Boca Raton is a city in the U.S. state of Florida. It is situated in Palm Beach County, on the Atlantic Ocean, 28 miles from West Palm Beach and 23 miles from Fort Lauderdale. Boca Raton in Spanish means ‘Mouse Mouth’ taken from the shape of an inlet when the town was founded.
Headquartered companies in Boca Raton include Office Depot (office supplies), the GEO Group (prison operation), American Media and FriendFinder Networks, Luxury Resorts (Hotels), Vitacost (e-retailer), and BMI Gaming. Top employers in Boca Raton include Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, and the Boca Raton Resort. There are many options for serviced offices in Boca Raton.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Boca Raton, including spending time on the many beaches. One of these beaches is 20-acre Red Reef Park. Here you can snorkel from the shore on a living reef and visit Gumbo Limbo, an Environmental Education Center. Consider renting a metal detector and search the beaches for treasure. Dining options in Boca Raton include Max’s Grille, Abe & Louie’s, Rack’s Downtown Eatery & Tavern, Latitudes Ocean Grill, The Grille on Congress, Seasons 52, and Houston’s.
The nearest major airport to Boca Raton is Palm Beach International Airport (PBI/KPBI). Featuring international and domestic flights from West Palm Beach, Florida, the airport is 26 miles from the city center. Another major airport in the area is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL/KFLL), offering international and domestic flights within 28 miles from Boca Raton. Another option is Miami International Airport (MIA/KMIA) located 49 miles from Boca Raton. Boca Raton has a commuter rail system, buses, and is served by boat via the Intracoastal Waterway.