At the heart of Daytona Beach beats the spirit of adventure. Its world-renowned Daytona International Speedway hosts racecar’s elite during its annual Daytona 500.
“The World’s most Famous Beach,” Daytona Beach, sports an outstanding array of attractions outside the racing world, from eclectic cuisine to exceptional beaches. Visitors can watch for dolphins and manatees while paddle boarding out to sea. Lively Beach Street and the laid-back Halifax Harbor Marina offer an impressive range of quaint shops and eateries.
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This hotel offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and easy access to Daytona Beach's seaside attractions and the business district.
The Daytona Beach Bandshell hosts free summer concerts. The Peabody Auditorium and Daytona Playhouse provide entertaining venues for a night on the town.
Those with their heart set on putting pedal to the metal can enjoy a lesson in speed at the Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Daytona International Speedway. There’s even an opportunity for kids to ride shotgun in a NASCAR vehicle beside a professional driver, in Petty’s Junior Race Car Ride-Along Program.
Those looking for more of a retail adrenalin rush can roam the Riverfront Marketplace. Learn more about faraway galaxies and local art galleries at the illuminating planetarium and art museum of Daytona Beach’s Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS).
Witness 500 miles of excitement as the driving world’s elite race their cars at epic speeds in one of the planet’s most renowned races.
Stroll across some of the area’s 23 miles of stunning coastline. Walk above the sea on the historic Sunglow Fishing Pier.
See name-brand musical acts at the Peabody Auditorium.
Put the pedal to the metal during an exhilarating Richard Petty Driving Experience at Daytona International Speedway.
Winter is probably the best time to visit Daytona Beach, while the weather is mild and temperatures hover near 68 F. Summers can really heat up, with temperatures hitting 90. Of course, racecar fanatics will probably prefer February, when the Daytona 500 comes to town.