Deerfield Beach trip planner
Create a fully customized day by day
itinerary for free
itinerary for free
Deerfield Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. It is located just south of the Palm Beach County line. The city is named for the numerous deer that once roamed the area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 75,018. It is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.HistoryDeerfield Beach's history dates back to 1890 when a small settlement named Hillsborough was developed along the Hillsboro River. As the population grew to 20 by 1898, the settlement was now served by its own post office and the town was named Deerfield for the deer that grazed along the Hillsboro River.By the early twentieth century, as the town's population continued to grow, the Florida East Coast Railroad constructed tracks en route to Miami bisecting Deerfield. Deerfield's early settlers were mostly farmers who grew pineapples, tomatoes, green beans, squash and fished along the Intracoastal Waterway. Through the 1940s, Deerfield remained a largely agricultural based community, but in 1939 the town's name was changed to Deerfield Beach to let tourists know it has a beach.DemographicsAs of 2010, there were 42,671 households, of which 21.8% were vacant. As of 2000, 16.3% of households had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.9% were non-families. 40.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.72.Find what you're looking for from your Deerfield Beach holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy United States trip itinerary planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Deerfield Beach
- Get a personalized tripA full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
- Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
- Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Deerfield Beach
Side trips from Deerfield Beach
Hidden gems in Deerfield Beach
Parks in Deerfield Beach
Golf in Deerfield Beach
Places to visit with Deerfield Beach
OrlandoTrip planner Best for: Disney Park / Activity, Theme Park, Water Park Key WestTrip planner Best for: Landmark, Parasailing / Paragliding, Specialty Museum Key LargoTrip planner Best for: Scuba / Snorkeling, State Park, Swim with Dolphins Marco IslandTrip planner Best for: Dolphin / Whale Watching, Waterskiing / Jetskiiing, Beach IslamoradaTrip planner Best for: Scuba / Snorkeling, Fishing Charter / Tour, Swim with Dolphins
Recently planned trips to Deerfield Beach
1 day in Deerfield Beach & Boca Raton BY A USER FROM CANADA Deerfield Beach Boca Raton 8 days in Deerfield Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Dixie Divers Deerfield Beach Fishing Pier Worth Avenue 1 day in Deerfield Beach & Miami Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Deerfield Beach Miami Beach 2 days in Deerfield Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Henry Morrison Flagler Museum 1 day in Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Deerfield Beach 1 day in Deerfield Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society Scuba & Snorkeling Sullivan Park