Delray Beach is the place to live – during the winter season or all year 'round.
The list of reasons to move to this charming 100-year old city is extensive. The location is ideal – conveniently situated on the Atlantic coast between Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale. From its storied past to the days of the first air conditioners, Delray Beach has been and always will be a city of the future. Delray Beach has been honored twice as an All-American City! Its community efforts, school initiatives and culture & arts complex gave it honor, but its wonderful climate, interesting cultural attractions,excellent educational and business opportunities, fabulous dining and shopping, and its beautiful beach gave it fame. The town is adorned with fabulous restaurants, world-class shopping, top-flight entertainment and sightseeing venues everywhere you go. And the fact that it is adjacent to Boca Raton adds to its charm and luster.
The moderate climate bestows upon its residents an agreeable atmosphere for fun in the sun. The average minimum temperature in January is 64º; the average minimum temperature in July is 76º. Some people complain about the humidity in the summer, but it is not a commodity that needs to be shoveled and one rarely slips on a warm sidewalk. The rainfall in January is usually less than one inch – great for golfers and everyone else. The average precipitation in July is about 17 inches – great for the golf courses and everything else that grows.
The numerous public and private schools of Delray Beach strive to provide students with academic excellence, cultural awareness, and moral fortitude. Plus, the proximity of exceptional colleges, such as Florida Atlantic University, Palm Beach State, Florida International University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Lynn University and many others add to the educational landscape of Southeast Florida. It’s a great place to live and learn. You may want to look at Delray Beach homes for sale.
Shopping in and around Delray Beach consists of charming boutiques and massive malls, flea markets to elegant salons and there are enough choices for everyday living to please even the most intrepid shopper. If you want it or need it, you’ll find it nearby. Delray Beach is only 30 minutes from Palm Beach’s fabulous Worth Avenue shopping area and the great mansions along the Atlantic coast, and even less distance to West Palm Beach’s City Place, Clematis Street, Norton Museum of Art, the Kennel Club, and many other exciting attractions. Drive a few miles south to Boca Raton to experience Mizner Park in the downtown area and you’ll find lots to do, incredible shopping and dining, plus a wide array of leisure activities for everyone to enjoy. Sports fans love the fact that the Dolphins, Marlins, Heat and Panthers’ games are just a short distance away. You’ll also find college teams, soccer, tennis, polo, golf, sport fishing, volleyball, so much more.
If you have enough free time to enjoy our many cultural attractions, you may find that you probably won’t have enough time to see all of them during your first year here. Like many of us, you’ll need to make a list and then start narrowing it down or you may become exhausted in the first three months of your residency. One of your first excursions would be to drive east on Atlantic Avenue over the enchanting Intracoastal waterway to discover one of the most beautiful beaches in South Florida. Atlantic Avenue is renowned for its ambitious gentrification and has some of the best restaurants and nightlife in South Florida. Your to-do list may also include taking a charter boat offshore where the Gulf Stream is home to many world-record sport-fishing catches. Nearby attractions, such as the Lion Country Safari, Palm Beach Zoo, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Mangrove Park, Morikami Japanese Gardens, Schoolhouse Square and the South Florida Science Museum are some of the favorites. Palm Beach County is also the home of the PGA of America and over 100 golf courses!
Discover how East Delray Beach’s Old Florida charm and character blends into the modern, upscale style of West Delray, which is home to some of the most beautiful, master-planned communities for families and retirees. Yes, climate, dining and shopping, cultural attractions, educational and business opportunities, and the beach all add up to the fact that Delray Beach is a wonderful lifestyle just waiting for you.
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