About a 10-minute drive from West Palm Beach, Lake Worth's "Old Florida" ambiance comprises more than 1,000 historic buildings and a refurbished downtown area dotted with art galleries, antique stores, a museum, restaurants, and other prospective Lake Worth event venues. The Atlantic Ocean and the Lake Worth Lagoon form the city's east boundary and Lake Osborne its west.
Located 8 miles from Palm Beach International Airport, Lake Worth is 51 miles from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, 10 miles from downtown West Palm Beach and 66 miles from downtown Miami.
The hotel venues in Lake Worth are limited to smaller properties and motels, however, there are several meeting-oriented hotels in West Palm Beach and near the Palm Beach International Airport. Among the choices are the 245-room Hilton Palm Beach Airport with 18,000 square feet of meeting space and 110-room Hampton Inn West Palm Beach Turnpike with 1,000 square feet of meeting space. For a lavish resort experience, the 540-room The Breakers in nearby Palm Beach offers an oceanside setting, full-service spa, golf course and 80,000 square feet of meeting space.
Lake Worth is conveniently located just 8 miles from the 350,000-square-foot Palm Beach Convention Center, which has a 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall and 22,000-square-foot ballroom. Off-site event venues in Lake Worth include Ragtops Motorcars, a three-story, 16,000-square-foot facility ideal for dining, dinner and dancing parties; the Atlantic National Golf Club, which has a ballroom that can accommodate up to 180 guests; and the Cottage Bistro & Nightclub, where receptions for up to 200 people are possible.
After meetings entertainment choices encompass the Lake Worth Playhouse with live musicals and theater productions, beach activities at Lake Worth Beach, and playing golf at Atlantic National MortGolf Course.
For dining, locally owned ethnic eateries specializing in Cuban, Italian, and Japanese are popular. A few minutes drive away in West Palm Beach offers a variety of such national chains as Bonefish Grill, Morton's Steakhouse and Longhorn Steakhouse.