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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. 

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

Quirky Hidden Gems in Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, February 15, 2019 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Oh, the sights you'll see during your Daytona Beach vacation! Whether it's checking out the world-famous winning car from this year's DAYTONA 500 or climbing to the top of Florida’s tallest lighthouse, we've got the stuff that great vacations — and exceptional photo ops — are made of. 

For decades, hundreds of thousands of people have flocked to Daytona Beach each year to experience the “birthplace of speed.” As the destination where NASCAR got its start and stock car racing became an American tradition, Daytona Beach is often synonymous with racing. And without a doubt, the place to pay homage to racing history and salute its vibrant present is Daytona International Speedway

Itinerary: Endless Adventures in Daytona Beach!

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:00 AM by Tonya West

Video: Take a virtual tour of Daytona International Speedway and see more videos on our YouTube channel!

New attractions, accommodations and more

From endless activities to calm, quiet days spent sunbathing and beachcombing, visitors are finding just what they’re looking for in a Florida vacation along the 23 miles of world-famous shores of

Video: Climb new heights at Florida's tallest lighthouse, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and see more videos on our YouTube channel!

Discover quaint Ponce Inlet, its esteemed Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Marine Science Center

Enjoy spectacular, 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway and more! Completed in 1887, the Ponce Inlet

Itinerary: African-American Heritage in Daytona Beach

Posted on Friday, February 8, 2019 3:00 PM by Tonya West

Video: visit the home of awe-inspirng Mary McLeod Bethune.

A must-see collection of African-American cultural and historical sites in Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and West Volusia

Discover the heritage of the Daytona Beach area's earliest African-American settlers and civil rights advocates. Bethune-Cookman University is awe-inspiring and reflects the dedication of its founder, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. Reflect on her accomplishments while touring her home and gravesite. Discover even more history by visiting the childhood home of Dr. Howard Thurman or the collections at two outstanding museums of art and heritage.

Download the Share the Heritage guide today! 

5 Can't Miss Daytona Beach Events in January

Posted on Friday, January 11, 2019 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 activities at the Speedway, don’t miss these fun events on your winter getaway! 

7 Ways to Discover the Romantic Side of Daytona Beach

Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

There are few things more romantic than being whisked away to a beachfront hotel and spending a long weekend in your own little happy place. Romantics have long been drawn to Daytona Beach’s endless beauty, but the area offers more to lovebirds than just its pretty views. Along with the beach-y reprieve you would expect from a coastal destination

Get away for a family escape in Daytona Beach, and you can expect a vacation filled with sunning, funning, exploring and a lot of wonderful value for your money. You know what else your tribe can expect? Plenty of awesome ways for your family to reconnect with the outdoors and each other.