A Day in Palm Beach, Florida

On a recent trip to Florida, I spent the day exploring Palm Beach and captured some of its iconic charm. The town is photography heaven. I’ve wanted to come here for a while.

Between the charming boutique hotels and quaint stores, there was a lot to catch and explore in just a day. Below I share how to spend a day in Palm Beach, plus some recommendations from friends.

Between the charming boutique hotels and quaint stores, there is so much to do in Palm Beach, Florida! I’ve put together a perfect one-day itinerary to Palm Beach with my favorite things to do in the city! #PalmBeach #Florida

Spending a Day in Palm Beach

Palm Beach is just a short drive from Ft. Lauderdale (50 minutes) or Miami (1.25 hours). If you’re staying around the area, you can quickly drive up for a day. And if you’re staying in central or northern Florida, you can easily reach Palm Beach for an overnight trip. Palm Beach is 2.5 hours from Orlando and 4 hours from Jacksonville.

There are a few things you must do while in Palm Beach, including shopping on Worth Avenue, visiting the Breakers Hotel, and strolling around the streets to see all the beautiful houses. If you have a night and can stay, it’s definitely worth it. Our hotel recommendations are further down this article.

Worth Avenue

This famous street is known for the selection of shops and restaurants. Worth Avenue boasts some of the most famous high-end shopping, and if you explore the quaint alleyways off of it, you’ll find charming facades, boutiques, and a lot of reasons to reach for your wallet.

One of my favorite things to do in Palm Beach, Florida is strolling through Worth Avenue. Whether you’re on the lookout for the best restaurants in Palm Beach or just love shopping, you’ll find the very best in town here! Looking for the best things to do in Palm Beach, Florida? You’ll love this itinerary I’ve put together, which includes my favorite hotels, the best things to do in town, and a few shopping recommendations!

Hotel Recommendations

The Breakers – one of the worlds most iconic hotels. It’s the utmost in luxury in Palm Beach.

The Colony – after exploring a few hotels, this is my personal favorite. Between the palm wallpaper and the pink building, this has my name written all over it. It’s also a great boutique hotel, which I am a huge fan of!

The Brazillian Court Hotel – I didn’t get to spend as much time here, but it’s another highly rated, highly recommended boutique property in Palm Beach.

Looking for the best things to do and the best hotels to stay in Palm Beach? This post includes a one-day Palm Beach itinerary, including my favorite activities and a quick shopping guide!

The Breakers Palm Beach

The Breakers Palm Beach is one of the most quintessential buildings in Palm Beach, Florida. If you’re looking for the best place to stay and the best things to do in Palm Beach, you’ll love my Palm Beach guide!

The Colony Palm Beach

Looking for some seriously Instagram worthy spots in Palm Beach? The Colony Palm Beach Hotel is famous for its pink facade!

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Charming Streets Around Palm Beach

One of my favorite things to do in Palm Beach is walking around and taking photographs of its incredible architecture! From charming storefronts to gorgeous vine-covered houses, Palm Beach is a haven for architecture lovers!My favorite activity in Palm Beach was taking pictures of all the pretty houses and buildings in town! #PalmBeach #Florida #SouthFloridaA peek into the charming streets of Palm Beach, FloridaThe Hive at Palm Beach, one of the most instagrammable places in Palm Beach!

Day Activities in Palm Beach:

  • Spend some time on the beach
  • Visit the famous Breakers Hotel and have a cocktail at HMF
  • Pop into the Colony Hotel and see the charming palm print decor
  • Walk the streets of Palm Beach and admire the incredible architecture
  • Worth Avenue – shop all the boutiques here, make sure to pop into the alleyways as many of the best stores are located here. Some of my favorites are Aerin and CJ Laing.

I would have stayed longer, but my schedule didn’t allow it, which means I’ll have to come back soon! Have you been to Palm Beach before? What are some of your favorite things about it? Let me know in the comments below!

 

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Between the charming boutique hotels and quaint stores, Palm Beach in Florida is a photographer's haven. Here's your perfect one-day Palm Beach itinerary, including things to do and where to stay! #PalmBeach #Florida
Planning a getaway to Palm Beach? This quaint town is a photographer's haven and the go-to place for quaint boutique hotels and cafés. In this itinerary, I share my favorite things to do in Palm Beach, including hotel recommendations for a perfect stay in Palm Beach! #PalmBeach #Florida
In search of fun things to do in Palm Beach, Florida? This one day itinerary includes some of the best things to do in Palm Beach, incuding hotel recommendations. #PalmBeach #Florida

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