West Palm Beach, Florida is known for its cultural attractions, entertainment and nightlife, palm tree-lined streets, great shopping, and top-notch fishing spots. If you are visiting here with limited time, you won’t be able to do it all.
But worry not. We’re going to lay out some of the best things to do with only a brief time to do it in. Let’s unpack 3 Days in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Day 1: Get Going Easy in a Relaxing Resort Hotel
You can’t enjoy West Palm Beach much if you’re worried about where to stay. So, we put together a short list of top-rated digs for you to relax in before hitting the town.
- The Breakers Palm Beach is a luxury resort found on County Rd in Palm Beach. The hotel sits on a private beach and is a 5-minute walk from the Flagler Museum. It’s also just a 5-minute drive from West Palm Beach and within a mile of restaurants, shops, and galleries. Rates start at $657 a night.
- Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa sits on Ocean Blvd right on the beach. The lush, upscale beach resort boasts three restaurants, three tennis courts, a bar with fire pit, and a water garden. Room rates start at $751 a night.
- The Colony Hotel first opened in 1947. The elegant, British colonial-style hotel is close to upscale shopping on Worth Avenue, half a mile from the Everglades Golf Course and a 3-minute walk to the beach. Rooms are bright, colorful, and cozy and start at $424 a night.
Day 2: Take the Cultural Pulse of West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach has a strong cultural presence, and you can experience it in numerous ways. So, let’s share with you just a few of the spots you can visit to absorb some of West Palm Beach’s culture.
- Norton Museum of Art sits on Dixie Hwy in West Palm Beach, Florida, and boasts over 8,200 works, with a concentration in European, American, and Chinese art. There is also a good amount of focus on contemporary art and photography. Admission runs $5.
- Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit professional performing arts center on Okeechobee Blvd. Here you can catch Broadway Musicals like Beetlejuice and The Tina Turner Musical as well as comedies. Ticket prices vary.
- Society of the Four Arts is an art gallery, auditorium, library, and botanical garden as well as a sculpture garden. It was founded in 1936 and is located on Four Arts Plaza in WPB. The hours are Monday through Friday – 10 AM to 4:45 PM. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Admission: No charge.
Day 3: Take a Tour
West Palm Beach features numerous tours. From foodie tours to boat tours of West Palm Beach, they’ve got something for everyone. Let’s unpack a couple.
- West Palm Beach Food Tours has numerous, delightful food tours of different parts of the area. From a Downtown Food Tour to a Happy Hour Tour, they’ve got you covered on just about everything. Prices start at $94 and tours usually last about 2.5 hours.
- Palm Beach Sight-Seeing Tour is a private, customizable tour led by a local guide. You can visit landmarks such as the Breakers Hotel, as well as off-the-beaten-path attractions. It costs $110 a person and lasts three hours.
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