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West Palm Beach
With sunny skies, nearly perfect year-round weather and a range of outdoor and cultural attractions, West Palm Beach presents the ideal setting for a weekend escape. Enjoy a game of golf at a number of pristine local courses or hit the beach for a day of tanning and catching up on your reading. See African chimps and endangered species like the Southern White rhinoceros wander free in a natural habitat at the Lion Country Safari. You could spend an entire day on Peanut Island, a popular tourist attraction that houses a bunker built for President John F. Kennedy during the Cold War. The island includes the bunker, a museum and plenty of picnic areas, plus biking and walking paths. The ferry ride to the island... more With sunny skies, nearly perfect year-round weather and a range of outdoor and cultural attractions, West Palm Beach presents the ideal setting for a weekend escape. Enjoy a game of golf at a number of pristine local courses or hit the beach for a day of tanning and catching up on your reading. See African chimps and endangered species like the Southern White rhinoceros wander free in a natural habitat at the Lion Country Safari. You could spend an entire day on Peanut Island, a popular tourist attraction that houses a bunker built for President John F. Kennedy during the Cold War. The island includes the bunker, a museum and plenty of picnic areas, plus biking and walking paths. The ferry ride to the island cruises past the opulent mansions of the city's wealthy residents. For those who prefer indoor endeavors, the Norton Museum boasts an exceptional collection of American, Chinese and European art. Famous performers appear at "The Harriet" and at the Kravis Center. Of course there's always shopping, the city's other favorite pastime. From designer boutiques to big name department stores, West Palm has it all. less

All things to do » Things to do

Norton Museum of Art
Norton Museum of Art
Owner description: This stellar art museum, the largest in Florida, has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation to better showcase its permanent collection of masterpieces by artists such as... more Owner description: This stellar art museum, the largest in Florida, has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation to better showcase its permanent collection of masterpieces by artists such as Picasso, Monet and Matisse. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Okeeheelee Park
Okeeheelee Park
Owner description: HOURS: Sunrise - Sunset lighted court facilities open until 9:00 pm lighted athletic fields (permit required) open until 10:00 pm AMENITIES baseball fields, lighted (5) bicycle... more Owner description: HOURS: Sunrise - Sunset lighted court facilities open until 9:00 pm lighted athletic fields (permit required) open until 10:00 pm AMENITIES baseball fields, lighted (5) bicycle paths (8 miles) BMX track boat launching area (freshwater fishing lake, non-motorized) boat launching ramp (water ski lake) (2) boat slips, day use only (19) disc golf (18 holes) dog park, Pooch Pines equestrian center, Jim Brandon Equestrian Center 111-acre, world-class equestrian showplace covered arena open riding area training rings equestrian trail (8.11 miles) exercise course (20 stations, 1 mile) fishing (freshwater-stocked) golf course, Okeeheelee Public Golf Course 27 holes (3 nine-hole courses) chipping area driving range practice putting green pro shop snack bar lake frontage mountain biking (located on the east side of Pinehurst Drive, south of Forest Hill Boulevard) multipurpose fields, lighted (4) nature center, Okeeheelee Nature Center (hours vary) exhibit hall with live animals meeting rooms outdoor classroom rental facilities nature trail, interpretive (0.75 mile) nature trails (1.2 miles) parking boat/trailer parking (water ski lake/freshwater fishing lake) regular parking picnic areas with grills, single table picnic pavilions (Alligator, Micanopy, Osceola, Tuskeegee), reserved group (4) picnic shelters, family picnic shelters, single table pier (fishing) playground, including playground safety play structure (ages 2-5 years) play structure (ages 5-12 years) rental concession (call for hours) canoe/kayak/pedal boat rentals 561/304-1344 bicycle rentals 561/304-1344 restroom facilities softball fields, lighted (4) tennis courts, lighted (8) volleyball, grass courts (1) walking paths (8 miles) water skiing courses (permit and fee required) (5) less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Parks
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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
Attraction type: Art Galleries; Gardens; Historic Sites
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Downtown West Palm Beach
Downtown West Palm Beach
Attraction type: Neighborhoods
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City Place
City Place
Owner description: Architecturally unique for southern Florida, this popular shopping center resembles a European town and includes more than 50 well-known retail stores, plus restaurants and... more Owner description: Architecturally unique for southern Florida, this popular shopping center resembles a European town and includes more than 50 well-known retail stores, plus restaurants and fast-food eateries. less
Attraction type: Shopping Malls; Points of Interest & Landmarks; Movie Theaters; Theaters
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Rhythm Cafe
Rhythm Cafe
Price:
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Tapas, Eclectic
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Napolean Bakery
Napolean Bakery
Cuisines: Bakeries
Dining options: Lunch
Paris Bakery & Cafe
Paris Bakery & Cafe
Price:
Cuisines: French, Creperie, Cafe, Bistro
Good for: Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
The Chickpea
The Chickpea
Price: $8 - $10
Cuisines: Grill, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Agora Mediterranean Kitchen
Agora Mediterranean Kitchen
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Barefoot Mailman Motel
Barefoot Mailman Motel
$33 - $59
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Lantana
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Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront/Palm Beaches Resort
3.5 of 5
Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront/Palm Beaches Resort
$148 - $284
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Singer Island
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Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach Gardens
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach Gardens
$101 - $220
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham West Palm Beach
3.0 of 5
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham West Palm Beach
$95 - $204
Ranked #1 of 34 Hotels in West Palm Beach
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The Upper Level
3.0 of 5
The Upper Level
$98 - $168
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Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Central Airport
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Central Airport
$78 - $189
Ranked #2 of 34 Hotels in West Palm Beach
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
$255 - $558
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Singer Island
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The Chesterfield Palm Beach
4.0 of 5
The Chesterfield Palm Beach
$134 - $356
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Palm Beach
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Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa
5.0 of 5
Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa
$207 - $659
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Manalapan
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