Father’s Day is right around the corner on Sunday, June 16 and a family getaway to the Daytona Beach area can be the best way to spoil Dad on his special weekend. From the 23-miles of white sandy beaches to the wide array of dad-friendly activities to choose from, a visit to the destination is the ultimate way to relax and unwind on Dad’s special weekend.

Consider these many great ways to spend the weekend in the Daytona Beach area with Dad:

NASCAR Racing Experience

NASCAR Racing Experience

If your father feels the need for speed, the NASCAR Racing Experience can deliver that thrilling experience. Located at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Racing Experience will deliver the unforgettable experience of riding along in – or even getting behind the wheel – of a real NASCAR car for a few laps around the storied race track that is home to the DAYTONA 500.

If Dad wants even more race cars, go on a Daytona International Speedway Track Tour, which includes a visit to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America and the opportunity to view this year’s winning car from the DAYTONA 500. Fresh from Victory Lane complete with confetti and scratches, get up close to this piece of racing history.

Daytona Tortugas at Jackie Robinson Ballpark

Take him out to the ballpark

If Dad’s a baseball fan or even just a sports enthusiast, visit historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark to watch the Daytona Tortugas, an Class A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, face off against Palm Beach on Father’s Day Weekend.

Jackie Robinson Ballpark, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the site where ground-breaking African American baseball player Jackie Robinson played in the first integrated Major League Baseball spring training game in 1946.

Father Son Fishing Daytona Beach

Fishing trip

Daytona Beach offers plenty of unique options to enjoy the sport of fishing. One of the more adventurous choices is fishing offshore. Departing out of Ponce Inlet, Sea Spirt Deep Sea Fishing offers half day and full day deep sea fishing charters.

Craft Beer on the Ale Trail, part of the Ultimate Daytona Beach Trail Guide

Enjoy the Ale Trail

Dads who enjoy craft beers will find plenty of locally brewed flavors to savor in Daytona Beach — and lots of variety among them. The craft offerings on the Daytona Beach Ale Trail cover beer styles ranging from wheats, lagers, and pilsners to IPAs, stouts, sours, porters, and lots more.

Aerial view of world-class LPGA International Golf Course

Hit the links

Home to nearly 20 golf courses, the Daytona Beach area is one of Florida’s best and most value-laden destinations. Highlighting the courses include LPGA International, a highly-acclaimed 36-hole facility with a pair of layouts designed by Rees Jones and Arthur Hills, and a pair of Donald Ross designs in the Daytona Beach Golf Club’s South Course and New Smyrna Golf Club, both of which are recognized on the Florida Historic Golf Trail.

Ocean Deck in Daytona Beach

Delicious dining

Splurge Dad with a delicious meal at one of the many fine restaurants in Daytona Beach. Among some of the popular choices are:

With all the experiences to choose from on Father’s Day Weekend, there’s no question that Daytona Beach is the place to be. Check out the great accommodations available in the area now, and start planning your amazing beach vacation today.