Find a Place to Stay

Blog

Latest Posts

Category - Family Fun

Bring the Heat: How to Have a Cookout in Daytona Beach

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Craving a burger? How about a hot dog? Cooking out is a fun way to spend time catching up with family and to enjoy the evening — and unlike some beach destinations, it is allowed right on Daytona Beach! 

Take a free Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory tour and enjoy free yummy samples!

Well-known around the nation for its top-tier chocolates and original handmade creations, Angell & Phelps has been a staple in Daytona Beach for decades. And now, visitors from far and wide can come and observe how its candy is made the old-fashioned way! 

The Jackie Robinson Ballpark adds many memorable elements to any family vacation — the beautiful views of the Halifax River, the gentle breeze blowing off of the water and the friendly atmosphere filled with team spirit are just a few. But there’s one more element not to be overlooked at this ballpark: history. 

5 Ice Cream Shops to Cool You Off This Summer

Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

When the heat of an August afternoon kicks in, cool down at one of Daytona Beach’s best ice cream shops! Diving into waterfront adventures, seeing the area’s historical sites and splashing in the surf can really work up an appetite. Next time your sweet tooth starts tingling, head to one of these four ice cream shops for a sweet summer treat. 

The Daytona Beach area is celebrated far and wide for its abundant wildlife, beautiful beaches and magnificent scenery. From the many rivers and backwater creeks to the expansive sandy shorelines, nature lovers flock here with good reason. 

3 Top Summer Attractions Beyond the Beach

Posted on Friday, July 27, 2018 10:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

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. 

Besides Daytona Beach’s famous speedway and deep, expansive beaches, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks is the Daytona Beach Pier. The original pier constructed here was built entirely out of palm logs around the turn of the 20th century. It extended 600 feet into the ocean, but sadly burned down in 1920 in a devastating fire. A few years later, the remains were sold and the pier was rebuilt. 

6 Fun Fall Festivals to Hit in Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 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.

A visit to Daytona Beach is sure to be filled with fun entertainment like family water parks, fast cars and Smithsonian-affiliated museums — but did you know that adventure can come naturally here, too?

With 23 miles of expansive beaches and a lengthy list of family-friendly attractions catering to a broad spectrum of ages and interests, Daytona Beach is a destination that nearly any visitor can get excited about. Throw in the area’s wide-ranging accommodations and abundance of flexible and creative event venues, and it’s the perfect spot for your next celebration or gathering — whether you’re looking to get engaged, tie the knot, mark an anniversary, reunite the family, stage a company retreat, host a business convention or just plain throw a party.