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Boca Raton
Hugging the shoreline between West Palm Beach to the north and Fort Lauderdale to the south, Boca Raton enjoys all the charm and affluence that Florida has to offer. Its welcoming small town charm and picturesque Mediterranean Revival architecture enchant visitors and residents alike, while 1500 acres of parks and miles of hiking paths promise plenty of pleasant greenery. Swimmers, snorkelers and sun seekers enjoy its four miles of tropical Florida beaches.

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Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
Owner description: This 20 acre coastal preserve is a destination you don’t want to miss! Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is surrounded by a rare remnant of tropical hardwood hammock, located on a... more Owner description: This 20 acre coastal preserve is a destination you don’t want to miss! Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is surrounded by a rare remnant of tropical hardwood hammock, located on a barrier island in Boca Raton. Take a stroll through the butterfly garden, where many species of wild butterflies can be seen year-round. Walk the Ashley Trail and relax in the authentic Chiki overlooking the Intracoastal. A variety of native fish, sharks, and other marine animals reside in marine aquariums. Visit the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility to learn about our sea turtle patients. Indoor displays feature wildlife indigenous to South Florida and a series of stained glass windows depicting the coastal island as it may have appeared in the 1500s. Florida Atlantic University has an onsite marine biology laboratory with a gallery for viewing research projects conducted by university scientists. Purchase imaginative and environmentally friendly gifts from our nature-themed gift shop. Note: Our boardwalk loop and tower are closed for renovation. Please visit our website for updates. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Sugar Sand Park
Sugar Sand Park
Owner description: Sugar Sand Park features the Community Center, which houses the Children's Science Explorium and the Willow Theatre; and the Field House, which features an indoor gymnasium... more Owner description: Sugar Sand Park features the Community Center, which houses the Children's Science Explorium and the Willow Theatre; and the Field House, which features an indoor gymnasium. (PLEASE NOTE: The Science Playground will be closed for renovations beginning June 15, 2015. Look for our NEW FULLY ACCESSIBLE, all abilities playground Spring 2016. Developed by the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District and operated by the City of Boca Raton, this 132-acre park continues its commitment to enhance the role of recreation and culture for residents and visitors alike. Sugar Sand Park is open 365 days a year - the Community Center and Children's Science Explorium are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. less
Attraction type: Parks
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Red Reef Park
Red Reef Park
Attraction type: Beaches; Parks
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Boca Raton Museum of Art
Boca Raton Museum of Art
The Boca Museum of Art celebrates, presents, interprets, collects, preserves, encourages, and inspires creativity. Open free on the first Sunday of each month.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Spanish River Park
Spanish River Park
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Twenty Twenty Grille
Twenty Twenty Grille
Ranked #1 of 772 Restaurants in Boca Raton
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
STaR
STaR
Ranked #2 of 772 Restaurants in Boca Raton
Cuisines: Steakhouse, American, European
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Ichiyami Buffet and Sushi
Ichiyami Buffet and Sushi
Ranked #3 of 772 Restaurants in Boca Raton
Cuisines: Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille
Ranked #4 of 772 Restaurants in Boca Raton
Price: $50 - $100
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Abe & Louie's
Abe & Louie's
Ranked #5 of 772 Restaurants in Boca Raton
Price: $50 - $60
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hilton Garden Inn Boca Raton
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Boca Raton
$120 - $276
Ranked #5 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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Ocean Lodge
2.0 of 5
Ocean Lodge
$88 - $320
Ranked #11 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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Boca Raton Plaza Hotel and Suites
3.0 of 5
Boca Raton Plaza Hotel and Suites
$91 - $202
Ranked #12 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel
4.0 of 5
Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel
$179 - $336
Ranked #2 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton, Curio Collection by Hilton
3.5 of 5
Waterstone Resort & Marina Boca Raton, Curio Collection by Hilton
$195 - $437
Ranked #3 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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Hampton Inn Boca Raton
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Boca Raton
$143 - $267
Ranked #6 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Boca Beach Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
4.5 of 5
Boca Beach Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
$373 - $1,140
Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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Boca Raton Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
4.0 of 5
Boca Raton Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
$265 - $720
Ranked #4 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center
4.0 of 5
Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center
$199 - $389
Ranked #7 of 27 Hotels in Boca Raton
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