Palm Beach Tourism

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.

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

    • Air Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 32.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 36.11 (Low)
  • How safe is Palm Beach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palm Beach.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.95 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 52.63 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 38.16 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.53 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.16 (Low)
    • Drug offense 67.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 32.89 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.74 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.58 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.84 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Palm Beach is 171.74 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 47.55 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.04 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 40.95 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.1 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.62 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.55 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 115.18 (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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.44 USD

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

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