If you are looking for a change of pace or scenery, then you may have been looking into moving over to sunnier states like California or Texas.

But there is a reason that Florida is a hot spot for relocating from other states – if you are looking for sun, sand and amazing food then look no further than the Sunshine State itself.

More specifically Boca Raton. You can start your search by looking at these luxury properties for sale in the Boca Raton area but if you need more convincing then here are our top picks for why you should move to Boca Raton right now.


1. Great Neighborhoods

Whatever kind of neighborhood you are looking for, you will find it in Boca Raton. From condos stretched along sandy beaches to quaint mid-century houses, to gracious golf course centered homes – there is a huge variety in Boca Raton. Boca also has a low tax rate resulting from the highest assessed value in Palm Beach County.

2. Outdoor living

Boca Raton has around 46 parks covering 16,000 acres of parkland and trail. The city also has 4 miles of gorgeous public beach that is yet to be heavily commercialized like a lot of other Florida beaches. It also boasts one of the only dog beaches in Palm Beach County.

3. Abundant Economic Growth

The business climate in Boca Raton has generated around 8,000 new jobs over the past 5 years, including a burgeoning tech industry and its reputation as a solid tech start-up hub. Education is also a major employer with 28 public and private K-12 schools, plus 5 colleges.

4. Public Spaces

There are not just the hiking trails and beaches for you to spend your long sunny days enjoying, there is also a great number of parks, an epic mall, an amphitheater and the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

5. Art

Speaking of art, Boca Raton hosts an annual Festival of the Arts which draws tourists from all over. It offers classical music, dance, jazz, film, writers and more.

6. Great Food

The restaurants in Boca Raton get better and more numerous every year. The farmers’ market that runs every Sunday means there is easy access to fresh, locally sourced produce. Favorites for locally sourced foods include Farmer’s Table at the Wyndham Hotel, Yard House, Max’s Grille in Mizner Park, Gluttonous Goat, Rebel House and more.

7. It Is Miami Beach Without the Crowds

Everything Miami has, Boca Raton has too but with a population of under 100,000, it has been able to maintain a somewhat small-town feel.

8. Easy Boat Ride to the Bahamas

Freeport, Bahamas is just 85 miles due east of Boca Raton which means it is just a ferry ride or a short flight away.

9. Sports

Palm Beach County is famous for its golf, swimming, snorkeling and boating off its beautiful beaches – all of which are abundantly available in Boca Raton. However, Boca also has huge organized youth sports like football, soccer, lacrosse and plenty of available facilities that help make both youth and adult participation possible.

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