For those who have always aspired to ride an ocean wave (and maybe even hang 10) on a surfboard, Florida’s eastern coast — with its subtropical climate and typically approachable wave sizes on the Atlantic Ocean — offers a great place to get started. And with 23 miles of expansive beaches, ride-able wave swells over a soft, shallow sandbar, and plenty of local surf shops that rent boards and offer lessons, Daytona Beach in particular is the perfect place to learn to surf.
Tag - Outdoors
Posted on Monday, June 25, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
With its 23 miles of expansive beaches and an amazing range of fun activities on tap — truly offering something for people of all ages and interests — Daytona Beach attracts vacationers from all over the world each year. And while the full spectrum of area attractions offers the “Wide. Open. Fun.” that Daytona Beach is famous for, a handful of landmarks in the area are so uniquely Daytona Beach, nothing even remotely like them can be found anywhere else.
Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
The entertainment possibilities in Daytona Beach seem to be endless. From rocking out at beachfront Bandshell concerts to firing up a jet ski and splashing along the waterway — there’s no doubt that this is a fun vacation destination.
Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
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.
Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
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.
Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
Like the people who flock to Daytona Beach to soak in the warm sunshine, many birds thrive in the area’s mild climate. From viewing majestic native fowl to spotting seasonal migratory species, birding in the Daytona Beach area is boundless.
Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 11:00 AM by Guest Blogger
From Donald Ross to LPGA International, Daytona Beach Has Something For All Golfers
While much of the nation battled a harsh winter and a late arriving spring, Daytona Beach, one of golf’s emerging destinations, has enjoyed idyllic spring weather, providing players with pristine conditions and good times on and off the course.
Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
Take a walk back in time with a visit to Cracker Creek & Gamble Place. Located just south of Daytona Beach off of I-95, this environmental and historic treasure offers a fun, educational experience for all ages.
Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018 11:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
Come out to celebrate springtime temperatures, fresh seafood and our wonderful riverfront at Riverfest on the Halifax! It’s a fun-filled three-day event that the whole family can enjoy. With plenty of food, attractions, vendors and waterfront activities, Riverfest is sure to keep your crew smiling all weekend long. Riverfest is the perfect way to get a taste for the food, fun and people that make this such a special place.
Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB
Temperatures are on the rise, sleeves are getting shorter and spirits are soaring — spring is in full swing! That means it’s almost time for sea turtle nesting season in the Daytona Beach area. Every year from mid-May through October, about 100,000 threatened and endangered sea turtles emerge from the ocean for one night to lay their eggs. If you’re one of the thousands of people who want to see this amazing natural event, be sure you know how to do it right.