Palm Beach Florida is a small town located across the Intracoastal Waterway in Florida. Historically, the town has served as a vacation home to many celebrities and aristocrats, including the Pulitzers, the Rockefellers, and the Kennedys. Palm Beach vacations can be spent shopping in the town's chic boutiques, relaxing at an upscale Florida hotel, or visiting a world class art museum. Juno Beach is also one of the top destinations for Palm Beach vacations. Although Palm Beach vacations aren't traditionally known for bird watching, the area has one of the best bird viewing areas in the region. With beautiful scenery and some of the best beaches in Florida, it's no wonder that Palm Beach is one of the most popular spots for Florida vacations. If you're looking for upscale bars and nightclubs, head to Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. Many of the lively bars have outdoor seating that are ideal for enjoying a drink while people watching. West Palm Beach, located right across the water from Palm Beach Proper, also has a park area with upscale shops, theatres, and other entertainment venues. During the day, West Palm Beach Florida beaches fill up with tourists who are sun bathing, boating, and diving.
If you're seeking a cultural experience, head to the Norton Museum of Art. The art museum has a large selection of French impressionist paintings by Gauguin, Cezanne, Renoir, Monet, and Matisse. It also contains work by American artists such as Pollock and Hopper. The impressive Chinese art collection contains Buddhist sculptures as well as jade and bronze pieces. Audio tours of the museum are available. Just north of Palm Beach lies Juno Beach, a coastal retirement and vacation community tucked between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The town has a summertime population of 3,000 that swells to 9,000 people or more during the winter months. The town has an active fishing pier and a park with 300 feet of beach, a playground, and picnic areas. The park is a popular place to go bird watching, swimming, and diving. It also provides an ideal backdrop for Florida beach weddings. One of the most popular attractions at Juno Beach is the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The center tracks the nesting activities of endangered sea turtles in Juno Beach and in nearby Jupiter Beach. The coastline of the town is one of the largest nesting sites for leatherback sea turtles in the world. The marine center attempts to teach visitors more about the habitats and nesting activities of sea turtles through interactive and informative exhibits.
Anyone planning on Palm Beach vacations in the winter months should book their Florida hotels early. The population of Palm Beach doubles from 20,000 people in the summer to 40,000 in the winter. Visitors can find some great deals on hotels as well as Florida vacation packages during the summer and will avoid the crowds at Jupiter Beach and other popular hangouts.
Palm Beach offers something for everyone. With a great
selection of restaurants, clubs, and bars and a lively
atmosphere day and night, Palm Beach Florida is an ideal
place to spend a vacation