The Best of Daytona Beach
Experience Daytona Beach
Ranked #1 in Travel Channel’s 2017 “Top 10 Attractions in Florida,” Daytona Beach has plenty of great things to do for any type of traveler. With 23-miles of sun-kissed coastline and a wide variety of top-rated activities and attractions, Daytona Beach is a must-visit destination any time of the year.
Your Guide to the Top Attractions in Daytona Beach
DAYTONA BEACH BOARDWALK & PIER
The boardwalk & pier is a beachside amusement and entertainment destination. The area features thrill rides, arcade games, shops, restaurants, and more.
Kick-back and enjoy a tropical drink at one of the tiki or rooftop bars. All this, and more, is located right on the beach!
With plenty of great year-round activities and attractions, a trip to Daytona Beach’s legendary Speedway is a must for NASCAR fans, families, tour groups, and thrill-seekers.
Top Experiences Include:
· Speedway Track Tour
· Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
· Thrilling Events
o From DAYTONA 500 and FIRECRACKER 250 to Country 500 and the Great American Music Fest, Speedway events are exciting and plentiful!
· NASCAR RACING Experience
o Ride shot gun in a NASCAR (at top speed) with a professional driver.
“ORIGINAL AMERICAN BEACH”
Known for being America’s most famous beach, vacationers have been flocking to this iconic destination since the early 1900’s!
Top Beach Activities and Attractions Include:
o Coastal Living recently named Daytona Beach among the top places to surf in Florida!
o Learn from the experts, rent surf boards, or attend a surf camp!
o There are plenty of local surf shops, with Triple X Surf & Skate only 1 mile from our Daytona Beach hotel.
· Beach Volleyball
o Boating, kayaking, and parasailing
· Aquatic Playgrounds
· Drive or Cycle on the Beach
· Concerts and Festivals at the Bandshell
Race down fast-paced water slides, float down the lazy river, and ride a giant wave pool.
Other features include:
· 70-foot Sky Rail Zipline
· MEGA Arcade
· Laser Tag
· Grand Prix Go-Kart Racing
· Gilligan’s Sport’s Pub
Located in the historic Beach Street area, here visitors can shop, dine, sightsee, catch a sporting event or show, and peruse the stands at Florida’s oldest Farmers’ Market.
Top Attractions Include:
· Over 60 Locally-Owned Shops
· Cinematique Theatre
· Jackie Robinson Ballpark
· Halifax Historical Museum
· Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory
Best Things to Do in Daytona Beach
Regarded as the Festival Capital of Florida, there are always a wide variety of things to do in Daytona.
Popular events and festivals include:
The granddaddy of NASCAR racing takes place in February, signaling the start of the annual Cup Series.
Over 500,000 leather-clad bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts roar into town each year. Bike Week festivities kick-off during the 2nd week of March.
Established over 50 years ago, the Halifax Art Festival is the second largest art festival in the state. Shop for antiques, jewelry, original artwork, crafts, and more. The event also features live entertainment, family-friendly activities, and festival food.
Held during Memorial Day weekend, over 70,000 country music fans flock to Daytona for the Great American Music Fest at the Daytona International Speedway.