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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. 

Florida boasts some of the best fishing in the world, and the Daytona Beach area is no exception. Whether you’re winding through the backwaters in a canoe or trolling offshore on a charter, there are endless ways to experience a fishing adventure here. In fact, some of the most easily accessible fishing is done right off the beach. To help ensure a fun and safe experience for everyone, make sure you review the tips below on best practices for surf fishing. 

Although Daytona Beach is known for its year-round sunshine and mild coastal climate, springtime is an especially gorgeous season to explore the area. Crisp mornings and low humidity throughout the day make this time of the year ideal for a golf getaway. So what are you waiting for? Gather some buddies and head to Daytona Beach to hit the links and then hit the beach. 

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!

Daytona Beach is famous for its wide beaches, but did you know that it also offers a wide variety of activities for all ages? Sure enough, the list of ways to have fun here is a mile long. Whether you are embarking on a romantic getaway for two, taking a family trip or gathering together for an extended family reunion, you’ll find everything you need in Daytona Beach. Even if your vacation crew spans multiple generations, the variety of options available makes it easy to keep everybody in your group happy and having fun! 

9 Beach-Fitness Strategies for a Healthier Vacation

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 4:00 PM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Committed to a healthier lifestyle for 2018? Determined to stick to your New Year’s resolutions this year? There are lots of fun ways to stay fit on your next trip to Daytona Beach — literally on the beach! With a 500-foot-wide sandy space to serve as your gym, fitness has never looked more fun. Follow these tips on your next vacation to be even more energized — and probably ready to relax on a beach towel afterward! 

The calendars will soon flip from 2017 to 2018, and your Facebook feed will be flooded with friends’ declarations of “new year, new me!” Indeed, the first day of a new year offers us a clean slate — a new chance to become the best version of ourselves. What does that look like for you? Head to Daytona Beach and try any one of the below suggestions in order to refresh, recharge and renew for the year ahead. 

If you’re seeking natural beauty mixed with a little local folklore on your next trip to the Daytona Beach area, look no farther than Bulow Creek State Park. This picturesque park hosts many wedding receptions and special events, and it is home to one of the largest live oaks in the Southeast.