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Conveniently located between Orlando and Daytona Beach, the West Volusia County Region encompasses 14 distinct communities along the St. Johns River, I-4 and U.S. 17/17-92. A variety of unique accommodations and an eclectic mix of attractions, restaurants, shops and boutiques make this a popular spot for visitors from all over the world. The area is known for its diversity of vacation experiences, including houseboating, manatee viewing and bird watching, skydiving, golfing, fishing, touring authentic Florida heritage sites and art museums, a number of family friendly activities, and enjoy endless outdoor recreation on the St. Johns River. The Daytona and New Smyrna area beaches and Orlando theme parks are just minutes away. Whether you are looking for an affordable family vacation or you want to experience nature at its finest ; there is something for everyone. There's no need to go far because West Volusia is well within reach, but a world apart!
Both Blue Spring State Park in Orange City and DeLeon Springs State Park in DeLeon Springs offer a wide range of activities for all ages. There is no way that you can see or do it all in just one day, so be sure to stay awhile. Check out our online Visitor Guide for sample 5-day itineraries.
At Blue Spring State Park, you can float down a natural "lazy river", swim or snorkel in crystal clear springs, hike nearby trails and boardwalks, or take a scenic river cruise on the St. Johns River. You can also enjoy a picnic lunch or rent a kayak or segway. Enjoy all of this, just a short drive from Orlando and Daytona Beach! At DeLeon Springs State Park, enjoy swimming in a natural bottom pool as well as hiking, kayaking and wildlife viewing. The park backs up to Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge, so wildlife viewing is at a premium at this park. Make your own pancakes at table top griddles at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Restaurant. Take a scenic river cruise or rent a kayak or paddleboat and explore on your own! Upcoming Events!!
The West Volusia Region is host to a number of events on an annual basis. Be sure to check out our Calendar of Events
for a complete listing of events in the DeLand/West Volusia region.
"Senior Week" at the Museum of Art-DeLand
The Museum of Art -DeLand will celebrate 2 for 1 Senior Week June 27 - July 3. During this week, two visitors age 55 and over can tour four exhibitions (nine galleries) at two Museum locations (100 N. & 600 N. Woodland Blvd.) for up to three days for only one single admission of $5! For Gallery Hours, please visit the Museum's website at MoArtDeLand.org or call 386.734.4371.
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