Piers are an extension of community and attract all walks of life - fishermen, young and old couples in love, and those who love a scenic stroll. Daytona Beach is home to two of the six wooden piers that exist in Florida today. Located just a few short miles from each other, each pier has a story to tell and beckons its own family of visitors to return year after year.
Author: Tonya West
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2019 11:00 AM by Tonya West
From the moment you pass the “Last Bridge to Mainland” sign while hugging the Atlantic coastline on your way to Ponce Inlet, you know you’re in for a remote escape. Just a few short miles south of Daytona Beach at the southernmost tip of the peninsula sits a locale known for being home to the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Ponce Inlet is worth the short drive from Daytona Beach to experience all sorts of water, air and land adventures.
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:00 AM by Tonya West
Video: Explore even more of the great outdoors of Daytona Beach.
Opportunities to explore the great outdoors abound
Filled with family-style recreation, attractions and entertainment, the Daytona Beach area has plenty to offer beyond our sparkling beaches and waterways. Whether you enjoy high energy activities or relaxing in the shade, you’ll
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:00 AM by Tonya West
Video: Take a virtual tour of Daytona International Speedway and see more videos on our YouTube channel!
New attractions, accommodations and more
From endless activities to calm, quiet days spent sunbathing and beachcombing, visitors are finding just what they’re looking for in a Florida vacation along the 23 miles of world-famous shores of
Posted on Monday, February 11, 2019 11:00 AM by Tonya West
Video: Revel in history at the Living Legends of Auto Racing Museum and see more videos on our YouTube channel!
Discover the exciting history and future of Daytona Beach’s rich racing heritage
From Ormond Beach to Ponce Inlet, fans of the Birthplace of Speed can relish in history brought to life that helped define Daytona Beach as a racing
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:00 AM by Tonya West
Video: Climb new heights at Florida's tallest lighthouse, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and see more videos on our YouTube channel!
Discover quaint Ponce Inlet, its esteemed Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Marine Science Center
Enjoy spectacular, 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway and more! Completed in 1887, the Ponce Inlet
Posted on Friday, February 8, 2019 3:00 PM by Tonya West
Video: visit the home of awe-inspirng Mary McLeod Bethune.
A must-see collection of African-American cultural and historical sites in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and West Volusia
Discover the heritage of the Daytona Beach area's earliest African-American settlers and civil rights advocates. Bethune-Cookman University is awe-inspiring and reflects the dedication of its founder, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. Reflect on her accomplishments while touring her home and gravesite. Discover even more history by visiting the childhood home of Dr. Howard Thurman or the collections at two outstanding museums of art and heritage.
Download the Share the Heritage guide today!
Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018 3:00 PM by Tonya West
Daytona Beach is a sports-loving destination and springtime provides great options for vacationers to get out and play. While endless outdoor adventures are a year round sport in Daytona Beach, check out these five events sure to please travelers of all ages and abilities.
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 9:00 AM by Tonya West
Here are some brilliantly-lit locations to help you enjoy a holiday drive. Area newspapers typically publish a list of festive homes that are off-the-beaten-path as well.
There’s a lot to do in the Daytona Beach area that won’t bust your budget. Whether it’s simply a day at the beach or an action attraction, the destination offers value after value. Check out this handy list of free things to do during your stay!