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Discover Daytona

With its white sand beaches, fantastic year-round weather and endless activities and things to do, Daytona Beach has long been known as a haven for lovers of the outdoors. But there is much more to the area than just the beach; Daytona is famed for its motorsports, and is also home to several excellent museums and galleries – not to mention great shopping, dining and a diverse array of recreational activities. 

Daytona Beach bandshell.

Daytona Beach Bandshell

Built of coquina in 1937, this scenic amphitheater is located in Oceanfront Park on the north end of the Boardwalk amusement area and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. It hosts concerts May through September that feature jazz, Dixieland, big band, folk, rhythm and blues, tribute bands and contemporary. The Daytona Beach Bandshell can also host 5,000 people for events, group activities, outdoor weddings and receptions. 

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Daytona Beach boardwalk.

Daytona Beach Boardwalk

The Daytona Beach Boardwalk is a combination of the Joyland Amusement Center, Mardi Gras Fun Center, Pizza King & Lisa's Gift Shop all located right on the beach! This area entertainment center is south of Ocean Walk Shoppes and the Daytona Beach Bandshell. 

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Daytona Beach pier.

Daytona Beach Pier

Also known as the Main Street Pier, the Daytona Beach Pier has been a memory-making mainstay in Daytona Beach since 1925. At 1,000 feet, it is centrally located along the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and is one of the area's most recognizable landmarks. 

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Exterior of Daytona Beach Racing & Card Club.

Daytona Beach Racing & Card Club

Daytona Beach Racing & Card Club is the odds-on-favorite for an exhilarating entertainment experience! Centrally located in beautiful Daytona Beach at the intersection of I-4 and I-95 on Williamson Boulevard, the modern, award-winning complex features a luxurious 50-table card room....

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Happy individual ziplining.

Daytona Beach Zipline Adventure

Enjoy a treetop adventure at Daytona Beach Zipline Adventure, up in the trees of Tuscawilla Park! Our aerial adventure courses are deftly woven into the forest of this easily accessible City of Daytona Beach park. The design of our courses is integrated with the natural environment, inspired by the trees and the flow of the terrain and flora. Go arboreal, as you swing, climb, balance, and zip from tree to tree. 

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Daytona International Speedway with Blue Angels flying over.

Daytona International Speedway

Daytona International Speedway completed a $400 million renovation project that transformed the “World Center of Racing” into a state-of-the-art motorsports facility. Improvements included wider, more comfortable seats, five expanded and redesigned entrances, 40 escalators and upgraded amenities throughout the 11 football-field size neighborhoods. The stadium was awarded the SportsBusiness Journal’s prestigious Sports Business Award for 2016 Sports Facility of the Year.

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Daytona Lagoon Premier Water Park and wave pool.

Daytona Lagoon Premier Water
Park and Family Fun Entertainment Center

Twisty, turvey turns, over one million gallons of rushing water, exciting speed slides and attentive guards. The basic ingredients for a fun and safe experience await you at Daytona Lagoon! 

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Daytona Speedboat Adventures boat.

Daytona Speedboat Adventures

Take in the sights of the Daytona Beach area and see nature as it happens, all while experiencing the thrill of incredible speed on the beautiful waterways of Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach and Ponce Inlet. 

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Daytona Tortuga mascot encouraging fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

Daytona Tortugas

Daytona Beach and Jackie Robinson Ballpark are home to the Daytona Tortugas, a Cincinnati Reds' Class A affiliate. Catch one of their 70 home games April through September. 

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Logo for Eaglerider Motorcycles USA.

EagleRider Motorcycle Rentals & Tours

EagleRider is the world's largest motorcycle rental and tour company specializing in Harley-Davidson, Honda and BMW rentals including trikes and scooters. We offer daily rentals as well as guided and self-guided tours and excursions.  Free customer pick-up! Open 7 days a week. 

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Happy friends on horses wandering the beach.

Equestrian Adventures of Florida

Equestrian Adventures of Florida offers guided horseback tours trails throughout Central Florida's beaches, old oak forests and preserves. Choose from a standard ride package or inquire about a customized itinerary. 

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Two tennis players with their bags.

Florida Tennis Center, City of
Daytona Beach

Home to over 30 major USTA and FTC tennis tournaments annually, the Florida Tennis Center has 24 clay hydro-courts, 20 lighted courts for night play, a full service pro shop, USPTA & PTR Certified Professional Staff and more! Regular tournament play includes the $25k Wild Card Women's Tournament, an eight-day event with 25 different countries represented; USTA Mixed Leagues and Tri-Level Tournament, and FTC junior-level tournaments. 

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Fun Cat Sailing

Hop aboard and enjoy a three-hour scenic cruise along the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway in Ponce Inlet.  Sunset cruises also available.  Call for departure times and rates. 

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Sports bar.


Game Time is the ultimate destination for family entertainment at ONE DAYTONA offering 12 lanes of bowling, over 100 interactive arcade games and a full-service dining experience complete with patio seating and fire-pits for that extra special ambiance. 

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Black and white photo of early drag racers.

Halifax Historical Museum

Explore the Daytona Beach area's rich and colorful history located in the 1910 Merchants Bank Building on historic Beach Street. On permanent exhibit: The Racing Zone; The France Family Exhibit; Spanish & British Plantation Eras

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Interior of Hangar 15 Extreme Air Sports.

Hangar 15 Extreme Air Sports

Defy gravity! Over 16,000 square feet of connected, world-class trampolines in a 30,000 sq. ft facility. The trampoline grid features over 60 trampolines, including the famous angled wall trampolines, launching decks and a few surprises up in the ceiling to test your vertical. 

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Young lady surfing.

Ho Daddy O's Surf & Sport

Ho Daddy O's Surf and Sport is a water based experience in learning surfing, paddling and stand up paddle surfing -- there is no other  locale that offers an all around waterman experience.  Lessons are offered at Winter Haven Park located in Ponce Inlet, just across the street from Ho Daddy O's Surf Cream, the only surf cream shop on the planet (eat ice cream while getting a tan!)  Check out our surf fitness boot camp schools in the summer months.  

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Portrait photo of Howard Thurman.

Howard Thurman Home

The Historic Howard Thurman Home is the childhood home of one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth century. A native son of Daytona Beach, Dr. Howard Thurman went on to become an important author and religious thinker and one of the most influential early voices shaping the nonviolent philosophy of the Modern Civil Rights Movement in America.

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Jackie Robinson statue.

Jackie Robinson Ballpark
and Statue

Relive history in this minor league baseball park where ground-breaking African-American baseball player Jackie Robinson played in the first integrated Major League Baseball spring training game in 1946.

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Two friends fishing.

Kayak Atlantic Waters

We are a family owned and operated company and are excited to share with you some of Florida's greatest assets. You will be able to view up close a different side of the Daytona Beach area. 

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Exterior of Lilian Place Heritage Center.

Lilian Place Heritage Center

Purchased by the Heritage Preservation Trust in 2009, Lilian Place was built in 1884 and is the oldest home on the beachside of Daytona Beach. It is open Wednesdays through Mondays, 1 to 5 p.m. and guided tours are provided until 4 p.m. Victorian Tea is served at 2 p.m. every third Tuesday and Wednesday Winedown happens at 5:30 p.m. every third Wednesday.

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Crowd looking at stingrays.

Marine Science Center

Take an environmental journey as you expand your knowledge of the area's diverse wildlife. Explore conservation themes and witness current rehabilitation efforts for live sea turtles and seabirds, explore fascinating mangrove and whale exhibits and meet the residents of a huge, artificial reef aquarium. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m - 4 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

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Interior of Mary McLeod Bethune's personal study.

Mary McLeod Bethune
Home & Gravesite

This National Historic Landmark is the former home of civil rights leader, educator and founder of Bethune-Cookman University, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. Filled with fascinating artifacts and photos of famous visitors and U.S. presidents, the facility, which is situated on the scenic grounds of Bethune-Cookman University, offers guided tours Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays by appointment. 

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Harley motorcycle rental.

Midwest Motorcycle Rental & Tours

Harley Davidson motorcycle rentals, moped and bicycle rentals. Located next door to Barney's Leather. 

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Motorsports Hall of Fame interior.

Motorsports Hall of Fame
of America

Daytona International Speedway tours include a visit to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America and an opportunity to experience spectacular displays honoring all forms of motorsports: Stock Cars, Sports Cars, Open-Wheel, Motorcycles, Drag Racing, Land Speed Records, Powerboating and Aviation. 

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Two decommissioned trains.

Museum of Arts & Sciences

The Smithsonian-affiliated Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS), offers a state-of-the-art planetarium, vast permanent collections, restored railroad cars, decorative arts, Cuban art, African art, and the only hands on science center between Jacksonville and Orlando - the Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum. 

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Ponce Park house.

Ponce Inlet Historical Museum

The Ponce Inlet Historical Museum contains two historic Florida Cracker-style cottages that have been restored to their original layout. The Museum is dedicated to education through the preservation and dissemination of the history and cultural heritage of the Town of Ponce Inlet.

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Orange lighthouse.

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

Enjoy spectacular, 360-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway and more! 

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Photo of architecture aside a canal.

Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach

Downtown Daytona Beach's Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach boasts more than 60 shops, restaurants, attractions and services, plus an exceptional Farmers' Market - all in a splendid waterfront setting. 

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Gentleman in a wax museum.

Veterans Museum & Education Center

The Veterans Museum & Education Center pays tribute to the commitment, dedication, service and sacrifice of the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces to defend our freedom and liberty. 

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