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Why Daytona Beach is Golf’s Fastest Destination

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Speed is the topic of conversation in Daytona Beach from late January through February as the sports world turns its attention to the Great American Race. Golfers, of course, are always in search of their own version of speed: courses with great pace of play. 

I want to travel more. 
I want to relax more.
I want to have more fun. 

Admit it: You’ve had these thoughts — probably very recently! More likely than not, though, you haven’t utilized your time off and made the most of those vacation days. You’re not alone. Over the last 40 years, Americans have been taking fewer and fewer days off from work. 

Relax, Rock Out and Ride at Daytona Bike Week

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2019 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Mark your calendars, and start your engines: Daytona Bike Week is right around the corner. Are you ready to ride?

Just as the ice starts to melt farther north, thousands will embark on an annual pilgrimage toward sunnier skies, unforgettable rides and non-stop entertainment at the 78th Annual Daytona Bike Week. The world’s largest motorcycle event

Top 6 Places to Watch the Sunrise in Daytona Beach

Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019 1:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

A sunrise viewed from the beach near Sunglow Pier

It’s no secret that the list of possible adventures in Daytona Beach is a mile long. And although it’s a blast to splash about the water park or round the corner at Daytona International Speedway at top speeds, some of the best parts of the Daytona Beach area are its natural beauty. 

Craft Beer in a wooden holder

February 1-10, 2019

Volusia Beer Week 2019 celebrates the best brewmasters in the Daytona Beach area and is a can’t-miss event for anyone who enjoys a draft. With an up-and-coming craft beer scene, Daytona Beach and the surrounding communities are popular with beer enthusiasts of all tastes and types. And from February 1-10, we’re cheers-ing to the best of the best. 

So 2018 has come to an end, and 2019 is off to a running start — hopefully with your New Year’s resolutions still intact. And while you’re certainly allowed some indulgences when you take a well-deserved beach vacation, there’s no reason that your getaway has to throw off your plans for a healthy new you, especially when you travel to Daytona Beach. 

Things to Pack for a Day at the Track

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Each year, thousands upon thousands of racing fans flock to Daytona Beach to take in some high-octane excitement at the most iconic racetrack in motorsports — Daytona International Speedway. And, as experienced race-goers know, packing for an auto-racing event requires a bit of insider know-how, as the list of spectator must-haves for this sport differs a bit from that of other American sporting events. 

9 Ways to Spend a Winter Vacation in Daytona Beach

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

When it comes to winter getaways, you’d be hard-pressed to find a destination better suited for the job than Daytona Beach — there’s a reason so many “snowbirds” head south for the season! A 70-degree January day is more the norm than the exception here. Mild temperatures make morning beach strolls, afternoon kayaking and outdoor exploration both possible and pleasurable. Even though the area is known for its agreeable, warm climate all year round, there are still plenty of ways to have fun should a cold snap or rainy day strike.

Ideal Winter Weather for a Golf Getaway in Daytona Beach

Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:00 PM by Guest Blogger

The holiday season is in the rear view mirror and the New Year has dawned, meaning, for many folks in northern climates, the next several months will be spent dealing with harsh winter weather and dreaming of sunnier days. That doesn’t have to be the case. Daytona Beach, one of central Florida’s rising golf destinations, is awaiting the arrival of savvy group leaders in search of an unforgettable trip. If you’ve been to the area to enjoy a vacation on the World’s Most Famous Beach, here are five reasons Daytona Beach should also be home to your next golf trip.