Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, with easy access to Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. While it's often overshadowed by Florida?s showier tourist hotspots, Boynton Beach is a lovely place in which to live and work.
Boynton Beach offers plenty of sand and surf at Oceanfront Park, which has undergone renovations after suffering some damage during Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Development initiatives include those through Go Green Boynton Beach and the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency. The Boynton Beach Economic Development Division is also hard at work inviting businesses to open or expand in the city.
Because the city isn?t particular bike- or pedestrian-friendly, commuters in Boynton Beach use I-95, the Florida Turnpike and U.S. 1 to navigate the greater Palm Beach area by car. Other main thoroughfares include Seacrest Boulevard, Boynton Beach Boulevard and the scenic State Road A1A on the coast. Public transit in Boynton Beach is limited to a few Palm Tran routes. Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) is only about 15 minutes away from the city by car.
Renting in Boynton Beach, FL
Apartments for rent in Boynton Beach feature a middle-of-the-road cost for a Miami/Fort Lauderdale suburb. Renters get a decent amount of space for the price, and easy access to the amenities of the the big cities.
Boynton Beach Attractions
- Oceanfront Park ? Thanks to a new Ipe wood boardwalk and recently refurbished buildings, this beach is a great place to pass the time.
- Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge ? Discover the wildlife and natural habitats of the Everglades, including 257 species of birds and over 60 endangered species of plants and animals.
- Schoolhouse Children?s Museum & Learning Center ? Explore the history of Florida?s early pioneers with fun exhibits, including a miniature steam engine and an interactive farm.
- Palm Beach Zoo ? Home to over 700 animals in 20+ acres of tropical habitat, this popular zoo includes unique attractions, such as the Koala Forest & Wallaby Station, Tiger Falls and the Florida Pioneer Trail.
A walking trail in Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo courtesy of normanack)
A view of the waves from a lifeguard hut on Boynton Beach. (Photo courtesy of tanjila ahmed)