Everyone knows West Palm Beach is famous for its golfing, fishing, and shopping. But you may not know the area also has great museums, zoos, and restaurants. Here are a few of our favorite places in West Palm Beach.
One of South Florida's largest museums, the Norton Museum of Art includes more than 7,000 works spanning across Europe, the Americas and China, plus plenty of contemporary art and photography. The museum is currently under renovation but still open to the public. On Thursday nights, check out “Art After Dark” when the museum stays open late and hosts gallery talks and special lectures, art workshops, live music, happy hour and more Admission is free.
John D. MacArthur State Park
Located at the north edge of Singer Island, this secluded beachfront park is named for John D. MacArthur, an eccentric billionaire who once owned a huge chunk of Palm Beach County, including this parkland.
Experience Palm Beach’s enduring art scene with a visit to the Flagler Museum, which features guided tours and rotating exhibits focused on America’s Gilded Age.
Grandview Public Market
A multi-vendor food hall located within the recently developed hotspot known as the “District” in West Palm Beach, Grandview is a mid-century warehouse transformed into a community-centric market complete with immersive colorful murals.
Mounts Botanical Garden
Traveling displays of outdoor art often find a home at the Mounts Botanical Garden, mixing the exhibit with the beautifully maintained tropical vegetation. Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest public garden boasts more than 2,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants from six continents.
A raw bar, caviar platters, carving stations, made-to-order omelets, pastries, fresh-made crepes, a full ice cream sundae bar and a dessert area with mini-cakes, and crème brulee, The Breakers has it all.