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Daytona Beach boasts some of the most spectacular and iconic views in the entire country. Every year, countless travelers, beach lovers, sports fans and adventure seekers come here to take in the vast natural beauty and numerous historical landmarks. 

Beachcombers flock to Daytona Beach to search its shores for shells as unique as the destination. Hunting for seashells is a time-honored tradition of vacationers in the Daytona Beach area, and the activity is just as fun today as it was when your grandparents did it! This old-fashioned beach hobby doesn’t require any fancy gadgets — all you need are your eyes and a bucket.

A relaxing day at the beach is probably just what the doctor ordered for you! Snoozing under the shade of your umbrella or reading a romance novel to the sound of crashing waves is certainly hard to beat. But if you seek a beach activity that allows you to stretch your legs — or have kids who don’t want to sit still — skimboarding is the perfect solution! 

Summertime means sun, sand and special memories here in Daytona Beach. This area proudly hosts thousands of families each and every year who come from all over the world to experience the iconic wide beaches and rich racing history. You could spend an entire vacation happily lounging on the beach with the breeze gently rustling the pages of a good book. But, for many kids, sitting still anywhere for that long can be a challenge! Luckily, Daytona Beach offers endless adventures for all ages.

Summer will soon be in full swing — have you planned your vacation?

Often, the pressure of planning something special or unforgettable for the whole family can be stressful. Other times, we feel we are just too busy to get away.  Research supports that taking a vacation is good for our health, relationships and overall well-being.

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. 

Bust out your bell-bottoms and tie-dye T-shirts — the Hippie Fest is coming back to Daytona Beach! Later this month, the popular festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a fun-filled street festival and impressive concert line-up. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend this retro event — and if you buy your tickets today, you could be one of them! 

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. 

10 Oceanfront Parks to Explore in Daytona Beach

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Looking for ways to have lots of oceanfront family fun — and with plenty of off-beach parking? Daytona Beach has you covered! Head to any one of the 10 beachfront parks conveniently located along the coastline, where you and your family can relax, play, picnic and more. Enjoy splash parks, playgrounds, grills, fishing piers and many additional