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- The ultimate insider's guide to Palm Beach, Florida- Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides- Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series with over 250 titles and 1.5 million copies in print worldwide- Appeals to both the local market (more than 1.3 million people call Palm Beach County home) and the tourist market (nearly 8 million people visit Palm Beach every year )- Fully illustrated with 111 full-page color photographsPalm Beach County is known for its glistening beaches, world-class golf and fun in the sun. But beneath the glitz and palm trees lies a legacy of scandal, darkly rich history and a trove of hidden gems. A playground for the Kennedys, Vanderbilts and Rockefellers, Palm Beach was born of oil and railroad money. Creating an oasis for the elite, the island became a centerpiece of lavish vacationing and hidden dealings. With wealth and power came secrets and whisperings. Over the decades new generations of socialites have graced the island, maintaining a degree of glory days while business executives continue to find rest and relaxation within county lines. 111 Places in the Palm Beaches That You Must Not Miss provides an in-depth and diverse look into the past and present of the 561. Whether you were born here or are simply enjoying a long weekend, there is much to be discovered between these pages. From hidden artwork in Tequesta to haunted quarters in West Palm Beach to Japanese traditions in Yamato, navigate the varying landscapes of the wealthiest county in Florida.
About the Author
Cristyle Wood Egitto is a South Florida native, born in Miami and raised in Palm Beach County. A lover of her hometown, she has always had an affinity for the area's lifestyle, culture and history and is actively involved in the community. Cristyle currently resides in North County with her husband, Andrew, and their two daughters, Emilia and Audrey.Jakob Takos is a Palm Beach native who was born and raised in Jupiter, Florida. His love for photography has led him to start his own creative company called Nothing Negative. When he isn't behind the lens, you can find him traveling and playing guitar as a singer and songwriter. He credits his dad for teaching him the beauty of paying close attention to the details in life.