Check out these awesome attractions that are found near many West Palm Beach Airport hotels.
Lion Country SafariDistance from West Palm Beach Airport: 17.9 mi
Southern Blvd. West
Drive (with car windows closed; no convertibles or pets) on 8 miles of paved roads through a 500-acre cageless zoo where 1,300 wild animals roam. Lions, elephants, white rhinoceroses, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, chimpanzees, and ostriches are among those in residence.
Palm Beach Zoo At Dreher Park
Distance from West Palm Beach Airport: 4.6 mi
West Palm Beach Zoo
1301 Summit Blvd.
533-0887 or 547-9453.
This excellent zoo is a 23-acre complex with more than 500 animals representing more than 100 species, including Florida panthers, red kangaroos, and Bengal tigers.
The Historical Society of Palm Beach CountyDistance from West Palm Beach Airport: 4.3 mi
400 North Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, 832-4164
Located in downtown West Palm Beach, the Historical Society is primarily an archive and research facility. It is dedicated toward collecting and preserving all materials, especially primary source materials, pertaining to the history of Florida and in particular Palm Beach County.
Hoffman’s Chocolate Shoppe & GardensDistance from West Palm Beach Airport: 8.0 mi
5190 Lake Worth Road
For generations, the Hoffman family has been creating the most luscious chocolate masterpieces using only the finest ingredients. Each year more than 150,000 visitors are received at the Hoffman’s Bavarian-style Tudor factory to watch the creations being made and to tantalize their senses with more than 80 varieties of confections.
Mariah Sailing CatamaranDistance from West Palm Beach Airport: 12.2 mi
Located at the North Palm Beach Marina, east of U.S. Highway 1, east of the North Palm Beach Country Club.
Mariah is a 49-passenger sailing catamaran offering 3 1/2 hour sailing adventures on the Atlantic Ocean and the protected waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon.
Mounts Botanical GardensDistance from West Palm Beach Airport: 3.1 mi
531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach
Tour a collection of tropical and subtropical plants, including fruits, citrus, rose garden, hibiscus, herb garden, xeriscape, a rain forest and more. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday.
Rapids Water Park
Distance from West Palm Beach Airport: 7.9 mi
Rapids Water Park
6566 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach
Rapids Water Park is South Florida’s foremost family water park with over 12 acres of attractions. Plunge down 1,600 feet of spiraling flumes, dare to ride out the storm in Tubin’ Tornadoes or blast off in the new Body Blasters enclosed slides.
South Florida Science MuseumDistance from West Palm Beach Airport: 4.0 mi
4801 Dreher Trail North
West Palm Beach, 832-1988
At the South Florida Science Museum, dozens of hands-on permanent exhibits as well as special traveling exhibitions appeal to all ages.
Sports Immortals MuseumDistance from West Palm Beach Airport: 22.7 mi
6830 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton
The largest sports memorabilia collection in the world is here. Rare sports collectables and video presentations provide an exciting look at the history of sports. Special features include theme parties, field trips, tours and fund raisers.