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.

Although Delray Beach attracts international visitors, it's managed to maintain that small town flavor.
Reviewed by DorothyEllington
on May 11, 2012
This town has the best to offer to all ages Fun ,Festivities and Food... The best Beach around by far.
Reviewed by monkey2727
on May 11, 2012
Delray has something for everyone. When I stayed at The Seagate Hotel & Spa with my daughter, we had a wonderful time at their Spa and then strolled along Atlantic Avenue in the evening going out for pizza & ice cream & shopping. There's also plenty of great restaurants and bars too. And you can walk to everything!
Reviewed by Gtrivison
on May 11, 2012
Delray Beach has something for everyone.
Reviewed by AmyDunsonAlvarez
on May 10, 2012
Delray is the best city for family friendly activities! There are festivals and parades all the time, as well as a great small town feel with big town amenities.
Reviewed by BradBrynteson
on May 10, 2012
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