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The Palm Beaches Travel Information

As the official destination marketing corporation for Palm Beach County, Discover The Palm Beaches’ utmost priority is the safety and comfort of our visitors and locals.

Updated as of April 6, 2021

The Original. The One. The Only. The Palm Beaches welcomes you to America’s First Resort Destination.® Enjoy your visit by observing local safety guidelines.

Health & Safety Information

Please Wear a Face Covering

Palm Beach County is committed to health and safety. There is a local ordinance applying to all 39 cities in the county, requiring facial coverings in public places – indoors or outdoors – wherever social distancing isn’t possible. Public areas can be in hotels, attractions, museums, transportation, airport, retail stores, and restaurants. There are exemptions: children under 2; persons unable to wear facial coverings due to health regulations, religious reasons, facial treatments, medical conditions; and, public safety personnel with PPE.

The Palm Beaches Pledge 

The Palm Beaches is asking cities, attractions, hotels, restaurants, museums, and more to be part of The Palm Beaches Pledge. It’s a promise to follow official guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about our Pledge

Mask Up, Spread Out, Satanize Around

GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

The Palm Beaches is one of the first destinations in the United States and the first destination in Florida to pursue the Global Biorisk Advisory Council’s (GBAC) accreditation on a destination-wide basis.  It involves third-party validation for facilities demonstrating they have the work practices, procedures, and protocols to prepare, respond and recover from outbreaks. See those who have received accreditation. 


Stay and Play 

Download Our Visitors Guide 
This is a great time to visit! Check out our current deals and don’t forget to request our local Visitors Guide

Legendary Hotel Hospitality Continues
From beachfront resorts to well-known brands along I-95 to quiet boutiques, choose your place to stay

Vacation Rentals 
These are open for business. By local government order, rental locations must follow officially recommend cleaning standards.

Fly into PBI
Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) is thinking safety and has earned GBAC STAR™ accreditation. It’s an easy to use airport and is centrally located in West Palm Beach. See the latest flight schedules and airport safety standards by visiting PBIA.org

Go to Attractions, Museums, Shopping
When it comes to things to do in The Palm Beaches, the list is diverse and full of fun. All businesses are following local policies for facial coverings and social distancing. Some are maintaining flexible hours or are partially open for now. Please check with each before visiting. Find things to do in The Palm Beaches. 

Dine Out
Restaurants are open for seating, takeout, and delivery. Many restaurants have expanded their outdoor areas for everyone to enjoy our tropical breezes. Bars, nightclubs, and pubs are also open. Many restaurants have established their own capacity limits and facial coverings are needed to enter. Discover all our dining options.

Because of COVID, many events have changed dates or cancelled. However, there still are plenty events in The Palm Beaches taking place. See what events are happening

Do the Beach, Explore Waterways 
There’s renowned beauty from 47 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches, not mention fun adventures on rivers, lakes, Lake Worth Lagoon, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Go out on the water and dive below.

Find Fresh Air, Trails to Explore
With 31,000 acres of Natural Areas protecting native habitats and the Florida Everglades, The Palm Beaches are an eco-paradise. Explore our parks and natural areas from sunrise to sunset.  Explore the outdoors.

With more 160 public and private courses, The Palm Beaches are Florida’s Golf Capital.® Before you hit the links, we suggest you contact the course for availability. Check out our courses. 

Conferences, Meetings, Conventions

With its expansive open-air meeting spaces and breathtaking natural beauty, a commitment to the highest safety standards in pursuing the GBAC STAR™ accreditation, and a dynamic Sales and Services Team ready to provide solutions for every budget, The Palm Beaches is ready to meet with Open Palms. For additional  information contact our sales team.

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