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Pompano Beach, FL

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Pompano Beach is located on the southeast coast of Florida within 35 miles of popular resort towns such as Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Miami. A semi-tropical climate offers swimmable weather all year long with beaches stretching over three miles along Florida’s coast. Currently undergoing redevelopment to revitalize its beachfront and historic downtown areas, Pompano Beach has recently been listed among the country’s top markets for vacation homes and real estate.

Getting Around in Pompano Beach, FL

The Tri-Rail commuter line links Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach with service to Pompano Beach and many other towns along a 70-mile rail system. Passengers can easily make connections to the Metrorail system and Amtrak stations as well to travel more of Florida State. Broward County Transit provides public transportation with a network of bus routes throughout the city and to neighboring towns. With a majority of the city’s streets on a grid, navigating Pompano Beach by vehicle is a snap! Interstate highway 95 runs through this small town as well, connecting visitors to the rest of the Miami Metropolitan Area.

Walk Score®
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Pompano Beach is:
20 to 24 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.16%
  • 17.52%
  • 1.64%

Festival Flea Market

<p>Festival Flea Market is an open-air mall conveniently located near the Florida Turnpike. At over a quarter-mile long, this popular shopping venue houses more than 500 vendors including a farmer's market, a full service salon and an international food court. Free parking is offered daily with valet service available as well.</p>

Pompano Community Park

<p>Situated on more than 43 acres, Pompano Community Park is the largest park in Pompano Beach offering baseball and softball fields, basketball courts, an aquatic center, tennis and volleyball facilities, children's playgrounds, bike trails and jogging paths, an outdoor amphitheater for live entertainment, and plenty of picnic areas with barbecues.</p>

Blimps & Festivals

<p>Pompano Beach hosts a variety of community events and attractions. One of only four blimp bases in the world, Pompano Beach is home to the Goodyear "Stars and Stripes" blimp. The public is invited to visit the Stars and Stripes when it&Otilde;s in town and may tour the facility year-round. Among the many annual festivals and events held in Pompano Beach are the St. Patrick&Otilde;s Irish Festival, the St. Coleman&Otilde;s Italian Festival, the Seafood Festival, the Holiday Boat Parade, and the Annual Nautical Flea Market at Pompano Community Park &amp; Amphitheater.</p>