Facts About Boca Raton, FL
|City Name||Boca Raton|
|Country||United State (USA)|
|Capital and largest city||NA|
|Area||75.4 km2 (29.1 sq mi)|
|Lat Long||26° 22′ 7″ N, 80° 6′ 0″ W|
|Official Language||American English|
|Calling Code||00 1 561 X|
|Time Zone||EST (UTC-5) Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)|
|Airport||Boca Raton Airport|
|Currency||United State Dollar (USD)|
Getting in and Around
The city lies about 43 miles (69 km) north of Miami.
By Air – The Boca Raton Airport (BCT) is served by charter airlines.
By Rail – Tri-Rail, a commuter line, links the city with Miami and Fort Lauderdale.
By Road – Interstate 95 and U.S. Highway 1 pass through the city. PalmTran provides local bus service all days of a week.
Best Time to VisitAs the city has a tropical climate, it bills itself as “A city for all seasons.” Winter months are ideal to visit Boca as weather is pleasant and rainfall is less likely than in summer months.
What's in Boca RatonMany buildings in the city have a Mediterranean Revival or Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. The Old Floresta Historic District is a historical city landmark. The city houses the main campus of Florida Atlantic University. Town Center Mall, a glitzy shopping center, is the largest indoor mall in the county.
The Boca Raton Museum of Art exhibits 19th and 20th-century European and American paintings, drawings, and sculpture. The Boca Raton Children's Museum and Children's Science Explorium offer educational exhibits and interactive programs. Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex (Gumbo Limbo Nature Center) features a plank trail through the lush greenery with an observation tower to see butterflies and sea turtles.
Concert venues at Mizner Park, a two-mile stretch of sugary beach, golf course at Red Reef Park, and Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park are other popular tourist attractions in Boca Raton. The annual Festival of the Arts BOCA during the spring is also a famous event in the city.
Last Updated : July 06, 2016