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The Best Beach Reads for Your Vacation

Posted on Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Grab your sunglasses and floppy hat, and get ready to settle in for a beach read on your next getaway! There are few things more relaxing than a day spent in a beach chair with the sound of waves as your background noise. Not sure where to start with all the books that are out there? We have you covered.  

If you’re lucky enough to get a full week in town, there are lots of ways to soak in the sun and fun in Daytona Beach. From watersports to shopping, and museums to fishing excursions, there’s truly no limit to the fun activities to be had by all ages. Not sure where to start? We’ve put together an itinerary for an ideal week filled with a wide variety of activities in Daytona Beach. Check it out below, then book your stay today! 

Summer might get more attention, but there’s something magical about a fall day in Daytona Beach. The weather is great, the crowds are smaller, and the beaches still go on for miles … 23 miles, to be precise. Whether it’s fun in the sun, shopping, a restorative spa day, going out on the water, or enjoying local arts and culture, you can do just about everything in the fall here that you can do in the summer. 

How to Spend an Evening in Daytona Beach

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

So you’ve spent the day lounging in the sunshine, splashing in the surf, exploring the Halifax Historical Museum or paddleboarding along Ponce Inlet — now what? When it comes to evening entertainment, your options are unlimited in Daytona Beach.

WHAT: Halifax Art Festival
WHEN: November 2-3, 2019
WHERE: Riverfront Park on Beach Street, Daytona Beach 
COST: FREE

What is the Halifax Art Festival?

Back again this November is the 57th Annual Halifax Art Festival! As the second oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida and named a top 200 festival by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the Halifax Art Festival attracts more and more visitors every year. This year, approximately 30,000 visitors are expected to attend! Art enthusiasts, students and families seeking a fun event all flock to the fest to view the works of 250 fine artists and craft artisans from all over the country. 

Experience Florida’s first luxury estate in a special way this July! Join history buffs, architecture aficionados and mansion enthusiasts for an awe-inspiring celebration during the second annual Stetson Mansion Legacy Week

Daytona Beach is the happy host of thousands of families each and every summer, and it offers a list of fun activities that runs as deep and wide as our beaches. From visiting Daytona International Speedway to fishing off of the pier, there’s no end to the unique attractions and fun adventures waiting to be had here. 

It’s hard to believe it, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner! If you’re coming into town for a fall beach getaway, Daytona Beach offers many fun and festive events surrounding the holiday. Here’s everything you need to know while planning your Thanksgiving in Daytona Beach. 

6 Fun Fall Festivals to Hit in Daytona Beach

Posted on Monday, July 8, 2019 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

With mild temperatures, fewer vacationers and a host of entertaining events, fall is one of the best times to experience Daytona Beach. And, this year will feature a number of fun and family-friendly festivals to attend in the area. Whether you are an art aficionado or a classic car collector, you’ll find amusement options right up your alley.

From the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse to sugar-mill ruins to a long, winding past in racing, the Daytona Beach area is chock full of interesting history. But historic sites and stock cars aren’t the only vintage things around these parts — Daytona Beach has a number of antique stores full of memories from ages long ago.