Are you vacationing in Palm Beach County? Maybe you are wondering what sort of exciting weekend activities you can find to entertain the family. Perhaps you are a year-round resident looking for something new and exciting to do. It doesn’t matter what your reason is. Get out and about this weekend. There are always tons of entertaining things to do in Palm Beach!
You might enjoy upscale shopping in Boca Raton or Polo and Equestrian activities in Wellington. Maybe that ‘Downtown” feel is your thing. If so, the modern-styled Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach or the historic Clematis Street in West Palm Beach might entice you.
No matter what your tastes, Palm Beach County has something fantastic for you! We are about to dig in and take a quick look at six of the coolest things to do in Palm Beach!
A Day At The Zoo
Nothing says fun like visiting a great Zoo, and the Palm Beach Zoo is no exception. You can ‘Hang Out” with Wilbur the two-toed sloth in their “Sleepy Sloth” experience, or spend some quality time with a Queensland Koala and maybe even get a selfie!
In addition to all of the awesome animal exhibits, they have great food and a gift shop. And, if you and the kids want to cool down after your adventure you can splash around in their interactive fountain.
One of the greatest things about the Palm Beach Zoo, however, is their dedication to conservation and education.
Don’t forget to bring the camera!
Dinner and a Show
The arts and culture abound in Palm Beach County. One of the best theaters in Florida is right here in West Palm Beach. The Kravis Center for Performing Arts always has a fantastic schedule of shows and concerts.
There’s not a bad seat in the house at the Kravis Center, and they alway shave a schedule packed full of shows for all tastes. Grab a bite to eat before the show at one of West Palm Beach’s awesome restaurants, or grab a casual light meal at Bistro Teatro on-site.
There’s always plenty of parking and Valet if you prefer. They have a terrific gift shop and are accessible to patrons with disabilities.
Come check out a show! They are some of the best things to do in Palm Beach.
A Distinguished Collection
Speaking of the Arts, some of the most renowned collections of Fine Art and Photography is found at the Norton Museum of Art. Founded by Ralph and Elizabeth Norton the gallery opened its doors for the first time in 1941.
Their current collection boasts more than 7,000 works of Contemporary Art and Photographs from around the world.
If your idea of fun is a quiet stroll through a peaceful museum, then the Norton Museum of Art is a perfect fit for you.
For the Adventurous Spirit
Perhaps a ‘stuffy museum’ isn’t your idea of a good time. For those of you who enjoy outdoor adventures, there are plenty of great adventures to be had outside in Palm Beach County!
The Florida Everglades are famous around the world. Whether it’s the vast rolling swamps of sawgrass stretching as far as the eye can see, or the wildlife inhabitants of the marsh, an airboat ride is one of the best ways to take it all in.
See alligators and birds of all kinds in their natural environment, all with an educational tour from West Palm Beach Airboat Rides.
The Sky is the Limit
Is cruising through the swamps on a boat is too tame for you? Maybe your inner adrenaline junky craves something with a little more excitement.
Nothing gets the blood pumping like a ride on an airplane, except maybe jumping out of that plane.
Skydive Palm Beach is the only place in Palm Beach County where you can satisfy your urge to walk out the door of a perfectly good plane, strapped in tandem to some of the areas best instructors of course.
Check this one off your bucket list!
Things to do in Palm Beach “Under The Sea”
If none of the above ground or in the sky adventures above peak your interest, maybe a snorkeling or scuba adventure is just what the doctor ordered.
West Palm Beach is home to some of the coolest underwater sights. Dive in with Scuba Adventures and experience the beauty of Snapper Reef or take the plunge and check out some of the famous shipwrecks like the “Princess Anne.”
They offer instruction and guided tours as well as equipment and distinct species encounters. A great weekend adventure for sure!
So much to do, so little time
Above ground or under the sea, indoors or out in the wild. Palm Beach County has some of the coolest weekend activities around. Don’t sit at home or in your Palm Beach hotel this weekend. Get out there and have an adventure. Life is waiting!