In 1894, so impressed by its natural beauty, Nathan S. Boynton founded what is known today as Boynton Beach. In this boutique city, you can really find the Old Florida charm. Within Boynton, there are 8 recreation centers, 29 parks, a swimming pool, a municipal beach, and lots of youth, teen, adult senior programs.
For those searching for the perfect places to shop, Boynton is an obvious spot. From the Boynton Beach Mall to Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market, there is a place for everyone. The Boynton Beach Mall is home to numerous stores, such as Victoria’s Secret, Macy’s, and H&M. For those looking for more activity, popular gym chain, YouFit is located past the carousel.
For those who prefer shopping for inspiration for their next recipe, Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market is the ideal location. The fresh produce will delight not only your senses but your imagination. Countless recipes abound: fresh strawberry shortcake, homegrown cucumber sandwiches, fragrant tomato pasta. The possibilities are endless in an atmosphere like this. When the weather cools down and the leaves don’t turn, remember to stop by their pumpkin patch for the annual fall festival and to make some unforgettable memories.
There is no shortage of nightlife options in Boynton Beach. If you desire a more lowkey evening of drinking and lounging, then you should definitely visit the Bamboo Room and the Chill Room. And if you just desire a few drinks with your dinner, then gastropubs like Sweetwater are sure to impress. No matter your wants for the evening, rest assured that one spent in Boynton will be one to remember.
Any nature buff can tell you that the ecosystem of Florida is that of an ecological and aesthetic feat. The only place in the world home to hundreds of unique species of plants, animals, and insects, locals and newcomers both must experience what this state has to offer in all its glory. There is no better spot than the Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands for just this. A nature preserve and park, Green Cay offers visitors the opportunity to explore various habitats unique to Florida. These include the cabbage palm hammock, the cypress swamp, the wetland hammock, and the tropical hardwood hammock. Animal lovers will not be disappointed with the turtle pond and frog terrarium exhibits. To complete any exploration of Florida, Green Cay is even home to young live alligators. If the imagery of Florida’s nature doesn’t wow you, then be sure that the theatre, gift shop, and exhibition hall inside will.
Ocean aficionados and beach frequenters alike will be wowed by the Oceanfront Park Beach. The canopy-covered walkways are the perfect spot for scenic views of all that the florida beaches have to offer. Complete with benches, a Brazilian-walnut hardwood boardwalk, and beautiful sculptures of sea turtles, a stroll here will have you feeling as picture-esque as a postcard.
The Boynton Inlet is a gorgeous beach park on the intracoastal with a myriad of amenities. The guarded beach offers a designated swimming area, saltwater fishing, canoeing and kayaking, a marina and an ocean overlook. In addition, there are picnic areas with grills, picnic shelters, sitting pavilions and playgrounds.
Harvey E Oyer Jr. Park is an 8-acre waterfront park. Perfect for boating and fishing, it offers a ramp, docks, and pier. For a more lowkey day, it also offers a playground and picnic area.
During Pirate Fest, East Ocean Avenue will be transformed into Hobb’s Cove, a bustling old world port brimming with pirate superstitions of the shipwrecks off the coast of Boynton Beach and Merlandia, a mysterious oasis where the sirens of the sea lure you into the depths with their song. This lively event features 12 stages of continuous live music, children’s activities, pirate stunt shows, and the enchanted market.
If you’re a foodie and would like to discover the many flavors of Palm Beach County, the Flavor of Palm Beach offers a variety of three-course meals from more than 50 restaurants, without breaking the bank. The event is held for an entire month and offers an atmosphere of craving and creativity with a spectaculous waterfront view.