe and sanitary 6,000+ sq. ft. place to play for kids.  Some of the other amenities Cool Beans has to offer include the toddler and infant area, giant foam pit, story time nook, trampolines,

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Palm Beach County has some of the nation’s best outdoor dining. Whether you are looking for a beautiful ocean view or enjoying a drink in the middle of the street life or immersed in a tropical forest; with a variety of food choices and a great scenery there is something for everyone to sit back, relax and enjoy the view. 

Here is a list of some of the best dockside and outdoor dining in the area:

E.R. Bradley’s Saloon

Located in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach, Bradley’s features outdoor dining, cocktails, and a delicious Sunday brunch that makes this a hot spot on Clematis Street.

Location: 104 N Clematis St, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Calaveras Cantina

Calaveras Cantina is an authentic Mexican restaurant with outdoor seating

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Here in Palm Beach County golf and other physical activities are considered excellent forms of stress relief.  Palm Beach County has a surplus of private, as well as public golf courses available locals to get their respective game on. Golfers who shine in practice often crumble in tournaments because they manage stress poorly. Stress is an inevitable part of life. 

Golf is like no other than in Jupiter, Florida. The area is home to just 60,000 people, but without going more than 10 miles up and down the coast you can get to the home of the world’s top golfers Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and many others reside here. Officially, 35 PGA Tour pros live there, but between rentals and second, third, or fourth

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In 1987, an iron cannon was found by two surfers who reported it to the lifeguard, Peter Leo, on Jupiter Beach. Two days later, the same lifeguard found the cannon while swimming and contacted Captain Dominic Addario, a master mariner and marina owner, for help investigating the mysterious find. Throughout two weeks, they discovered more cannons, then silver “pieces of eight”, rare gold coins, and a 78-pound ingot of silver!

Later to be known at “Jupiter Wreck,” the artifacts and treasure was found to be from the wreck of San Miguel De Archangel in 1659. According to archival records, this ship was most likely an “aviso”, a relatively fast ship whose goal was to carry crown documents to Mexican colonies from Spain, and report back to the monarchy

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The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is a renowned, world-class park featuring gardens, bonsai displays, galleries of contemporary and historical art, signature Japanese festivals, family activities and much more. 

The Museum and Gardens is considered one of Palm Beach County’s most treasured cultural attractions. The 16 acres that surround the two-museum building located on the property include the expansive Japanese Gardens. The grounds feature resting and sitting areas, walking paths, collections, lakes and even wildlife. 

The larger, 200- acre park features a pine forest, nature trails, and picnic areas. The Gardens went under a major renovation and expansion in 2001 to what it is today. The area now reflects major historical periods of

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Palm Beach County is home to over 83 parks that feature everything from playgrounds to thousands-acre parks filled with fun outdoor activities for the whole family. Some of the parks include Amphitheaters, Fishing Lakes, Equestrian Centers, Nature Exhibits, Golf Courses, Aquatic Centers, and more. 

Palm Beach County is also home to many beach parks, state parks, and the parks run by individual cities not maintained by the county. Here is a list of some of the best parks to visit in Palm Beach County:

Okeeheelee Park

This 1,702-acre park features a 111- acre Equestrian Center with a rider ring and trails, a 27-hole golf course, a Nature Center, Boat Launch, Bike Trails, Walking Trails, and much more. The park is located at 7715 Forest Hill

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Head to The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society in Dreher Park this Saturday to celebrate the Chinese New Year. There will fortune cookie prizes, live cultural entertainment, authentic dragon and lion dances, and much more for you and your family to enjoy.

When: Sat, Jan 25, 9 AM – 2 PM

Where: The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society - 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Click here for more information.

About The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society

The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society in Dreher Park in West Palm Beach is a fun and interesting place for those who live in South Florida to visit, especially now that it’s starting to get a little cooler outside. The zoo houses more than 550 animals, many of them

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The SilverBall Museum in Delray Beach is not so much a museum as it is a hands-on-deck arcade.

The SilverBall Museum houses dozens of pinball machines, skeeball, air hockey, Pacman, frogger and other classic arcade games from the 50s through the 90s. They're all available for you to play for super cheap.

Feel like a kid again playing classic games while also enjoying a cocktail, glass of wine or beer from the full bar. While the games are old, the museum is new and clean and will soon be one of your favorite places to hang out.

The cost is only $10 for one hour of unlimited gameplay or $25 for an all-day pass.

Find out more online here.

The SilverBall Museum is located at 19 NE 3rd Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33483.

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