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Delray Beach and South Florida offer the visitor a full range of amenities and, of course, the incomparable beauty of miles and miles of well-groomed, easily accessible beaches. Click here to view recommended restaurants, activities, spas, shopping, arts & entertainment, landmark attractions, great day trips, patriotic places, zoos, animal parks, and aquariums.
Visitor's Guide to Delray Beach
Of course, one of our main attactions is our beaches! Beach-goers have access to two miles of public beach-front for sunbathing, recreational events, swimming and other activities. Collectively, one of the two miles of beach is lifeguard supervised daily. For info on beach conditions call 561-27BEACH or the City's Beach Conditions page.
A variety of recreational activities are offered at public parks including Miller Park where baseball diamonds, soccer fields and other sports are offered; Pompey Park with its $1 million pool and Veteran's Park that overlooks the scenic Intracoastal Waterway. Bicycle rentals are conveniently located at Richwagen's Cycle Center on Atlantic Avenue. For further information on outdoor activities call the Delray Recreation Department at 243-7250
Atlantic Avenue - Delray Beach's own charming Atlantic Avenue is a treasure trove for the recreational shopper and showcases more than 150 different boutiques and galleries.
Ocean City Lumber Company - Tucked in the historic Pineapple Grove district of downtown Delray Beach is Ocean City Lumber Company. This one time lumber yard is now a great shopping, dining and entertainment center with galleries, boutiques and trendy cafes that spill out onto the brick-paved sidewalks. Just north of Atlantic Ave. between NE 2nd Ave. & Pineapple Grove Way. 276-2323
ABC Carpet & Home, The Outlet-5 minutes from downtown. An outlet version of the famous New York City original. Deluxe home furnishings and accessories including Persian Rugs, eclectic furnishings, luxury linen and bath items --the unusual and trendy sometimes at bargain prices.
Sawgrass Mills Outlet - 40 minutes. Featuring 260 stores including Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Ann Taylor, and more.
Mizner Park , Boca Raton - 10 minutes from downtown Delray Beach. A unique shopping destination featuring courtyards with fountains, beautiful landscaping, gourmet restaurants. Unique designer clothing and accessories and art galleries.
Worth Avenue, Palm Beach - 30 minutes. Renowned for world class shopping with 200 luxury stores such as Cartier, Chanel, Tiffany with many of the historical buildings designed in Mediterranean Revival style.
Boynton Beach Mall, Boynton Beach, 15 minutes (north)
The Gardens, North Palm Beach, 45 minutes (north)
Town Center Mall, Boca Raton, 20 minutes (south)