Daytona Beach’s coastal seat makes it an ideal destination for adventurers and sun-seekers. Whether you’re a racing enthusiast watching the Daytona 500 at the International Speedway or admiring the postcard-worthy scenery at the World’s Most Famous Beach, you’ll find little reason to stray away from this beautiful city. Read on to make your next visit to Daytona Beach an adventure for the whole family. Can’t wait to see you here!
Daytona International Speedway
One of the top things to see in Daytona Beach is a race at the International Speedway! Opened in 1959, fans come from all over the world to see the prestigious Daytona 500. But did you know they also host other races and events in addition to the 500? Come and visit and you can take a tour of the speedway or even ride with a driver around the racetrack!
World's Most Famous Beach
Did you know, in 1920 Daytona Beach was nicknamed “ World’s Most Famous Beach” when high-speed automobile testing and racing happened right on the sandy beach? Today, people worldwide come and enjoy the white soft sand beaches and extraordinary views. Bring the whole family and enjoy a day of fun in the sun! Sandcastles, swimming, picnicking on the beach, and going for a nice stroll are just some of the reasons you should visit Daytona Beach.
Daytona Flea & Farmers Market
While you are in town, make sure to take some time during the weekend to visit the Flea and Farmers Market! Here you will find many different shops from local vendors that everyone in the family can enjoy. Like Pickles? Make sure to get in line to try the amazing homemade pickles from the Pickle Place. Snack on varieties of cinnamon glazed nuts from Goin’ Nutz as you walk and enjoy the many different shops that are great for souvenirs!
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
The Ponce Inlet lighthouse is the best place to see incredible views of the Halifax River, Atlantic Ocean, and surrounding areas. Built in 1874, it is the tallest standing lighthouse in all of Florida! It stands at 171 feet, and visitors can take a few hundred steps up to enjoy these amazing views.
Daytona Beach Boardwalk
The Daytona Beach Boardwalk is a must-see on your vacation. It features numerous entertainment options, restaurants, and shops! There are amusement park rides and arcades that bring endless fun possibilities for children of all ages. Here you can also create memories like going on the Ferris Wheel or riding the rollercoaster, or if you are looking for a more relaxing day you can stop for lunch at one of the amazing eateries and shop for souvenirs!