Florida Question

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  1. AMK

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    DH and I are hopefully heading to FL for a few days in April. We are thinking about Delray Beach or Boca Raton. Which one is better? We just want to relax hit the beach/pool and we are going to rent a car so we can do some trips too.
     
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    Oh, I was just there! I really preferred Delray Beach over Boca Raton but was able to get to both easily. They're not far from each other on the Intercoastal Highway and a couple of other roads. Delray just clicked a little more with my tastes, especially Atlantic Avenue. The beach was oddly quiet, but it was a little overcast and under 75, so I had a lovely, quiet time dipping my feet in the incoming tide. On a side note, there's a neat film costume exhibit at the Boca Raton Museum of Art if you're interested.
     
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    I would go with Delray Beach. It is beautiful and more calm then other more popular beaches. There are some good restaurants in the area as well. Have a great time!
     
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    I agree-Delray Beach is alittle more relaxed than Boca. Boca tends to be more ' upscale' and built-up.
     
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    Also, remember that April will probably be a big "Spring Break" month here. The beaches around Fort Lauderdale and that general area are often loaded with college kids. If you make advanced reservations, I would ask the hotel when their spring break rush is and avoid that time if at all possible!
     
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    Delray's downtown area has really been upgraded in the last couple of years. It's a fun place - and the beaches are the same in Delray and Boca. If you get a chance, take an afternoon or evening to come up to West Palm and visit CitiPlace. It's a really nice shopping/eating/people-watching downtown area that reminds me of a European town.
     
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    Thanks everyone, we booked our flight and hotel tonight for Delray.
     

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