The Mainstreet Project is home to the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and the Coconut Creek Promenade, which is 23 acres of open-air and upscale shopping and dining. Green construction is used on businesses, housing, parks, and greenways. Butterfly World is the first and largest butterfly house in the United States and features more than 80 butterfly species, hummingbird and lorikeet aviaries, and outdoor gardens. Tradewinds Park has guided trail rides and pony rides, as well as horse camps during the summer and school breaks. Coconut Creek has an abundant selection of dining options, ranging from small shops to large restaurants, and casual dining and fast food to ethnic options. The city's Parks and Recreation department offers 18 city parks, nine greenways, a number of athletic fields, two fitness centers and two recreation centers to encourage residents to be active and have fun.

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Coconut Creek, Florida, is part of the Miami metropolitan area with primarily single family residences, townhouses, and condominiums. This is a twelve-square-mile city that gets its name from coconut trees that were planted by the original developers. The city was planned with environmental factors in mind, with trees, waterway, landscaped roads, park, and butterfly gardens through all the neighborhoods. It is known as a certified community wildlife habitat and was named one of the top 50 best small towns to live in the United States by Money magazine.

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