THINGS TO DO IN
WEST PALM BEACH
THINGS TO DO IN WPB
West Palm Beach is a beautiful city in South Florida. It is located directly across from neighboring city Palm Beach. The divider between West Palm Beach and Palm Beach is Lake Worth Lagoon. Most neighborhoods in West Palm Beach overlook this beautiful lake. Being such a popular place to visit, West Palm Beach has plenty of things to do. West Palm Beach has shopping malls and outlets, museums, restaurants, zoos, waterparks, campgrounds and so much more. If you’re looking for a city with family entertainment and active nightlife, West Palm Beach is a great place to visit.
Clematis Street is located in downtown West Palm Beach, starts at Flagler Drive, and is the heart of downtown. Don’t want to walk, then feel free to take a free trolly ride. Clematis also provides you with a scenic view of Lake Worth Lagoon. The Downtown Waterfront Commons on Clematis Street has a long list of year-round shows and events you can experience, like Clematis by Night and Sunfest. Take a walk on the docks, check out some boats, and also enjoy the interactive water fountain. The waterfront commons on Clematis Street can accommodate anything from 1,000 to 10,000 people. Want to take some beautiful pictures to show your friends and family of your visit, then Clematis Street is a lovely place to do so.
Just a free trolly ride or a short walk away you from Clematis Street, you will find CityPlace in West Palm Beach. CityPlace is the premier spot for fine dining and shopping. CityPlace is full of stunning, old-world architecture. Have a coffee in one of the many sidewalk cafes or do some shopping at the boutiques and shops — all in an old-time, European style plaza. CityPlace is sure to offer an enjoyable atmosphere to visit.
Would you like to have a relaxing stop for art appreciation? Then you can check out Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. Norton Museum is known for its education and outreach programs. Here, you can find collections and exhibitions from American, Contemporary, European and Chinese art and photography. There is a reason this museum is internationally known. The museum’s displays date back to the 19th and 20th centuries. Stop by Norton’s Museum of Art to get your artistic kick.
West Palm Beach also has something for the antique lovers. Antique Row is a delightful district that houses over 40 antique shops. The shops on Antique Row offer 17th to 20th-century antiques. So many different types of things to see in Antique Row, from vintage, period deco, decorative arts to modern furnishings. Antique stores, galleries, restaurants and specialty shops are all found within walking distance. Come by Antique Row and see for yourself why accredited publications like The New York Times, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful and Arts & Antiques, name it in the top 5 places to shop.
Northwest Village is named West Palm Beach’s hottest neighborhood. It matters not if you are a tourist or a local, Northwest Village is the location you must visit. With delicious restaurants and wonderful places to shop at, Northwest Village provides you with an atmosphere anyone could enjoy. You are not just shopping at Northwest Village; you are exploring. Every boutique offers different products, and some may have that one of a kind item you have been seeking. West Palm Beach wants you to visit Northwest Village.
For some family entertainment, you can head on over to South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. With over 50 educational exhibits, this science center has something for all ages. Kids and adults can all enjoy the planetarium, 18 hole mini golf course and South Florida’s largest salt and freshwater aquarium. If the 10,000-gallon aquarium doesn’t entertain you for some time, then maybe you would like to visit the conservation research station or check out the traveling exhibits in the exhibition hall. You aren’t going to be bored, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has a lot of things for you and your family to do.
West Palm Beach is not all shopping and eating; you can also visit the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society. The zoo houses more than 500 animals on 23 acres of shaded, tropical land. Palm Beach Zoo is home to many endangered species; Mexican Spider Monkeys, Malayan Tigers, Jaguars and so many more. Most zoos don’t get you as close to the animals as Palm Beach Zoo does. Partake in one of our featured animal experience to get even closer. Animals and an impressive interactive play fountain, who could ask for more?
If you would like to do some shopping at some of your favorite name brand stores, then you should visit Palm Beach Outlets. Here, you will find over 100 stores of the most popular brands such as Nike, Ralph Lauren, J. Crew, Banana Republic, Saks Fifth Ave. OFF 5th, Vera Bradley, Ralph Lauren and luxury department stores like Nordstrom. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find it at the Palm Beach Outlets.
If you are traveling, but would still like to squeeze in some work time, then Elizabeth Ave. Station (The Station) is a beautiful, quiet spot in West Palm Beach. The Station has a lot to offer. From daily yoga classes to nightly music and comedy shows. You said you wanted to work though, so take advantage of their communal workspace. There is plenty of room for you and some colleagues to sit around and work or talk. The Station has a calm atmosphere, and it’s effortless to concentrate on what you need to get done. There are a few boutique setups, and also they offer some in house cold brew coffee. Don’t let your work pile up, take a small detour to The Station and get it done.
West Palm Beach has a lot to offer tourists and locals. With so much to do, you may need more than one day to capture the charm of West Palm Beach. Luxury stores, Antique shops, boutiques, delicious restaurants, zoo and aquarium. There is a little something in West Palm Beach for everyone. We hope you can visit soon.