Top Choice Museum in Palm Beach

Flagler Museum

This museum is housed in the spectacular 1902 mansion built by Henry Flagler as a gift for his bride, Mary Lily Kenan. The beaux arts–styled Whitehall was one of the most modern houses of its era and quickly became …
Top Choice Museum in Delray Beach

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Japanese immigrant and pineapple farmer Sukeji 'George' Morikami, a member of the original Yamato settlement of Delray, donated his spectacularly landscaped 200-acre property for the establishment of a museum showca…
Top Choice Museum in West Palm Beach

Norton Museum of Art

Undergoing a major renovation at the time of research (the design was done by architect Norman Foster), this is the largest art museum in Florida. It opened in 1941 to display the enormous art collection of industri…
Top Choice Gardens in Palm Beach

Society of the Four Arts Botanical Garden

These stunning gardens were originally designed and cultivated by the Garden Club in 1938 as 'demonstration gardens' to showcase tropical plants that suited the South Florida climate. This included a garden suitable…
Top Choice Museum in Vero Beach

Vero Beach Museum of Art

With changing fine-art exhibitions and regular outdoor jazz concerts, this sleek, white museum in Riverside Park could easily hold its own against any big-city heavy hitter. Look for signs on Hwy A1A.
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Juno Beach

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

View recovering sea turtle patients in specially designed outdoor tanks and watch through the window while surgeons treat the animals. Volunteers stand by turtle tanks with information on their charges: how they sus…
Top Choice Gardens in West Palm Beach

Ann Norton Sculpture Garden

This serene collection of sculptures is a real West Palm gem. The historic house, verdant grounds and monumental sculptures are all the work of Ralph Norton's second wife, Ann. After establishing herself as an artis…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Sebastian Inlet

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1903 as a refuge for the endangered brown pelican, Pelican Island was America's first federal bird reservation, the forerunner of today's national wildlife-refuge system. The preserve now encompasses …
Top Choice Park in Boca Raton

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Boca's best asset is this stretch of waterfront parkland. It's a preserve of tropical hammock and dunes ecosystems, and a haven for all manner of sea creatures and birds. Dedicated to educating the public about sea …
Top Choice State Park in Treasure Coast

John D MacArthur Beach State Park

While this state park is one of the smallest in the region (438 acres), it has some of the best turtle-watching programs around. Loggerhead, green and leatherback turtles nest along the beach between May and August.…