There’s a lot to discover The Palm Beaches for what it offers. During the 2016 edition of the South Florida Fair in January, the Tourism Development Council of Palm Beach County presented the above-featured short film “Discover The Palm Beaches”, produced by Olympusat. The four and a half minute film about Palm Beach County is voiced over by Ray Liotta and encompasses the best of The Palm Beaches. As you look at the stunning shots in this video, you will feel inspired to travel to The Palm Beaches. If you are a resident, you will even be surprised to discover there are many attractions near you still left to enjoy.
You are invited to discover The Palm Beaches today by visiting our county, where you will find a myriad of reasons to vacation in Florida. Whether you’re coming to have a face to face encounter with alligators, or to take a dip in our turquoise clear waters, you will always savor the special appeal of our subtropical weather. The Palm Beaches is the best way to experience Florida.
The popular cliché —there’s something for everyone in Florida— comes true in Palm Beach County. Stretching from Florida’s Atlantic coast into the state’s rural center that includes the northern edge of Everglades National Park, The Palm Beaches is home to major economic industries, mainly tourism, construction and agriculture. Palm Beach County leads the nation in the production of sugar and sweet corn. Did you know that eighteen percent of all sugar in the United States is produced here?
More to Discover The Palm Beaches
To learn more about The Palm Beaches, here are a few more facts and important information about our County.
The 45-mile-long Atlantic shoreline of The Palm Beaches was nicknamed Florida’s Gold Coast after gold recovered from Spanish galleons that sank offshore. It is an appropriate nickname for a thriving urban area, known for its first-class hotels, excellent varied dining scene, and large number of attractions for entertainment and leisure time.
The more you travel to the area, the more you discover The Palm Beaches, a county that has been dubbed as the perfect place to live, work and play in South Florida. Wonderful weather with average winter daytime temperature in the mid 70’s and 90 degrees in summer. More than 8,000 acres of land for residents to explore many county parks featuring athletic facilities, camp sites, trails and beaches.
Sports activity is highly active in The Palm Beaches, home to Major League Baseball teams during Spring training season. Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals train at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter. Recently, two other MLB teams —Houston Astros and Washington Nationals— have announced they will set their training home in West Palm Beach starting in 2017. Polo and equestrian events are very popular in Wellington where polo tournaments such as the U.S. Open Polo Championship and the Winter Equestrian Festival draw large crowds and international celebrities. In many cities of The Palm Beaches, outdoor sports are enjoyed year-round. Snorkeling and scuba diving, water skiing, kayaking and canoeing are fan favorite attractions. Saltwater and freshwater fishing also draw enthusiasts from all over the world as many areas in The Palm Beaches are considered some of the best fishing opportunities in North America. Palm Beach County is usually referred to as The Golf Capital of the World because it is home to more than 150 public and private golf courses, many holding national and international championships.
Palm Beach County is also known for a multitude of cultural attractions. Festivals, concerts, live theater, opera, ballet, and art fairs are at the top of the country’s best cultural destinations. The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre at the South Florida Fairgrounds, and the Palm Beach Dramaworks in Downtown West Palm Beach are some of the big players in the county. Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, Boca Raton Museum of Art, DuBois Pioneer Home, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Jupiter Lighthouse, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum (1916 Court House), and the Norton Museum of Art provide History buffs enough reasons to explore and love The Palm Beaches.
The style and charm of The Palm Beaches is reflected in its world-class hotels and resorts. Legendary oceanfront hotels like The Breakers Palm Beach which is a premier location for weddings in Florida; the luxurious Five-Diamond and award-winning Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa; and the beachfront hotels in the white sandy beach at Singer Island are some of the many leading tourist resorts in our county.
Plan your next trip to The Palm Beaches. You are invited to discover a passion for service, attractions like no others in the world, beaches, hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops that make The Palm Beaches the perfect place to live, work and play. Your journey starts here…