Palm Beach County Isn't Just a Playground for the Well-To-Do...

When vacationing to Palm Beach/West Palm Beach, you can get caught up participating in many activities and attractions that will put a hole in your wallet. You will undoubtedly have a great time engaging in these, but at what cost?. A way to combat the rising price of travel is to sprinkle in some free activities when planning your daily itineraries. 

This 10Best list contains the writer's favorite free activities in Palm/Beach West Palm Beach. To start, why not plan as many beach days as possible? Most beaches in the area are free. Who doesn't like swimming, lounging with a book or playing Kadima? At Delray Beach, you can do all of the previous and more. 

Many groups and families enjoy doing outdoor recreational type activities when on vacation. Tennis, disc golf, hiking, walking and biking can be done at the vast Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach. Plan a half day here to maximize the park's value. 

People watching, window shopping and soaking up the sounds and smells of the county need to be penciled in. At the weekly West Palm Beach Green Market, you can peruse the many vendors, breathe in the smells of fresh kettle corn and red cider donuts and listen to rockin' live music. 

The West Palm Beach Trolley is a great resource for visitors, as well as locals, that want to explore downtown West Palm Beach without tons of walking between Clematis Street and City Place. There are two routes: the Yellow Line and the Green...  Read More

Delray Beach

Atlantic Avenue is the heartbeat of Delray Beach and is a great place to spend the weekend. With free parking lots on the side streets, tons of window shopping opportunities as well as beautiful galleries to spy in on- all while leading to the...  Read More

Delray Beach

Visit Delray Beach once and you'll see that the area has so much to offer that it's already time to plan your next trip. The beaches are incredible as is the downtown, shopping and nightlife scene. Window shop on Atlantic Avenue and then head...  Read More

The Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County Museum is a historic treasure that can be found in the 1916 Courthouse in downtown West Palm Beach. Come explore the People Gallery and learn about the individuals that made Palm Beach County what it...  Read More

The Greenmarket of West Palm Beach has been selling local produce and goods to the community since 1994. With over 90 vendors, it's no wonder why locals and visitors alike flock to the picturesque Clematis Street location every Saturday from...  Read More

Everyone knows that the beaches of Palm Beach are beautiful stretches of land to spend a lazy weekend but a trip to Palm Beach isn't complete without spending some time on the Lake Trail. Located along the Intracoastal Waterways, the paved Lake...  Read More

The Grassy Waters Preserve is a 23 square mile wetlands ecosystem that is home to a variety of native wildlife and is loved by nature enthusiasts all over the area. This protected area is popular because it is home to several trails that are...  Read More

Palm Beach

Palm Beach is known for its opulence and beauty and so it's great to find adventures on the island that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of the budget. It's no secret that the beaches here are beautiful and a great way to spend the day but...  Read More

Loggerhead Marinelife Center of Juno Beach

The goal of this small museum is the preservation of the marine environment and the creatures that populate it, especially sea turtles. In the museum, interactive displays educate visitors on the local environment, while nature trails take the...  Read More

Located on 1700 acres to the west of West Palm Beach, Okeeheelee Park has something for the whole family to enjoy. Open from sunrise to sundown, with lighted tennis courts open until 9 PM, there is plenty of time to fit some outdoor activity...  Read More


Meet Kristopher Neild

Kris is a South Florida resident, living close to the coast in West Palm Beach. The area lets him delve into his vices - beaching, bar-hopping and baseball. Besides writing about travel &...  More About Kristopher

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