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 charms. 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, one of the best places to visit in the US.


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, Florida

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.


Shopping in Palm Beach’s 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.

Worth Avenue, one of the most upscale shopping streets in Florida 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!

Where to stay in Palm Beach

The Breakers – one of the world’s most iconic hotels. It’s the utmost in luxury in town.

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

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

The Colony Hotel is famous for its pink facade!


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Explore the charming Streets Around Palm Beach

One of the many charming buildings you'll find in my favorite Florida destinationOne of the many beautiful properties in the cityA peek into the charming streets of Palm Beach, FloridaThe Hive at Palm Beach, one of the most instagrammable places in Palm Beach!

Things To Do In Palm Beach, Florida

  • 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 and admire the incredible architecture
  • Worth Avenue – shop all the best boutiques in Palm Beach 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 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


  1. December 15, 2018 / 11:11 am

    I came here from the link in your IG bio! This post makes me want to jump right on a plane and head to Palm Beach. I am from Florida and I miss it so much!

    • tekwani
      December 21, 2018 / 6:55 pm

      Awww I love hearing that. Nothing means more to me than when my posts make you want to travel. I hope you’re able to make it back soon. Where are you living now?

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