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There are few better ways to enjoy the Daytona Beach area’s ample waterway-recreation opportunities — including dozens of miles of coastal Atlantic waters and lengthy stretches of the Intracoastal Waterway — than to get out on, over and into the waters in a boat. And whether you’re looking to reel in some trophies on a fishing charter, harness the powers of the winds in a chartered sailboat or simply grab a delicious meal, Port Orange’s Adventure Yacht Harbor offers a range of options. 

Learn to Surf Like a Pro in Daytona Beach

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Let’s go surfing now! Daytona Beach area surfing outfitters,
like Surfari Surf School in this video, provide personal instruction,
equipment and a new opportunity to enjoy the water.
No waves? No problem! Enjoy paddle boarding instead.

See more adventure-filled Daytona Beach videos on our YouTube channel!

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. 

As a kid, some of the very best memories are formed at summer camp. You can make new friends, dabble in a new interest or try your hand at a sport without committing to it for a year. School’s out, but the learning doesn’t have to stop! 

Parasailing Takes Spring Break to New Heights

Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Parasailing in Daytona Beach is a fun, exhilarating activity that ensures your vacation won’t be quickly forgotten. These family-friendly sky trips offer single-, double- and even triple-seat rides, as well as breathtaking views of the area’s pristine coastline. So buckle up and get ready to set sail on an unforgettable flight with this Daytona Beach-area parasailing outfitter. 

All Aboard The Manatee for a Scenic Boat Tour

Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018 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 border and the Indian River slightly farther south offer some of the best views in all of Florida. Explore this wondrous segment of the Intracoastal Waterway system on your next visit — you never know what you will come across! 

Looking for a Romantic Getaway This Winter?

Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 9:00 AM by Daytona Beach Area CVB

Nothing says romance more than getting whisked away for a weekend escape at the beach! Whether you seek reprieve from feet upon feet of snow, want a special Valentine’s Day getaway, or are simply looking for a fun vacation, Daytona Beach is your answer. And with last-minute accommodations available, in addition to easy, hassle-free travel routes by road or air, it’s not too late to plan your romantic escape! 

It’s no secret that Daytona Beach has a lot to offer families, vacationers and nature lovers, but did you know that the area is ideally arranged for groups of all sizes and corporate meetings? In fact, the Daytona Beach area is so committed to welcoming groups and meetings that over $2 billion in renovations and construction have boosted everything

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.