The City of West Palm Beach is located on the mainland of Palm Beach County, just east of the Island of Palm Beach, adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway/Lake Worth Lagoon. West Palm Beach offers an array of modern and eclectic, historical neighborhoods of single-family homes, along with luxurious water-front high-rise condominiums and rental apartments, as well as a multitude of hotels and bed and breakfast options for visitors.
Dining and shopping possibilities are varied, with sidewalk cafés on Clematis Street and in Northwood Village, along with gourmet food vendors at the Grandview Public Market, and world-class shopping and dining in The Square/City Place. Art enthusiasts will enjoy an impressive display of American, European, and Chinese art at The Norton Museum of Art, while theatre-goers will find a host of concerts, plays, dance, and opera at The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Residents and visitors will enjoy breath-taking water views along Flagler Drive, particularly during the yearly SunFest music festival and Palm Beach International Boat Show, as well as the weekly Green Market (from October to April), which was recently named “The Best Farmers Market in America”. West Palm Beach offers a multitude of venues for boating, fishing, and golfing. The younger set will enjoy The Palm Beach Zoo and South Florida Science Museum, as well as Lion Country Safari, a drive-through safari park, petting zoo and amusement park. The nearby Grassy Waters Preserve offers 25 miles of trails, along with hiking biking and paddling, and supplies West Palm Beach with its water.
Home to the Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach hosts conventions, trade shows, and events in its state-of-the-art facility. Palm Beach International Airport makes West Palm Beach easily accessible to visitors from around the world, while the new Brightline station makes a high-speed trip to Ft. Lauderdale, Miami or Orlando a breeze!