Boynton Beach is a city in the American state of Florida. The city is located in Palm Beach County, across the Intracoastal Waterway from the oceanfront municipalities of Ocean Ridge and Briny Breezes. In spite of the name, there is no beachfront in the city. Boynton Beach is situated within 15 miles of West Palm Beach and 32 miles from Fort Lauderdale.
Boynton Beach serves as a commuter city for West Palm Beach and other larger municipalities. Companies based in West Palm Beach include Florida Public Utilities, ION Media Networks, Ocwen, and The Palm Beach Post. Other major employers are Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Sikorsky Aircraft, General Dynamics, Cemex, and CSC. There are many options for office space in and around Boynton Beach.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Boynton Beach attractions include the Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park, Rapids Water Park, South Florida Science Museum, and the Lion Country Safari. The 23 acre Palm Beach houses over 1,400 animals housed in a lush tropical habitat. At the zoo the Florida Pioneer Trail take you into a recreated Cypress Swamp that features American black bears, Florida panthers, river otters, white-tailed deer, and American alligators. Dining options in Boynton Beach include Banana Boat, Prime Catch, Boynton Beach Bonefish Grill, Two Georges Restaurant, Hurricane Alley, and Snappers Seafood & Pasta.
The nearest major airport to Boynton Beach is the Palm Beach International Airport (PBI/KPBI). Featuring international and domestic flights from West Palm Beach, Florida, the airport is 14 miles from the city center. Another major airport in the area is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL/KFLL), situated just 37 miles from Boynton Beach. Running north-south through Boynton Beach, Interstate 95 links the region with the entire east coast of Florida. Located near the intersection of Gateway Boulevard and High Bridge Road, Boynton Beach Station is serviced by the Tri-Rail commuter rail network, which stops at 18 stations along the Southeast Florida coast. The Palm Beach County Palm Tran is a bus service which operates a number of routes in the Boynton Beach area.