Known worldwide for its wide shoreline, Daytona Beach offers 23 miles of uncrowded, white-sand beaches. The expansive coast means your family will have plenty of space to sprawl out and soak in the sunshine.
With 10 beachfront parks, you’ll find splash parks, playgrounds, grills and many outdoor adventures. Cars are permitted in designated areas sunrise-sunset, conditions permitting. Daytona Beach is highly accessible and has great accommodations at all levels, from campgrounds to hotels & B&Bs.
There are numerous historical and culturally meaningful sites in New Smyrna Beach, including the Turnbull and Sugar Mill Ruins, the Eldora State House and the Ponce Inlet lighthouse.
Named one of “America’s Top Small Cities for The Arts,” New Smyrna is home to the Atlantic Center for the Arts, an artists-in-residence community and educational facility, the Harris House, the Little Theatre and Arts on Douglas. There are numerous art shows throughout the year.
This beautiful National Park is for the more adventurous travelers. The seashore has undeveloped beaches and limited services. There are no designated picnic areas, phones, food, or drinking water.
In the Park area there is a scenic drive, primitive island camping, short self-guided hiking trails, boat launches, and fishing.
The beaches have restrooms and boardwalk access. Beach access points for visitors with disabilities are at available at certain entrances. Surfing is permitted in the park. You may reach Klondike Beach only by foot (a backcountry permit is required).
Ormond Beach is located on the northern end of the greater Daytona Beach resort area in Northeast Central Florida.
This area is known for its famous drive-on beach, one of the few available in the world. Ormond Beach nickname, the “Birthplace of Speed,” comes from the turn-of-the-century speed records set here on the beach. Ormond Beach has areas to suit every need. Some of our beach areas permit driving; however, our northern areas do not.
Ormond beach is family-friendly – preferring to cater to seniors and families to the “spring-breaker” crowd found at Daytona Beach. This beach is also home to 30-mile byways traversing some of the most beautiful natural scenery in Northeast Florida.