Palm Beach, FL, is a thriving urban center featuring an array of exquisite fine dining options, cultural treasures, beautiful outdoor spaces, countless entertainment options as well as an alluring city center. Better yet, the city lies just a few miles from Atlantic Ocean, offering you easy access to US’ most beautiful beaches. Below are some things to check off your bucket list when in Palm Beach.
- Take a stroll along the famous Ritzy Worth Avenue
Worth Avenue is a world-class fine dining and elegant shopping enclave, globally revered for its deep-reaching history, sheer beauty, and unmatched reputation when it comes to exemplary customer service. This venue is more than your typical shopping destination; it is a classically graced venue that brings a one-of-a-kind experience. Featuring Mediterranean architecture and a bougainvillea touch that tumbles all over the stairwells, one glance at the Avenue will leave you completely blown away. Whether you are window shopping, taking a cozy coffee break, talking an afternoon stroll, visually appreciating the various art works, or simply enjoying courtyard fine dining, Worth Avenue gives you an unparalleled experience. For more than a century, the service here has been gold-standard, something that guests and locals alike hold dear. Treat yourself to a shopping spree at some of the trendiest accessory and fashion stores in the state including Louis Vuitton, Brioni, and many more.
- Enjoy some history at the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum
Upon its completion in 1902, New York’s Herald proclaimed that the White Hall, Henry Flagler’s Palm Beach’s estate, was “more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world.” Today, this Whitehall, also known as the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, is recognized as a National Historic Landmark. The space remains open to the public as a stunning museum that features rotating and changing exhibitions as well as special programs. The mansion, which contains 75 rooms, has an original art collection and furnishings from the era. The Flagler Kenan Pavilion, which lies adjacent to the Whitehall, houses Henry’s private Railcar #91, as well as Café des Beaux-Arts, a seasonal restaurants that offers tea service that is Gilded Age themed.
- The Society of the Four Arts
The Society of the Four Arts, a not-for-profit cultural organization, was established in 1936 in order to meet the growing resort community’s cultural needs. This space features an incredible botanical garden, a beautiful sculpture, a well-equipped library, as well as an interactive kids’ library. These spaces are open to the public all year round. Through the education programs, films, concerts and art exhibitions, visitors get a deeper insight into the history of Palm Beach.