Lighthouse (Lighthouse to ancient Turtle Mound & Back)
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60 miles, 2 hours + stops
Point A: A1A Daytona Beach/Ponce Inlet Lighthouse
Point B: A1A, New Smyrna Beach at Turtle Mound in Canaveral National Seashore Park.
Note: To get to New Smyrna Beach from Ponce Inlet, you must circle back north on A1A to the Dunlawton Bridge in Port Orange, then go south on US 1.
Detour: This is primarily a coastal ride, so no particular detour is warranted but you can go to Ponce Inlet on the oceanside of A1A and leave on the riverside of S Peninsula Dr.
Shorten the scoot: Hang on Flagler Ave in New Smyrna Beach and turn back when you’ve had your fill.
Sites to See: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, Lighthouse Point Park, Marine Science Center & Birds of Prey Aviary in Ponce Inlet; Canal Street and Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, Turtle Mound at Canaveral National Seashore.
Bites to Eat: Our Deck Down Under (78 Dunlawton Ave, Port Orange); Boondocks (3948 S Peninsula Dr, Port Orange); Inlet Harbor (133 Inlet Harbor Rd, Ponce Inlet); Brigadoon Fish Camp (6101 S Ridgewood Ave, Port Orange); The Sea Shack (491 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169) JB’s Fish Camp (859 Pompano Ave, New Smyrna Beach).