Palm Beach Zoo
The Palm Beach Zoo sprawls over 23 acres and is set in tropical gardens that mimic many of the animals’ natural habitats.
The zoo has more than 700 animals on show and also features an aquarium and a replica of a swamp.
Other attractions in the zoo include a reptile house, a tiger exhibit, and a koala and wallaby area.
Founded in 1941, the Norton Museum of Art is known for being one of the major cultural sites in all of Florida, and is even famous on the international arts scene thanks to its collections of Chinese and European art.
The museum features works from the 19th and 20th centuries and has paintings and sculptures from a number of leading American artists such as Pollock and Hopper, as well as wider collections that include pieces by Matisse, Monet, and Picasso.
The Flagler Museum was built in 1902 and was the former home of Henry Flagler who was the co-founder of Standard Oil.
This extravagant mansion house features two floors and stretches over an impressive 100,000 square feet.
Mounts Botanical Garden is famous for being the oldest and largest garden in West Palm Beach that is open to the public, and visitors here will find over two thousand plants that originate from six continents.
The botanical garden is set up in a series of distinct areas according to the species of plants on show, and there are herb gardens, citrus gardens, fruit gardens, and palm gardens, to name but a few.
Rapids Water Park is an ideal place to come as the weather heats up, and is perfect if you want to splash around and cool down on a trip to West Palm Beach.
Rapids Water Park has a wave pool that features waves that can reach up to six feet in height, or if you are looking for something more relaxing then there is a lazy river where you can tube along at a slower pace.
McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary is not a zoo, but rather a working wildlife sanctuary which takes in and helps hundreds of injured or homeless animals from the South Florida area every year.