Pokémon Go Tips: Where to Hunt for Pokemon in South Florida


Do you have what it takes to capture all 151 Pokemon characters in South Florida? These tenacious little creatures are hiding out all over South Florida, and it's going to take a good detective to find and collect them all. Join one of the fastest growing augmented reality games to hit the world and start your hunt for Pokemon in West Palm Beach and the rest of South Florida today. Following are the top five places in West Palm Beach and South Florida where budding Pokemon trainers should start hunting their intrepid Pokemon prey.

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL
Tel: 561.495.0233

It's hard to imagine that such a serene, tranquil place as the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida could be a hideout for Pokemon characters. As you walk along the paths taking in the beauty of Zen gardens, bamboo trees and waterfalls, a Pokemon could be trailing you when you least expect it. Most areas at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens are open to the public. Just be mindful of the real world wildlife, such as turtles, birds, and iguanas. Hours of operation everyday are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on Monday. Adult admission is $15.

Riverwalk, Fort Lauderdale
555 SW 11th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Riverwalk in Riverside Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a great spot to capture Pokemon characters that love water, but you will also find Pokemon landlubbers. This is a great spot for the entire family to play Pokemon Go in South Florida. There are bike and walking paths, kiddie playgrounds, and plenty of trees for shade. Make it an all-day hunt and bring picnic supplies, or stop at one of the many food vendors for nourishment on the Pokemon Go.
Clematis Street
Downtown,
West Palm Beach, FL

Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach has always attracted a broad assortment of characters from South Florida, and now it boasts virtual Pokemon Go characters. In addition to encountering some fun Pokemon stops, you'll be surrounded by fellow trainers. Keep your eyes peeled and do try not to walk into the Intracoastal Waterway at the East end of Clematis.

Peanut Island
6500 Peanut Island Road
Riviera Beach, FL

If you're hunting the aquatic Pokemon Go characters such as Magikarp, you'll probably find them on or near Peanut Island in Riviera Beach, Florida. Bring your flippers and snorkel because virtual characters aren't all you'll find on this interesting South Florida island. Note that Peanut Island is home to sensitive wildlife like manta rays and giant manatees, so don't get frightened if you see some unusual aquatic creatures during your quest for Pokemon Go characters.

Palm Beach Outlets
1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL

Pokemon trainers who want to get their shop on while hunting for Pokemon Go characters will love the location of the Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, FL. Buy Pokemon hunting gear like Bluetooth wearables, comfortable walking shoes and an extra charger for your cell phone. Pokemon Go is infamously hard on mobile phone batteries, so be prepared to recharge as needed. There are lots of Pokemon gyms at the Palm Beach Outlets, as well as Pokemon stops where you'll definitely add to your virtual Pokemon character collection in South Florida.

Kate Supino writes from Sunny South Florida, where the streets are getting crowded with Pokemon Go trainers on the prowl.