West Palm Beach Travel Guide

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West Palm Beach Things to Do

  • Sunset Cruise Downtown West Palm Beach

    What a perfect evening for our out of town guests! New service from Downtown WPB, Catamaran Sunset cruise. We boarded and were greeted by the nicest crew who made sure we had our glass of wine and then iced down the rest for us and continued to serve us throughout the trip. We brought wine & cheese and met another couple visiting from our home...

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  • Flyboarding with SoFlo Flyboarding!

    I went Flyboarding with SoFlo Flyboarding in West Palm Beach! It was amazing! I hovered over the water at 10 feet in the air!!! I can't even explain the feeling. These guys were professional and good at teaching me how to fly! You can watch my video on it at sofloflyboarding.com it was sick! Thanks again guys

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  • Red Reef Park Beach & Picnic

    Red Reef Park consists of a beautiful beach, playground, shady picnic area and artificial reef (created from limestone). It's not that crowded, the sand is nice, there are lifeguards, there are showers to shower off after your swim, there are clean bathrooms, a cool boardwalk along the ocean for beautiful ocean views.We had a lovely picnic here and...

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  • Clematis by Night Presents!

    Along the hottest street in beautiful West Palm Beach, every Thursday from 06:00PM to 09:00PM, come and enjoy a highly popular concert by the Fountain-side Centennial Square down Clematis St, featuring live prestigious local bands, excellent variety of foods and always-different-offer from several sidewalk vendors

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  • atlantic ave. delray beach

    delray beach is a very nice resort town located south of west palm beach off of I-95. in downtown delray atlantic ave. is lined with upscale stores, excellent restaurants, and a number of bars. atlantic ave. is well worth a visit in the west palm beach area. for more information about delray beach see my delray beach page.

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  • manalapan beach

    manalapan beach is a very nice beach located just south of west palm beach near the town of lantana. the town of manalapan offers a large public parking lot next to the ritz carlton resort with metered parking. a very good beach option in the west palm area.

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West Palm Beach Hotels

West Palm Beach Restaurants

  • RUN FROM THIS PLACE

    THIS PLACE WAS RECENTLY SOLD AND IS NOW THE WORST RESTAURANT IN WEST PALM BEACH. SERIOUSLY, RUN FROM THIS PLACE. THE "NEW" OWNER IS A NIGHTMARE, THE SERVICE IS HORRIBLE AND, ALTHOUGH WE WERE NEVER SERVED EVEN A GLASS OF WATER AFTER AN HOURS WAIT, THE FOOD THAT WAS SERVED TO PEOPLE IN THE LARGER DINING ROOM LOOKED VILE. NOTHING LIKE IT USED TO LOOK....

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  • Route 1 and the Canal

    IHOP stands for International House of Pancakes. It is one of those places where you can get breakfast all day. We stopped here for lunch.A Parent's Magazine review quoted on the IHOP website said: "This breakfast favorite also makes a good lunch and dinner choice for families. IHOP provides lots of options - great for the picky eaters in your...

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  • Coffee & crepes to die for... cute...

    DEEEELICIOUS OVERSTUFFED CREPES of all sorts leave you feeling elated and satisfied...Choose from sweet dessert crepes, breakfast crepes and entree crepes with fantastic ingredients, made right in front of you. Coffee and tea selections are high quality and good. they'll serve any such drink hot, cold or frozen. They also serve smoothies and ice...

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West Palm Beach Nightlife

  • british pub

    the blue anchor is a very good british pub on atlantic ave. in delray beach. the blue anchor has a good beer selection and excellent pub food. a fun place to eat and drink in the west palm beach area. casual.

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  • The Royalty of nightclubs

    Monarchy is the location for sophisticated House music - Not just the crazy fist pump thump thump! The decor is rich, plush, purples and reds indicative of royalty with huge portraits lining the walls and chandeliers hanging above. Oh and did I mention a hanging "disco ball" unicorn! There is also a great view overlooking Clematis Street where it...

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  • Feelin' Good in West Palm

    Want some where to have fun and feel good? Try this place. It's located on historic Clematis Street in WPB, FL which has been reinvented into a hot spot. Feelgoods plays Rock and Top 40 so you can dance and have fun until 4 in the morning! It's also connected to two other clubs which makes it all the better... makes bar hopping simple! Great place...

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West Palm Beach Transportation

  • Public Transportation

    GETTING TO WEST PALM BEACH: you can fly into either WPB, Ft. Lauderdale, or Miami all for less than about a US$20 price difference. If you can, fly into the city where you are going to stay, because the traffic is murder down here...Especially in season (winter) which is about the only time you want to be here. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: The south is...

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  • BICYCLE- TAXI'S

    Bicycle-Taxi's are by far the most fun, inter-active and personal way to get around .The Bikes are found in all the major attractions like City Place,Clematis St. and along Flagler Dr. ..most everywere.There are a couple of independent's with the old rusty equipment and a shirt to match; but most of the Bike -Taxi's are 4 TIRE 4 HIRE Bikes wich is...

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  • Southeast Florida Public Transportation

    The United States of America has been built around the freedom a person has via an automobile. Outside of major cities buses and trains can be problematic. That said:Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade Counties(e.g. West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami) have reasonably prolific public buses. Like all mass transit you will, with limited exception,...

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West Palm Beach Shopping

  • OK now this is my forté... shopping!

    Let's start to the north- PGA Blvd. exit off Interstate 95 head east for about a mile, The Gardens mall will be on your left. It's elegant. Has a nice food court. Great clothing and home decor shops like Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, Bloomingdales, Saks, Macy's, BCBG, Bebe, Express, Crate & Barrel etc.Okeechobee Blvd. exit to the east about one...

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  • City Place is the spot to shop.

    City Place is a gathering of upscale shops that sell a variety of great items. If you've got money to spend, this place can take care of you! They also have a Starbuck's which are surprisingly hard to find in this area for some reason. If you want nice Jewelry, this is your spot. Guys can check out the model car shop. There's also a store that...

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West Palm Beach Local Customs

  • SUNFEST

    Every year, downtown West Palm Beach, along the Intracoastal Waterway becomes one big party with multiple stages featuring national music acts, an art show, two floating bars featuring Bacardi rum, tons of food, and thousands upon thousands of people dressed in casual summer attire.If you're planning a trip this way, try and plan it during...

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  • Clematis By Night Every Thursday...

    Head downtown to Clematis street and proceed east towards the library. Expect to be joined by throngs of people celebrating the near end of the work week at Clematis by Night.... life music, food vendors, some craft and whatnot venders AND a big beer truck- People of all ages, from babies to the elderly come out on this night to enjoy the balmy...

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  • Oktoberfest... Florida style in Lantana

    Shame on me for not having been to the REAL Oktoberfest in Munchen, BUT, Tim & I never miss our local fest in Lantana just south of West Palm. This is a HUGE festival (one of the largest in the U.S and I'd dare to say the one with the BEST weather in early October) beneath a big pavillion and in a slightly wooded area with traditional long benches...

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West Palm Beach Warnings and Dangers

  • The area around Tamarind Ave. Downtown

    There is an area just north of the Clematis Street district and just west of posh Palm Beach that is a bit sketchy that centers around Tamarind Ave & Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. I drive through it all the time, but it's not the place to stop and ask for directions necessarily, or to fill up your gas tank. I have heard of muggings/petty theft taking...

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  • Dont get your oil changed @...

    Dont get your oil changed @ Firestone tires. I dropped my car off on sunday 2-10th and they NEVER changed my oil,I had it re-checked the 12th at another place and they said my oil was never changed or my air filter.And I already sighned a 6 month contract with Firestone,I called them and they hung the phone up on me and NEVER called to fix...

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  • I had brought my car to...

    I had brought my car to Firestone on Lakeworth road to have a oil change on Feb.10th They NEVER changed MY OIL,I took my car to be checked Feb.12th to a different place and they said MY OIL WAS NEVER CHANGED,and FIRESTONE DONT EVEN CARRY THE AIR FILTER THAT IS IN MY CAR NOW!I called FIRESTONE and they HUNG the phone up on me,And to make things even...

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West Palm Beach Tourist Traps

  • The Palm Beach Princess Dinner/casino...

    We once "won" tickets to sail out for an evening on the Palm Beach Princess dinner/casino cruise.... Described to have a delicious buffet, world class entertainment etc. In truth, and this is my humble opinion, it's a crappy boat, with crappy food and crappy entertainment. I guess if you like gambling these things don't matter, but I just want to...

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  • Ye Olde Lime House on Lantana...

    Ye Olde Lime House on Lantana Road at the Intercoastal is a very scenic place to eat. However, they are under new management, and have recently raised their prices. A surf and turf dinner is $37.00--which is high, even for this are. Unless you hit the early bird before 6:00 PM--don't go.

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West Palm Beach What to Pack

  • It's All You Need!

    Try To be A Space Saver. The Less, The Better. Try Limiting Having 3 Bags for Your Trip. Bring Toiletries- Toothpaste, Deodorant, Shampoo & Soap, etc. There Are Two Types Of Clothes You Need To Bring. They Are Light Clothes. T-Shirt and Shorts. And There Are Beach Clothes. Bikinis And Swimming Trunks. Bring A Supply Of Clothes For However Many...

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  • Humidity vs AC

    If you are visiting anywhere in South Florida, the thing you should always remember is: it is 98 degrees with 98% humidity OUTSIDE....and 65 degrees INSIDE!!! We keep the electical companies in business. So what that means is bring your coolest shirts, shorts and pants...and then pack a sweater! Toiletries all accounted for..this is a big city....

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  • Sunscreen is a must!

    Because it's usually hot here, you can probably get away with fewer and smaller bags/luggage. Reason being, you'll need to pack a couple swimsuits, shorts, lightweight pants & skirts, T-shirts,a lightweight jacket MAYBE. For day, flip flops. For evening, if you're into clubs and whatnot, a couple of sexy tops, nicer jeans, cute skirts, for men...

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West Palm Beach Off The Beaten Path

  • jupiter light house

    located off of US 1 in jupiter florida is the historic 1860 jupiter inlet lighthouse. the light house has a museum on the history of the area and you can also go to the top of the light house for a great view of the loxahatchee river. for those interested in old lighthouses and florida history the jupiter light house and museum is a very worth...

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  • Sound Advice Amphitheatre-music beneath...

    Located out west off Southern Blvd. at the South Florida Fairgrounds, Sound Advice Amphitheatre is a state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue. Designed for an outdoor concert experience thanks to our gorgeous weather, it attracts more than 30 events each year. With approx. 7K reserved seats under a covered pavilion, and a perfectly sloping festival...

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  • Lion Country Safari

    Described as a cageless zoo, Lion Country Safari is actually two parks. The first part is a drive through safari which is supposed to resemble portions of Africa. The sceond part is the walk through part, which features exhibits, shows and elephant rides.The park is located 15 miles west of Southern Blvd on I-95.

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West Palm Beach Favorites

  • While visiting Lion Country...

    While visiting Lion Country Safari my hubby and I took many pictures. The Male Lions roaring. It was fantastic.Here is a beautiful Toucan.

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  • Go to the Mcarther State Park...

    Go to the Mcarther State Park just north of Singer Island. The beach is nice and they have many trails. You can also find gaps in the mangroves to put out a canoe. Drive through Palm Beach and look at the houses because one day it will make a great reef...haha

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  • Visit Lion Country Safari, a...

    Visit Lion Country Safari, a huge outdoor park where African animals roam free. You drive through in a car, and at the end of the safari you can visit a petting zoo, play miniature golf, and take boat rides, along with the many shows they have. All included in the price of admission, which is really reasonable. What I miss the most when I am away...

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