Family Travel South of the Border This Holiday Season

The land border has finally opened to our neighbours to the south, where many of us take annual trips to Florida, including The Palm Beaches.  It has been 20 months since we were last able to drive south and now is the perfect time to plan as a family to make memories again. Here are the best and easiest ways to get there and other can’t miss opportunities in The Palm Beaches.

  • America’s First Resort Destination® — The Palm Beaches are renowned as the warm-weather getaway by distinguished guests for over 125 years. Genuine hospitality is a way of life in The Palm Beaches.
  • The destination’s vibrant blend of people, cultures and coastal towns welcomes everyone.
  • Visitors enjoy fewer crowds, a healthier beach experience, exceptional cultural offerings and the warm Atlantic Gulf Stream water that creates the finest tropical vacation experience.
  • Featuring a diverse range of wellness-centered activities, clean beaches and fresh ocean air, this coastal respite is an ideal destination for travelers seeking a spot to relax.
  • Put down your phone, disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life, and treat yourself to relax, rejuvenate and re-nourish both on and off the 47 miles of golden shoreline in The Palm Beaches.
  • The Palm Beaches are home to more than 18,000 hotel rooms, ranging from historic hotels such as The Breakers Palm Beach, The Brazilian Court and The Chesterfield to boutique inns and beachside resorts like that of Jupiter Beach Resort, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa and Crane’s Beach House & Luxury Villas.
  • The destination features more than 100 family-friendly attractions, world-class luxury and antique shopping experiences, 125 miles of peaceful waterways for on- or in-the-water activities, 160+ artificial reefs that line the Atlantic Ocean’s Gulf Stream current, 160 golf courses, award-winning restaurants, a thriving entertainment scene boasting more than 200 art and culture organizations and more than 80 parks for outdoor recreation.
  • Feel worlds away while enjoying beach time, pampering and low-key adventure.


  • This winter, travelers can enjoy relaunched direct Air Canada service from Toronto (YYZ) as well as Montreal (YUL) to Palm Beach International Airport beginning this early December, just in time for holiday travels.
  • Travelers voted Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) as the 8th Best Domestic Airport in the renowned Travel + Leisure Magazine 2021 World’s Best Awards. For the 5th year in a row, PBI ranked in the top 10 Best Domestic Airports category for access, check-in/security, restaurants/bars, shopping and design.

  • Brightline, the high-speed passenger rail service, offers travelers flying into Miami International Airport or Fort Lauderdale International Airport the ease of multi-destination travel by connecting both southern cities to downtown West Palm Beach, a central city within The Palm Beaches. A connection from West Palm Beach to Orlando is expected by 2023.

  • By Car: Travelers can follow Interstate 95 or Florida’s Turnpike, both of which run the length of the county and have multiple exits at or near essential streets. State Roads 441, U.S. Highway 1 and Coastal Highway A1A also run through the county.

What’s New:

  • The Palm Beaches is always evolving, recently having welcomed five (5) new hotel accommodations; five (5) renovations and expansions to the destination’s top luxury hotels; 36 new restaurants and eatery concepts; 17 arts, culture and entertainment experiences and the comeback of many popular events such as West Palm Beach Green Market, Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival, Delray Beach Open and Sunfest.
  • Embark on a well-deserved getaway teeming with fresh, luxurious accommodations at one of The Palm Beaches five newly opened hotels and resorts, ranging from boutique properties such as The White Elephant or wellness-centered retreats like Amrit Ocean Resort, opening Summer 2022, Banyan Cay Resort & Golf, opening early 2022 and Mandarin Oriental Boca Raton, opening late 2022.  Or enjoy a stay at revamped luxury landmarks such as The Boca Raton, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa or PGA National Resort & Spa.

  • The Palm Beaches’ critically-acclaimed culinary scene offers more than 2,000 dining venues, five celebrated chefs, five food and drink tours, 19+ breweries, one organic winery and four operating distilleries – providing an abundant and diverse array of dining options, for any type of palate. And it does not stop there as the destination has welcomed or will be welcoming 36 new restaurant concepts ranging from Florida’s largest food hall and waterfront eateries to scratch kitchens and sustainable seafood. With one of the latest trends being new, notable transplant restaurants from other major cities popping up throughout Palm Beach County (ie. Le Bilboquet, Lola 41, Sadelle’s and PLANTA).
  • The Palm Beaches are Florida’s Cultural Capital®, home to more than 200 art, entertainment and historical venues. With many new additions such as:
    • First Friday Art Walk – a night for strolling and discovering the vibrant art scene throughout the more than 35 galleries, studios, and museums in downtown Delray Beach.
    • The world premiere of the Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru exhibit at Boca Raton Museum of Art (Oct. 16, 2021 – March 6, 2022.) – an all-new, immersive museum experience transports guests to the southern hemisphere’s cradle of civilization – the Incan city of Machu Picchu – for a journey to walk among artifacts from royal tombs and be plunged into the Amazon rainforest to come face-to-face with one of the largest collections of gold treasures ever to tour the world.
    • The Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection – a large-scale devoted to Mexican modernism (Oct. 23, 2021 – Feb. 6, 2022).
  • Not only does the destination boast 47 miles of beaches, but it offers a plentitude of outdoor experiences ranging from an Underwater Snorkel Trail to island adventures, animal sanctuaries to the Ultimate Week of Sports, taking place February 19-26,2022, where you can witness some of the greatest names in baseball, tennis, golf, and equestrian compete in the same week.

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