White Elephant Palm Beach, Florida
Why: Florida is often accused of having only one season – summer – and while the state is warmer than most, there are periods when you can avoid the humidity and higher temperatures. The sunshine remains, the heat index drops, and travelers can continue to enjoy all the outdoor activities: walks on the beach, snorkeling, diving, kayaking and fishing. Stay at the White Elephant Palm Beach, opening November 4, 2020. The brand new 32-room hotel is housed in the former Bradley Park Hotel – originally constructed in 1924 as one of the first resorts on Palm Beach’s Main Street. Given it’s listed with the Landmark Preservation Commission, the footprint of the structure and the facade remained, while the interiors have been stripped to the bones and rebuilt by Boston-based Elkus Manfredi Architects. The property has an exclusive partnership with members-only Barton & Gray, allowing guests access to the Hinckley yachts to explore the
How: There are flights into Palm Beach and Miami from several U.S. cities including New York, Washington D.C., Boston, Atlanta, Dallas and Los Angeles. United Airlines is also launching new nonstop routes from Boston, Cleveland and New York LaGuardia to Fort Lauderdale starting November 6, 2020.
Rules: Florida is open to travelers with no quarantine regulations upon arrival.
photo credit: Chi-Thien Nguyen/Elkus Manfredi Architects