Delray Beach, Florida


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

4 Votes - "Best For Food"
4 Votes - "Most Fun"
2 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
2 Votes - "Friendliest"


Delray Beach uniquely ties beach days and downtown nights together for an experience that offers everything. The small town is as known for its art and nightlife as it is for beautiful beaches and water sports. Start the day combing the shore for sea turtles then snorkeling, and end it at a trendy restaurant and funky bar.

Delray offers over a hundred restaurants, distinctly original boutique shops, local art galleries and spas downtown with surfing, snorkeling, kayaking and sailing on the water. Vacationers can relax under the sun or pamper themselves in a spa or salon before a night of food, fun and dancing with the locals.

The town’s art scene ranges from paintings and posters to theater, dance and comedy. Visit a local gallery by day and likely meet the artist, then try antique shopping, a show or performance, or a museum. From the Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture to the Morikami Museum and Japenese Gardens, history and culture abound here.

Community events range from craft shows or concerts to Civil War re-enactments or farmers markets. Each year Delray hosts a Seafood & Wine Festival in November, a summer music festival in July, several family nights throughout the year, and events for nearly every holiday. See why locals love living in Delray Beach in its reviews.

I have lived in Delray Beach for 23 years and love the city.
Reviewed by bridgetjm
on May 15, 2012
Del Rey is fun and beautiful. The beaches make this place a great destination
Reviewed by kpearlson
on May 15, 2012
Way more fun than DeLand!
Reviewed by JT_Franks
on May 15, 2012
we qre the best small town in America with the tightest knit, downtown in America
Reviewed by vcozzolino93
on May 15, 2012
We moved here from Boca Raton 6 years ago. My mother still lives in Boca and I go to visit her often. Every time I go I wonder how I lived there for 18 years. I cannot wait to come HOME to Delray. I love it here! I love the people, the laid back feel and of course who doesn't LOVE Atlantic Avenue!! We have found our forever home. We will never leave.
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