Besides its racing events such as the Daytona 500, Daytona Beach is the most popular destination within Volusia County, Florida. Located beautifully on the central Atlantic coast, this city is a perfect combination of beautiful beaches and soothing sunshine. In this post, we will show you why you should plan your next Daytona Beach vacation getaway.
Daytona Beach offers an array of vacation rentals including studio condos, villas, town-homes, cottages, and beach homes. You and your family can stay at one of the lavish studio condominiums located along the beach and enjoy everything that Daytona Beach has to offer. Most of these studios are well-equipped with central air-conditioning, kitchen, club access, and on-site restaurants to satisfy the appetite of thousands of holidaymakers who arrive at Daytona Beach every year. You can also enjoy the beautiful sunset or view of the ocean from the patios and balconies of your extravagant hideaway.
A great place for whole family fun, this destination offers numerous amusement and water parks, rides, go-carts, and games. Daytona Boardwalk Amusement Area is one place which you can’t miss. Climb on the Space Needle at the Ocean Pier or enjoy a guided tour of Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory to see the handmade chocolates and candies.
Daytona Beach is also famous for its Historic District which houses a few age-old enchanting buildings and some of them are described below:
Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station
Every year about 200,000 vacationers and visitors come to Daytona Beach to have a look at this historic landmark built way back in 1887. This lighthouse is open for visitors from 10 AM to 6 PM daily every day (Labor Day until Memorial Day). After Memorial Day, one can visit it anytime between 10 AM and 9 PM. Climbing the lighthouse tower is a memorable experience in itself and your about one-hour tour around the place will leave you in awe.
Marine Science Center
This attraction for every vacationer is a must see and once you visit it you will know why this place has become such a craze amongst holidaymakers. The Marine Science Center at Ponce Inlet is a beautiful place to enjoy the sights of marine creatures.
Halifax Historical Museum
There can’t be a better place than Halifax Historical Museum if you want to learn about the rich culture and heritage of Daytona Beach. Exhibiting artifacts that date back to 5,000 B.C., this museum has a research facility with old city directories, wide-ranging photographic and postcard collection. You can visit this museum anytime from Tuesday to Saturday.
Apart from all the sightseeing, Daytona Beach is a paradise for sports lovers and people who love outdoor activities. You can hit the surfs or take a midnight stroll on the beach with your loved one. Fishing, canoeing, kayaking, cruises, and air rides are some of the activities that are very favorable in this lovely spot. If you’re a golfer, you have about 20 golf courses scattered in this beautiful holiday destination to tee-off at.
If you love seafood, all you would have to do is hop over to Down the Hatch Restaurant, which is famous for fresh fish and exotic seafood. For lavish dining, other elegant establishments include Sweetwater’s Restaurant, Aunt Catfish’s on the River, Woody’s Barbeque and Boondock’s Restaurant.
Ladies love to shop at Daytona Beach because this place has some of the best beachside shops selling the most astonishing memorabilia, home decor items, gift items, jewelry, branded clothes, and knick-knacks. During your shopping spree don’t forget to visit Daytona Flea and Farmer’s Market. When we talk about Daytona Beach’s nightlife, the adjectives that come to our mind are ravishing, mysterious, spooky, and exciting. Don’t be scared by this statement! The nightlife here is spooky because one of the chief attractions here is the ghost tour.
If you’re ready to plan your Daytona Beach vacation, head over to Trade Show Travel Co where we will put together your beach vacation getaway from start to finish.