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Address: 325 S. Clara Ave.
The African American Museum of the Arts in DeLand is the region's only museum devoted primarily to African American and Caribbean American cultural art. It is home to a permanent collection of more than 200 artifacts, including sculptures and ceremonial masks from countries of Africa. Houses a...
Alpacas of Willow Hill is a family owned and operated Alpaca farm located in DeLand. Over 30 Alpacas roam the 10 acre tract and provide lots of fun and entertainment. This is a unique experience for individuals, families and/or groups to come enjoy. Experience a fiber processing demonstration, how...
Let Fido roam free at Barkley Square Dog Park in DeLand! Your furry friend will enjoy more than 14 acres of shady, fenced-in parkland, and amenities including watering stations, large and small dog areas, time-out spaces and training events. Restrooms, benches and plenty of parking are also...
The Conrad Research Center is the archive center for the West
Volusia Historical Society at the DeLand House Museum. History
buffs can delve deep into one of the most comprehensive collections
of Volusia County historical archives, artifacts, vintage photos
and newspapers dating from 1877.
Watch as West Volusia's past unfolds before you like a giant book as you stroll the DeLand Historic Mural Walk. More than a dozen murals portray scenes of the region's early settlement. It's a creative showcase commemorating the city's bygone days and beloved citizens. As you view the murals, take...
Address: 230 N. Stone St.
Elephant Fantasyland - an exhibit of more than a thousand elephant
collectibles of every shape, size and creative medium -- awaits you
at the DeLand Memorial Hospital Museum. The museum hosts an
eclectic variety of displays, from African American and
veterans' history to antique toys, electrical...
Set your course for the DeLand Naval Air Station Museum in DeLand to learn about the area's role in World War II when Navy pilots trained here. The museum is housed in a historic hanger and features exhibits of war-era archives and memorabilia, military vehicles and aircraft.
The DeLand Sculpture Walk brings interesting visual works of art to public spaces. Developed by the Museum of Art-DeLand, the exhibit of original outdoor sculptures depicts a variety of artistic styles and materials, which rotate annually.
Address: 2990 W. SR 44
You'll find easy access to the St. Johns River at Ed StonePark, a popular county boat ramp and fishing park with ample trailerparking, a riverside boardwalk, benches for patrons, picnic pavilion withgrills and restrooms.
Growers only farmers market located in Artisan Alley in Historic Downtown Deland. The market will be on every Friday night from 6-9 pm. Vendors: Those interested in becoming a vendor will need to contact Pauline Copello.
Enjoy a spectrum of culture at the Gateway Center for the Arts. A complete cultural arts center in DeBary, Gateway offers live music, dance and theatrical performances as well as art exhibitions. Gift shop. Admission to the art gallery is free with a donation requested.
Trail head for the Spring-to-Spring Trail. 210-acre park with bicycling trail, walking trails, equestrian trails, fishing dock, picnic pavilions, playground, dog park, primitive tent camping. Swimming is not currently permitted in the springs. Canoe and kayak rentals.Spring House building...
Look out over brilliant emerald waters at Green Springs Park in Enterprise, one of Florida's few remaining green sulfur springs. It was once the main attraction of the Brock House, one of Florida's first health spas. Today part of the Spring-to-Spring Trail, the 36-acre park features paved and...
Evidence of Native American habitation over thousands of years as well as abundant wildlife can be witnessed on this island located in the St. Johns River. Accessible by free passenger ferry or private boat only. Hiking and biking trails meander around Indian shell middens. Picnic areas, playground,...
The Resort is planted with trees, vines, perennials and annuals selected to attract hummingbirds. The nectar bearing flowers are supplemented by artificial feeders placed throughout the Resort. The Ruby Throated Hummingbirds are frequent visitors to the Resort and are enjoyed by guests and staff...
Keysville Dog Park in Deltona is home of the annual Wags & Whiskers Pet Festival. The park is situated on 14 acres and features watering stations and fenced areas for large and small dogs. It also has benches and picnic pavilions inside fences, restrooms, a playground,...
Lake Beresford Park is located within the
210-acre Lake Beresford Greenway. The park serves as a trail head
for the Spring-to-Spring Trail with a 1.8-mile paved loop around
the perimeter of the park and a 3-mile extension trail that
connects to Blue Spring State Park. Also includes nature trails,...
Discover rare and endangered species at Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge. This migratory bird sanctuary is home to the Southern bald eagle and the swallowtail kite. Chances are excellent for viewing alligators and other wildlife that call the refuge home. 21,000 acres with wildlife observation...
Get up close and personal with Florida scrub jays at Lyonia Preserve and Environmental Learning Center in Deltona. Although a threatened species, Florida scrub jays are curious and friendly birds, not shy about getting a closer view of human visitors. 360-acre restored scrub ecosystem adjacent to...
Downtown DeLand is an award winning MainStreet community where we have learned to cherish what is special about our past while planning and moving into the future. We invite you to see for yourself what makes MainStreet DeLand so special. Spend a day browsing our shops and galleries; dine at one of...
Memorial Park in DeBary is a peaceful place dedicated to veterans, departed heroes and residents. It features an F-15 Eagle aircraft and the USS Langley's anchor on permanent display. Picnic pavilions.
The Park is a 100-acre triangular-shaped property that abuts the St. Johns River for a distance of about 2300 feet on its south side and will provide public access to the natural environment of the St. Johns River. The City plans to create a new outdoor conservation and recreation area in the form...
Address: 116 W. New York Avenue
River Quest is a series of treasure hunts stretching throughout West Volusia County that utilize rhyming and riddle-like clues along with hand-drawn maps, icons and GPS coordinates to reveal special places and stories. They might meander through villages, historic sites, cemeteries, forests,...
- West Volusia County
Hike, bicycle or skate through West Volusia on the Spring-to-Spring Trail! Designed to accommodate walkers, joggers, inline skaters, bicyclists and people with dissabilities, it links several of our communities to the St. Johns River, parks and attractions. Several segments of the trail are...
Address: 300 S. Volusia Ave.
- Orange City
View rare postal artifacts in a re-created 1940s post office setting at the U.S. Postal Museum, located inside the 1876 Heritage Inn in Orange City. One of only three in the United States, the museum features an antique postal window and mail boxes as well as paperwork, books, forms and clothing...
The spirit of American freedom rings clear at Veterans Memorial Park and Museum in Deltona. The park is dedicated to those service men and women that have and continue to serve our Country. Monuments to those lost in battle and currently serving as well as an authentic U.S. Army AH-1 Cobra...
Address: 3050 E. New York Avenue (Hwy 44)
Phone: (386) 734-1612
The Volusia County Farm Bureau Farmers Market is located at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in DeLand. Browse acres of fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and organic produce as well as unique goods and collectibles from hundreds of vendors at one of the Southeast's largest farmers markets. Wednesdays...
The Volusia County Historic Courthouse in downtown DeLand is a significant local landmark with its Neo-Classical architecture, fluted Corinthian columns, copper-clad dome and grand rotunda topped by a stained glass dome. Watch four hundred years of Florida's rich history come alive before your eyes...