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Palm Beach County

Palm Beach at a Glance

Coastal Cities

Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Briny Breezes, Delray Beach, Gulf Stream, Hypoluxo, Juno Beach, Jupiter, Jupiter Inlet Colony, Lake Worth, Lantana, Manalapan, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Ocean Ridge, Palm Beach Shores, Riviera Beach, South Palm Beach, Tequesta

Popular Spot

West Palm Beach

Sandy Beaches

47 miles

Public Accesses


Great Florida Birding & Wildlife Trail

18 sites

State Parks & Lands


John D. MacArthur Beach State Park


Jonathan Dickinson State Park (Martin)


Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve (Martin)


Jensen Beach to Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve (St. Lucie, Martin)


Federal Lands


Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge


Bays & Inlets

Jupiter Inlet, Boyton Inlet, Boca Raton Inlet

Rivers & Paddling Trails

Loxahatchee River, Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail segments (Pompano Beach/Lake Worth and Palm Beach/Loxahatchee)

Palm Beach County, located on the southeastern coast of Florida, offers a wealth of attractions and activities beyond its beaches and vibrant nightlife. For tourists seeking a diverse and enriching experience, this Florida region is a hidden gem and full of cultural wonders. From captivating museums and lush gardens to unique wildlife encounters and world class shopping and festivals, Palm Beach County presents a captivating tapestry of opportunities for every visitor's taste.

Immerse yourself in the cultural heartbeat of the county by exploring its rich art scene. The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach is a highly recommended destination. You can also check the website for any of the museum’s activities showcasing an impressive collection of contemporary, European, and American art. The Flagler Museum, located in the opulent Palm Beach mansion of Henry Flagler, offers a glimpse into Florida's Gilded Age history. For a touch of nature's beauty, the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens present a serene oasis, featuring stunning gardens, traditional tea ceremonies, and exhibits that celebrate Japanese culture.

Nature enthusiasts can indulge in the diverse outdoor offerings Palm Beach County boasts. The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is an expansive wetland paradise, providing opportunities for wildlife viewing, hiking, and kayaking amidst a delightful landscape. Take a visit an explore the majestic Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Which is where “The creek of the turtle” where the Loxahatchee River is located. Spend some time to exploring the Loxahatchee River - Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve which contains the ruins of Trapper Nelson's Wildlife Zoo, created in 1970. For a closer encounter with marine life, a visit to the Loggerhead Marine life Center in Juno Beach allows you to learn about sea turtles and their conservation efforts. Also, don't miss a chance to explore the serene beauty of the Mounts Botanical Garden or embark on an airboat tour through the Everglades to witness the region's unique ecosystem up close.

When it comes to shopping and dining, Palm Beach County doesn't disappoint. The luxurious Worth Avenue in Palm Beach is renowned for its high-end boutiques, art galleries, and exquisite dining establishments. Downtown West Palm Beach offers a vibrant scene with its Clematis Street and Rosemary Square, where visitors can explore eclectic shops, enjoy live entertainment, and indulge in diverse culinary delights from around the world.

Palm Beach County truly offers an alluring blend of cultural experiences, outdoor adventures, and sophisticated urban offerings that extend beyond its iconic beaches. Whether you're a history buff, nature lover, or connoisseur of the arts, this captivating destination ensures a memorable and diverse vacation experience for tourists from all walks of life. So, venture beyond the shores and delve into the wonders that Palm Beach County has to offer — you'll discover a treasure trove of hidden gems waiting to be explored.

Enjoy a game of golf, a stroll on the beach, an evening of fine dining and entertainment, an afternoon of shopping in a unique downtown area, a bike ride down the coast, a morning of surfing and snorkeling, or a day at the spa in Palm Beach County.

Last Modified:
September 20, 2023 - 3:15pm

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