In-Flight Catering and Travel Tips for West Palm BeachMay 27, 2014 by Stacey Farooqui
If you want to escape winter storms and freezing temperatures or maybe just need a change of scenery, West Palm Beach awaits you. Located in South Florida on the Intracoastal Waterway, West Palm Beach offers an average temperature of 65°F (18°C) year-round and high temperatures that can reach 90°F (32°C) during winter. Nights cool down to below 60°F (15.5°C), so make sure to pack a variety of clothes to accommodate the possible range in temperatures.
Located on the Floridian peninsula, West Palm Beach is about one hour east of Lake Okeechobee and, as its name implies, is west of Palm Beach, Florida. Palm Beach is an island just off of Florida, located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, which is famous for being the richest zip code in the United States.
Winter is the peak travel season for West Palm Beach, so much so that the population nearly doubles. With the influx of tourists come higher prices and sold-out hotels, so be ready to book your room well in advance when visiting during the winter months. A bit of planning will open up the doors to a wonderful visit with plenty of cultural and outdoor activities to keep you moving. With the increase in air traffic comes a spike in in-flight catering needs, so be ready to discuss your catering requests in advance during winter months.
West Palm Beach is one of the major cities in South Florida, along with Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. There are several airports serving the private aviation needs of South Florida. North Palm Beach County Airport (F45), Lantana Airport (LNA), and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) are the most convenient airports for traveling to the West Palm Beach area. Other airports serving the West Palm Beach area include Pahokee Airport (PHK) to the west, St. Lucie County International Airport (FPR), Witham Field Airport (SUA) to the north, and Boca Raton Airport (BCT) to the south.
Golf is the first thing that comes to mind as a popular outdoor activity when thinking of West Palm Beach. However, there are many other ways to connect with nature, such as boating, fishing, hiking, and canoeing. West Palm Beach is also a wonderful place to indulge in the arts with a visit to the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the Norton Museum of Art. If you are looking for high-end shopping, you have come to the right place. Hermes, Gucci, Chanel, Giorgio Armani, and Cartier are just some of the world’s most coveted brand names found on Palm Beach’s Worth Avenue.
When it comes to dining, West Palm Beach doesn’t disappoint. Vegetarians will want to pay a visit to Darbster, a bistro with locations in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. Pistache French Bistro is a local downtown favorite that recently launched a brand-new menu. For Italian cuisine, La Sirena is a popular destination. If you are staying overnight in West Palm Beach, you will find that the area has a variety of accommodations available. From global hotel chains, ranging from economy to luxury, to locally owned bed and breakfasts, there’s an option to fit any style and budget. The Breakers, Grandview Garden, Palm Beach Hibiscus, and the Palm Beach Historic Inn are all conveniently located choices.
West Palm Beach and the surrounding area of south Florida offer visitors a comfortable climate, beautiful beaches, and plenty of places to explore. Planning ahead during the colder months will keep you one step ahead for in-flight catering, hotels, and other activities you might want to embark on during your visit.
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