Have the need for speed? It’s understandable to feel that way in Daytona Beach — a place with racing roots that run deep and wide. So when you get the itch to put the pedal to the metal, head to one of these Daytona Beach-area go-kart tracks. It’s a fun outdoor activity that will get the whole family raring to go on the next adventure!

Daytona Lagoon

Daytona LagoonThis Daytona Beach spot is popular for its winding waterslides and giant wave pool, but it also is home to year-round Grand Prix go-kart racing! So, start your engines for a whole day of family entertainment. Enjoy single or double go-karts, and note that drivers must be a minimum of 54 inches tall to drive themselves.

While you’re there, compete in state-of-the-art laser tag facilities, scale a huge rock wall, go for a round of mini-golf, explore the sky maze and ropes course, and so much more! Daytona Lagoon offers great deals on entire days of family fun — be sure to check the website for updated information.

ADDRESS: 601 Earl Street
HOURS: Vary; call (386) 254-5020 for details 
ADMISSION: Single rides start at $7.99

Go-Kart City

Head to this family-owned and -operated entertainment center for an array of fun activities for all ages. Go-Kart City boasts the longest go-kart track in the Port Orange area (and the second-largest in all of Florida!) and retro-looking replica stock cars. No matter what your experience level, Go-Kart City has options available for you. And, drivers under 54 inches tall can still get the thrill of the race by riding passenger-side as a “buddy driver.”

Single ride tickets start at just $6.50, and the center often runs special promotions for an affordable family outing. Not done with your day of family fun just yet? Check out the on-site mini-golf course, batting cages, classic arcade games and more. The Go-Kart City complex is currently featuring a 5-for-20 deal where you can choose any five activities for only $20! 

ADDRESS: 4114 South Nova Road, Port Orange
HOURS: 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Mon.–Thurs.; 11 a.m.–11 p.m. on Fridays; 10 a.m.–11 p.m. on Saturdays; 10 a.m.–10 p.m. on Sundays.
ADMISSION: Single rides start at $6.50

Revel in the rush of adrenaline coursing through your veins at any one of these go-kart racetracks — it’s the perfect vacation activity in an iconic racing destination like Daytona Beach! As you race alongside friends and family, you can imagine you’re rounding the corner at Daytona International Speedway. Or, opt for the real thing at the NASCAR Racing Experience! Daytona Beach is full of heart-pulsing adventures and laid-back leisure alike — start planning your trip today!