Destination guide

The artsy area of West Palm Beach awaits your stay

Take a vacation to West Palm Beach and enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and theater scene. This city's beaches, zoo and shopping draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like CityPlace and Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around West Palm Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Palm Beach a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Rapids Water Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • West Palm Beach Municipal Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Playmobil Fun Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • John Prince Golf Learning Center (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)

Seasonal weather in West Palm Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in West Palm Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Palm Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jupiter Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Centennial Square and Fountain Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Mid-Town Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lake Lytal Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Mounts Botanical Garden (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Peanut Island Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)

Transportation to and around West Palm Beach

Fly into West Palm Beach, FL (PBI-Palm Beach Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Boca Raton, FL (BCT), which is 22.6 mi (36.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, West Palm Beach Station, Mangonia Park Station and Palm Beach Mangonia Park Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near West Palm Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,776 house rentals near West Palm Beach. From 603 Houses to 627 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Palm Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Palm Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in West Palm Beach:

  • Southwest: 78 vacation rentals
  • Bel Air: 48 vacation rentals
  • Northboro Park: 31 vacation rentals
  • Southside: 108 vacation rentals
  • Flamingo Parks: 121 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to West Palm Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in West Palm Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • West Palm Beach Event Hall: 2,129 home rentals
  • Lake Park Harbor Marina: 1,761 home rentals
  • Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens: 2,162 home rentals
  • Grassy Waters Nature Preserve: 1,707 home rentals
  • West Palm Beach Municipal Golf Course: 2,169 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Palm Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Palm Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 603 Houses in West Palm Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Palm Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 627 lodging choices
  • Villas: 89 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 80 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Palm Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,218 vacation homes with pool available in West Palm Beach.

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