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If you’re craving a little culture during your stay in the Daytona Beach area, count on the array of local galleries and live concerts to offer you a dose of creativity. Located just north of downtown Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach offers its own unique vibe and artsy events.

Just down the road from Daytona Beach is New Smyrna Beach, a seaside town with a rich history. This year, the town is celebrating its 250th anniversary, which will culminate with a weekend event at the New Smyrna Beach Museum of History on June 16, 2018. The museum will be aglow with activity and will host a wide variety of exhibits, local history displays and interactive areas featuring the area’s rich past. 

Take sightseeing in Daytona Beach to the next level on your next visit! The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse offers a glimpse into the past, as well as an unbeatable 360-degree view of the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway and the entire Daytona Beach peninsula. If you dare to tackle the 203 steps to the top of the lighthouse, you’ll soak in the area’s magnificence from 175 feet above the ground. 

Feeling inspired by Daytona Beach’s expansive shoreline, quiet marshes and dripping Spanish moss? This coming Monday, February 26, head to Marina View Event Center and Restaurant, where a new kind of “night out” awaits residents and vacationers alike. PaintNite provides a chance to connect with people, unleash your artistic spirit and share plenty

In addition to its wide beaches and water-filled adventures, Daytona Beach is brimming with cultural gems, a vibrant arts scene and exquisite live performances. One of the best venues for soaking in a show is the Peabody Auditorium, located right in the heart of Daytona Beach not far from the Main Street Pier. On your next visit to the area, indulge your artistic side by treating yourself to dinner and a show

Daytona Beach is legendary. Its 23 miles of pristine, white-sand beaches have earned it the nickname “The World’s Most Famous Beach,” and that’s just the first reason why so many make the pilgrimage. There’s no shortage of things to do — or not do, if you’re here to relax and unwind. 

True, the sunrises are spectacular. And yes, the beaches are wider and more magnificent than anything you’d ever hope. But the true beauty of Daytona Beach is in its immense possibilities. There’s something here that makes people of all ages happy and constantly wanting to return for more. Whether you like to lounge by the water, kick up dust at

6 Awesome Selfie Spots in the Daytona Beach Area

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

People from all over the world come to play, stay and make memories in Daytona Beach — about nine million people annually, to be more precise. And they come with good reason! Daytona Beach has a number of legendary landmarks and some of the most naturally beautiful sights in the world. While you’re here, make sure you grab a selfie to capture the moment forever and share it on social media so your friends back home can enjoy your adventures, too!

5 Can't Miss Daytona Beach Events in January

Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

The Christmas lights are vanishing and the holiday shows have packed up until next season, but there is plenty of fun to be had this winter in Daytona Beach! Our 500-foot-wide beach backdrop is ideal for creating fun family memories in any season, and January has much in store for residents and visitors. From live performances to high-speed

9 Ways to Spend a Winter Vacation in Daytona Beach

Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

When it comes to winter getaways, you’d be hard-pressed to find a destination better suited for the job than Daytona Beach — there’s a reason so many “snowbirds” head south for the season! A 70-degree January day is more the norm than the exception here. Mild temperatures make morning beach strolls, afternoon kayaking and outdoor exploration both possible and pleasurable. Even though the area is known for its agreeable, warm climate all year round, there are still plenty of ways to have fun should a cold snap or rainy day strike.