|Palm Beach is an upscale town in Florida along the Intracoastal Waterway. Palm Beach enjoys a tropical climate with long, warm summers and mild winters with lots of sunshine. It is a luxury oceanfront resort destination, 14 miles long and is only 0.5 miles wide at its widest point.
The Atlantic Ocean beachfront setting offers snowbirds and winter visitors a heightened sense of luxury, tranquility, and magnificent vistas. It has one of the finest sweeps of sun-splashed beach in South Florida. Palm Beach is the land area closest to the Gulf Stream which produces lush gardens, palm lined beaches, and an outstanding marine environment.
Palm Beach is world-renowned for its extraordinary beauty, quality of life and small-town character. A Mediterranean-style mecca of stunning architecture and natural beauty, acclaimed shopping, restaurants and hotels, a cosmopolitan culture, and a winter social season.
Minutes from challenging golf and endless diversions on land or sea, Palm Beach offers all sorts of attractions such as beautiful beaches, dining, golf, museums, shopping, tennis, water sports, and theaters with live entertainment. Spectator sports such as spring training baseball, polo, golf and tennis are particularly popular. The town's population varies from 10,000 to 30,000, depending on the season.
Palm Beach County, located in Southeast Florida, is one of the most beautiful counties in Florida. Palm Beach County Florida is known as one of the most prestigious counties in the country. Florida golf courses in the county are world renown for their quality links.
The Breakers Hotel & Resort, as shown below, is located in Palm Beach. Palm Beach was established as a resort by Henry Morrison Flagler, a founder of Standard Oil, who made the Atlantic coast barrier island accessible via his Florida East Coast Railway. The city is served by Palm Beach International Airport, Amtrak, and Tri-Rail.