Area Info & Things to Do
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.