Compared to Melbourne, West Palm Beach feels like New York. And compared to the Brevard Museum, the Norton Museum of Art feels like the Museum of Modern Art.
A string of quaint towns, untouched by time and development, dot the Gulf Coast of Florida. We stop for a quick salad and coffee at a chain café in a glitzy mall in Destin before heading out on Scenic Route 30A. The road takes us on a slow, two-lane ride. We hit resorts called Water Color and seaside towns called Seaside.