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Vacation in Daytona Beach - Florida


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Area Overview

The Daytona Beach area is renowned for its 23 miles of beach and eclectic coastal vibe. From the high-energy Daytona Beach Boardwalk, Pier and Amusement area to the naturally beautiful beaches in Ormond Beach and jetty and historic lighthouse at Ponce Inlet, there’s a pace – and a place – for every traveler.

Arts and culture lovers are amazed at the Smithsonian-affiliated Museum of Arts & Sciences, with its African, Cuban, Americana and Children’s exhibits as well as the state-of-the-art planetarium.

The Cici & Hyatt Brown Museum of Art is the most extensive private collection of its kind in the world, with more than 2,600 paintings of stunning Florida landscapes.

Visit the Southeast Museum of Photography, Florida’s only museum exclusively dedicated to photography, and one of only 13 in the entire nation.

Shopping is a breeze in Daytona Beach! Whether you love to browse shops and stroll boutiques and antique shops while enjoying a fresh cup of coffee, or shop with a mission at brand and designer outlets, you'll find it all here.

Enjoy a leisurely stroll on historic Beach Street to walk off a fabulous lunch or dinner at unique eateries while you peruse the Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach. Enjoy downtown shopping districts, indoor Volusia Mall, open-air Tanger Outlets, as well explore ONE DAYTONA, the area's newest retail, dining and entertainment district. The choices are endless!

Dining is a favorite, and the area has added a number of must-see, one-of-a-kind eateries. With fresh seafood, fusion favorites and local libations, your taste buds – and your tastes – will be intrigued. Waterfront dining options that serve delicious food with a fabulous view are abundant.

Families flock to the area for its world-famous attractions, large and small, including the “World Center of Racing,” Daytona International Speedway, which offers year-round tours and the NASCAR Racing Experience.

Touch stingrays and marvel at the area’s many ecosystems at the Marine Science Center. Then climb to the top of Florida's tallest lighthouse, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Explore the history of local Indian tribes at scenic Tomoka State Park or splash your way through Daytona Lagoon Waterpark and Family Entertainment Center complete with go-karts, arcade and more.

Events in Daytona Beach attract visitors of all interests, from larger events like the DAYTONA 500 and Bike Week, to 60 renowned art, music and one-of-a-kind pop culture festivals held throughout the year.

The picture-perfect climate makes the area perfect for outdoor activities like golfing year round on the areas more than 20 courses, kayaking the Tomoka River, paddleboarding the Intracoastal Waterway, swimming the crystal clear waters of Blue Spring – winter home of hundreds of gentle manatees – or hiking and biking on miles of canopied trails.

With more than 200 hotel properties to fit your own unique style, it’s easy to start planning your Daytona Beach vacation today by visiting DaytonaBeach.com.

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Includes Cities/Towns: Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Port Orange.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













The beach is top of the list with swimming, surfing, fishing, boogie boarding, strolling, running,biking or just relaxing being great ways to enjoy the 23 miles of beautiful beaches that run from the north in Ormond Beach to Ponce Inlet to the southern tip of the barrier island. Off-the-beach options are nearly endless and include family-friendly eco-adventures, waterpark, golf, the performing arts, museums, cultural festivals, shopping, dining and much more.

Cultural Activities





Arts and culture lovers are amazed at the Smithsonian-affiliated Museum of Arts & Sciences, with its African, Cuban, Americana and Children’s exhibits as well as the state-of-the-art planetarium.

The Cici & Hyatt Brown Museum of Art is the most extensive private collection of its kind in the world, with more than 2,600 paintings of stunning Florida landscapes.

Visit the Southeast Museum of Photography, Florida’s only museum exclusively dedicated to photography, and one of only 13 in the entire nation.

Attractions






Families flock to the area for its world-famous attractions, large and small, including the “World Center of Racing,” Daytona International Speedway, which offers year-round tours and the NASCAR Racing Experience.

Touch stingrays and marvel at the area’s many ecosystems at the Marine Science Center. Then climb to the top of Florida's tallest lighthouse, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Explore the history of local Indian tribes at scenic Tomoka State Park or splash your way through Daytona Lagoon Waterpark and Family Entertainment Center complete with go-karts, arcade and more.

Transportation



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Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  47.1  58.4  69.7  3.1 "
 February  48.8  60.0  71.1  2.7 "
 March  53.7  64.7  75.6  3.8 "
 April  58.0  68.9  79.8  2.5 "
 May  64.5  74.8  85.0  3.3 "
 June  70.6  79.7  88.8  5.7 "
 July  72.4  81.7  91.0  5.2 "
 August  72.8  81.5  90.1  6.1 "
 September  71.9  79.9  87.9  6.6 "
 October  65.3  74.0  82.6  4.5 "
 November  57.0  67.0  76.9  3.0 "
 December  50.1  60.8  71.4  2.7 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

The area is unique in that its year-round climate is mild and perfect for outdoor activities of all kinds.

Accommodations


The Daytona Beach area offers more than 200 properties offering a wide-variety of accommodations and value. Properties range from 4-Diamond resorts, to well-known brands and independent boutique hotels, to B&Bs and campgrounds. For more information about where to stay go to DaytonaBeach.com.

Costs

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