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With amazing shopping and dining options, endless entertainment, wildlife, nature galore, and amazing art galleries, West Palm Beach, has something for everyone. It's hard to know where to begin, but it's even harder to stop and head home.
The Palm Beach Zoo has more than 700 animals housed on 23 acres, including a reptile house, tiger exhibit, and a koala and wallaby area. The South Florida Center and Aquarium features an 8,000 gallon salt water tank filled with species from throughout Florida. There's also a planetarium and an Everglades exhibit.
Another fun spot for the family is Rapids Water Park, which features a wave pool with six-foot waves, a lazy river, and 35 water slides. The oldest and largest garden in West Palm Beach, Mounts Botanical Garden has more than 2,000 plants from six continents. Stroll among 20 different gardens, including herb, fruit, palm, and citrus gardens. Don't forget about the butterfly garden.
The Norton Museum of Art, opened in 1941, is world famous due to its expansive collections of Chinese and European art. You'll also see works by Pollock, Matisse, Monet, and Picasso. Check out the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens to see over 100 of the artist's sculptures made between 1905 and 1982.
Visit West Palm Beach Green Market for fresh produce. You'll find seasonal fruit and vegetables, meat, baked goods, and cheeses. You'll also find arts and crafts made by local artists and vendors. Antique Row is another great spot for one-of-a-kind finds. With over 50 shops, the district has everything from art pieces and vintage furnishings to vintage toys and collectibles. It's fun to walk around the area and stop at the coffee shops.
Downtown West Palm Beach also features impressive shopping. It also has a great variety of entertainment, bars, live music, and clubs. Try out Avocado Grill for coastal farm to table, the Blind Monk for a hip tapas bar, Thai rolled ice cream at Crema, Fiwe's or Caribbean flair. You'll find fancy southern food at The Regional, and Tacos and flautas at Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar. Downtown is also home to a variety of festivals, so always check the calendar.
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