THINGS TO DO IN SOUTH FLORIDA: PALM BEACH COUNTY ATTRACTIONS
South Florida activities abound, specifically in Palm Beach County! Recognized by divers as a premier dive destination, Palm Beach County and Southeast Florida also offers divers and non-divers a multitude of additional recreational opportunities. Palm Beach County offers renowned entertainment and shopping districts, fine dining, and championship golf courses as well as snorkeling, kayaking, sportfishing charters, skydiving, parasailing, jet skiing, and biking. Palm Beach County is the primary nesting location for Loggerhead, Green, and Leatherback turtles from May until October. So many things to do in South Florida…who knew! For visitor information please visit the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council or the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
While you’re here: interact with Loggerhead, Green, Hawksbill, and Leatherback sea turtles at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center; snorkel the Blue Atlantic Ocean at John D. McArthur State Park; tour the Henry Flagler Museum; visit the safari animals at Lion Country Safari; indulge in the finest shopping on exclusive Worth Avenue. Seasonally, major events take place in Palm Beach County such as SunFest, the Palm Beach Boat Show, and the Holiday Boat Parade.
Departing from the Port of Palm Beach, the Celebration Cruise Line offers weekly cruises to the Bahamas where more activity awaits. Or take a day locally and enjoy drift fishing at it’s best with Madson Fishing Charters in Lake Park Marina. Located near the Palm Beach International Airport, the Palm Beach Kennel Club offers dog racing and fine dining.
Orlando, home of Disney World and Universal Studios theme parks, is only a 3 1/2 hour drive. South Beach in Miami is just over an hour drive. The Miami Dolphins, Miami Hurricanes, Miami Heat, Miami Fusion, Miami Sol, and Florida Marlins as well as Major League Baseball Spring Training Camps for the Montreal Expos, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals, and New York Mets are all within driving distance as well! Whew…that’s amazing!
With Palm Beach International Airport just minutes away, and Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, and Miami only a short drive, Palm Beach County is a perfect destination for divers and their non-diving companions. What are you waiting for? Contact us know to book your vacation diving adventures! And discover the abundant things to do in South Florida!