Palm Beach is the easternmost town in Florida, located on an 18-mile long barrier island between Lake Worth Lagoon on the west and the Atlantic Ocean on the east. The South Florida island is never wider than three-quarters of a mile. The Intracoastal Waterway separates Palm Beach from several neighboring cities including West Palm Beach and Lake Worth.
The closest airport to Palm Beach is Palm Beach International Airport located in nearby West Palm Beach off of I-95. It is the primary airport for Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Wellington, and the surrounding area. It is also one of three major airports serving the Miami metropolitan area. PBI serves most major airlines, including Delta, American, United, JetBlue, and Southwest. The White Elephant Palm Beach is 5.5 miles away from the airport, about a 12-minute drive.
The island town of Palm Beach in South Florida offers endless things to do and see, including beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, museums, stunning architecture, family attractions and a trendy shopping and dining scene. Enjoy swimming, surfing and tanning on Palm Beach Municipal Beach or Phipps Ocean Park. Stroll down Worth Avenue lined with upscale boutiques, galleries and restaurants. See Gilded Age art and antique furnishings at the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum. Walk the Lake Trail and see the giant Kapok Tree.
Palm Beach County offers many great surf spots with fun waves and good surf breaks. The top surf spots in Palm Beach include the Juno Beach Pier, Marcinski, Coral Cove Park, and Hobe Sound Beach, which are popular with longboarders and shortboarders. The south side of Juno Pier has a left break that's perfect for goofy footers. Hobe Sound Beach is quite and rustic so you can surf for miles without crowds.
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