West Palm Bch is the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the most populous cities in it, in Florida, United States of America. West Palm Bch also is the oldest municipality that was incorporated in South Florida, this event happened on November 5, 1894. West Palm Bch has a population of 1,320,134 residents, living in an area of 58.2 square miles, of which 3.1 square miles are made of water. West Palm Bch is also called Orchid City, West Palm and WPB. Notable residents of West Palm Bch include entertainer Bob Barker, singer Tori Amos, actress Olivia Newton-John, author James Patterson, actor Burt Reynolds and tennis champions, sisters Venus and Serena Williams. If you plan visiting West Palm Bch, do not miss the opportunity to see its great attractions.
Top Attractions within West Palm Bch
Palm Beach Zoo is a wonderful zoological garden located in West Palm Bch, inside Dreher Park. This West Palm Bch attraction is home for more than 1,700 animals, on an area of 23 acres. The zoo also hosts a large aquarium. Each year, this single attraction of West Palm Bch draws to the city more than 300,000 visitors.
Rapids Water Park is a water park located in West Palm Bch, occupying an area of 30 acres. The park was opened in 1979, on the Riviera Beach of the city. It includes 35 water slides, a wave pool, a lazy river and other water attractions for children and toddlers. This West Palm Bch attraction has about 40,000 visitors each year.
South Florida Science Museum is a museum located at 4801 Dreher Trail North, including a large aquarium and a wonderful planetarium. The museum opened in West Palm Bch in 1961 and since then it draws to the city more than 120,000 tourists each year.