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Top 5 Palm Beach Day Trip Destinations

If you live or are visiting beautiful Palm Beach, Florida, most of your day will be spent at our gorgeous beaches. Many tourists and locals’ favorite pass times are soaking up the Florida sun on the water. Below are the top five spots when it comes to the best Palm Beach Day Trip Destinations. Explore below some of the qualities that set these destination spots above the rest.

Peanut Island

One of the most popular destinations in Palm Beach for a day trip is Peanut Island located in the center of the Lake Worth inlet. The island has been in existence for close to 8 decades now and it’s among the best-preserved. While there is no beach, palm trees and lush green grasses provide an ideal setting for a picnic. The island features six acres of land and campgrounds for those visitors who are looking for an overnight experience. There are plenty of activities Peanut Island has to offer like fishing, snorkeling, boating, and swimming and soaking up the Florida sun. If you do not own a boat or rent one you can access Peanut Island by boat taxi.

Lake Boca

Lake Boca Raton is a Florida hotspot for those looking to spend a day on the water. This go-to destination offers fishing charters, boating charters, and boat rentals.  The lake is an ideal place for a day trip to spend with family and friends. Lake Boca features an island that offers over 100 palm trees, picnic tables, and many opportunities to fish. Visitors can also access two other islands in LakeBoca by boat or kayak. One of the largest events that draw visitors by the thousands is Boca Bash. Held in Lake Boca, Boca Bash is a massive party that brings visitors from all over ready to enjoy boating, and often times a good drink. Boaters, jet skis, kayaks, and paddleboards cover the water anchoring their boats and hanging out until the sun goes down.

Jupiter Sandbar

Another popular day trip in Palm Beach is the Jupiter Sandbar. The sandbar is a year-round hotspot for locals and tourists alike. Visitors and residents can enjoy the sandbar on any weekend during low tide. With the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse in view, this sandbar is enjoyed by locals and visitors looking for a relaxing day on the water. Locals tell us the west side of the sandbar is best for families, while the east end is for the “rowdy” individuals who are looking to party. Whichever experience you are looking for there are options for you to spend a nice day with family and friends.

Beer Can Island

Beer Can Island is another favorite place to spend the day in Palm Beach. This destination received its name after locals would throw their empty beer cans into the water, leaving them behind on the island when they were done. While the beer cans are no more, this island has something special for visitors and residents to enjoy. Boaters and jetskis head to Beer Can Island during low tide to enjoy the water and a good time while the water is only six inches deep. Another appealing part of Beer Can Island is that they are dog-friendly. Your furry friends can enjoy the day while being able to run around the ocean floor.

Blue Heron Bridge

Another incredible Palm Beach day trip destination is Blue Heron Bridge. Visitors and locals alike enjoy a full three-mile snorkeling trail beneath the Blue Heron Bridge. This site has been named one of the best shore diving sites in The Americas, Florida’s Exotic Critter Capital, or Muck Diving Capital of the World. There are numerous sea creatures that can be found while diving underneath Blue Heron Bridge including seahorses, pipefish, octopus, frogfish, eels, starfish, sea robins, flying gurnards, batfish, frogfish, stargazers, and over 100 different species of nudibranchs to list a few.

Are You Ready to Enjoy the Top 5 Palm Beach Day Trip Destinations 

Palm Beach is full of day trip options to spend time with friends and family or enjoying an adventurous outing. From fishing charters to boating rentals there are plenty of options when it comes to spending a day on the water. If you are looking for an all-inclusive, private, nautical adventure in South East Florida Found at Sea Charters is the place for you. Found at Sea offers a variety of fishing charters as well as pleasure cruises. Whether you are looking to catch some fish, relax and cruise, or enjoy some water sports, Found at Sea is ready to provide you with an amazing experience in Palm Beach, Florida.

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