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.

Delray Beach is the best small town in Florida. Great places to eat, relax and spend time. Beaches and shops are beautiful and friendly
Reviewed by BrooklynRose333
on May 15, 2012
My wife and I vacation in Delray Beach with our daughter at least once a year. Atlantic Avenue hosts fun & unique events throughout the year, for tourists and locals to enjoy. The avenue consists of several restaurants (Italian, American, Cuban, Asian, French & more)...something for everyone. Delray Beach is the place to be in South Florida.
Reviewed by Rfarnsworth123
on May 15, 2012
Delray Beach rocks! I wouldn't live anywhere else!
Reviewed by HeatherMoore
on May 15, 2012
Delray Beach has the friendliest people I've ever met. We moved here from 20 miles south and it is like a totally different world up here! We love it!!
Reviewed by BobbyeMcCartha
on May 15, 2012
Delray is a tie between most beautiful and the most fun. There is always something going on here - festivals, parades, live music. Besides all of that we have the most beautiful ocean water in all of Florida and there are tons of water sports you can participate in. The weather is unbelievably gorgeous all year so there is no excuse for not getting out and enjoying all there is to see and do!
Reviewed by FLYGIRL
on May 15, 2012
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