Top 10 Things to Do in Boynton Beach

Sitting pretty in the heart of The Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach offers much more than beachside adventures. Start exploring The Palm Beaches’ third-largest city with these 10 must-do attractions!

Scuba Diving from the Boynton Harbor Marina – Put on your flippers and jump off of one of the daily diving charters that depart from the Boynton Harbor Marina. Scuba diving the waters of Boynton Beach reveal the submerged wonders brought in with the Gulf Stream current. Colorful fish, coral and sea urchin inhabit the seabed, while moray eels and turtles pass by. Dives introduce the natural reefs of the area, as well as Lofthus, an underwater shipwreck preserve, for the ultimate diving expedition.

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Paddling the Boynton Beach’s Intracoastal Waterway – Conveniently located along the coast of The Palm Beaches, Boynton Beach offers multiple outlets for aquatic explorers to venture into the Intracoastal Waterway. Rentals for paddleboading, kayaking and jet skiing are available.

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Craft Breweries & Tastings – Sample the variety of local craft brews, where no two breweries are alike. Discover Due South Brewing Company, the newest nano brews of Devour Brewing, Copperpoint Brewing, and NOBO Brewing. And, what if we said there was a selection of more than 300 craft beers from around the world in one location? Take on the challenge of choice, and check out Brass Tap Beer Bar. Daily specials, live music and monthly events make this destination a “must” for beer connoisseurs.

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Best Bites – For waterfront views, dine or dink at Two Georges or Banana Boat, both located in the Boynton Harbor Marina. If traditional Greek cuisine is more your style, stop by Chris’ Taverna. This family-owned eatery is known for its Gyro Wrap, Mediterranean Shrimp dish and four consecutive Talk of the Town awards since 2010. Be sure to also check out Casa Linda’s Mexican and Spanish cuisine, where generous portions come with even greater daily specials, including 99-cent Margarita Wednesdays.

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Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge – Explore this northern portion of the Everglades and paddle on a “river of grass” through native sawgrass marsh. The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Refuge is a Florida staple for birding and for wildlife watching in this unique eco-system. Be sure to take a kayak trip or join a ranger-led guided tour to learn about a few of the 250 birds, endothermic mammals and amphibians that inhabit the area, including a few of the threatened species, such as the American Alligator and Wood Stork.

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Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands – Walk the one-and-a-half mile elevated boardwalk through the wetlands of one of The Palm Beaches’ newest nature centers. At Green Cay Nature Center, put your binoculars to good use as you search for the countless number of birds, turtles and alligators that call this ecosystem home. Signage along the way shares information about the unique ecosystem and its animal inhabitants.


Verde Classics Car Museum – Cruise back in time through this vast collection of automobiles, all dated from the 1950’s through the 1970’s. The Verde Classics Car Museum showcases collectible autos, mopeds, bicycles and more, all which tell the story of technological variation and progress throughout the years.

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Boynton Beach Mall – Shop, save and conquer with a few of your favorite retailers conveniently located at the Boynton Beach Mall. Shop more than 135 specialty stores and eateries such as Aldo, Express, Macy’s and Victoria’s Secret. Relish the tropical environment of Florida brought indoors, as the flora and fauna of the area is emulated throughout the mall décor.

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Oceanfront Park Beach – When it comes to pristine beaches, Boynton has it covered. Oceanfront Park, Boynton Beach’s municipal beach park, offers a playground, canopy-covered walkways, BBQ grills, The Sand Dollar Café concession stand and a rental stand for last-minute lounge chairs and umbrellas.