In and Around Boca Raton

    If you’re in Boca Raton, here are some some unique Boca Raton attractions not to miss, and some great restaurants to hit while you're there.


    Attractions


    LION COUNTRY SAFARI


    Baby Hakuna at Lion Country Safari

    Baby Hakuna at Lion Country Safari

    - Lion Country Safari

    Welcome to the Lion Country Safari

    Welcome to the Lion Country Safari

    - Carrie McLaren


    Lion Country Safari in Palm Beach County is home to more than 900 wild animals including lions, giraffe, zebras, ostrich and rhinos live in Palm Beach County’s backyard. At Lion Country Safari, large herds of animals from 6 continents roam free on safari, while humans visiting are enclosed (in their vehicles). After visiting the four-mile drive-through safari, explore Safari World Amusement Park with 6 rides, animal shows, giraffe and bird encounters, a water sprayground and waterslides, dozens of animal exhibits and more.
    Where: 2003 Lion Country Safari Rd. Loxahatchee, FL. 33470
    Weblioncountrysafari.com/

    GUMBO LIMBO NATURE CENTER

    One of the aquarium residents at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton.

    One of the aquarium residents at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton.

    - Steve Winston

    An injured sea turtle gets nursed back to health at the hospital at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton.

    An injured sea turtle gets nursed back to health at the hospital at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton.

    - Steve Winston


    Sea turtles, sharks and other animals swim in aquariums. Stroll through the butterfly garden, walk through a hammock, & climb a 40-ft tower for a spectacular panoramic view. Visit the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility to learn about the sea turtles patients. Stop in the nature-themed gift shop for imaginative and environmentally friendly gifts.
    Where: 1801 N Ocean Blvd. Boca Raton, FL. 33432
    Webgumbolimbo.org/

    LOXAHATCHEE EVERGLADES TOURS

    "Wild" Lyle Thomas operates Loxahatchee Everglades Airboat Tours & Rides in the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge located in South Florida.

    "Wild" Lyle Thomas operates Loxahatchee Everglades Airboat Tours & Rides in the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge located in South Florida.

    - Peter W. Cross for VISIT FLORIDA

    Loxahatchee Everglades Tours guide 'Dan The Man' Bauer skims people over the Everglades to see animals and dense tropical hammocks, and experience a deep silence.

    Loxahatchee Everglades Tours guide 'Dan The Man' Bauer skims people over the Everglades to see animals and dense tropical hammocks, and experience a deep silence.

    - Peter W. Cross for VISIT FLORIDA


    A tour into Florida's beautiful Everglades on an airboat. The ultimate Florida experience. See Florida the way it used to be. It's fun, exciting and educational. Enjoy our Everglades Eco-awareness Tour. Open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tours depart hourly starting at 10:00 a.m. and last tour departs at 4 p.m. daily.
    Where: 15490 Everglades Rd. Pompano Beach, FL. 33076
    Webevergladesairboattours.com/

    PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

    Palm Beach International Raceway is an acclaimed motorsports facility featuring a challenging 2.034-mile Road Course, an exciting 1/4-mile Drag Strip, a thrilling 8/10-mile Kart Track, & a Mud Bog for drag racing. PBIR hosts such premiere events as the Palm Beach Grand Prix, IHRA’s Nitro Jam, PRO Winter Warm-up, Citrus Nationals & Super Chevy Show.

    Where: 17133 Beeline Hwy. Jupiter, FL. 33478
    Webracepbir.com/

    PALM BEACH ZOO AND CONSERVATION SOCIETY

    The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is home to more than 500 animals on 23 shaded tropical acres, including endangered Malayan tigers, Mexican spider monkeys, jaguars and more! The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
    Where: 1301 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL. 33405
    Webpalmbeachzoo.org/

    Three Malayan tiger cubs were born in May at the Palm Beach Zoo

    Three Malayan tiger cubs were born in May at the Palm Beach Zoo

    - Palm Beach Zoo

    Palm Beach International Raceway

    Palm Beach International Raceway

    - VISIT FLORIDA Editor


    Dining

     

    MIZNER PARK

     

    From quick, on-the-go to a more leisurely sit-down meal, Mizner has your epicurean needs satisfied.

    From quick, on-the-go to a more leisurely sit-down meal, Mizner has your epicurean needs satisfied.

    - VISIT FLORIDA Editor

    Mizner Center at the Boca Raton Resort

    Mizner Center at the Boca Raton Resort

    - Boca Raton Resort


    In the heart of Downtown Boca, dining, shopping and entertainment come together at Mizner Park. From quick, on-the-go to a more leisurely sit-down meal, Mizner has your epicurean needs satisfied. Kapow Noodle Bar, Racks Downtown Eatery and Tavern, Tanzy and Uncle Julio's are just a few of the restaurants diners have to select from when coming to Mizner Park.
    Where: 327 Plaza Real Boca Raton, FL. 33432
    Webmiznerpark.com/

    DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH’S CLEMATIS STREET

    Experience the exciting nightlife of downtown West Palm Beach on Clematis Street.

    Experience the exciting nightlife of downtown West Palm Beach on Clematis Street.

    - West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority


    Clematis Street is the historical heart of Downtown West Palm Beach. Starting at Flagler Drive on the Intracoastal Waterway, walk west along Clematis Street and experience the indigenous flavor of the area's colorful boutiques, nightclubs, live music, antique shops and restaurants. From Bar Louie, to Duffy's Sports Bar & Grill, to Le Rendezvous, Clematis offers dining venues that are sure to satisfy everyone's taste buds.
    Where: Clematis St. West Palm Beach, FL. 33401
    Webwestpalmbeach.com/clematis/

    CITYPLACE

    Clematis Street and CityPlace are the places to be for nightlife in downtown West Palm Beach.

    Clematis Street and CityPlace are the places to be for nightlife in downtown West Palm Beach.

    - City Place


    Located in the heart of Downtown West Palm Beach, CityPlace is home to a wide variety of restaurants & entertainment venues such as Revolutions Bowling, Bar & Grille, Cheesecake Factory, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers and Ruth’s Chris Steak House. The experience is one of a kind with a spectacular show fountain surrounded by an open-air plaza and Mediterranean architecture.
    Where: 700 S Rosemary Ave. West Palm Beach, FL. 33401
    Webcityplace.com/



    ATLANTIC AVENUE

    Atlantic Avenue Cafe in Palm Beach County

    Atlantic Avenue Cafe in Palm Beach County

    - Palm Beach County

    Atlantic Avenue.

    Atlantic Avenue.

    - Lauren Tjaden, VISIT FLORIDA Beaches and Adventure Insider


    Explore the crystal-clear Atlantic Ocean by day and enjoy a night of dining and entertainment at any of Delray Beach’s award winning cafés or restaurants. Come to “Florida’s Village by the Sea,” and taste what everybody has been talking about. From award-winning fresh seafood and steaks at Salt7 to delectable ethnic cuisine at Cabana El Rey to an on-the-go meal across from the beach at Pizza Rustica, Atlantic Avenue has it all.
    Where: Atlantic Ave. Delray Beach, FL.
    Webdowntowndelraybeach.com/

    PGA COMMONS


    PGA Commons, located in beautiful Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, is made up of a collection of upscale boutiques, restaurants, specialty stores, and shops. Diners can choose from the rustic Italian cuisine at Vic & Angelo's, fresh shucked oysters from Spoto's or a more casual vibe with tableside-prepared guacamole at Rocco's Tacos. PGA Commons is the only place you need to go when dining in Palm Beach.
    Where: 5100 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens, FL. 33418
    Webpgacommons.com/

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