West Palm Beachis home to – you guessed it – palm
trees. Lot’s of them.
The area is also home to fancy homes, famous people, and beautiful beaches. If you’re trying to figure out what to do when visiting West Palm Beach, your
options are endless.
recommendation we have for area visitors is to check out Peanut Island. In 1960, a bunker below this island was built for then President John F.
Kennedy. Tourists enjoy visiting the bunker because of the scenery
and the fact it’s a historic landmark.
If you’re traveling with the
kids, the Palm Beach Zoo will certainly keep them (and you) entertained throughout the day. You can get up close and personal with many different wild
Don’t forget to stop for a
bite to eat in between your trips to local attractions. Amongst the
top places to get your grub on include the following: Rhythm Café,
Sunset Bar & Grill, Taco Vida, Duffy’s Sports Grill, and Gulfstream Seafood Restaurant.
Our final recommendation for
fun things to do in West Palm Beach is to visit the many great museums. They are fun and educational for visitors of all ages. The following is a listing of the different West Palm Beach
The Norton Museum of Art is
known for its distinguished collection of American, Chinese, Contemporary, and European Art. There are many special exhibits on display that will amaze children and
adults. Stick around for Art After Dark on Thursday
evenings. They have live music, special exhibitions, tours, and a
cash bar. Admission is free to museum members and children under
13. This museum is well worth the price of
admission. We strongly recommend any art lover to not miss out
on a chance to view the Norton Museum of Art when visiting West Palm Beach.
There is nothing more
educational than a science museum. The best part about the South
Florida Science Museum is it’s also loads of fun. This truly is one
of the best science museums in Florida. They have a plethora of
neat exhibits that are enjoyable for parents and children. On the
second Saturday of every month, they have three daily laser concerts featuring mostly popular 80’s and 90’s rock
bands. Check their website for a listing of dates and
Resting on beautiful Peanut
Island, the Palm Beach Maritime Museum is a family friendly attraction. They offer guided tours of the Kennedy Bunker and Coast Guard
Station. Don’t forget to visit the gift shop to pick up snacks,
drinks, and merchandise.
View dozens of stunning
pieces of art. There are every type of exhibition imaginable,
including ceramics, sculptures, jewelry, paintings, and drawings.
The Armory Art Center is an artist’s dream location. It is also a
great place to take a young, aspiring artist. They’ll learn
everything they need to know about the beauty of art and the artists behind the paintings.
This 1.7 acre property
features a collection of 300 tropical palms near downtown West Palm Beach. Throughout the house, you will find over 100 works of art by the late Ann
Weaver Norton. That includes 9 monumental sculptures (8 in brick, 1
in granite). The cost of admission is cheap and it’s free for
children under 5.
This state of the art
historical museum is located in downtown West Palm Beach. Learn the
history of South Florida and the United States. Give them a call
today to schedule a guided tour (please call between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm weekdays). Tours last approximately one hour, and can be scheduled Tuesday-Friday between
10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Video From The Famed
Norton Museum of Art
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