Fun Things to Do in Delray Beach

delray beach funIt’s easy to see why Delray Beach is a popular destination for vacations and even residence. The beautiful weather combined with the culture makes Delray an excellent choice for your home.

Let’s start with the weather. The lowest temperatures Delray Beach sees is in December in the 60s. Aside from that, the temperatures can climb up to the 80s and the sun shines brightly. Rain showers are fleeting and only provide a temporary cool down from the sun which is ever present in the sky. Delray rarely sees hurricane conditions, which is a huge advantage from other towns and cities in Florida.

Delray is one of the most culturally rich towns, with an emphasis on arts and music, and boasts an exciting nightlife. Even by day, residents can be seen enjoying lunch at one of the many outdoor cafes, or by the beach soaking up the sun, playing sports, or biking. There are a lot of fun things to do in Delray aside from being a beach bum or a foodie.

Delray Beach was given the title of one of the best tennis towns in the US by the United States Tennis Association. The beaches are lined with places to rent equipment for water sports as well as bicycles.

Delray is also known as Florida’s Golf Capital, along with the rest of Palm Beach County.  There are more than 160 golf courses for anyone who likes to golf more professionally, or just as a way to unwind.

Delray is also well known for its tennis culture. Delray itself boasts 14 clay courts, 7 hard courts, and an 8,200 seat tennis stadium. Two big tennis tournaments, the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships and the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic takes place right in Delray Beach. If you love to play tennis and would love your pick of courts to practice your backhand, Delray is the place for you.

If you’re an animal lover and also love toting your pets with you when you’re out and about, then you will enjoy Delray, and specifically Atlantic Avenue which is very pet friendly, and even leaves water bowls on the sidewalks for any thirsty pooches.

Other popular sports in Delray are volleyball, sailing, and even scuba diving, among other water sports.

If you prefer to get your exercise shopping, then simply take a walk along Atlantic Avenue, which has a various amount of boutiques, as well as cafes and restaurants that serve as a food lover’s dream.