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Palm Beach County: Something for Everyone

With its appealing climate and tropical sea breezes, numerous beaches and clean air, Palm Beach County attracts residents of all ages who are searching for a cosmopolitan setting combined with a relaxed lifestyle. Thanks to a recent population surge, Palm Beach has seen growth in its facilities and attractions as well, with new restaurants appearing in almost every neighborhood including spots that appeal to luxurious tastes and seekers of cutting-edge trends as well as more down-to-earth diners and, of course, plenty of shopping opportunities. Palm Beach County truly has something for everyone.

Palm Beach County is huge; from the opulent millionaires' mansions inland to the rural farming communities that abut Lake Okeechobee, Belle Glade and Pahokee, Palm Beach County covers 1,971 square miles, larger than either Delaware or Rhode Island. The county's northernmost point is part of Tequesta, and its southernmost point is Boca Raton—a driving distance of about 50 miles. The Atlantic shoreline stretches along 45 miles of it, with public beaches all along the way. Many celebrities and high-profile individuals reside within the county borders.

The School District of Palm Beach County is the 11th largest school district in the continental United States, operating 187 schools with over 171,000 students in which some 150 languages and dialects are spoken. Palm Beach County is also home to many charter schools, religious schools and several alternative schools, including the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach.

Palm Beach county has, for generations, made a huge investment in the arts on an international scale. During the season, take in one of the many offerings at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts next to CityPlace in West Palm Beach. Whether you choose to see a road company performance of a Broadway show, an internationally famous singer or comedian or one of several shows for children, you're sure to have a memorable experience. Driving west from West Palm Beach you'll find the Cruzan Amphitheatre, offering shows that are more popular with an under-30 crowd. Or head south to Boca Raton to Mizner Park Amphitheater. Boca Raton boasts more than 20 cultural organizations, including the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton Children’s Museum, Children’s Science Exploratorium, the University Gallery at Florida Atlantic University, the Boca Raton Historical Society Museum, and summer concerts are popular at the new de Hoernle Amphitheater at the Centre for Arts in Mizner Park. The Norton Galleries in Palm Beach boasts some of the world's finest art collections.

Among the many special events in Palm Beach County, the most popular are the South Florida Fair, a two-week extravaganza held in the winter, just west of West Palm Beach, and SunFest, an arts and music festival held along the Intracoastal Waterway in West Palm Beach in the spring.

Thanks to a recent population surge, Palm Beach has seen growth in its facilities and attractions as well, with new restaurants popping up including spots that satisfy luxurious tastes and cutting-edge trends as well as more down-to-earth options

Anyone who lives by the words, "shop 'til you drop" will enjoy Palm Beach County. In addition to hundreds of smaller shopping centers, the county is home to four indoor malls The Gardens in Palm Beach Gardens, the Boynton Beach Mall, Wellington Green and Town Center in Boca Raton. There's also CityPlace, a $600 million retail and entertainment complex in the heart of West Palm Beach, and, of course, there's Worth Avenue in Palm Beach lined with one upscale shop after the next.

With its appealing climate, tropical sea breezes, numerous beaches and remarkably clean air, Palm Beach County attracts residents of all ages who are searching for a cosmopolitan setting combined with a laid-back lifestyle. Thanks to a recent population surge, Palm Beach has seen growth in its facilities and attractions as well, with new restaurants popping up including spots that satisfy luxurious tastes and cutting-edge trends as well as more down-to-earth options and, of course, plenty of shopping opportunities. Palm Beach County truly has something for everyone.

Popular beaches in Palm Beach County include John D. MacArthur Beach State Park on Singer Island, Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, Lake Worth Beach and its fishing pier, Delray Beach and Spanish River Park in Boca Raton. Palm Beach County government operates 79 parks, including two water parks. Many municipalities have parks as well. For a bigger adventure, head west of Boynton Beach and take an air boat ride into the Everglades known as the River of Grass where you're bound to spot alligators and other wildlife in their native habitats.

 

 


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