Whether you reside in the West Palm Beach/Lake Worth area, or you are here for vacation, there is a lot to do and see. From water sports, to music festivals to nightlife, the area really does have something for everyone. Here are some of the top things Planet Vision recommends seeing and doing while in South Florida.
Hit The Beach
When the mercury rises, it’s time to grab your sunglasses and head to the beach. Lake Worth is home to Municipal Beach, a 1,200-foot-long swath of public beach known for its relaxed vibe and ample recreational opportunities. Try your hand at one of the beaches many shuffleboard courts, or invite friends for a barbeque at one of the area’s picnic spots. With azure-colored water and golden sands in your line of sight, you’ll feel like you’re on vacation even if your home is in West Palm Beach.
Hear Some Music
If it’s music you want, then West Palm Beach is where you need to be. In May, Downtown West Palm Beach welcomes more than 275,000 music lovers as part of the 5-day-long SunFest music and art festival. This year’s line up promises to be as memorable as ever with artists like Train, The Smashing Pumpkins and The Black Crowes. While you get your music fix, you’ll also be able to feast your eyes on the works of more than 130 artists who will be featuring their jewelry, photography, pottery and paintings at the 3-day art and craft fair.
Florida is known for its numerous golf courses, but did you know that the Lake Worth area boasts more than half a dozen public and private golf courses on which you can practice your putt? Choose from the picturesque Lake Worth Municipal Golf Course along Lake Worth Lagoon, or challenge yourself by playing through the Grand Lacuna Golf and Country Club’s special Bermuda grass.
Buy Yourself Something Nice
When you get a hankering to spend a little money, then head to CityPlace. This mixed-use development takes up several blocks in West Palm Beach and is sure have just what you’re looking for. It’s a destination for shopping, dining and entertainment with more than 80 shops and restaurants, and an IMAX theater.
Remember, South Florida is sunny. Don’t forget to wear your sunglasses when you’re out and about to help block harmful UV rays. Need a new glasses prescription? Come in and see us at Planet Vision.