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In addition to its wide beaches and water-filled adventures, Daytona Beach is brimming with cultural gems, a vibrant arts scene and exquisite live performances. One of the best venues for soaking in a show is the Peabody Auditorium, located right in the heart of Daytona Beach not far from the Main Street Pier. On your next visit to the area, indulge your artistic side by treating yourself to dinner and a show

9 Beach-Fitness Strategies for a Healthier Vacation

Posted on Monday, December 24, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Committed to a healthier lifestyle for 2019? Determined to stick to your New Year’s resolutions this year? There are lots of fun ways to stay fit on your next trip to Daytona Beach — literally on the beach! With a 500-foot-wide sandy space to serve as your gym, fitness has never looked more fun. Follow these tips on your next vacation to be even more energized — and probably ready to relax on a beach towel afterward! 

How to Spend a Day in Ponce Inlet

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Loving all the stunning sunrise photos and tasty treats you’ve seen from people who’ve visited Ponce Inlet, but not sure where to start? We’ve put together the perfect itinerary for a day spent in Ponce Inlet. From fresh shrimp to historic sites, there’s a lot to take in. Make the most of your visit by following these suggestions! 

Top 11 Ways to Explore Like a Local in Daytona Beach

Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Sure, you’ve heard about the 23 miles of expansive beaches. And yes, you’re aware of the world-famous Daytona International Speedway. As iconic and visit-worthy as these attractions are, there is so much more to Daytona Beach than you might realize at first glance. Experience a less traversed side of this unique city and live like a local for the day. Here are some hidden — and some not-so-secret — gems that will give you that local insight you’re looking for in Daytona Beach. 

Looking for a memorable way to ring in the new year? Start 2019 off on the right foot by ringing in the holiday on a winter getaway in Daytona Beach. With warm temperatures, beach breezes, and a host of wonderful hotel and restaurant specials, Daytona Beach is the perfect place to toast to a year full of fun adventures.

From funky galleries to Smithsonian-affiliated collections, Daytona Beach is home to a vibrant art movement — it’s part of what makes the area’s fabric so completely distinct. Dive into the rich arts and culture scene with a trip to one of these upcoming exhibitions.

Jazz Passion, Photography of the Late Roger Kallins

WHEN: December 6, 2018 –

Riding bicycles is a favorite pastime of locals and visitors alike in the Daytona Beach area. In addition to cruising along 23 miles of hard-packed beaches, the trail options are endless. Get a good look at the area’s wildlife, revel in waterfront views as you pedal forward, and breathe the salt air along one of these bicycle trails. 

With year-round beautiful weather, bodies of water at every turn and a geographically diverse ecosystem, Daytona Beach offers endless fishing opportunities for first-timers and pros alike. Although you’re likely most familiar with the area’s salty, sparkling blue Atlantic Ocean, there are many freshwater fishing options in the area, as well. 

After a fun day of adventuring out on the inlet, exploring a local art gallery or soaking in the sunshine on the beach, refueling with delicious food and drinks is a must. In Daytona Beach, the list of scenic beach bars and riverfront restaurants is seemingly endless. The good news is that you have a wide variety of options to choose from when it comes to selecting a happy hour spot that has everything you’re looking for. Find your favorite — atmospheric ambiance, specially priced steamed shrimp or cold drinks for a few dollars (or even all of the above) — at one of these popular places.