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.

As a somewhat new resident, I have found Delray to be a passionate and friendly community and I'm proud to call it my new home. We have a great selection of local businesses where I can do all of my shopping, our beach is beautiful, the restaurants are delicious and varied, and it's a lively town with something exciting always happening! (I now ride my beach cruiser around town with the 'I (heart) Delray Beach' plate on my basket). Enough said?
Reviewed by kimbentkover
on May 15, 2012
Love fishing from the beach!
Reviewed by franzswa
on May 15, 2012
Great City with friendly folks, nice beach and downtown area -- a great mix of activities for all
Reviewed by sflgolf
on May 15, 2012
Love the charm of this town, the amazing activites, the friendly people, terrific restaurants and shops, gorgeous beaches, year-round sunshine!
Reviewed by karkar
on May 15, 2012
I love volunteering for Delray Beach events. There is always something fun each weekend to do.
Reviewed by MikeHer
on May 15, 2012
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