How to Spend the Holidays in Palm Beach



Spending the holidays in Palm Beach can be a magical experience if you are in the know. While your friends up north might chide you for missing out on the snow, the brisk air and the Christmas lights, you can assure them that you can have a similar, if not better experience in sunny South Florida. 

What is all the talk of no snow in Florida? If you venture over to City Place on select nights during November and December, you can legitimately see snow. The City Place team will dump over three feet of snow on visitors during the six week magical event. 

If it's brisk air you are looking for, why not take a Christmas themed sail up the Intracoastal on the Majestic Princess. Enjoy dinner and live music, then head out to the balcony to breathe in that fresh December sea air. 

If you are hoping for Christmas decorations, look no further than the houses in Northwood Village, which will be fixed up to the nines in Christmas garb. The spectacularly unique homes will be open to the public as part of the annual holiday touring event. 

So yes, while the holidays won't be exactly the same in South Florida as they are in say, Maine, there is something special and awe-inspiring about a warmer version. 




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Palm Beach


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Northern Cities


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Delray Beach


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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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