Palm Beach Tourism, Florida

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The Town of Palm Beach is an incorporated town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The Intracoastal Waterway separates it from the neighboring cities of West Palm Beach and Lake Worth. In 2000, Palm Beach had a year-round population of 10,468, with an estimated seasonal population of 30,000.


Another Floridian resort town, the Palm Beach is a go-to destination for several. It is simply divided by the Intracoastal Waterway from its sister town of West Palm Beach. Henry Morrison Flagler is the pioneer of this resort town. It is his two hotels that began the city’s flourishment. These hotels, The Breakers Hotel and the Royal Poinciana Hotel still continue to be the protagonists of Palm Beach tourism. The city’s name is derived from the abundance of coconut palm, Cocos nucifera, which surprisingly is neither native to Florida nor America.

As you Visit Palm Beach make sure that you don’t miss out on the following attractions. The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum or the Whitehall, is a 5-room mansion open to the public. Then the Worth Avenue will delight all the shopaholics and foodies. Lake Trail, The Society of the Four Arts, Bethesda by the Sea, Mid-Town Municipal Beach are some more attractions that are a must-see in Palm Beach.

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Facts and Stats for Palm Beach*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palm Beach

    Know the pollution level of Palm Beach before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 60 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Palm Beach: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Palm Beach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palm Beach.

    • Burglary and Theft 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 54.41 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 36.76 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.24 (Low)
    • Drug offense 67.65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.47 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.29 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.88 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 63.24 (High)
  • Living in Palm Beach - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Palm Beach is 163.39 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 48.26 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.04 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 50.52 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.07 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.35 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.17 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Palm Beach

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palm Beach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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