Delray Beach, Florida

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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"

Description

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.

Best city in the country hands down. Best locally owned restaurants and cute shops all within walking distance. Its a great place to live, it's a great place to vacation.
Reviewed by maxsunshine
on May 15, 2012
A delightful small town with a traditional low scale "Main Street" feel directly on the ocean... loads of exceptional shops and restaurants make Delray a unique place to visit
Reviewed by jumbo007
on May 15, 2012
It's the best place to be and I feel so lucky to live here. It's more than a city - it's a community!!
Reviewed by jenhill
on May 15, 2012
Delray Beach is a wonderful place to live - beautiful beaches with a great town adjacent to the beach. I cannot think of anywhere else like this in Florida. The town is quaint, has superb restaurants and friendly locals. All year round Delray Beach hosts events and activities that draw people to the area. There is always something new to be experienced, even for a full time resident!
Reviewed by lesliesw
on May 15, 2012
Gorgeous village by the sea...
Reviewed by crisreis
on May 15, 2012
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