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Calling all cyclists!

Want to experience Florida’s natural magnificence from a new perspective? The Flagler Fondo may be your answer. A favorite cycling experience for participants with a range of skill levels, Flagler Fondo offers unique routes, breathtaking scenery, great food, new friendships and memories you won’t soon forget. 

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. 

National Girlfriends Day is right around the corner on August 1, and yes — it is a real thing. Have you made any plans to get together with your BFFs? Daytona Beach has endless fun activities for a girls’ night (and day) out, along with some of the most beautiful natural scenery you’ll encounter. So, why not plan a trip to the coast to spend the day getting out and about with your best girlfriends right here in Daytona Beach? 

Looking to break a sweat? Want to see some exciting, edge-of-your-seat tennis matches? Head to the Florida Tennis Center! It’s the hub of Daytona Beach tennis, conveniently located just across the road from the world-famous LPGA International golf course. Several incredible tennis legends have tasted victory right here on these courts. Each year, the Florida Tennis Center hosts over 30 major mixed-league, tri-level and United States Tennis Association (USTA) tournaments. The USTA is considered the aspiring tennis player’s pathway to tour-level competition. 

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?

Learn to Surf Like a Pro in Daytona Beach

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Let’s go surfing now! Daytona Beach area surfing outfitters,
like Surfari Surf School in this video, provide personal instruction,
equipment and a new opportunity to enjoy the water.
No waves? No problem! Enjoy paddle boarding instead.

See more adventure-filled Daytona Beach videos on our YouTube channel!

For those who have always aspired to ride an ocean wave (and maybe even hang 10) on a surfboard, Florida’s eastern coast — with its subtropical climate and typically approachable wave sizes on the Atlantic Ocean — offers a great place to get started. And with 23 miles of expansive beaches, ride-able wave swells over a soft, shallow sandbar, and plenty of local surf shops that rent boards and offer lessons, Daytona Beach in particular is the perfect place to learn to surf.