The holidays are fast approaching and luckily for us here in South Florida there is plenty of great attractions and sightseeing spots for you to bring your loved ones. Whether you have guests visiting or visiting the area yourself, here are some of the best attractions in Palm Beach County.
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum:
Since the lighthouse opened to the public in 1973, visitors and locals have been able to learn about the history of the area and the historic lighthouse. After checking out the museum and the lighthouse grounds, visitors are allowed to climb the 105 steps to the top of the lighthouse tower to see some of the best views in Palm Beach County. Tours are open daily from 10 am to 5 pm, closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
The grand estate was once home to Henry Flagler and his wife Mary during the Gilded Age. The home was turned into a museum for guests and visitors to tour the home and learn more about Henry Flagler, Palm Beach and the Gilded Age. The elegant mansion is open for tours and is closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Lion Country Safari:
A local family favorite that has been around for decades. The Lion Country Safari is the only drive through safari park and walk through amusement park that is located on over 600 acres in South Florida. The zoo was founded in 1967 and claims to be the first cageless zoo in the United States. Since opening the zoo has earned numerous awards such as being named the 3rd Best Zoo in the United States in 2009. The safari is home to over 1000 animals.
Palm Beach County is home to over 47 miles of the Atlantic Coastline with more than 39 towns, cities and municipalities.
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