Delray Beach, Florida

Votes



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.

Delray Beach has become the best place for nightlife, shopping, fun events, beaching, for dining and for dancing on Florida's east coast. So lucky its right here in my backyard!!
Reviewed by carlismith
on May 10, 2012
Delray is beautiful, friendly, a great sense of community and a lot of fun with amazing restaurants, galleries and shops. And all of this is located along the Atlantic Ocean.
Reviewed by ElizabethKGrace
on May 10, 2012
Delray is a town with a soul. It is inviting to everyone no matter your age or interests. High brow and low brow mingle comforatbly as do young and old. You won't find a town that looks like everyother, but local merchants and local restaurants. If you want to keep it real, then Delray is for you.
Reviewed by cgeorge
on May 10, 2012
Great city. There is always something going on at the Avenue.
Reviewed by marosado
on May 9, 2012
Delray Beach is a hometown community and feel with lots of independent merchants and restaurants. There are lots of events all year long and old time Delray appeal is still thriving!
Reviewed by misswiss
on May 9, 2012
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Population

60,522

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