If you enjoy all things natural, West Palm Beach features plenty of things for you to do.
Mounts Botanical Garden
Your first stop should be Mounts Botanical Garden. As West Palm Beach’s oldest and largest public garden, visitors can stroll through one of the 20 gardens on site. Each garden is set up to showcase a different type of ecosystem or natural habitat. Featuring exhibits on exotic trees, the Mediterranean, tropical fruits, butterflies, and extremely rare plant species, the botanical garden provides literature in each garden area.
Through this interpretive education, visitors can learn about the differences of varied ecosystems and the delicate balance required in each garden area, including information on plant growth and the maintenance required.
West Palm Beach Airboat Rides
If you’re eager to take in the local native scenery, you can’t miss the private guided tours through the Southern Florida swamplands. West Palm Beach Airboat Rides offer an exhilarating experience as you zip through the Everglades, gliding over the water and getting to see the local flora and fauna up close.
Guests can choose from several packages, ranging from a brief tour of an in-depth exploration of the local history of Southern Florida’s backcountry.
West Palm Beach Green Market
Fans of local farmers’ markets will love this event, where you can find the freshest local produce. From organic fruits and vegetables to fresh cut flowers and plants, if you’re looking for locally-grown offerings, you’ll find it at the West Palm Beach Green Market. In addition to producing, you’ll see locally-created products such as baked goods, meats, cheeses and other delicacies, as well as local crafts and hand-crafted drinks offered by the Southern Florida agricultural community.
When you’re ready to rest and replenish, stop in at the Avocado Grill for some amazing farm-to-table meals. This restaurant is known for using fresh ingredients and vibrant flavor combinations, providing healthy options in a comfortable environment. From its seafood tapas and raw bar items to its small plates and sushi, Avocado Grill serves up American fare with Caribbean flair.
Featuring fresh farm ingredients and locally-inspired flavors, this eatery has a charming atmosphere and unique eclectic decor. Sample one of their vast array of cocktails offered while you dine al fresco on the covered patio.
With all these outdoor or nature-inspired attractions to visit, fresh-air enthusiasts will find plenty to do in West Palm Beach.