West Palm Beach is well known for its beautiful beaches, great cuisine and a very rich and diverse culture. If you are not very familiar with its nooks and crannies you may be a bit lost on where to go. There is a lot of entertainment available in West Palm Beach and here’s a quick look at the things you can do.
Dining and Shopping
If you are a foodie you will be thrilled by the culinary experience in West Palm Beach. The food is excellent and you can find something to suit your preferences whether you are going for some fine dining, local cuisine, or even some excellent meals on a budget.
You can get many cultural dishes including Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Thai and Indian. Similarly, there are also some outstanding steakhouses and seafood restaurants. To top off your experience be sure to visit the Cheesecake Factory for some decadent desserts.
West Palm Beach is also a great destination for some retail therapy and you can indulge yourself at the several shopping malls, flea markets, and antique shops all over the city. Again, there is something to suit every budget and you can even get yourself some bargains.
Music, Arts, and Culture
The city has a rich cultural history and it has an abundance of arts and cultural opportunities. You can visit the galleries, historic buildings, several breath-taking gardens. There are also old and new museums, and of the new ones, a notable one is the Manatee Lagoon. These museums, galleries, buildings and gardens are some of the landmarks in West Palm Beach that many people love visiting.
Art lovers can enjoy the art in the city, which not only feature paintings but also special sculpture gardens and a photographic center. If you are lucky you can also catch one of the art fairs that happen at the Convention Center, and you may be able to get a collectible or two.
Music and dance fanatics can have their own share of the fun as the stage of the Kravis Center hosts some vibrant music and dance shows. The center is also popular for its promotion of visual and performing arts through a lot of different talent.
West Palm Beach is deep in culture and it is the host of Sunfest which is one of the most well-known cultural outdoor events in the Southeast. The event is always well-attended and it brings together a lot of fun, food, music, and fine arts and crafts.
Nature and Wildlife
There are a considerable nature and wildlife parks in West Palm Beach and if you love animals and nature, some of the best places to go to are Grassy Waters Nature Preserve, McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary, Okeeheelee Park, and Ocean Reef Park.
With the amount of sun in West Palm Beach, it will be unjust not to enjoy some outdoor action. There is everything from light outdoor activities to the more extreme action sports for the adrenaline junkies.
A definite worthy visit is to The Preserve at Ironhorse, a country club set in the Grassy Waters Preserve and boasting of a stellar golf course. For more sporting action you can also make use of its tennis and swimming facilities, and the new fitness center.
More outdoor activities in West Palm Beach include fishing, scuba and snorkelling, extreme tours, and boat tours.