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One Place Stirs Feelings of Fun in the Sun
Daytona Beach - an iconic, exciting and affordable year-round destination

When you think of American originals, there is one place that instantly stirs feelings of fun in the sun. Welcome to Daytona Beach. America’s most famous beach is also the home of speed, LPGA International and dozens of American original attractions and events.

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 pristine beaches and historic lighthouse at Ponce Inlet, there’s a pace – and a place – for every traveler.

Culture lovers are amazed at the Smithsonian-affiliated Museum of Arts & Sciences, with its African, Cuban, Coca-Cola and Children’s museums – and its new planetarium. And the Cici & Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, opened in February 2015, is the most extensive private collection of its kind, with more than 2,600 paintings of stunning Florida landscapes.

If you haven’t savored the Daytona Beach experience lately, the changes are sure to surprise and delight. Love to shop? From trendy boutiques to award winning farmers markets, the diversity is delightful. Stroll the Riverfront Shops of Downtown Daytona Beach, Volusia Mall or Pavilion at Port Orange, mine for treasures at Dunn’s Attic Antique Store & Auction House.

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 tastebuds – and your tastes – will be intrigued.
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 Richard Petty Driving Experience. Touch stingrays and marvel at the area’s many ecosystems at the Marine Science Center, then climb to the top of the nearby Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. Explore the history of local Indian tribes at scenic Tomoka State Park or splash your way through Daytona Lagoon Waterpark Entertainment Center.

Events in Daytona Beach attract visitors of all interests -- from larger events like the Daytona 500 and Bike Week, to more than 50 smaller cultural festivals throughout the year. Plan your itinerary around art shows, wine and chocolate walks, car shows, air shows and more – scheduled nearly every weekend!

The picture-perfect climate makes the area perfect for outdoor activities like golfing 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 the miles of pristine canopied nature trails.

Discover more about this iconic, exciting and affordable year-round destination, which offers an authentic American beachside vibe unlike any other. With more than 200 hotel properties to fit your own unique style, it’s easy to make it your own. Daytona Beach – the Original American beach.


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

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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.


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