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5 Reasons to Visit West Palm Beach this Winter

If it’s cold and snowy where you live, chances are you’ve already thought about the possibility of a little winter getaway – something to lift your spirits and remind you that summer really isn’t *too* far away. Lucky for you, we know just the place!

This winter, take a trip to West Palm Beach, Florida, and enjoy some much needed fun in the sun. Discover our top 5 reasons to visit West Palm Beach this season.

Beautiful beaches.

Winter is an excellent time to visit West Palm Beach as it’s the driest season and temperatures comfortably average between the upper 70s and low 80s. The waters are pleasantly warm year round, making visits to the beach possible any time of year. Many of the beaches around West Palm provide great snorkeling, so remember to pack a mask and some fins! 

Check out resources like this Yelp guide to the best beaches in West Palm Beach to help plan your visit.

And if you prefer freshwater to seawater, West Palm and the surrounding areas are also home to many lakes and waterways where you can enjoy a day of paddling, fishing or sailing!

Entertainment options aplenty.

Set in nearby Jupiter, the Roger Dean Stadium hosts plenty of entertainment options for visitors to West Palm Beach. In late winter and early spring, sport enthusiasts will love the opportunity to watch teams like the Saint Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins getting ready for their season with Spring Training. It’s worth a trip to see if you can pick out which players are shaping up to have an amazing season of major league baseball.

The Honda Classic.

From February 22 – 28, visitors can watch some of the world’s very best golfers as they play the PGA Tour Honda Classic, held at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach. The Honda Classic brings the world’s best PGA TOUR players to Palm Beach County, providing a week of entertainment for the entire community – all with a greater goal of supporting South Florida charities through the Children’s Healthcare Charity, Inc.

The Lion Country Safari.

Lion Country Safari, one of the world’s best zoos, can be found in the Palm Beach area. Unlike regular zoos where you walk by animals cooped up in tiny cages, at the Lion Country Safari the animals are free to roam in wide open areas and you drive through the exhibits, just like you would do on a real African safari.

ArtPalm Beach.

ArtPalmBeach is internationally renowned as the premiere mid-winter contemporary art fair on Florida’s Gold Coast. In its 19th year, it is Palm Beach County’s longest running fair dedicated to contemporary, emerging, and modern master works of art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Over 85 international galleries will be exhibiting paintings, sculpture, as well as functional and innovative design. Video, new technologies, performance art, art installations have become a unique feature offering collectors exposure to today’s emerging art trends.

InTown Suites West Palm Beach property is conveniently located close to downtown and is only 3 miles from the ocean, delivering everything you need for an enjoyable extended stay in West Palm Beach. We provide apartment-style rooms with no lease and no credit check. Our temporary housing location also provides easy access to Interstate 95 and the Florida Turnpike.