Welcome to Palm Beach, America’s first resort destination,
where leisure is always in style.
Browse the exclusive boutiques of Worth Avenue with author and local aficionado
Rick Rose. Peak inside the exclusive Breakers Palm Beach, where American
aristocracy has enjoyed sophisticated, tropical elegance since the Gilded Age.
Explore, indulge, and relax in this celebrated tropical paradise. This illustrated guide
offers in-the-know advice to make the most of a Palm Beach visit.
• Historic sites and architectural landmarks include Henry Morrison Flagler’s
Whitehall, President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, and the art deco House
of the Future featured at the 1939 World’s Fair.
• Arts, cultural, and sporting events, from the Kravis Center for the
Performing Arts to the Winter Equestrian Festival, keep guests entertained
throughout the season.
• Enjoy the outdoors with a bicycle ride along the Lake Trail or an airboat tour
in the everglades. Meet the wildlife at Manatee Lagoon, Lion Country Safari,
and Loggerhead Marinelife Center.
A second-generation Floridian born and raised in the Palm Beach area, Rick Rose is a graduate from The Florida State University College of Business with a degree in Hospitality Management. After a 20 year career in international sales and marketing based both in the USA and Europe, Mr. Rose returned to his home town and currently co-owns and operates Grandview Gardens Bed & Breakfast and Palm Beach Vacation Rentals® in West Palm Beach. Active in the local community, Mr. Rose is the official historian and tour guide for the Worth Avenue Association, an active member of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County, the Flagler Museum, the Palm Beach Preservation Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of Discover the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach County’s destination marketing organization.