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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. 

The list of entertainment and activity options in Daytona Beach runs as deep and wide as our 23 miles of beaches. From jumping on jet skis and exploring the waterways to uncovering the history that shaped the area, there’s no limit to the possibilities for family fun in Daytona Beach. One of the best ways to cap off a fun day of splashing around at the beach or exploring the city’s shopping scene is to groove to live music at the Daytona Beach Bandshell

4 Bucket-List Items You Can Check Off in Daytona Beach

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Beyond being a popular destination for beach lovers, shell finders and sunrise strollers, Daytona Beach offers endless fun activities and adventurous outings. In fact, there’s something about the warm summer sunshine and bright blue skies in Daytona Beach that makes people feel like the world is theirs for the taking. 

Before a day of lounging on 23 miles of beaches, kick-start the morning with a scenic run! Whether you are coming to town for a relaxing beach vacation or want a getaway action-packed with adventure, Daytona Beach offers a number of different routes for those who want to stretch their legs. Go for a leisurely jog or put on your serious runner’s cap — there are options for all skill levels here. Ahead, check out our top picks for running routes of various distances. 

Experience cinematic excellence in an all-natural environment during the “Movies on the Halifax” series. Each first Friday of the month from now through December, The Casements will host a movie night under the stars and along the waterfront in Rockefeller Gardens. It’s a wonderful way to enjoy entertainment with your family in the great outdoors. Sponsored by the Department of Leisure Services and The Casement Guild, the movie nights are offered to the public free of charge. 

Getting the whole family together is a fun, meaningful experience that both kids and adults can treasure year after year. And while planning a family reunion on any scale can be daunting, Daytona Beach offers a great solution for a low-stress getaway with an easy planning process. 

Looking for a way to liven up your weeknights? Thinking of what you can do to entertain your family this weekend? Daytona Beach has plenty of answers for you. Not only is Daytona Beach considered the Festival Capital of the World, but plenty of smaller-scale events and activities also happen here on a weekly basis. 

For all its sunny skies and famously wide beaches, Daytona Beach has an equal abundance of interesting art galleries and historic sites. If you’re looking for an interesting, eye-opening and inexpensive activity, don’t miss the Southeast Museum of Photography

Itinerary: The Great Outdoors of Daytona Beach

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

Year-round events, gatherings and happenings bring the Daytona Beach area’s diversity to life. Known as the "Festival Capital of Florida," Daytona Beach hosts more than 60 fun, unique events and festivals from January through December.