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Five Ways to Relax on the Halifax River in Daytona Beach

Posted on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 9:00 AM by Tonya West

The Intracoastal Waterway is a huge draw for water enthusiasts visiting Daytona Beach. From fishing and sailing to jet skiing and paddle boarding, the destination provides a variety of outdoor adventures. Go on a dolphin and manatee adventure tour or unwind at any one of these riverfront restaurants:

1. Caribbean Jack's Restaurant and Marina

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Summer might get more attention, but there’s something magical about a fall day in Daytona Beach. The weather is great, the crowds are smaller, and the beaches still go on for miles … 23 miles, to be precise. Whether it’s fun in the sun, shopping, a restorative spa day, going out on the water, or enjoying local arts and culture, you can do just about everything in the fall here that you can do in the summer. 

Experience WonderFall Daytona Beach

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2019 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

It’s back to the daily grind for students, sweater weather is just around the corner in some states, and football season is in full swing. Without a doubt, autumn’s signature stamps are appearing all around. But in Daytona Beach, fall takes on a different hue than in many other destinations. Bright blue water, sunny skies and lush greens are the colors of fall around here — and it’s one of the best seasons to explore the area. Beyond the warm, pleasant temperatures and summery vibes that extend well past September, Daytona Beach offers a number of compelling reasons to visit in the fall. It’s a truly “WonderFall” experience — read on to learn why! 

National Girlfriends Day is right around the corner on August 1, and yes — it is a real thing. Have you made any plans to get together with your BFFs? Daytona Beach has endless fun activities for a girls’ night (and day) out, along with some of the most beautiful natural scenery you’ll encounter. So, why not plan a trip to the coast to spend the day getting out and about with your best girlfriends right here in Daytona Beach? 

WHAT: Halifax Art Festival
WHEN: November 2-3, 2019
WHERE: Riverfront Park on Beach Street, Daytona Beach 
COST: FREE

What is the Halifax Art Festival?

Back again this November is the 57th Annual Halifax Art Festival! As the second oldest continual art festival in the state of Florida and named a top 200 festival by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the Halifax Art Festival attracts more and more visitors every year. This year, approximately 30,000 visitors are expected to attend! Art enthusiasts, students and families seeking a fun event all flock to the fest to view the works of 250 fine artists and craft artisans from all over the country. 

Daytona Beach is the happy host of thousands of families each and every summer, and it offers a list of fun activities that runs as deep and wide as our beaches. From visiting Daytona International Speedway to fishing off of the pier, there’s no end to the unique attractions and fun adventures waiting to be had here. 

All Aboard The Manatee for a Scenic Boat Tour

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

People come from all over the world to stretch out on Daytona Beach’s wide, white-sand beaches and watch the sun rise over the Atlantic Ocean. But the entire Daytona Beach area is entwined with a number of magnificent bodies of water — and they are all equally deserving of visitors’ attention. For example, the Halifax River on the city’s western

The Adventure Seeker’s Guide to Daytona Beach

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Wondering what to do in Daytona Beach beyond lounging in the sunshine and sand?

You won’t have to search far. Whether you like your adventure on the natural side or like to take your day by storm with the help of modern mechanics — Daytona Beach has just what you’re looking for. Find your thrill with any one of these fun area activities! 

Besides Daytona Beach’s famous speedway and beautiful, expansive beaches, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks is the Daytona Beach Pier. The original pier was constructed entirely out of palm logs around the turn of the 20th century. It extended 600 feet into the ocean, but sadly burned down in 1920 in a devastating fire. A few years later, the remains were sold and the pier was rebuilt.