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4 Races for Runners Heading to Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, November 30, 2018 10:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

From paddleboarding through quiet inlets to parasailing through the skies, Daytona Beach has no shortage of fun escapades for the whole family. And without a doubt, participating in an organized race in any capacity is a guaranteed adventure. Luckily, there are several upcoming opportunities to make the most of both the racing fun and Daytona Beach’s beautiful weather. 

Golf is steeped in history, much of it surrounding the accomplishments of players on the major professional tours, but the competitive game has its roots in tournaments away from the bright lights of network television.

Events like the 58th annual Riviera Open, for instance.

America’s longest running mini-tour event, the Riviera Open, is played

DAYTONA Speedweeks Presented By AdventHealth officially kicks off the NASCAR season with an action-packed schedule of races across several different series, all leading up to the DAYTONA 500. Called “The Great American Race,” this is NASCAR's biggest, most prestigious event of the year and the season-opener to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. 

Did you know people have been playing golf longer than they’ve been racing cars in Daytona Beach?

That fact comes as a surprise to most, but Daytona Beach’s first course - Oceanside Country Club - opened in 1907, and the area has earned a reputation as a destination steeped in the game’s rich history.

The Historic Florida Golf Trail, a collection

WHAT: 10th Annual Daytona Beach Half Marathon
WHEN: February 9-10, 2019
WHERE: Daytona International Speedway and beyond

Get in gear for a fun event that is sure to garnish many new memories — and maybe a little blood, sweat and tears (hopefully ones of joy!). The Daytona Beach Half Marathon is back again for its 10th year this coming February — that’s an entire decade of picturesque running and heart-pumping racing. 

Insider’s Guide to a Fun Fall Day in Daytona Beach

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 4:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

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. 

Down, set, hut: Football season is upon us, and that means it’s time for burgers, brews and camaraderie with other sports fans. If you find yourself in Daytona Beach this fall — and you should, as fall is one of the best seasons to visit Daytona Beach — hit one of these four favorite sports bars to grab some food and watch the game. 

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 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.