Wellington is located at the west of Palm Beach. It used to be a swampland that gradually developed into a now thriving community. Wellington is named after Oliver Wellington, a successful accountant and investor who purchased the land in the 1950’s. It is one of the best places to live according to CNN Money Magazine.
Wellington is a perfect hometown because it features plenty of parks, top-rated schools, attractive neighborhoods and equestrian interests. Speaking of equestrian interests, the village is termed the “Winter Equestrian Capital of the World” since it has abundant more than 57 miles of equestrian trails and equestrian events taking place during the season. Besides all those, the weather in Wellington is wonderful all year round.
Let’s discover Wellington.
Restaurants and Bars:
You won’t find plenty of hotels in Wellington but accommodation from neighboring cities are easily accessible including the ones in West Palm Beach. Here are some accommodations in Wellington:
Wellington has some of the best schools in the Palm Beach County or the entire Florida rather. Click HERE for the list of top-rated public and private schools in Wellington.
Unfortunately, there are no universities in the area but universities within the Palm Beach County are easily accessible.
3 Highlights of the Winter Season:
Learn more about feline residents, different species of panthers and visit their amazing habitat. You will also learn about conserving and protecting the wildlife. You can take picture but you are not allowed to interact with the big cats
As mentioned earlier, Wellington used to be a swampland. The area has a natural beauty that can be watched and appreciated by visitors. You’ll find native birds, some bridges, walking trails, picnic spots here. It is a perfect place if you want to relax and have a quiet time away from the city.
This place is for birdwatchers. You’ll discover different species of birds, turtles and otters here. It is not a big area but you’ll surely enjoy the tranquility of the place.
Wellington hosts the prominent polo tournament in the country that takes place in the International Polo Club Palm Beach. During the winter season, Wellington becomes a lively city with activities.
Enjoy a visit to the Palm beach International Equestrian Center whether or not you love horses! There is so much the spot has to offer including jumping shows, the best riders and even buffet dinner and bars! You can also bring your kids as there are competitions for kids here. Moreover, there are selling booths, food trucks and live music that you will surely love!
Wellington has everything a person needs. Wellington has its own city hall, community center, movie theaters, tennis complex, an aquatic complex, amphitheater, and patriot memorial and community parks. Here are some of the parks that you can visit and enjoy:
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