Referred to affectionately as "Boca" by locals, Boca Raton is an upscale city with tropical climate, lush parks and a collection of resorts and hotels that draw thousands of tourists each year. The community also received high marks in education thanks to Florida Atlantic University along with Everglades University, Lynn University, Palm Beach State College and Digital Media Arts College.
When it comes to enjoying the beautiful weather, Boca Raton has more than 400 public parks and four miles of gorgeous public beaches. Its Towne Centre Mall is the largest shopping destination in the region, with high-end stores like Neiman Marcus, Lord & Taylor and Tiffany & Co available for residents' perusal. The city's active 55+ community landed it a place on our Top 10 Best Places to Retire list this year.
The city has a vibrant arts culture, and residents take pride in their city, getting involved in local causes and volunteer efforts. Want to know more about the good life in Boca? Here you go.