Beat the Heat Road Trip

Watery Destination For Summer Fun!

If you live in Boca Raton staying cool in the summer heat can be a challenge. Thankfully, one thing Florida is famous for, is the abundance of water. With so much water around, finding ways to beat the heat and stay cool is a piece of cake, if you know where to look!

Key West Extreme adventures Shark Tour

Key West

Beat the summer heat with an ocean tour of the beauty of Key West. From the comfort of your luxury catamaran boar, get a close-up view of sharks, dolphins, stingrays and other marine life. This Key West boat tour gets you in among the ocean wildlife while keeping you safe and dry. Snacks, refreshments, and polarized sunglasses are all provided for your safety and comfort. During the tour, your captain will drop the bait to lure a variety of sharks to the side of the boat for the wildest and safest feeding frenzy available on the water! 

KC Jet Ski and Water-sports Rental

Pompano Beach 

KC Jet Ski & Water Sports is a local family owned and operated business. With the finest in water sports equipment including jet skis and kayaks, it is easier than ever to stay cool in the sun while enjoying the beautify of Florida’s water. Located deep in Pompano Beach with access to the intercoastal waterway, locals and visitors can enjoy watery fun during their trip. KC Rentals offers ½ hour and hourly jet-ski rentals and 2 ½ hour guided tours along the waterways that teens and adults are sure to enjoy. You will have fun in the sun from start to finish!

Wekiva River Kayak Tour


Immerse all of your senses within Florida's unique ecosystem and stay cool in the summer sun with a unique tour of the Florida waterways. Gather friends and family for a group kayak tour down the Wekiva River. Many opportunities exist for close animal encounters. See manatees, alligators, turtles, birds of all sorts, plenty of fish, and maybe even a black bear, as you make your way down the waterway. Your guide takes care of navigation and will help you spot all the wonders that are waiting to be discovered. Hours will fly by and you will love every moment!

Waterfront and Water View Accommodations

Once you have chosen the acuities you want to indulge in during your visit you will need to consider lodging. The area has no shortage of wonderful waterfront and water view accommodations that you can choose from. Prices and amenities vary, but you should have no trouble finding something just right for your budget!

The Marker Waterfront Resort of Key West

$350 per night approx.

The Marker Waterfront Resort of Key West is the newest and most modern hotel to open on the islands in nearly 20 years. Centrally located by the Historic Seaport, only steps from Duval Street, you will be treated to the sights and sounds of Key West like never before. With friendly staff, modern amenities, and comfortable luxury rooms, this is a great place for the best of island hospitality!  

Amenities available include day and night front desk services, on-site pool and poolside services, and water view or city view rooms. There is a restaurant, bar and lounge, free coffee and breakfast, and concierge services available. Conference rooms, fitness facilities, laundry, dry-cleaning services, and valet parking are also available for guests. Private parking access and beachside access is also available.

The Elmar Boutique Hotel

$275 per night approx.

Pompano Beach offers a perfect blend of local flare and conveniences with the amenities and attractions you want and need for a close to home vacation trip. The hotel offers luxurious rooms and amenities that can keep you and your family comfortable and relaxed on your vacation. Enjoy the sights and let yourself be pampered in style!

Amenities that you can enjoy during your stay at The Elmar Boutique Hotel includes 24/7 on call front desk, room service, onsite food and coffee, complimentary breakfast, and pool. The entire facility is designated as smoke-free and the hotel is kid-friendly and perfect for families. Free parking, concierge services, and easy beachfront access with towels and beach chairs provided. You can also enjoy nearby restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and more.

The Grove Resort & Water Park 

$150 per night approx.

Orlando is among the most popular travel destinations in the entire state so there are plenty of great hotel accommodations available. But getting luxury accommodations and a water park all in one place is something few places can lay claim to. So, if you want it all without a lot of hassle, then The Grove Resort and Water Park is a great option to consider!

Amenities for this facility, easy access to a full water park, include on-site facilities including laundry, business center, fitness center, and parking services. Bar and lounge facilities, a full-service restaurant and bar, a coffee shop, and a full game room area also open to guests. Electric car charging stations are also available as are various valet parking services.  Day spa appointments are available as are childcare services, concierge services, and room services for all guests. 

Summer Fun in Florida by Beating the Heat

Enjoying the summer sun of Florida is easy and fun when you can stay cool while doing so. Water adventures and beautiful waterfront accommodations can make any trip to the Boca Raton area picture perfect. So, make those reservations today and enjoy the beauty of Florida first hand this summer!

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