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Explore, Observe and Play at Lighthouse Point Park

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

If you’re looking for a family-friendly place to relax and play among the area’s wild beauty, explore one of Daytona Beach’s 10 beachfront parks. One of the most scenic of these oceanfront spaces is Lighthouse Point Park, a 52-acre preserve located just a few minutes’ drive south of Daytona Beach. Here, you’ll be able to spot a variety of wildlife, take a dip or do some hiking. Ahead, read about what all you can expect to find. 

5 Games to Play on the Beach

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Summer may be winding to an end, but the beach days in Daytona Beach are far from over. Thanks to the area’s subtropical climate, mild temps and light breezes, beach-ready weather extends late into the fall. 

With ideal weather, fewer crowds, and unbeatable values on accommodations and attractions, fall is the perfect season to explore Daytona Beach. You can still enjoy everything you love about the beach, like the sunshine, endless outdoor activities and many area attractions, and you won’t likely run into any lines or long wait times. 

Bring the Heat: How to Have a Cookout in Daytona Beach

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Craving a burger? How about a hot dog? Cooking out is a fun way to spend time catching up with family and to enjoy the evening — and unlike some beach destinations, it is allowed right on Daytona Beach! 

Calling all cyclists!

Want to experience Florida’s natural magnificence from a new perspective? The Flagler Fondo may be your answer. A favorite cycling experience for participants with a range of skill levels, Flagler Fondo offers unique routes, breathtaking scenery, great food, new friendships and memories you won’t soon forget. 

The Jackie Robinson Ballpark adds many memorable elements to any family vacation — the beautiful views of the Halifax River, the gentle breeze blowing off of the water and the friendly atmosphere filled with team spirit are just a few. But there’s one more element not to be overlooked at this ballpark: history. 

The Daytona Beach area is celebrated far and wide for its abundant wildlife, beautiful beaches and magnificent scenery. From the many rivers and backwater creeks to the expansive sandy shorelines, nature lovers flock here with good reason. 

3 Top Summer Attractions Beyond the Beach

Posted on Friday, July 27, 2018 10:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

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. 

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? 

Looking to break a sweat? Want to see some exciting, edge-of-your-seat tennis matches? Head to the Florida Tennis Center! It’s the hub of Daytona Beach tennis, conveniently located just across the road from the world-famous LPGA International golf course. Several incredible tennis legends have tasted victory right here on these courts. Each year, the Florida Tennis Center hosts over 30 major mixed-league, tri-level and United States Tennis Association (USTA) tournaments. The USTA is considered the aspiring tennis player’s pathway to tour-level competition.